Kunal Sen

University of Manchester

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Manchester, M13 9PL

United Kingdom

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Is Caste Destiny? Occupational Diversification Among Dalits in Rural India

Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper No. 162
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jan 2012
Ira N. Gang, Kunal Sen and Myeong-Su Yun
Rutgers University - Economics Department, University of Manchester and Inha University - Department of Economics
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caste, occupational diversification, poverty, India

Governance as a Global Development Goal? Setting, Measuring and Monitoring the Post-2015 Development Agenda

ESID Working Paper No.32, University of Manchester
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
David Hulme, Antonio Savoia and Kunal Sen
University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM), University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester
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Governance, institutions, development goals, measurement, post-2015 development agenda

Governance as a Global Development Goal? Setting, Measuring and Monitoring the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Global Policy (2014) doi: 10.1111/1758-5899.12181
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2015
Antonio Savoia, David Hulme and Kunal Sen
University of Manchester - Global Development Institute, University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM) and University of Manchester
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Governance, institutions, development goals, measurement, post-2015 development agenda

How Do Political Institutions Affect Fiscal Capacity? Explaining Taxation in Developing Economies

Effective States and Inclusive Development Working Paper No 59
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2018
University of Verona - Department of Economics, University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester
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state capacity, fiscal capacity, governance, institutions, economic development

How Do Political Institutions Affect Fiscal Capacity? Explaining Taxation in Developing Economies

Journal of Institutional Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2018
University of Verona - Department of Economics, University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester
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State Capacity, Fiscal Capacity, Governance, Institutions, Economic Development

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The Effects of Economic Reforms on Manufacturing Dualism: Evidence from India

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 May 2011 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2012
Vinish Kathuria, Rajesh Raj and Kunal Sen
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), School of Management, Bombay, Centre for Multi-Disciplinary Development Research (CMDR) and University of Manchester
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reforms, dualism, efficiency, informal, manufacturing, India

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Measurement and Evolution of State Capacity: Exploring a Lesser Known Aspect of Governance

Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre Working Paper 10, April 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
Antonio Savoia and Kunal Sen
University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester
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state capacity, governance, measurement, Cold War

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The Political Economy of Economic Growth in India, 1993-2013

ESID Working Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2015
University of Manchester, University of Delhi - Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) and Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University
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economic growth, boom and bust, India, deals, institutions

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Revisiting the Great Indian Poverty Debate: Measurement, Patterns, and Determinants

Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper No. 203
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Jun 2014
Himanshu and Kunal Sen
Jawaharlal Nehru University and University of Manchester
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poverty, measurement, agricultural growth, social exclusion, India

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State Business Relations and Manufacturing Productivity Growth in India

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2010
Vinish Kathuria, Rajesh Raj and Kunal Sen
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), School of Management, Bombay, Centre for Multi-Disciplinary Development Research (CMDR) and University of Manchester
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State Business Relations, Total Factor Productivity, India

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Industrialisation, Employment and Poverty

Forthcoming in Michael Tribe and John Weiss (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Industrial Development, London: Routledge, pp. 84- 95.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jul 2015
Prema-chandra Athukorala and Kunal Sen
Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University and University of Manchester
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industrialisation, employment, poverty, Washington consensus

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The Puzzling Decline in Rural Women's Labor Force Participation in India: A Reexamination

GIGA Working Paper No 196, May 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
German Overseas Institute (DUI) - German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), University of Manchester and German Overseas Institute (DUI) - German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)
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labor force, women, rural, India

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Democracy Versus Dictatorship? The Political Determinants of Growth Episodes

ESID Working Paper No 70
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2017
University of Manchester, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Delhi - Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) and University of Dhaka
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Political institutions, economic growth, growth episodes, democracy, autocracy

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The Puzzling Decline in Rural Women’s Labor Force Participation in India: A Reexamination

GIGA Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 May 2012
German Overseas Institute (DUI) - German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), University of Manchester and German Overseas Institute (DUI) - German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)
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labor force, women, rural, India

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On the Colonial Origins of Agricultural Development in India: A Re-Examination of Banerjee and Iyer, ‘History, Institutions and Economic Performance’

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Aug 2012
University of Manchester, University of East Anglia (UEA) and University of Manchester
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agriculture, colonisation, institutions, land revenue, India

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The Determinants of Structural Transformation in Asia: A Review of the Literature

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 478
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Kunal Sen
University of Manchester
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Asia, government failure, market failure, structural transformation

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Trillions Gained and Lost: Estimating the Magnitude of Growth Episodes

ESID Working Paper No. 26, ESID Methodological Paper No. 1, HKS Working Paper No. RWP14-016
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2015
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Manchester, University of Delhi - Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) and University of Dhaka
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growth magnitude, growth episode, acceleration, deceleration, net present value

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Is There a Fiscal Resource Curse? Resource Rents, Fiscal Capacity and Political Institutions

ESID Working Paper No 96. Manchester: Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, The University of Manchester
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Tania Masi, Antonio Savoia and Kunal Sen
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS), University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester
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state capacity, fiscal capacity, resource curse, institutions, economic development

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Do We See Convergence in Institutions? A Cross-Country Analysis

The Journal of Development Studies, Volume 52, Issue 2, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2015
Antonio Savoia and Kunal Sen
University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester
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Convergence, Institutions, Institutional Change, Growth, Economic Development

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Inclusive Growth: When May We Expect it? When May We Not?

Asian Development Review 31:1
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Apr 2016
Kunal Sen
University of Manchester
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inclusive growth, institutions, growth accelerations, growth maintenance, poverty, inequality

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The Political Dynamics of Economic Growth

Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre Working Paper 05
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
Kunal Sen
University of Manchester
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political dynamics, economic growth, institutions

Measurement, Evolution, Determinants and Consequences of State Capacity: A Review of Recent Research

Journal of Economic Surveys, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Mar 2014
Antonio Savoia and Kunal Sen
University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester
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state capacity, governance, economic development, measurement, institutions

Measurement, Evolution, Determinants, and Consequences of State Capacity: A Review of Recent Research

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 29, Issue 3, pp. 441-458, 2015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Jun 2015
Antonio Savoia and Kunal Sen
University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester
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Economic development, Governance, Institutions, Measurement, State capacity

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Trade, Labour Institutions and Flexibility in Indian Manufacturing

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2012
Kunal Sen, Bibhas Saha and Dibyendu Maiti
University of Manchester, University of East Anglia (UEA) - School of Economic and Social Studies and Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur
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Flexibilisation, Informalisation, Contract Workers, Trade, Labour Institutions, India

Is Partisan Alignment Electorally Rewarding? Evidence from Village Council Elections in India

Effective States and Inclusive Development (ESID) Working Paper No 63
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
Subhasish Dey and Kunal Sen
University of Manchester and University of Manchester
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National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, partisan alignment feedback effect, fuzzy regression, discontinuity design

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Governance and Development Outcomes in Asia

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 384
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Aug 2014
Kunal Sen
University of Manchester
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governance, development outcomes, Asia

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Does the Institution of State Business Relations Matter for Firm Performance? - A Study of Indian Manufacturing

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Vinish Kathuria, Rajesh Raj and Kunal Sen
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), School of Management, Bombay, Centre for Multi-Disciplinary Development Research (CMDR) and University of Manchester
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State business relations, firm productivity, manufacturing sector, India

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Transitions between Growth Episodes: Do Institutions Matter and Do Some Institutions Matter More?

ESID Working Paper 99. Manchester: Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, The University of Manchester (April, 2018)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Apr 2018
Selim Raihan, Sabyasachi Kar and Kunal Sen
University of Dhaka, University of Delhi - Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) and University of Manchester
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economic growth, growth episodes, institutions, bureaucracy quality, contract viability, democracy, multinomial logit model, panel data

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Do Economic Institutions Matter for Growth Episodes?

ESID Working Paper 92. Manchester: Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, The University of Manchester, 2017
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Nov 2017
Sabyasachi Kar, Selim Raihan and Kunal Sen
University of Delhi - Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), University of Dhaka and University of Manchester
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Economic Growth, Institutions, Episodes, State Capacity, Property Rights

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Doing Business in a Deals World: The Doubly False Premise of Rules Reform

ESID Working Paper No 123. Manchester: Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, The University of Manchester
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Aug 2019
University of Delhi - Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Delhi University Enclave - Development Planning Centre, Institute of Economic Growth and University of Manchester
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doing business, deals, rules, state capability, investment climate

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Was Kuznets Right? New Evidence on the Relationship between Structural Transformation and Inequality

The University of Manchester Global Development Institute Working Paper Series 2018-027
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Sep 2018
Cinar Baymul and Kunal Sen
University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester
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structural transformation, inequality, Kuznets, manufacturing, services

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Kuznets Revisited: What Do We Know About the Relationship Between Structural Transformation and Inequality?

Asian Development Review 36:1 March 2019
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Cinar Baymul and Kunal Sen
University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester
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agriculture, inequality, Kuznets, manufacturing, services, structural transformation

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Will South Asia Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030? Learning from the MDGs Experience

ESID Working Paper No 126. Manchester: Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, The University of Manchester
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Aug 2019
University of Reading - Department of Economics, University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester
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South Asia, poverty indicators, development indicators, public expenditure, state capacity, quality of governance, Sustainable Development Goals, Millennium Development Goals

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International Trade and Manufacturing Employment: Is India Following the Footsteps of Asia or Africa?

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 13, Issue 4, pp. 765-777, November 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Oct 2009
Kunal Sen
University of Manchester
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Monitoring Costs, Credit Constraints and Entrepreneurship

The Manchester School, Vol. 84, Issue 5, pp. 573-599, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
Sanjay Banerji, Rajesh Raj and Kunal Sen
University of Nottingham, Sikkim University and University of Manchester
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The Puzzling Decline in Rural Women’s Labour Force Participation in India: A Re-Examination

Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Kunal Sen, Daniel Neff and Veronika Kling
University of Manchester, GIGA, Hamburg, Germany and German Overseas Institute (DUI) - German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

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female labour force participation, gender, income effect, India

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Is Household Income Diversification a Means of Survival or a Means of Accumulation? Panel Data Evidence from Tanzania

Posted: 07 Oct 2010
Ralitza D. Dimova and Kunal Sen
Brunel University London - Economics and Finance and University of Manchester

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Income Diversification, Tanzania, Panel Data

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Organized Versus Unorganized Manufacturing Performance in India in the Post-Reform Period

Posted: 30 Jan 2010
Vinish Kathuria, Rajesh Raj and Kunal Sen
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), School of Management, Bombay, Centre for Multi-Disciplinary Development Research (CMDR) and University of Manchester

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Productivity, Organized Manufacturing, Unorganized Sector, Industrial Sector

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Do Effective State Business Relations Matter for Economic Growth? Evidence from Indian States

IPPG Discussion Paper No. 29
Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Massimiliano Calì and Kunal Sen
Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and University of Manchester

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State-business relations, institutions, economic growth, Asia, India