Raaj Kumar Sah

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Who Gets to the Top? Generalists Versus Specialists in Managerial Organizations

RAND Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2012
Daniel Ferreira and Raaj Kumar Sah
London School of Economics - Department of Finance and University of Chicago
Downloads 585 (36,311)
Citation 3

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Organizations, decision-making, communication, hierarchies

The Architecture of Economic Systems: Hierarchies and Polyarchies

American Economic Review, Vol. 76, No. 4, 1986, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 476
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 325 (76,681)
Citation 134

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The Architecture of Economic Systems: Hierarchies and Polyarchies

NBER Working Paper No. w1334
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 62 (304,477)
Citation 136

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The Architecture of Economic Systems: Hierarchies and Polyarchies

American Economic Review, Vol. 76, No. 4, September 1986, Yale University, School of Organization & Management, Economics of Organization, Working Paper Series D, Working Paper No. 9
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 27 (428,133)
Citation 134

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Social Osmosis and Patterns of Crime: A Dynamic Economic Analysis

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 99, No. 6, 1991, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 609
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
Downloads 333 (74,556)
Citation 1

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Social Osmosis and Patterns of Crime: A Dynamic Economic Analysis

Journal of Political Economy, Volume 99, Number 6, December 1991, pages 1272-1295.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
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The Quality of Managers in Centralized versus Decentralized Organizations

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 106, No. 1, 1991, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 624
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Citation 25

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Citation 30

Committees, hierarchies and polyarchies

Economic Journal, Volume 98, Number 391, June 1988, pages 451-470, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, John M. Olin Program for the Study of Economic Organization and Public Policy, Discussion Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 May 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 117 (203,056)
Citation 30

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Committees, Organization, Hierarchy, Polyarchy

Economics of Committees

Economic Journal, Volume 98, Number 391, June 1988, pages 451-470, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 486
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Economics of Committees

Economic Journal, Volume 98, Number 391, June 1988, pages 451-470.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 12 (514,315)

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Persistence and Pervasiveness of Corruption: New Perspectives

"Corruption across countries and regions: Some consequences of local osmosis." Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Volume 31, Number 8, August 2007, pages 2573-2598., Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 560
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
Downloads 139 (177,178)
Citation 9

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Corruption Across Countries and Regions: Some Consequences of Local Osmosis

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 31, No. 8, August 2007, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy Working Paper No. 06.09
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
Downloads 28 (423,060)
Citation 9

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Market Shares: Some Power Law Results and Observations

University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy Working Paper Series 04.01, Management Science, Volume 52, Number 11, November 2006, pages 1792-1798
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Jun 2012
Rajeev Kohli and Raaj Kumar Sah
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Chicago
Downloads 70 (285,081)

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Some Patterns of Market Shares of Brands Within and Across Product Categories

Management Science, Volume 52, Number 11, November 2006, pages 1792-1798., University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy Working Paper No. 06.04
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Rajeev Kohli and Raaj Kumar Sah
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Chicago
Downloads 17 (485,127)

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Sources of Technological Divergence between Developed and Less Developed Economies

NBER Working Paper No. R1455
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Jul 2004
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 57 (317,994)
Citation 1

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Sources of Technological Divergence between Developed and Less Developed Economies

Debt, stabilization and development, edited by Guillermo Calvo, Ronald Findlay, Pentti Kouri and Jorge B. de Macedo. Chapter 19, pages 423-446. Basil Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 1989., Princeton University, Department of Economics, Discussion Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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A Useful and Easily-Tested Statement of Some Schur-Cohn Stability Criteria for Higher-Order Discrete Dynamic Systems

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 36, Number 8, August 1991, pages 988-989, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 614
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
Downloads 70 (217,270)

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The Taxation and Pricing of Agricultural and Industrial Goods in Developing Economies

The theory of taxation for developing countries, edited by David M. G. Newbery and Nicholas H. Stern. Chapter 16, pages 426-461. Oxford University Press, New York, 1987., Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 475
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 40 (372,482)
Citation 2

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Taxation and Pricing of Agricultural and Industrial Goods

NBER Working Paper No. w1338
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2010
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 21 (461,725)
Citation 2

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The Social Cost of Labor, and Project Evaluation: a General Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w1229
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Jul 2004
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Citation 4

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The Social Cost of Labor, and Project Evaluation: A General Approach

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 135-163, November 1985, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 470
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Nov 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Citation 4

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The Invariance of R&D to the Number of Firms in the Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w1798
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Jul 2004
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 27 (428,133)

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The Invariance of R&D to the Number of Firms in the Industry: Equilibrium and Efficiency under Bertrand Competition

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 18, No. 1, 1987, Yale University, School of Organization & Management. Economics of organization, Working paper series D, Working paper number 11
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 11 (520,059)

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13.

The Economics of Price Scissors

NBER Working Paper No. w1156
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 35 (361,638)
Citation 11

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What Affects the Level of Honesty in an Economy?

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 484
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
Downloads 28 (423,060)

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What Affects the Level of Honesty in an Economy?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
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Managerial Quality in Centralized versus Decentralized Economic Systems

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 515
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Some Envelope Theorems for Integer and Discrete Choice Variables

International Economic Review, Vol. 39, No. 3, 1998, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 598
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Jingang Zhao
University of Chicago and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 30 (361,638)
Citation 1

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Some Results for the Comparative Statics of Steady-States of Higher-Order Discrete Dynamic Systems

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 24, No. 6, 2000, University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Working paper series 99.16
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
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Results for Economic Comparative Statics of Steady-States of Higher-Order Discrete Dynamic Systems

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 24, No. 6, September 2000, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 562
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
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18.

Fallibility in Human Organizations and Political Systems

Jounal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1991, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 625
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Nov 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
Downloads 23 (375,719)
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Queues, Rations and Market: Comparisons of Outcomes for the Poor and the Rich

American Economic Review, Vol. 77, No. 1, March 1987, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 504
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
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Price Scissors and the Structure of the Economy

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 102, Number 1, February 1987, pages 109-134., Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 478
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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The Effects of Mortality Changes on Fertility Choice and Individual Welfare: Some Theoretical Predictions

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 99, No. 3, 1991, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 599
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
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Class Struggle: Some Diluting Effects of Inter-Generational Mobility

University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Working Paper Series 03.01
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Philippe Penelle
University of Chicago and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Qualitative Properties of Profit-Maximizing K-Out-of-N Systems Subject to Two Kinds of Failures

IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Volume 37, Number 5, December 1988, pages 515-520, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 559
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz
University of Chicago and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 12 (467,805)
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Can Small Fluctuations in Investors’ Subjective Preferences Induce Large Volatility in Equity Prices?

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 26, No. 5, 2002, University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Working paper series 99.17
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Rajnish Mehra and Raaj Kumar Sah
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Chicago
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Selective Abortion of Females: An Analysis of Some Emerging Parental Choices

University of Chicago. Working paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
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An Explicit Closed-Form Formula for Profit-Maximizing k-Out-Of-n Systems Subject to Two Kinds of Failures

Microelectronics and Reliability, Volume 30, Number 6, 1990, pages 1123-1130., Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 623
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
Downloads 8 (483,495)
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Positive Limitations on the Scope of Redistribution in Market-Oriented Economies

Yale University, Department of Economics. Working paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
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Wealth-loss to Investors from Taxation of Investment Returns

University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Working paper series 01.26
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah
University of Chicago
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Distributional Consequences of Rural Food Levy and Subsidized Urban Rations

European Economic Review, Vol. 32, No. 1, January 1988, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 505
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and T. N. Srinivasan
University of Chicago and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Can Government Collect Resources without Hurting Investors? Taxation of Returns from Assets

University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Working paper series 01.27
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Kenji Wada
University of Chicago and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 3 (527,812)

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A Proposal for Using Incentive Pre-Commitments in Public Enterprise Funding

World Development, Vol. 19, No. 6, June 1991, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 558
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Raaj Kumar Sah and Martin Weitzman
University of Chicago and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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