Arnab K. Basu

College of William and Mary - Department of Economics

Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

United States

http://faculty.wm.edu/akbasu/

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1.

Ethnic Fragmentation, Conflict, Displaced Persons and Human Trafficking: An Empirical Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5142
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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ethnic fragmentation, conflict, displaced persons, human trafficking

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Label Performance and the Willingness to Pay for Fair Trade Coffee: A Cross- National Perspective

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Arnab K. Basu and Robert L. Hicks
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
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Coffee, Fair Trade, label information

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Transnational Trafficking, Law Enforcement and Victim Protection: A Middleman Trafficker's Perspective

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6226
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Dec 2011
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam - International Institute of Social Studies, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management
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human trafficking, two-way Nash bargaining, victim protection, law enforcement

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Pricing, Distribution and Adoption of Genetically Modified Seeds Under Alternative Information Regimes

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Feb 2008
Arnab K. Basu and Matin Qaim
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and University of Goettingen (Gottingen)
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A Theory of Employment Guarantees: Contestability, Credibility and Distributional Concerns

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3002
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Arnab K. Basu, Nancy H. Chau and Ravi Kanbur
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and Cornell University
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employment guarantees, employment targeting, credibility, distribution concern

A Theory of Employment Guarantees: Contestability, Credibility and Distributional Concerns

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5784
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Sep 2006
Ravi Kanbur, Nancy H. Chau and Arnab K. Basu
Cornell University, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
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Employment guarantees, employment targeting, credibility, poverty aversion

Turning a Blind Eye: Costly Enforcement, Credible Commitment and Minimum Wage Laws

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2998
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Arnab K. Basu, Nancy H. Chau and Ravi Kanbur
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and Cornell University
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non-compliance, minimum wage, dynamic consistency, equity and efficiency

Turning a Blind Eye: Costly Enforcement, Credible Commitment and Minimum Wage Laws

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5107
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Arnab K. Basu, Nancy H. Chau and Ravi Kanbur
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and Cornell University
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Minimum wage, dynamic consistency, non-complience, equity and efficiency

Disentangling the Wage Impacts of Offshoring on a Developing Country: Theory and Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9973
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Jun 2016
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
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wages, international offshoring, wage tax, minimum wage

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Tax Evasion, Minimum Wage Non-Compliance and Informality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6228
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Dec 2011
Arnab K. Basu, Nancy H. Chau and Zahra Siddique
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and University of Reading
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tax evasion, minimum wage reform, flat tax reform, poverty, informality

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Impact of Rural Employment Guarantee Schemes on Seasonal Labor Markets: Optimum Compensation and Workers' Welfare

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5701
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 May 2011
Arnab K. Basu
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
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labor contracts, rural unemployment, employment guarantee schemes, public input, optimal wage

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Contractual Dualism, Market Power and Informality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5845
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Jul 2011
Arnab K. Basu, Nancy H. Chau and Ravi Kanbur
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and Cornell University
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contractual dualism, wage dualism, employer market power, informality

Contractual Dualism, Market Power and Informality

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8485
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Jul 2011
Arnab K. Basu, Nancy H. Chau and Ravi Kanbur
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and Cornell University
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Contractual Dualism, Employer Market Power, Informality, Wage Dualism

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Eco-Labeling and Stages of Development

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 7, pp. 228-247, May 2003
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Sep 2003
Arnab K. Basu, Nancy H. Chau and Ulrike Grote
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and University of Bonn - Center for Development Research (ZEF)
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Asymmetric Country-of-Origin Effects on Intraindustry Trade and the International Quality Race

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 2, pp. 140-166, June 1998
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Dec 2003
Arnab K. Basu and Nancy H. Chau
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management
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Job Creation in a Multi-Sector Labor Market Model for Developing Economies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9972
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Jun 2016
Arnab K. Basu, Nancy H. Chau, Gary Fields and Ravi Kanbur
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations and Cornell University
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multisector labor market, overlapping generations, poverty reduction, Harris‐Todaro model

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The Elusive Productivity Effect of Trade Liberalization in the Manufacturing Industries of Emerging Economies

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 141
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Oct 2010
Berhanu Abegaz and Arnab K. Basu
affiliation not provided to SSRN and College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
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Contract Employment as a Worker Discipline Device

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11579
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Arnab K. Basu, Nancy H. Chau and Vidhya Soundararajan
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore
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contract employment, two-tiered labor markets, wage polarization

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Guaranteed Manufactured Without Child Labor: The Economics of Consumer Boycotts, Social Labeling and Trade Sanctions

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 466-491, August 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Jan 2007
Arnab K. Basu, Nancy H. Chau and Ulrike Grote
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and University of Bonn - Center for Development Research (ZEF)
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Offshoring Barriers, Regulatory Burden and National Welfare

FRB St. Louis Working Paper No. 2018-3
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
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Offshoring tax, labor market, terms of trade

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Child Labor and the International Policy Debate: The Education/Child Labor Trade-Off and the Consequences of Trade Sanctions

ZEF – Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 1, 1998
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Ulrike Grote, Arnab K. Basu and Diana Weinhold
University of Bonn - Center for Development Research (ZEF), College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of International Development
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Child Labor, Market for Schooling, Credit Market Imperfections, Trade Sanctions, Policy Implications

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Turning a Blind Eye: Costly Enforcement, Credible Commitment and Minimum Wage Laws

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, Issue 543, pp. 244-269, March 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Feb 2010
Arnab K. Basu, Nancy H. Chau and Ravi Kanbur
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and Cornell University
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The International Debate and Economic Consequences of Eco-Labeling

ZEF – Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 18, 1999
Posted: 07 Feb 2019
Ulrike Grote, Arnab K. Basu and Nancy H. Chau
University of Bonn - Center for Development Research (ZEF), College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management

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Eco-Labeling, Monitoring, Life Cycle Approach, Consumers Taste Bias, World Trade Organization, Government Policy

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On the Adoption of Genetically Modified Seeds in Developing Countries and the Optimal Types of Government Intervention

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 89, No. 3, pp. 784-804, August 2007
Posted: 23 Jul 2007
Arnab K. Basu and Matin Qaim
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and University of Bonn

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Oligopsonistic Landlords, Segmented Labor Markets, and the Persistence of Tied-Labor Contracts

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 84, pp. 438-453, 2002
Posted: 23 Dec 2002
Arnab K. Basu
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics

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