Pushkar Maitra

Monash University - Department of Economics

Wellington Road

Clayton, Victoria 3

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

The Effect of Household Characteristics on Poverty and Living Standards in South Africa

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Sep 2000
Pushkar Maitra
Monash University - Department of Economics
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A Bivariate Latent Class Correlated Generalized Ordered Probit Model with an Application to Modeling Observed Obesity Levels

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26027
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
New York University Stern School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Intra-Household Resource Allocation and Their Impact on Expenditure Patterns: Comparative Evidence from South Africa and Pakistan

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 10 Oct 2000
Pushkar Maitra and Ranjan Ray
Monash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Birth Spacing and Child Survival: Comparative Evidence from India and Pakistan

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Oct 2001
Pushkar Maitra and Sarmistha Pal
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Surrey
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Birth spacing, Child survival, Correlated simultaneous hazards, Sibling inequality, Resource constraint, Son preference, Differential role of parents

Learning and Earning: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in India

Fordham University, Department of Economics, Discussion Paper Series 2013-02
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Oct 2013
Pushkar Maitra and Subha Mani
Monash University - Department of Economics and Fordham University - Fordham College at Rose Hill
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Vocational training, Panel data, India, Economic returns, Field Experiment

Learning and Earning: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8552
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Pushkar Maitra and Subha Mani
Monash University - Department of Economics and Fordham University - Fordham College at Rose Hill
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vocational training, panel data, India, economic returns, field experiment

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'Arranged' Marriage, Co-Residence and Female Schooling: A Model with Evidence from India

IZA Working Paper No. 3336
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 May 2008
Durham University - Department of Economics and Finance, Monash University - Department of Economics and Indian Statistical Institute
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arranged marriage, dowry, bride price, female literacy, marriage markets, stable marriage allocation

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Social Learning and Norms in a Public Goods Experiment with Inter-Generational Advice

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 26 Aug 2004
Ananish Chaudhuri, Sara Graziano and Pushkar Maitra
University of Auckland - Department of Economics, Charles River Associates, Incorporated and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Voluntary contributions mechanism, Advice, Beliefs, Conditional

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Reforms, Growth and Persistence of Gender Gap: Recent Evidence from Private School Enrollment in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6135
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Nov 2011
Pushkar Maitra, Sarmistha Pal and Anurag Sharma
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Surrey and Monash University - Centre for Health Economics
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policy reforms, economic growth, private school choice, gender gap, India

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Resource Inflows and Household Composition: Evidence from South African Panel Data

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Jan 2001
Pushkar Maitra and Ranjan Ray
Monash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Private Transfers, Social Pensions, Household Structure, Panel Data, Crowding Out

10.

Early Childbirth, Health Inputs and Child Mortality: Recent Evidence from Bangladesh

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2841
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Pushkar Maitra and Sarmistha Pal
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Surrey
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family formation, adolescent childbearing, hospital delivery, child vaccination, child mortality, selectivity bias, unobserved heterogeneity, correlated estimates

11.

Birth Spacing, Fertility Selection and Child Survival: Analysis Using a Correlated Hazard Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2878
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jul 2007
Pushkar Maitra and Sarmistha Pal
Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Surrey
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child mortality, fertility selection, correlated recursive hazard system

12.

De Gustibus Non Est Disputandum: An Experimental Investigation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8579
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Wagner College-Department of Economics, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, Monash University - Department of Economics and Fordham University - Fordham College at Rose Hill
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preference stability, state contingent preferences, artefactual field experiment

13.

Barriers to Skill Acquisition: Evidence from English Training in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10199
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Sep 2016
Tarun Jain, Pushkar Maitra and Subha Mani
Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, Monash University - Department of Economics and Fordham University - Fordham College at Rose Hill
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skill development, vocational training, spoken English, field experiment, India

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What Explains the Gender Gap in Private School Enrolment? Recent Evidence from India

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Oct 2015
Pushkar Maitra, Sarmistha Pal and Anurag Sharma
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Surrey and Monash University - Centre for Health Economics
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Private school enrolment, Gender gap, Household fixed effects model, Fixed effects estimates with selection correction, India

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Choosing to Be Trained: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Nov 2012
Wagner College-Department of Economics, Monash University, Monash University - Department of Economics, Fordham University - Fordham College at Rose Hill and Pratham
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Selection, Field Experiment, Household Survey, Risk, Competition

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The Impact of Intra Household Balance of Power on Expenditure Pattern: The Australian Evidence

Australian Economic Papers, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 15-29, March 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Feb 2005
Pushkar Maitra and Ranjan Ray
Monash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Determinants of Retirement on the High Court of Australia

Economic Record, Vol. 81, No. 254, pp. 193-203, September 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Sep 2005
Pushkar Maitra and Russell Smyth
Monash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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On the Choice of Tenancy Contracts in Rural India

Economica, Vol. 69, pp. 445-459, 2002
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 May 2003
Ananish Chaudhuri and Pushkar Maitra
University of Auckland - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Endogenous Intra-Household Balance of Power and its Impact on Expenditure Patterns: Evidence from India

Economica, Vol. 73, No. 291, pp. 435-460, August 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Jan 2007
Deceased, Monash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Firm Compliance With Social Insurance Obligations Where There is a Weak Surveillance and Enforcement Mechanism: Empirical Evidence from Shanghai

Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 12, Issue 5, pp. 577-596, December 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Nov 2007
Monash University - Department of Economics, Monash University - Department of Economics, Deakin University, Monash University - Department of Management and Monash University
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21.

Absence of Altruism? Female Disadvantage in Private School Enrolment in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9808
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Pushkar Maitra, Sarmistha Pal and Anurag Sharma
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Surrey and Monash University - Centre for Health Economics
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private school enrolment, female disadvantage, parental altruism, household fixed-effects model, India

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Choosing to Be Trained: Do Behavioral Traits Matter?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8581
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Nov 2014
Wagner College-Department of Economics, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, Monash University - Department of Economics, Fordham University - Fordham College at Rose Hill and Pratham
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selection, artefactual field experiment, behavioral traits, household survey, training program

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School Attainment, Completion, and Economic Development: A Cross-Country Analysis

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 90-105, February 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Jan 2008
Kausik Chaudhuri and Pushkar Maitra
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Financing Smallholder Agriculture: An Experiment with Agent-Intermediated Microloans in India

NBER Working Paper No. w20709
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Dec 2014
Monash University - Department of Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, Boston University - Department of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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Labor Market Engagement and the Health of Working Adults: Evidence from India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11118
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Nov 2017
Archana Dang, Pushkar Maitra and Nidhiya Menon
University of Delhi, Monash University - Department of Economics and Brandeis University - International Business School
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excess weight, labor market, gender, India

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Is Consumption Smooth at the Cost of Volatile Leisure? An Investigation of Rural India

Posted: 20 Dec 1998
Pushkar Maitra
Monash University - Department of Economics

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A Quantitative Analysis of Employment Guarantee Programs with an Application to Rural India

Posted: 10 Feb 1997
Pushkar Maitra
Monash University - Department of Economics

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