Sophie Mitra

Fordham University

441 East Fordham road

Bronx, NY 10458

United States

http://www.fordham.edu/economics/mitra

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

Disability and Poverty in Developing Countries: A Snapshot from the World Health Survey

World Bank Social Protection Working Paper No. 1109
Number of pages: 258 Posted: 11 Aug 2011
Fordham University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Indiana University of Pennsylvania
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disability, poverty, world health survey, economic outcomes, multidimensional poverty measure, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Pakistan, the Philippines, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Paraguay

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Disability and Social Safety Nets in Developing Countries

Mitra, S. (2006), Disability and Social Safety Nets in Developing Countries, International Journal of Disability Studies, Vol 2(1), pp. 43-88, World Bank Social Protection Working Paper No. 509
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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Disability Prevalence Among Adults: Estimates for 54 Countries and Progress Towards a Global Estimate

Forthcoming in Disability and Rehabilitation
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2015
Sophie Mitra and Usha Sambamoorthi
Fordham University and West Virginia University
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Disability prevalence, development

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Is There a Disability Gap in Employment Rates in Developing Countries?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 06 May 2014
Suguru Mizunoya and Sophie Mitra
Master of Global Political Economy Programme and Fordham University
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disability, employment, self-employment, developing countries, logit decomposition

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Reconciling the Capability Approach and the ICF: A Response

ALTER: European Journal of Disability Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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Extra Costs of Living with a Disability: A Review and Agenda for Research

Disability and Health Journal, Forthcoming, DOI/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.04.007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2017
Fordham University, University of Melbourne, Fordham University, World Bank and University College London
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Disability Costs Needs Poverty

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The Capability Approach and Disability

Mitra, S. (2006), The Capability Approach and Disability, Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 16, No. 4, pp. 236-247
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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Disability definition

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Towards Inclusive Education: The Impact of Disability on School Attendance in Developing Countries

Innocenti Working Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 May 2016
Suguru Mizunoya, Sophie Mitra and Izumi Yamasaki
Master of Global Political Economy Programme, Fordham University and Gakushuin University
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Out-of-school children, disability, Education for All, inclusive education

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Government Programs to Promote Employment Among Persons with Disabilities in India

Mitra, S. and U. Sambamoorthi (2006), Government Programs to Promote Employment among Persons with Disabilities in India, Indian Journal of Social Development, 6(2), pp. 195-213
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra and Usha Sambamoorthi
Fordham University and West Virginia University
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Employment of Persons with Disabilities: Evidence from the National Sample Survey

Mitra S. and U. Sambamoorthi (2006), Employment of Persons with Disabilities: Evidence from the National Sample Survey, Economic and Political Weekly, January 21; 41(3), pp. 199-203
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra and Usha Sambamoorthi
Fordham University and West Virginia University
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Income Poverty and Multiple Deprivations in a High-Income Country: The Case of the United States

Fordham University Department of Economics, Discussion Paper No: 2014-05
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
Sophie Mitra and Debra Brucker
Fordham University and University of New Hampshire
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poverty; disadvantage; United States

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Disability Screening and Labor Supply: Evidence from South Africa

American Economic Review, Vol. 99, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Sep 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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South Africa, Disability grants, employment

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The Disability Gap in Employment Rates in a Developing Country Context: New Evidence from Vietnam

Suguru Mizunoya and Izumi Yamasaki and Sophie Mitra, (2016) "The Disability Gap in Employment Rates in a Developing Country Context: New Evidence from Vietnam", Economics Bulletin, Volume 36, Issue 2, pages 771-777
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Suguru Mizunoya, Izumi Yamasaki and Sophie Mitra
Master of Global Political Economy Programme, Gakushuin University and Fordham University
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Employment; Disability; Vietnam

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More Likely to Be Poor Whatever the Measure: Persons with Disabilities in the U.S.

Fordham University Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 2014-01
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2014
University of New Hampshire, Fordham University, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Fordham University
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Poverty; disability; multidimensional poverty

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Implementing a Multidimensional Poverty Measure Using Mixed Methods and a Participatory Framework

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2014
Fordham University, Nathan Kline Institute, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Nathan Kline Institute, Nathan Kline Institute and Nathan Kline Institute
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Multidimensional Poverty, Mixed Methods, Participatory Research, Mental Health

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A Simple Model of Endogenous Agricultural Commodity Price Fluctuations with Storage

Fordham University Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 2011-05
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Aug 2011
Sophie Mitra and Jean-Marc Boussard
Fordham University and French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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agricultural prices, nonlinear cobweb model, endogenous fluctuations, storage

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Disability Estimates in India: What can the Census and the National Sample Survey Tell Us?

Mitra, S. and U. Sambamoorthi (2006), Disability Estimates in India: What the Census and NSS Tell Us, Economic and Political Weekly, September 23; 41(38), pp. 4022-4026
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra and Usha Sambamoorthi
Fordham University and West Virginia University
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Data Revolution for Disability-Inclusive Development

Mitra, S. (2013). Data revolution for Disability-inclusive Development. Lancet Global Health. The Lancet Global Health, Volume 1, Issue 4, Pages e178 - e179, October 2013
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 27 Sep 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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data, disability, development, global health

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Economic and Social Development

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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Development, Disability

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Storage and the Volatility of Agricultural Prices: A Model of Endogenous Fluctuations

Fordham Economics Department Discussion Paper 2008 -11
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra and Jean-Marc Boussard
Fordham University and French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Price volatility, storage, chaos theory, agricultural markets

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Understanding Out-of-Work and Out-of-School Youth in Europe and Central Asia

Washington, D.C.: World Bank Group, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 24 Aug 2015
Joseph Mauro and Sophie Mitra
Fordham University and Fordham University
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Youth; Inactive youth; unemployment; out of work; out of school

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The Impact of Health Insurance for Children Under Age 6 in Vietnam: A Regression Discontinuity Approach

Palmer, M., Mitra, S. et al., The impact of health insurance for children under age 6 in Vietnam: A regression discontinuity approach, Social Science & Medicine (2014), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
University of Melbourne, Fordham University, World Bank and University College London
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Children; Health insurance; Health care utilization; Regression discontinuity design; Vietnam

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Disability Cash Transfers in the Context of Poverty and Unemployment: The Case of South Africa

Fordham University Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 2009-08
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Dec 2009
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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cash transfers, disability, targeting, labor supply, Africa, South Africa

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Disability Identification Cards: Issues in Effective Design

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2017
World Bank, University of Melbourne, Fordham University and University College London
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Disability ID cards, low and middle-income countries, social protection, disability benefits

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Health Care Expenditures of Living with a Disability: Total Expenditures, Out of Pocket Expenses and Burden, 1996-2004

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Sep 2013
Fordham University, Rutgers University - School of Social Work and West Virginia University
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Disability, Health Expenditures, Out of Pocket Expenditures, Burden

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Poverty and Psychiatric Diagnosis in the U.S.: Evidence from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey

Vick, B., K. Jones and Mitra, S. Poverty and Psychiatric Diagnosis in the U.S.: Evidence from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics. Vol 15 (2), 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Sep 2013
Brandon C. Vick, Kristine Jones and Sophie Mitra
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Nathan Kline Institute and Fordham University
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Recent Decline in the Employment of Persons with Disabilities in South Africa, 1998-2006

Mitra S. (2008), The Recent Decline in the Employment of Persons with Disabilities in South Africa, 1998-2006, South African Journal of Economics. Vol. 76(3), pp. 480-492.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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The Long Term Impact of War: Evidence on Disability Prevalence in Vietnam

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Mar 2016
University College London, Fordham University, World Bank, (NEU) National Economics University of Vietnam and University of Melbourne
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war, post-conflict, disability, health, Vietnam

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The Reservation Wages of Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries

Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 67, No. 4, pp. 89-111, 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Jul 2008
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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New Beneficiary Data System, reservation wages, Social Security Disability Insurance, work capabilities

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Can Households Cope with Health Shocks in Vietnam?

Health Econ. (2015)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Jun 2015
Fordham University, University of Melbourne, World Bank and University College London
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health shocks; disability; morbidity; coping mechanisms; expenditures; Vietnam

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Temporary and Partial Disability Programs in Nine Countries: What Can the United States Learn from Other Countries?

Mitra, S. (2009), Temporary and Partial Disability Programs in Nine Countries: What can the United States Learn from Other Countries?, Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 20(1), pp. 14-27
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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Wage Differential by Disability Status in an Agrarian Labor Market in India

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 16, No. 14, 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Sep 2013
Sophie Mitra and Usha Sambamoorthi
Fordham University and West Virginia University
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Disability, Wage Gap Decomposition, India

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The Economic Lives of People with Disabilities in Vietnam

Palmer M, Groce N, Mont D, Nguyen OH, Mitra S (2015) The Economic Lives of People with Disabilities in Vietnam. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0133623. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133623
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Jul 2015
University of Melbourne, University College London, World Bank, Inclusive Development Action (IDEA) and Fordham University
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Disability; Economic wellbeing; Costs; Coping mechanisms

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Disability, Health and Human Development

Disability, Health and Human Development, Palgrave MacMillan: New York, ISBN: 978-1-137-53637-2
Number of pages: 193 Posted: 16 Jan 2018
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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human development model; Sen’s capability approach; Ethiopia; Malawi; Tanzania; Uganda; multidimensional poverty; mortality rate; economic insecurity; prevention interventions; morbidity rate; Education deprivation; Employment deprivation

Health Insurance and Children in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Review

Economic Record. doi:10.1111/1475-4932.12331
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Apr 2017
Fordham University, University of Melbourne, Fordham University, Students, World Bank and University College London
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Health insurance, literature review, children, developing countries.

Health Insurance and Children in Low‐ and Middle‐Income Countries: A Review

Economic Record, Vol. 93, Issue 302, pp. 484-500, 2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Sep 2017
Fordham University, RMIT University, Fordham University, Students and University College London
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Dynamics in Health and Employment: Evidence from Indonesia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10256
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Subha Mani, Sophie Mitra and Usha Sambamoorthi
Fordham University - Fordham College at Rose Hill, Fordham University and West Virginia University
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health, disability, aging, employment, hours worked, Indonesia

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The Reservation Wages of Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries

Mitra, S. (2007), The Reservation Wages of Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries, Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 67(4), pp. 89-111
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Oct 2013
Sophie Mitra
Fordham University
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Social Security Disability Insurance, Labor Supply, Reservation Wages

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Decomposing Gender Differences in Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Among Veterans with or at Risk for Cardiovascular Illness

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Sep 2011
Fordham University, Rutgers University - School of Social Work, West Virginia University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Impact of Recent Mental Health Changes on Employment: New Evidence from Longitudinal Data

Applied Economics, Vol. 49, No. 1, 2017
Posted: 16 Jun 2017
Sophie Mitra and Kristine Jones
Fordham University and Nathan Kline Institute

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Employment, labour market outcomes, mental illness, psychiatric disorders, substance abuse

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Are Workers with Disabilities More Likely to Be Displaced?

International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 27(4), pp. 1550-1579, 2016
Posted: 16 Jun 2017
Sophie Mitra and Douglas L. Kruse
Fordham University and Rutgers University

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Disability, Discrimination, Employment, Job Displacement, Job Mismatch

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Health, Disability and the Capability Approach: An Introduction

Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2015
Posted: 09 Oct 2016
Jennifer Prah Ruger and Sophie Mitra
University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice and Fordham University

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