Devesh Kapur

University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India

Director

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

http://www.sas.upenn.edu/casi/about/devesh.html

Center for Global Development

2055 L St. NW

5th floor

Washington, DC 20036

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

DOWNLOADS
Rank 15,609

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 15,609

in Total Papers Downloads

3,316

SSRN CITATIONS
Rank 12,707

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 12,707

in Total Papers Citations

12

CROSSREF CITATIONS

68

Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Beyond the ABCs: Higher Education and Developing Countries

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 139
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 04 Mar 2008
Devesh Kapur and Megan Crowley
University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,387 (14,384)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Loading...

higher education, human capital

2.

(When) Do Anti-Poverty Programs Reduce Violence? India's Rural Employment Guarantee and Maoist Conflict

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2016
Aditya Dasgupta, Kishore Gawande and Devesh Kapur
University of California, Merced, University of Texas at Austin and University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India
Downloads 429 (72,241)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Loading...

Poverty, Violence, Civil Conflict, Social Programs, South Asia

3.

The Political Economy of Bureaucratic Overload: Evidence from Rural Development Officials in India

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2019
Aditya Dasgupta and Devesh Kapur
University of California, Merced and University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India
Downloads 358 (89,189)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

Bureaucracy; Political Economy

4.

Quid Pro Quo: Builders, Politicians, and Election Finance in India

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 276
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2015
Devesh Kapur and Milan Vaishnav
University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Downloads 347 (92,434)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Loading...

elections, election finance, corruption, political economy, India

5.

Birds of a Feather - Better Together? How Co-Ethnicity and Co-Location Influence Knowledge Flow Patterns

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Aug 2006
Ajay Agrawal, Devesh Kapur and John McHale
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
Downloads 174 (184,741)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Loading...

productivity, innovation, knowledge flows, co-location, co-ethnicity, spillovers

6.

Brain Drain or Brain Bank? The Impact of Skilled Emigration on Poor-Country Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w14592
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Ajay Agrawal, Devesh Kapur and John McHale
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
Downloads 142 (219,029)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

7.

Beyond the IMF

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 99
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 May 2007
Richard Webb and Devesh Kapur
University of San Martín de Porres - Economic Research Center and University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India
Downloads 138 (224,149)

Abstract:

Loading...

IMF, reform, developing countries, insurance, foreign exchange, remittances, reserves

8.

Climate Change: India’s Options

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 44, No. 31, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Aug 2009
University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India, Centre for Policy Research and Independent
Downloads 125 (241,914)

Abstract:

Loading...

Climate change, India climate negotiations

9.

Renewable Resource Shocks and Conflict in India's Maoist Belt

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 302
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Texas at Austin and New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics
Downloads 80 (326,161)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

natural resource shock, Maoist, food and agriculture, econometrics

10.

Do as I Say Not as I Do: A Critique of G-7 Proposals on Reforming the MDBs

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 16
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Devesh Kapur
University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India
Downloads 48 (421,737)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

multilateral development banks, IFI, IDA, economic development

11.

Rethinking the Financial Design of the World Bank

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 352
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Feb 2014
Devesh Kapur and Arjun Raychaudhuri
University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India and IRCS
Downloads 35 (474,768)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

World Bank, IBRD, finance

12.

Birds of a Feather - Better Together? Exploring the Optimal Spatial Distribution of Ethnic Inventors

NBER Working Paper No. w12823
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2013
Ajay Agrawal, Devesh Kapur and John McHale
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
Downloads 27 (514,982)

Abstract:

Loading...

13.

Remittances and Rashomon

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 285
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Feb 2012
Devesh Kapur and Randall Akee
University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 26 (520,641)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

Remittances, Measurement Error, Migration

14.

Political Effects of International Migration

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 17, pp. 479-502, 2014
Posted: 21 May 2014
Devesh Kapur
University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India

Abstract:

Loading...

15.

Improving Data Quality: Actors, Incentives, and Capabilities

Political Analysis, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 365-386, 2007
Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Yoshiko M. Herrera and Devesh Kapur
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science and University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India

Abstract:

Loading...