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

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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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
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higher education, human capital

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

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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
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elections, election finance, corruption, political economy, India

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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
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Bureaucracy; Political Economy

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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 Smith School of Business
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productivity, innovation, knowledge flows, co-location, co-ethnicity, spillovers

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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 Smith School of Business
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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
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IMF, reform, developing countries, insurance, foreign exchange, remittances, reserves

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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
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Climate change, India climate negotiations

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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
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natural resource shock, Maoist, food and agriculture, econometrics

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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
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multilateral development banks, IFI, IDA, economic development

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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
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World Bank, IBRD, finance

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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 Smith School of Business
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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
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Remittances, Measurement Error, Migration

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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

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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

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