Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, Research

Publications:

The persistence of inequality across Indian states: a time series approach, Review of Development Economics, 2021. doi: 10.1111/RODE.12788

Explaining inter-ethnic marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa, with Elliott Green, Journal of International Development, 33, 4, 627-643, 2021 (lead article) https://doi.org/10.1002/jid.3535

Is there a relationship between inequality and terrorism? Evidence from a semi-parametric approach, with Abdullah Ijaz, Applied Economics Letters, 2021 https://doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2021.1925625

How large is the effect of inequality on economic growth?, with Rui Sun, Economics Bulletin, Vol. 0 No. 0 p.A46, 2021

Urbanization and Mortality Decline, with Elliott Green, Journal of Regional Science 58 (2), 483-503, 2018. doi/10.1111/jors.12375/pdf

 

The Absolute Gini is a More Reliable Measure of Inequality for Time Dependent Analyses (compared with the Relative Gini) Economics Letters, 162, 135-139, 2018. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2017.07.012

The Vulnerable Are Not (Necessarily) the Poor Research in Economic Inequality, 24, 2016. CGR WP 39 Queen Mary University of London

Precolonial Centralisation and Contemporary Development in Uganda, with Elliott Green, Economic Development and Cultural Change. 64, 3 (April, 2016): 471-508. STICERD_EOPP DP 39 and CGR WP 40, Queen Mary University of London.

Are Media and ICTs Associated with Inequality and Poverty?, Research in Economic Inequality, 22, July 2014: 185-216.

On the Relationship Between Fertility and Wealth: Evidence from Widow Suicides (Satis) in Early Colonial India, with Elliott Green, Economics Letters, 120, August 2013: 302-304. DP version here CGR WP 41, Queen Mary University of London.

Reference Distributions and Inequality Measurement, with Frank Cowell and Emmanuel Flachaire, Journal of Economic Inequality, 11, 4, 2013: 421-437. DP version here

Nation Building and Conflict in Modern Africa, with Elliott Green, World Development, 45, May 2013: 108-118. STICERD EOPP DP 26

Convergence Clubs in Incomes across Indian States: Is There Evidence of a Neighbours' Effect?, Economics Letters, 116, September 2012: 565--570,. DP version here

  • India at LSE blog article, 18th February 2013, based on "Convergence Clubs in Incomes across Indian States: Is There Evidence of a Neighbours' Effect?"

Convergence Club Empirics: Evidence from Indian States, Research in Economic Inequality, 20, July 2012: 175-203. STICERD DARP DP 69

The Reversal of Fortune Thesis Reconsidered, with Elliott Green, Journal of Development Studies, 48 (7), 2012: 817-831. STICERD EOPP DP 16

Rich States, Poor States: Convergence and Polarisation across Indian States, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 57(3), June 2011: 414-436. Oxford University, Department of Economics WP 266.

Variable Incomes and Vulnerable Households, with Frank Cowell, Research in Economic Inequality, 13, July 2006: 3-30.

"Twin Peaks - Distribution Dynamics of Economic Growth across Indian states", in Growth, Inequality and Poverty: Prospects for Pro-Poor Growth, edited by Anthony Shorrocks and Rolph van der Hoeven, Oxford University Press Jan.2004

 

Edited volume:

Poverty, Inequality and Shocks, Research on Economic Inequality, Volume 29, edited, 2021 (forthcoming)

Editorial introduction to Poverty, Inequality and Shocks, Research on Economic Inequality, Volume 29, 2021 (forthcoming)

Poverty, Inequality and Welfare, Research on Economic Inequality, Volume 25, edited, 2018.

Editorial introduction to Poverty, Inequality and Welfare, Research on Economic Inequality, Volume 25, 2018

Special Issue for Journal of International Development: Long run effects of covid-19 in developing countries. Deadline for submission 15th May 2021, forthcoming 2021.

 

Working papers:

Explaining Ethno-Regional Favouritism in Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa, with Elliott Green, June 2021

Size matters: measuring the effects of inequality and growth shocks, with Rui Sun, earlier version UNU-WIDER working paper 2020/177, December 2020.

The Gini and the tonic: Understanding the dynamics of inequality measurement, Queen Mary University of London, July 2020

Convergence, divergence or persistence? Evidence from Indian states, CGR WP 74, Queen Mary University of London and Oxford University, Centre for the Study of African Economies WP 2016-26.

 

An individual-based approach to the measurement of multiple-period mobility for nominal and ordinal variables, with Gaston Yalonetzky, CGR WP 65, Queen Mary University of London and Oxford University, Centre for the Study of African Economies WP 2016-25

 

 

Unpublished manuscripts:

Redistributive Taxation, Public Expenditures and the Size of Government, with Joan Esteban (December 2009) DARP Discussion Paper Series No.95, STICERD, LSE

Goodness-of-fit: An Economic Approach, with Frank Cowell and Emmanuel Flachaire (May 2009) DARP Discussion Paper Series No.101 , STICERD, LSE, also Oxford University Economics Department Working Paper 444. New version of paper Inequality, Entropy and Goodness of Fit, April 2011.

Redistributive Taxation and Public Expenditures, with Joan Esteban (October 2007) Oxford University, Department of Economics Working Paper Series, No 366. Appendix to paper

Modelling Vulnerability in the UK, with Frank Cowell (October 2007), DARP Discussion Paper Series No.89, STICERD, LSE; Oxford University, Department of Economics Working Paper Series, No 313. Appendix to Paper

Knowledge-Based Economic Development, DARP Discussion Paper No. 74, STICERD, LSE; Oxford University, Department of Economics Working Paper Series, No 267.

Regional Distribution Dynamics of Economic Growth across Indian states, 1965-1988, London School of Economics Development Studies Working Paper Series, No. 00-06. 2000.

 

Popular writings:

Economics Observatory blog article, 7th July 2021: Do we need the term BAME?

 

Centre for Globalisation Research, QMUL blog article, 31st March 2021: Was Benjamin Disraeli Britainís first BAME Prime Minister? Or, why it is good that the BAME term has been scrapped.

(Reblogged by the Mile End Institute, QMUL, 30th April 2021)


Centre for Globalisation Research, blog article, 5th July 2021: Yes, there is a relationship between inequality and terrorism, but not a big one (with Abdullah Ijaz)

India at LSE blog article, 4th November 2013: Making sense of the Rajan reportís ranking of Indian statesí development

India at LSE blog article, 23rd September 2013: Do richer people have more children? Evidence from widow suicides in colonial India

Africa at LSE blog article, with Elliott Green, 8th July 2013: Nation Building and Conflict in Modern Africa

India at LSE blog article, 27th March 2013: Why Inequality in India is on the Rise

India at LSE blog article, 18th February 2013: Why is Economic Growth across Indian States Uneven

 

Other Affiliations

Distribution Analysis Research Programme, STICERD, London School of Economics. 

Centre for the Study of African Economies, Department of Economics, University of Oxford

South Asia Centre, London School of Economics

 

 

 

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