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First Name: Vidya
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Last Name: Atal

RePEc Short-ID: pat90

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Economics and Finance
Montclair State University
Location: Upper Montclair, New Jersey (United States)
Postal: 1 Normal Avenue, Upper Montclair, N.J. 07043
Handle: RePEc:edi:efmonus (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. Talia Bar & Vidya Atal & Sidartha Gordon, 2013. "Search, Project Adoption and the Fear of Commitment," Sciences Po Economics Discussion Papers 2013-12, Sciences Po Departement of Economics.
  2. Atal, Vidya & Basu, Kaushik & Gray, John & Lee, Travis, 2009. "Literacy Traps: Society-Wide Education and Individual Skill Premia," Working Papers 09-05, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics.


  1. Vidya Atal & Ram Sewak Dubey, 2014. "Affirmative action and empowerment: friends or foes?," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 34(2), pages 1012-1018.
  2. Vidya Atal & Kaushik Basu & John Gray & Travis Lee, 2010. "Literacy traps: Society-wide education and individual skill premia," International Journal of Economic Theory, The International Society for Economic Theory, vol. 6(1), pages 137-148.
  3. Atal, Vidya, 2010. "Do journals accept too many papers?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 107(2), pages 229-232, May.
  4. Atal, Vidya & Bar, Talia, 2010. "Prior art: To search or not to search," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 28(5), pages 507-521, September.

NEP Fields

5 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (2) 2013-08-05 2014-04-11. Author is listed
  2. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2014-04-11
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2009-03-22 2009-09-26. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2009-03-22 2009-09-26. Author is listed
  5. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2014-04-11
  6. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (3) 2009-03-22 2009-09-26 2009-12-11. Author is listed
  7. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (3) 2009-03-22 2009-09-26 2009-12-11. Author is listed
  8. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2013-08-05
  9. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (2) 2013-08-05 2014-04-11. Author is listed


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