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First Name: Vijayendra
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Last Name: Rao
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RePEc Short-ID: pra65

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Homepage: http://www.cultureandpublicaction.org/vrao.htm
Postal Address: 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433
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Affiliation

Economics Research
World Bank Group
Location: Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
Homepage: http://econ.worldbank.org/research
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Phone: (202) 477-1234
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Postal: 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433
Handle: RePEc:edi:dvewbus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Besley, Timothy J. & Leight, Jessica & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra, 2012. "The Regulation of Land Markets: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 8736, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  2. Ban, Radu & Jha, Saumitra & Rao, Vijayendra, 2012. "Who Has Voice in a Deliberative Democracy? Evidence from Transcripts of Village Parliaments in South India," Research Papers, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business 2103, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business.
  3. Lanjouw, Peter & Rao, Vijayendra, 2010. "Revisiting between-group inequality measurement : an application to the dynamics of caste inequality in two Indian villages," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5337, The World Bank.
  4. Ban, Radu & Rao, Vijayendra, 2009. "Is deliberation equitable ? evidence from transcripts of village meetings in south India," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4928, The World Bank.
  5. Michael Bamberger & Vijayendra Rao & Michael Woolcock, 2009. "Using Mixed Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Experiences from International Development’," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series, BWPI, The University of Manchester 10709, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  6. Michael Woolcock & Simon Szreter & Vijayendra Rao, 2009. "How and Why Does History Matter for Development Policy?," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series, BWPI, The University of Manchester 6809, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  7. Ban, Radu & Das Gupta, Monica & Rao, Vijayendra, 2008. "The Political Economy of Village Sanitation in South India: Capture or Poor Information?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4802, The World Bank.
  8. Timothy Besley & Rohini Pande & Vijayendra Rao, 2007. "Just Rewards?Local Politics and Public ResourceAllocation in South India," STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics 49, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  9. Anonymous & Kanbur, Ravi & Rao, Vijayendra, 2006. "Governance and Development in Karnataka: A Symposium in Economic and Political Weekly," Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management 127053, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  10. Rohini Pande & Timothy Besley & Vijayendra Rao, 2005. "Political Selection and the Quality of Evidence: Evidence form South India," Working Papers id:261, eSocialSciences.
  11. Jha, Saumitra & Rao, Vijayendra & Woolcock, Michael, 2005. "Governance in the gullies : democratic responsiveness and leadership in Delhi's slums," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3694, The World Bank.
  12. Rao, Vijayendra, 2005. "Symbolic public goods and the coordination of collective action : a comparison of local development in India and Indonesia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3685, The World Bank.
  13. Timothy Besley & Rohini Pande & Vijayendra Rao, 2005. "Political Selection and the Qualilty of Government: Evidence from South India," Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University 921, Economic Growth Center, Yale University.
  14. Mansuri, Ghazala & Rao, Vijayendra, 2004. "Community-based (and driven) development : A critical review," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3209, The World Bank.
  15. Rao, Vijayendra & Ibanez, Ana Maria, 2003. "The social impact of social funds in Jamaica - a mixed-methods analysis of participation, targeting, and collective action in community-driven development," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2970, The World Bank.
  16. Rao, Vijayendra, 2001. "Poverty and public celebrations in rural India," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2528, The World Bank.
  17. Chambers, Robert & Petesch, Patti & Uphoff, Norman & Ravallion, Martin & Bourguignon, Francois & Sahn, David E. & Moser, Caroline & Barrett, Christopher B. & Booth, David & Rao, Vijayendra & Christiae, 2001. "Qualitative and Quantitative Poverty Appraisal: Complementarities, Tensions and the Way Forward," Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management 127652, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  18. Rao, Vijayendra & Gupta, Indrani & Jana, Smarajit, 2000. "Sex workers and the cost of safe sex - the compensating differential for condom use in Calcutta," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2334, The World Bank.
  19. Bloch, Francis & Rao, Vijayendra, 1999. "Terror as a Bargaining Instrument : A Case-Study of Dowry Violence in Rural India," Discussion Papers (IRES - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales) 1999020, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES).
  20. Bloch, Francis & Rao, Vijayendra & Desai, Sonalde, 1999. "Wedding Celebrations as Conspicuous Consumption : Signaling Social Status in Rural India," Discussion Papers (IRES - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales) 1999022, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES).
  21. Rao, V. & Green, M.E., 1996. "Bargaining and fertility in Brazil: A Quantitative and Econometric Analysis," Center for Development Economics, Department of Economics, Williams College 153, Department of Economics, Williams College.
  22. Bloch, F. & Rao, V., 1995. "Domestic Violence as a Bargainig Instrument in Rural India," Center for Development Economics, Department of Economics, Williams College 149, Department of Economics, Williams College.
  23. Rao, V, 1995. "Wife-Beating in a Rural South Indian Community," Center for Development Economics, Department of Economics, Williams College 143, Department of Economics, Williams College.
  24. Rao, V., 1992. "Does "Prestige" Matter? Compensating Differentials for Social Mobility in the Indian Cast System," University of Chicago - Economics Research Center, Chicago - Economics Research Center 92-6, Chicago - Economics Research Center.
  25. Rao, V., 1991. "Self-Selection, Endogenous Wage Offers, and Statistical Discrimination," University of Chicago - Economics Research Center, Chicago - Economics Research Center 91-9, Chicago - Economics Research Center.
  26. Rao, V., 1991. "A hedonic Analysis of Dowry in Rural India," University of Chicago - Economics Research Center, Chicago - Economics Research Center 91-6, Chicago - Economics Research Center.
  27. Deolalikar, A.B. & Rao, V., 1990. "The Demand For Bride Characteristics And Dowry In Mariage: Empirical Estimates For Rural South India," Discussion Papers in Economics at the University of Washington, Department of Economics at the University of Washington 90-22, Department of Economics at the University of Washington.
  28. Vijayendra Rao, . "The Rising Price of Husbands: A Hedonic Analysis of Dowry Increases in Rural India," University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center 91-6, Chicago - Population Research Center.
  29. Vijayendra Rao & Margaret Greene, . "Marital Instability, Inter-Spouse Bargaining and Their Implications for Fertility in Brazil: A Multi- Disciplinary Analysis," University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center 91-3b, Chicago - Population Research Center.

Articles

  1. Ban, Radu & Jha, Saumitra & Rao, Vijayendra, 2012. "Who has voice in a deliberative democracy? Evidence from transcripts of village parliaments in south India," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 99(2), pages 428-438.
  2. Timothy Besley & Rohini Pande & Vijayendra Rao, 2012. "Just Rewards? Local Politics and Public Resource Allocation in South India," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, World Bank Group, vol. 26(2), pages 191-216.
  3. Ghazala Mansuri & Vijayendra Rao, 2012. "Community Driven Development, Participation and Inequality: What does the Evidence Say?," World Bank - Inequality in Focus, The World Bank, vol. 1(3), pages 1-4, October.
  4. Michael Woolcock & Simon Szreter & Vijayendra Rao, 2011. "How and Why Does History Matter for Development Policy?," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(1), pages 70-96.
  5. Lanjouw, Peter & Rao, Vijayendra, 2011. "Revisiting Between-Group Inequality Measurement: An Application to the Dynamics of Caste Inequality in Two Indian Villages," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 174-187, February.
  6. Radu Ban & Monica Das Gupta & Vijayendra Rao, 2010. "The Political Economy of Village Sanitation in South India: Capture or Poor Information?," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(4), pages 685-700.
  7. Radu Ban & Vijayendra Rao, 2008. "Tokenism or Agency? The Impact of Women’s Reservations on Village Democracies in South India," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 56, pages 501-530.
  8. Jha, Saumitra & Rao, Vijayendra & Woolcock, Michael, 2007. "Governance in the Gullies: Democratic Responsiveness and Leadership in Delhi's Slums," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 35(2), pages 230-246, February.
  9. Vijayendra Rao & Ana Maria Ibanez, 2005. "The Social Impact of Social Funds in Jamaica: A 'Participatory Econometric' Analysis of Targeting, Collective Action, and Participation in Community-Driven Development," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(5), pages 788-838.
  10. Timothy Besley & Rohini Pande & Vijayendra Rao, 2005. "Participatory Democracy in Action: Survey Evidence from South India," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 3(2-3), pages 648-657, 04/05.
  11. Francis Bloch & Vijayendra Rao & Sonalde Desai, 2004. "Wedding Celebrations as Conspicuous Consumption: Signaling Social Status in Rural India," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 39(3).
  12. Timothy Besley & Rohini Pande & Lupin Rahman & Vijayendra Rao, 2004. "The Politics of Public Good Provision: Evidence from Indian Local Governments," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 2(2-3), pages 416-426, 04/05.
  13. Lupin Rahman & Vijayendra Rao, 2004. "The Determinants of Gender Equity in India: Examining Dyson and Moore's Thesis with New Data," Population and Development Review, The Population Council, Inc., The Population Council, Inc., vol. 30(2), pages 239-268.
  14. Rao, Vijayendra & Gupta, Indrani & Lokshin, Michael & Jana, Smarajit, 2003. "Sex workers and the cost of safe sex: the compensating differential for condom use among Calcutta prostitutes," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 71(2), pages 585-603, August.
  15. Francis Bloch & Vijayendra Rao, 2002. "Terror as a Bargaining Instrument: A Case Study of Dowry Violence in Rural India," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 92(4), pages 1029-1043, September.
  16. Francis BLOCH & Vijayendra RAO, 2001. "Statistical Discrimination and Social Assimilation," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 10(2), pages 1-5.
  17. V. Rao, 2001. "Celebrations as Social Investments: Festival Expenditures, Unit Price Variation and Social Status in Rural India," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 38(1), pages 71-97.
  18. Rao, Vijayendra, 2000. "Price Heterogeneity and "Real" Inequality: A Case Study of Prices and Poverty in Rural South India," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 46(2), pages 201-11, June.
  19. Vijayendra Rao, 2000. "The Marriage Squeeze Interpretation of Dowry Inflation: Response," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 108(6), pages 1334-1336, December.
  20. Rao, Vijayendra, 1997. "Wife-beating in rural South India: A qualitative and econometric analysis," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 44(8), pages 1169-1180, April.
  21. Rao, Vijayendra, 1993. "The Rising Price of Husbands: A Hedonic Analysis of Dowry Increases in Rural India," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 101(4), pages 666-77, August.

Books

  1. Ghazala Mansuri & Vijayendra Rao, 2013. "Localizing Development : Does Participation Work?," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 11859, August.

NEP Fields

16 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2012-03-28
  2. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (2) 2008-02-02 2009-05-30
  3. NEP-CUL: Cultural Economics (1) 2005-12-14
  4. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (9) 2005-09-29 2005-12-14 2005-12-14 2006-02-26 2008-02-02 2009-02-14 2009-05-30 2010-06-26 2010-10-02. Author is listed
  5. NEP-DEV: Development (8) 2005-09-29 2005-12-14 2006-02-26 2008-02-02 2009-02-14 2009-05-30 2012-03-28 2012-08-23. Author is listed
  6. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2005-09-29 2006-02-26
  7. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2010-10-02
  8. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (2) 2009-10-24 2010-10-02
  9. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2010-10-02
  10. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2005-09-29 2008-02-02
  11. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2010-10-02
  12. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (4) 2005-09-29 2005-12-14 2008-02-02 2009-02-14. Author is listed
  13. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (1) 2010-04-17
  14. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2012-03-28
  15. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (3) 2005-12-14 2005-12-14 2010-10-02
  16. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (4) 2004-08-16 2004-09-27 2005-12-14 2005-12-14. Author is listed

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