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First Name: Ashwini
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Last Name: Deshpande

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Working papers

  1. Ashwini Deshpande & Smriti Sharma, 2014. "Is Self-Employment The Answer To Caste Discrimination? Decomposing The Earnings Gap In Indian Household Nonfarm Businesses," Working papers 236, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.
  2. Ashwini Deshpande & Smriti Sharma, 2013. "Entrepreneurship or Survival? Caste and Gender of Small Business in India," Working papers 228, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.
  3. Ashwini Deshpande & Rajesh Ramachandran, 2013. "How Backward are the Other Backward Classes? Changing Contours of Caste Disadvantage in India," Working papers 233, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.
  4. Ashwini Deshpande & Dean Spears, 2012. "Who Is The Identifiable Victim?--Caste Interacts With Sympathy In India," Working papers 211, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.
  5. Ashwini Deshpande & Thomas E. Weisskopf, 2010. "Does Affirmative Action Affect Productivity In The Indian Railways?," Working papers 185, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.


  1. William Darity, Jr. & Ashwini Deshpande & Thomas Weisskopf, 2011. "Who Is Eligible? Should Affirmative Action be Group‐ or Class‐Based?," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 70(1), pages 238-268, January.
  2. Ashwini Deshpande, 2008. "Book Review: Capabilities, Freedom and Equality: Amartya Sen's Work from a Gender Perspective," Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 43(2), pages 317-318, December.
  3. Ashwini Deshpande, 2007. "Overlapping Identities under Liberalization: Gender and Caste in India," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 55, pages 735-760.
  4. Ashwini Deshpande, 2002. "Book Review: India' s Development Experience: Selected Writings of S. Guhan," Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 37(1), pages 135-136, January.
  5. Ashwini Deshpande, 2002. "Assets versus Autonomy? The Changing Face of the Gender-Caste Overlap in India," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(2), pages 19-35.
  6. Deshpande, Ashwini, 2001. "Caste at Birth? Redefining Disparity in India," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 5(1), pages 130-44, February.
  7. Ashwini Deshpande, 2000. "Recasting Economic Inequality," Review of Social Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 58(3), pages 381-399.
  8. William Darity, Jr. & Ashwini Deshpande, 2000. "Tracing the Divide: Intergroup Disparity across Countries," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 26(1), pages 75-85, Winter.
  9. William Darity & Ashwini Deshpande, 2000. "Intergroup Economic Inequality Across Countries: An lntroductory Essay," Review of Social Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 58(3), pages 273-276.
  10. Ashwini Deshpande, 2000. "Does Caste Still Define Disparity? A Look at Inequality in Kerala, India," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 90(2), pages 322-325, May.
  11. Ashwini Deshpande, 1999. "Loan Pushing and Triadic Relations," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 65(4), pages 914-926, April.
  12. Ashwini Deshpande, 1998. "Continuing the Open Door Policy: Promoting Capitalism?," China Report, , vol. 34(1), pages 111-117, February.
  13. Deshpande, Ashwini, 1997. "The debt overhang and the disincentive to invest," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 52(1), pages 169-187, February.
  14. Ashwini Deshpande, 1997. "Book Review: The China Miracle: Development Strategy and Economic Reform," Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 32(2), pages 233-235, July.
  15. Ashwini Deshpande, 1996. "Book Review: Migration, Remittances and Capital Flows: The Indian Experience," Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 31(2), pages 252-254, July.
  16. Kaushik Basut & Ashwini Deshpande, 1995. "The Strategic Role Of International Credit As An Instrument Of Trade," The Japanese Economic Review, Japanese Economic Association, vol. 46(4), pages 333-350, December.


  1. Deshpande, Ashwini, 2011. "The Grammar of Caste: Economic Discrimination in Contemporary India," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198072034.
  2. Deshpande, Ashwini (ed.), 2010. "Globalization and Development: A Handbook of New Perspectives," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198069102.

NEP Fields

4 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (2) 2010-05-15 2013-04-13. Author is listed
  2. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2010-05-15. Author is listed
  3. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (2) 2013-04-13 2014-03-08. Author is listed
  4. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2013-04-13. Author is listed
  5. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2014-03-08. Author is listed
  6. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2014-03-08. Author is listed
  7. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (1) 2013-04-13. Author is listed
  8. NEP-SPO: Sports & Economics (1) 2013-08-16. Author is listed


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