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First Name: Pushkar
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Last Name: Maitra
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RePEc Short-ID: pma216

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Homepage: http://www-personal.buseco.monash.edu.au/~maitra/
Postal Address: Department of Economics Monash University Clayton Campus VIC 3800 Australia
Phone: +61 3 9905 5832

Affiliation

Department of Economics
Monash Business School
Monash University
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Homepage: http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/Depts/Eco/
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Phone: +61 3 990 52493
Fax: +61 3 990 55476
Postal: Wellington Road, Clayton, Victoria 3168
Handle: RePEc:edi:demonau (more details at EDIRC)

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  2. Economic Growth and Change of African Countries

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Working papers

  1. Pushkar Maitra & Sandip Mitra & Dilip Mookherjee & Alberto Motta & Sujata Visaria, 2013. "Agent Intermediated Lending: A New Approach to Microfinance," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 16-13, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  2. Jean-Marie Baland & Lata Gangadharan & Pushkar Maitra & Rohini Somanathan, 2013. "Repayment and Exclusion in a Microfinance Experiment," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 12-13, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  3. Gautam Gupta & Minhaj Mahmud & Pushkar Maitra & Santanu Mitra & Ananta Neelim, 2013. "Religion, Minority Status and Trust: Evidence from a Field Experiment," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 28-13, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  4. Diana Contreras & Pushkar Maitra, 2013. "Health Spillover Effects of a Conditional Cash Transfer Program," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 44-13, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  5. Utteeyo Dasgupta & Lata Gangadharan & Pushkar Maitra & Subha Mani & Samyukta Subramanian, 2012. "Choosing to be Trained: Evidence from a Field Experiment," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 43-12, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  6. Pushkar Maitra & Subha Mani, 2012. "Learning and Earning: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in India," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 44-12, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  7. Maitra, Pushkar & Pal, Sarmistha & Sharma, Anurag, 2011. "Reforms, Growth and Persistence of Gender Gap: Recent Evidence from Private School Enrolment in India," IZA Discussion Papers 6135, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  8. Salma Ahmed & Pushkar Maitra, 2011. "A Distributional Analysis of the Gender Wage Gap in Bangladesh," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 20-11, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  9. Dasgupta, Utteeyo & Gangadharan, Lata & Maitra, Pushkar & Mani, Subha & Subramanian, Samyukta, 2011. "Selection into skill accumulation: evidence using observational and experimental data," MPRA Paper 32383, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  10. Pushkar Maitra & Anu Rammohan & Ranjan Ray & Marie-Claire Robitaille, 2010. "Food Consumption Patterns and Malnourished Indian Children: Is there a Link?," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 19-10, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  11. Timothy N. Cason & Lata Gangadharan & Pushkar Maitra, 2008. "Moral Hazard and Peer Monitoring in a Laboratory Microfinance Experiment," Purdue University Economics Working Papers 1208, Purdue University, Department of Economics.
  12. Asadul Islam & Pushkar Maitra, 2008. "Health Shocks And Consumption Smoothing In Rural Households: Does Microcredit Have A Role To Play?," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 22/08, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  13. Dasgupta, Indraneel & Maitra, Pushkar & Mukherjee, Diganta, 2008. "‘Arranged’ Marriage, Co-Residence and Female Schooling: A Model with Evidence from India," IZA Discussion Papers 3336, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  14. Pushkar Maitra & Anurag Sharma, 2007. "Does exercise reduce obesity? Evidence from Australia," Centre for Health Economics Research Papers 20/07, Monash University, Centre for Health Economics.
  15. Maitra, Pushkar & Pal, Sarmistha, 2007. "Birth Spacing, Fertility Selection and Child Survival: Analysis Using a Correlated Hazard Model," IZA Discussion Papers 2878, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  16. Ananish Chaudhuri & Lata Gangadharan & Pushkar Maitra, 2006. "An Experimental Analysis of Group Size and Risk Sharing," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 02/06, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  17. Ananish Chaudhuri & Pushkar Maitra & Susan Skeath, 2006. "Communication, Advice and Beliefs in an Experimental Public Goods Game," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 05/06, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  18. Pushkar Maitra & Ingrid Nielsen & Chris Nyland & Russell Smyth & Cherrie Zhu, 2005. "Firm Compliance with Social Insurance Obligations where there is a Weak Surveillance and Enforcement Mechanism: Empirical Evidence from Shanghai," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 13/05, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  19. Katy Cornwell & Brett Inder & Pushkar Maitra & Anu Rammohan, 2005. "Household Composition and Schooling of Rural South African Children: Sibling Synergy and Migrant Effects," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 22/05, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  20. Farshid Vahid & Pushkar Maitra, 2005. "The Effect of Household Characteristics on Living Standards in South Africa 1993 - 98: A Quantile Regression Analysis with Sample Attrition," ANU Working Papers in Economics and Econometrics 2005-452, Australian National University, College of Business and Economics, School of Economics.
  21. Pushkar Maitra & Sarmistha Pal, 2004. "Early Childbirth, Health Inputs and Child Mortality: Recent Evidence from Bangladesh," HEW 0411004, EconWPA.
  22. Sara Graziano & Ananish Chaudhuri & Pushkar Maitra, 2004. "A Dynamic Analysis of the Evolution of Conventions in a Public Goods Experiment with Intergenerational Advice," Econometric Society 2004 Australasian Meetings 38, Econometric Society.
  23. Pushkar Maitra & Sarmistha Pal, 2004. "Birth Spacing and Child Survival: Comparative Evidence from India and Pakistan," Labor and Demography 0403023, EconWPA.
  24. Agbola, Frank W. & Maitra, Pushkar & McLaren, Keith Robert, 2002. "The Analysis of Consumer Demand for Food in South Africa: An Application of the Modified Almost Ideal Demand System," 2002 Conference (46th), February 13-15, 2002, Canberra 125047, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.
  25. Pushkar Maitra, 2001. "Schooling and Educational Attainment: Evidence from Bangladesh," ASARC Working Papers 2001-07, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre.
  26. Lata Gangadharan & Pushkar Maitra, 2001. "The Effect of Education on the Timing of Marriage and First Birth in Pakistan," ASARC Working Papers 2001-04, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre.
  27. Ray, R. & Maitra, P., 2001. "The Impact of Resource Inflows on Child Health: Evidence from South Africa," Papers 2001-05, Tasmania - Department of Economics.
  28. Maitra, P. & Ray, R., 2000. "Intra Household Resource Allocation And Their Impact On Expenditure Patterns: Comparative Evidence From South Africa And Pakistan," Papers 2000-09, Tasmania - Department of Economics.
  29. Lata Gangadharan & Pushkar Maitra, 2000. "Testing for Son Preference in South Africa," Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers 0072, Econometric Society.
  30. Gangadharan, L. & Maitra, P., 2000. "Gender and Child Mortality in Pakistan," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 763, The University of Melbourne.
  31. Gangadharan, L. & Maitra, P., 2000. "The Effect of Education on the Timing of Marriage and First Conception in Pakistan," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 742, The University of Melbourne.
  32. Maitra, P. & Ray, R., 2000. "The Joint Estimation of Child Participation in Schooling and Employement: Comparative Evidence from Three Continents," Papers 2000-08, Tasmania - Department of Economics.
  33. Gangadharan, L. & Maitra, P., 1999. "Fertility-Mortality Interactions in South Africa," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 701, The University of Melbourne.
  34. Maitra, Pushkar, 1999. "Motives for Inter-Household Transfers in South Africa," Working Papers 01, University of Sydney, School of Economics.
  35. Gangadharan, L. & Maitra, P., 1998. "Trends in Natural Resource Commodity Prices in Australia," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 646, The University of Melbourne.
  36. Ananish Chaudhuri & Pushkar Maitra, 1997. "Determinants of Land Tenure Contracts; Theory and Evidence from Rural India," Departmental Working Papers 199710, Rutgers University, Department of Economics.
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  37. Pushkar Maitra, . "A Quantitative Analysis of Employment Guarantee Programs with an Application to Rural India," Computing in Economics and Finance 1997 84, Society for Computational Economics.
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Articles

  1. Fan Elliott & Maitra Pushkar, 2013. "Women Rule: Preferences and Fertility in Australian Households," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 13(1), pages 1-30, April.
  2. Maitra, Pushkar & Rammohan, Anu & Ray, Ranjan & Robitaille, Marie-Claire, 2013. "Food consumption patterns and malnourished Indian children: Is there a link?," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(C), pages 70-81.
  3. Islam, Asadul & Maitra, Pushkar, 2012. "Health shocks and consumption smoothing in rural households: Does microcredit have a role to play?," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 97(2), pages 232-243.
  4. Cason, Timothy N. & Gangadharan, Lata & Maitra, Pushkar, 2012. "Moral hazard and peer monitoring in a laboratory microfinance experiment," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 82(1), pages 192-209.
  5. Salma Ahmed & Pushkar Maitra, 2010. "Gender Wage Discrimination in Rural and Urban Labour Markets of Bangladesh," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 38(1), pages 83-112.
  6. Kausik Chaudhuri & Pushkar Maitra, 2008. "School Attainment, Completion, and Economic Development: A Cross-Country Analysis," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 12(1), pages 90-105, 02.
  7. Maitra, Pushkar & Pal, Sarmistha, 2008. "Birth spacing, fertility selection and child survival: Analysis using a correlated hazard model," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 690-705, May.
  8. Geoffrey Lancaster & Pushkar Maitra & Ranjan Ray, 2008. "Household Expenditure Patterns and Gender Bias: Evidence from Selected Indian States," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(2), pages 133-157.
  9. Pushkar Maitra & Russell Smyth & Ingrid Nielsen & Chris Nyland & Cherrie Zhu, 2007. "Firm Compliance With Social Insurance Obligations Where There Is A Weak Surveillance And Enforcement Mechanism: Empirical Evidence From Shanghai ," Pacific Economic Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 12(5), pages 577-596, December.
  10. Pushkar Maitra & Xiujian Peng & Yaer Zhuang, 2006. "Parental Education and Child Health: Evidence from China ," Asian Economic Journal, East Asian Economic Association, vol. 20(1), pages 47-74, 03.
  11. Geoffrey Lancaster & Pushkar Maitra & Ranjan Ray, 2006. "Endogenous Intra-household Balance of Power and its Impact on Expenditure Patterns: Evidence from India," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 73(291), pages 435-460, 08.
  12. Farshid Vahid & Pushkar Maitra, 2006. "The effect of household characteristics on living standards in South Africa 1993-1998: a quantile regression analysis with sample attrition," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 21(7), pages 999-1018.
  13. Pushkar Maitra & Ranjan Ray, 2006. "Household expenditure patterns and resource pooling: evidence of changes in post-apartheid South Africa," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 4(4), pages 325-347, December.
  14. Ananish Chaudhuri & Sara Graziano & Pushkar Maitra, 2006. "Social Learning and Norms in a Public Goods Experiment with Inter-Generational Advice -super-1," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 73(2), pages 357-380.
  15. Pushkar Maitra & Russell Smyth, 2005. "Determinants of Retirement on the High Court of Australia," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 81(254), pages 193-203, 09.
  16. Pushkar Maitra & Ranjan Ray, 2005. "The Impact Of Intra Household Balance Of Power On Expenditure Pattern: The Australian Evidence ," Australian Economic Papers, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 44(1), pages 15-29, 03.
  17. Maitra, Pushkar, 2004. "Parental bargaining, health inputs and child mortality in India," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 259-291, March.
  18. Pushkar Maitra & Russell Smyth, 2004. "Judicial Independence, Judicial Promotion and the Enforcement of Legislative Wealth Transfers—An Empirical Study of the New Zealand High Court," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 17(2), pages 209-235, March.
  19. Pushkar Maitra & Ranjan Ray, 2004. "The Impact of Resource Inflows on Child Health: Evidence from Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, 1993-98," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 40(4), pages 78-114.
  20. Maitra, Pushkar & Ray, Ranjan, 2003. "The effect of transfers on household expenditure patterns and poverty in South Africa," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 71(1), pages 23-49, June.
  21. Pushkar Maitra & Ranjan Ray, 2003. "Resource inflows and household composition: evidence from South African panel data," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 15(8), pages 1037-1047.
  22. Lata Gangadharan & Pushkar Maitra, 2003. "Testing for Son Preference in South Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 12(3), pages 371-416, September.
  23. Pushkar Maitra, 2003. "Schooling and Educational Attainment: Evidence from Bangladesh," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(2), pages 129-153.
  24. Chaudhuri, Ananish & Maitra, Pushkar, 2002. "On the Choice of Tenancy Contracts in Rural India," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 69(275), pages 445-59, August.
  25. Pushkar Maitra & Ranjan Ray, 2002. "The Joint Estimation of Child Participation in Schooling and Employment: Comparative Evidence from Three Continents," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(1), pages 41-62.
  26. Pushkar Maitra, 2002. "The Effect of Household Characteristics on Poverty and Living Standards in South Africa," Journal of Economic Development, Chung-Ang Unviersity, Department of Economics, vol. 27(1), pages 75-96, June.
  27. Gangadharan, Lata & Maitra, Pushkar, 2001. "Two Aspects of Fertility Behavior in South Africa," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 50(1), pages 183-200, October.
  28. Pushkar Maitra, 2001. "A quantitative analysis of employment guarantee programmes with an application to rural India," The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 10(2), pages 211-228.
  29. Pushkar Maitra, 2001. "Is consumption smooth at the cost of volatile leisure? An investigation of rural India," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 33(6), pages 727-734.
  30. Ananish Chaudhuri & Pushkar Maitra, 2001. "Tenant characteristics and the choice of tenurial contracts in rural India," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 13(2), pages 169-181.
  31. Lata Gangadharan & Pushkar Maitra, 2000. "Does Child Mortality Reflect Gender Bias? Evidence from Pakistan," Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 35(2), pages 113-131, July.
  32. Pushkar Maitra, 1998. "Consumption Smoothing in Rural Punjab in the Green Revolution Years," Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 33(2), pages 185-196, July.

NEP Fields

26 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2009-07-17
  2. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2010-09-18
  3. NEP-BAN: Banking (1) 2013-05-19
  4. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (3) 2008-05-10 2011-08-02 2013-08-05
  5. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2008-05-10
  6. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (5) 2004-03-14 2005-10-04 2007-07-07 2008-03-15 2013-07-15. Author is listed
  7. NEP-DEV: Development (11) 2005-10-04 2006-03-18 2007-07-07 2007-07-07 2007-12-15 2008-03-15 2008-05-10 2009-07-17 2010-09-18 2011-10-09 2013-07-15. Author is listed
  8. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2009-07-17 2011-12-13
  9. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (2) 2004-10-30 2013-08-05
  10. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (8) 2006-03-18 2008-05-10 2009-07-17 2009-07-17 2011-08-02 2013-05-19 2013-07-15 2013-08-05. Author is listed
  11. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (1) 2006-03-18
  12. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (1) 2009-07-17
  13. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (11) 2001-12-19 2001-12-19 2004-03-14 2004-11-22 2007-07-07 2007-07-07 2007-12-15 2007-12-15 2008-02-16 2009-07-17 2010-09-18. Author is listed
  14. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2011-10-09
  15. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2009-07-17
  16. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (4) 2006-03-18 2009-07-17 2009-07-17 2009-07-17
  17. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (1) 2013-05-19
  18. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (7) 2001-12-19 2008-03-15 2009-07-17 2011-08-02 2011-10-09 2011-12-13 2013-07-15. Author is listed
  19. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2011-10-09
  20. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (5) 2008-05-10 2009-07-17 2009-07-17 2013-05-19 2013-05-19. Author is listed
  21. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2009-07-17
  22. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (3) 2008-05-10 2009-07-17 2013-08-05

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