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First Name: Amita
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Last Name: Majumder
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Economic Research Unit
Indian Statistical Institute
Location: Calcutta, India
Homepage: http://www.isical.ac.in/~eru/
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Working papers

  1. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray & Kompal Sinha, 2013. "The Estimation of Item Specific Intra and Inter Country Food Purchasing Power Parities with Application to Cross Country Comparisons of Food Expenditure: India, Indonesia and Vietnam," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 53-13, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  2. Manisha Chakrabarty & Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray, 2012. "Preferences, Spatial Prices and Inequality," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 52-12, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  3. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray & Kompal Sinha, 2012. "Spatial Comparisons of Prices and Expenditure in a Heterogeneous Country: Methodology with Application to India," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 19-12, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  4. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray & Kompal Sinha, 2011. "The Calculation of Rural Urban Food Price Differentials from Unit Values in Household Expenditure Surveys: A new procedure and comparison with existing methods," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 24-11, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  5. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray & Kompal Sinha, 2011. "Estimating Intra Country and Cross Country Purchasing Power Parities from Household Expenditure Data Using Single Equation and Complete Demand Systems Approach: India and Vietnam," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 34-11, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  6. Chakravarty, Sanya R. & Majumdar, A. & Roy, Sonali, 2007. "A Treatment of Absolute Indices of Polarization," Staff General Research Papers 12811, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
  7. Chakravarty, Satya R. & Majumder, Amita, 2005. "Intersociety Literacy Comparisons," Working Paper Series RP2005/01, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  8. Ranjan Ray & Amita Majumder & Dipankor Coondoo & Geoffrey Lancaster, 2004. "Derivation of Nutrient Prices from Household level Food Expenditure Data: Methodology and Applications," Econometric Society 2004 Australasian Meetings 170, Econometric Society.
  9. Coondoo, D. & Majumder, A. & Ray, E,, 2001. "On the Method of Calculating Regional Prices Differentials with Illustrative Evidence from India," Papers 2001-09, Tasmania - Department of Economics.
  10. D. Coondoo & A. Majumder & R. Ray, 2001. "On a Method of Calculating Regional Price Differentials with Illustrative Evidence from India," ASARC Working Papers 2001-06, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre.

Articles

  1. Somnath Chattopadhyay & Amita Majumder & Hasanur Jaman, 2014. "Decomposition of inter-regional poverty gap in India: a spatial approach," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 46(1), pages 65-99, February.
  2. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray & Kompal Sinha, 2013. "Temporal comparisons of prices, expenditure and growth in India: a state-wise analysis," Indian Growth and Development Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 6(2), pages 195 - 211, October.
  3. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray & Kompal Sinha, 2012. "Calculating Rural-Urban Food Price Differentials from Unit Values in Household Expenditure Surveys: A Comparison with Existing Methods and A New Procedure," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 94(5), pages 1218-1235.
  4. Dipankor Coondoo & Amita Majumder & Somnath Chattopadhyay, 2011. "District-level poverty estimation: a proposed method," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 38(10), pages 2327-2343.
  5. Dipankor Coondoo & Amita Majumder & Somnath Chattopadhyay, 2011. "Estimating Spatial Consumer Price Indices Through Engel Curve Analysis," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 57(1), pages 138-155, 03.
  6. Nachiketa Chattopadhyay & Amita Majumder & Dipankor Coondoo, 2009. "Demand Threshold, Zero Expenditure And Hierarchical Model Of Consumer Demand," Metroeconomica, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 60(1), pages 91-118, 02.
  7. Amita Majumder, 2009. "A characterization of the composite price variable to approximate a price aggregator function in the Quadratic Almost Ideal Demand System," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 29(3), pages 2050-2054.
  8. Satya Chakravarty & Amita Majumder, 2008. "Millennium Development Goals: Measuring Progress towards their Achievement," Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(1), pages 109-129.
  9. Satya R. Chakravarty & Amita Majumder & Sonali Roy, 2007. "A Treatment Of Absolute Indices Of Polarization," The Japanese Economic Review, Japanese Economic Association, vol. 58(2), pages 273-293.
  10. Amita Majumder & Saugata Basu, 2006. "Impact of Unequal Sharing of Household Resources on Poverty measurement: A Study of Four Indian States," Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 41(2), pages 113-127, December.
  11. Satya Chakravarty & Amita Majumder, 2005. "Measuring Human Poverty: A Generalized Index and an Application Using Basic Dimensions of Life and Some Anthropometric Indicators," Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(3), pages 275-299.
  12. D. Coondoo & A. Majumder & R. Ray, 2004. "A Method of Calculating Regional Consumer Price Differentials with Illustrative Evidence from India," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 50(1), pages 51-68, 03.
  13. Majumder, Amita & Chakrabarty, Manisha, 2003. "Relative cost of children: the case of rural Maharashtra, India," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 25(1), pages 61-76, January.
  14. Chakravarty, Satya R & Majumder, Amita, 2001. "Inequality, Polarisation and Welfare: Theory and Applications," Australian Economic Papers, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 40(1), pages 1-13, March.
  15. Amita Majumder & Satya Chakravarty, 1996. "Achievement and improvement in living standards—An empirical analysis," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 37(3), pages 269-280, March.
  16. Majumder, Amita & Chakravarty, Satya R., 1996. "Achievement and improvement in living standards," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 50(1), pages 189-195, June.
  17. Amita Majumder & Krishna Mazumdar & Snigdha Chakrabarti, 1995. "Patterns of inter- and intra-regional inequality: A socio-economic approach," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 34(3), pages 325-338, March.
  18. Majumder, Amita, 1992. "Measuring Income Responses: A Log-Quadratic Demand Model for Consumers in India," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 17(2), pages 315-21.
  19. Majumder, Amita & Chakravarty, Satya Ranjan, 1990. "Distribution of Personal Income: Development of a New Model and Its Application to U.S. Income Data," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 5(2), pages 189-96, April-Jun.
  20. Majumder, Amita, 1988. "A note on optimal commodity taxation in India," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 167-171.
  21. Amita Majumdar, 1987. "Use of Pooled Data- An Empirical Note on Demand Analysis," Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 22(1), pages 79-93, January.
  22. Coondoo, Dipankor & Majumder, Amita, 1987. "A System of Demand Equations Based on Price Independent Generalized Linearity," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 28(1), pages 213-28, February.

NEP Fields

4 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2011-10-09. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2012-01-10. Author is listed
  3. NEP-OPM: Open Economy Macroeconomics (1) 2012-01-10. Author is listed
  4. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2011-10-09. Author is listed

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