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Krishna Kumar

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First Name:Krishna
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Last Name:Kumar
RePEc Short-ID:pku33
Senior Economist RAND PO Box 2138 Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138
310-393-0411 x7589
Terminal Degree:1997 Department of Economics; University of Chicago (from RePEc Genealogy)



Santa Monica, California (United States)

: 310-393-0411
1776 Main Street, P.O. Box 2138, Santa Monica, California 90407-2138
RePEc:edi:randdus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Robert W. Fairlie & Harry A. Krashinsky & Julie Zissimopoulos & Krishna B. Kumar, 2013. "Indian Entrepreneurial Success in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom," CESifo Working Paper Series 4510, CESifo Group Munich.
  2. Margaret E. Blume-Kohout & Krishna B. Kumar & Neeraj Sood, 2009. "Federal Life Sciences Funding and University R&D," NBER Working Papers 15146, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Elizabeth M. Caucutt & Krishna B. Kumar, 2004. "Evaluating Explanations for Stagnation," Development and Comp Systems 0409002, EconWPA.
  4. Krishna B. Kumar & John G. Matsusaka & USC Marshall School of Business, 2004. "Learning to Stand in Lines: A Prerequisite for Economic Development?," Econometric Society 2004 North American Winter Meetings 189, Econometric Society.
  5. Krishna B. Kumar & John G. Matsusaka, 2004. "Village versus Market Social Capital: An Approach to Development," Development and Comp Systems 0408003, EconWPA.
  6. Lior Menzly & Krishna B. Kumar, 2004. "The Welfare Consequences of the NBA: Superstar Markets and Human Capital Accumulation," 2004 Meeting Papers 308, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  7. Elizabeth M. Caucutt & Krishna B. Kumar, 2003. "Education Policies to Revive a Stagnant Economy: The Case of Sub- Saharan Africa," Development and Comp Systems 0304002, EconWPA.
  8. Ana Fernandes & Krishna B. Kumar, 2003. "Inappropriate Technology," Development and Comp Systems 0304003, EconWPA.
  9. Ayse Imrohoroglu & Krishna B. Kumar, 2003. "Entry Costs, Intermediation, and Capital Flows," Macroeconomics 0304001, EconWPA.
  10. Dirk Krueger & Krishna B. Kumar, 2003. "US-Europe Differences in Technology-Driven Growth: Quantifying the Role of Education," NBER Working Papers 10001, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Dirk Krueger & Krishna B. Kumar, 2003. "Skill-specific rather then General Education: A Reason for US-Europe Growth Differences?," NBER Working Papers 9408, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Elizabeth M. Caucutt & Selahattin Imrohoroglu & Krishna B. Kumar, 2000. "Does the progressivity of taxes matter for economic growth?," Discussion Paper / Institute for Empirical Macroeconomics 138, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
  13. Elizabeth M. Caucutt & Krishna B. Kumar, 2000. "Higher Education Subsidies and Heterogeneity, A Dynamic Analysis," RCER Working Papers 472, University of Rochester - Center for Economic Research (RCER).
  14. Kumar, Krishna B & Rajan, Raghuram G & Zingales, Luigi, 1999. "What Determines Firm Size?," CEPR Discussion Papers 2211, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

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  1. Margaret E. Blume-Kohout & Krishna B. Kumar & Neeraj Sood, 2015. "University R&D Funding Strategies in a Changing Federal Funding Environment," Science and Public Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 42(3), pages 355-368.
  2. Shanthi Nataraj & Francisco Perez-Arce & Krishna B. Kumar & Sinduja V. Srinivasan, 2014. "The Impact Of Labor Market Regulation On Employment In Low-Income Countries: A Meta-Analysis," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 28(3), pages 551-572, July.
  3. Kumar, Krishna B. & Matsusaka, John G., 2009. "From families to formal contracts: An approach to development," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 90(1), pages 106-119, September.
  4. Caucutt Elizabeth M & Kumar Krishna B., 2008. "Africa: Is Aid an Answer?," The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, De Gruyter, vol. 8(1), pages 1-48, December.
  5. Elisabeth Caucutt & Krishna B. Kumar, 2007. "Education For All: A Welfare-Improving Course for Africa?," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 10(2), pages 294-326, April.
  6. Fernandes, Ana & Kumar, Krishna B., 2007. "INAPPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY What Is in It for the Rich?," Macroeconomic Dynamics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 11(04), pages 487-518, September.
  7. ELIZABETH M. CAUCUTT & SELAHATTIN İMROHOROĞLU & KRISHNA B. KUMAR, 2006. "Does the Progressivity of Income Taxes Matter for Human Capital and Growth?," Journal of Public Economic Theory, Association for Public Economic Theory, vol. 8(1), pages 95-118, January.
  8. Ayse Imrohoroglu & Krishna B. Kumar, 2004. "Intermediation Costs and Capital Flows," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 7(3), pages 586-612, July.
  9. Krueger, Dirk & Kumar, Krishna B., 2004. "US-Europe differences in technology-driven growth: quantifying the role of education," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 51(1), pages 161-190, January.
  10. Dirk Krueger & Krishna B. Kumar, 2004. "Skill-Specific rather than General Education: A Reason for US--Europe Growth Differences?," Journal of Economic Growth, Springer, vol. 9(2), pages 167-207, June.
  11. Caucutt, Elizabeth M. & Kumar, Krishna B., 2003. "Higher education subsidies and heterogeneity: a dynamic analysis," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 27(8), pages 1459-1502, June.
  12. Kumar, Krishna B., 2003. "Education And Technology Adoption In A Small Open Economy: Theory And Evidence," Macroeconomic Dynamics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 7(04), pages 586-617, September.
  13. Elizabeth M. Caucutt & Selahattin Imrohoroglu & Krishna B. Kumar, 2003. "Growth and Welfare Analysis of Tax Progressivity in a Heterogeneous-Agent Model," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 6(3), pages 546-577, July.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 15 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-DEV: Development (7) 2003-01-05 2003-04-09 2003-04-09 2003-11-30 2004-08-09 2018-01-29 2018-01-29. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (4) 2000-05-30 2003-01-05 2003-04-09 2003-04-09
  3. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (3) 2018-01-29 2018-01-29 2018-01-29
  4. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2000-05-22 2009-07-11
  5. NEP-EEC: European Economics (2) 2003-01-05 2003-11-30
  6. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (2) 2003-01-05 2003-04-09
  7. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2003-04-09
  8. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2003-04-09
  9. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2010-01-30
  10. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (1) 2018-01-29
  11. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2010-01-30
  12. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2018-01-29
  13. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 2003-04-09
  14. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2009-07-11
  15. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2018-01-29
  16. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2003-04-09
  17. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2003-04-10
  18. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (1) 2010-01-30
  19. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2004-08-09
  20. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2000-05-30
  21. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (1) 1999-07-28


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