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Ramanan Laxminarayan

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First Name:Ramanan
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Last Name:Laxminarayan
RePEc Short-ID:pla58
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Department of Economics
Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey (United States)
RePEc:edi:deprius (more details at EDIRC)

Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy (CDDEP)

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
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Working papers

  1. Anderson, Soren & Laxminarayan, Ramanan & Salant, Stephen W., 2010. "Diversify or focus: spending to combat infectious diseases when budgets are tight," MPRA Paper 21860, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Deolalikar, Anil B. & Jamison, Dean T. & Laxminarayan, Ramanan, 2007. "India's Health Initiative: Financing Issues and Options," Discussion Papers dp-07-48, Resources For the Future.
  3. Chow, Jeffrey & Darley, Sarah R. & Laxminarayan, Ramanan, 2007. "Cost-effectiveness of Disease Interventions in India," Discussion Papers dp-07-53, Resources For the Future.
  4. Laxminarayan, Ramanan & Klein, Eili & Dye, Christopher & Floyd, Katherine & Darley, Sarah & Adeyi, Olusoji, 2007. "Economic benefit of tuberculosis control," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4295, The World Bank.
  5. Laxminarayan, Ramanan & Parry, Ian W.H. & Smith, David L. & Klein, Eili, 2006. "Should New Anti-Malarial Drugs be Subsidized?," Discussion Papers dp-06-43, Resources For the Future.
  6. Parry, Ian W.H. & Laxminarayan, Ramanan & West, Sarah E., 2006. "Fiscal and Externality Rationales for Alcohol Taxes," Discussion Papers dp-06-51, Resources For the Future.
  7. Laxminarayan, Ramanan & Over, Mead & Smith, David L., 2005. "Will a global subsidy of artemisinin-based combination treatment (ACT) for malaria delay the emergence of resistance and save lives?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3670, The World Bank.
  8. Fischer, Carolyn & Laxminarayan, Ramanan, 2004. "Monopoly Extraction of an Exhaustible Resource with Two Markets," Discussion Papers dp-04-08, Resources For the Future.
  9. Laxminarayan, Ramanan, 2003. "ACT Now or Later: The Economics of Malaria Resistance," Discussion Papers dp-03-51, Resources For the Future.
  10. Laxminarayan, Ramanan, 2003. "Does Reducing Malaria Improve Household Living Standards?," Discussion Papers dp-03-50, Resources For the Future.
  11. Laxminarayan, Ramanan, 2001. "Bacterial Resistance and the Optimal Use of Antibiotics," Discussion Papers dp-01-23, Resources For the Future.
  12. Laxminarayan, Ramanan & Brown, Gardner, 2000. "Economics of Antibiotic Resistance: A Theory of Optimal Use," Discussion Papers dp-00-36, Resources For the Future.
  13. Laxminarayan, Ramanan & Deolalikar, Anil, 2000. "Socioeconomic Determinants of Disease Transmission in Cambodia," Discussion Papers dp-00-32, Resources For the Future.
  14. Simpson, R. David & Laxminarayan, Ramanan, 2000. "Biological Limits on Agricultural Intensification: An Example from Resistance Management," Discussion Papers dp-00-43, Resources For the Future.
  15. Gardner Brown & Ramanan Laxminarayan, 1998. "Economics of Antibiotic Resistance," Discussion Papers in Economics at the University of Washington 0060, Department of Economics at the University of Washington.


  1. Anup Malani & Ramanan Laxminarayan, 2011. "Incentives for Reporting Infectious Disease Outbreaks," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 46(1), pages 176-202.
  2. Markus Herrmann & Ramanan Laxminarayan, 2010. "Antibiotic Effectiveness: New Challenges in Natural Resource Management," Annual Review of Resource Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 2(1), pages 125-138, October.
  3. Laxminarayan, Ramanan & Parry, Ian W.H. & Smith, David L. & Klein, Eili Y., 2010. "Should new antimalarial drugs be subsidized?," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(3), pages 445-456, May.
  4. Fischer, Carolyn & Laxminarayan, Ramanan, 2010. "Managing partially protected resources under uncertainty," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 59(2), pages 129-141, March.
  5. Parry Ian W. H. & West Sarah E & Laxminarayan Ramanan, 2009. "Fiscal and Externality Rationales for Alcohol Policies," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 9(1), pages 1-48, July.
  6. Klein, Eili & Laxminarayan, Ramanan & Smith, David L. & Gilligan, Christopher A., 2007. "Economic incentives and mathematical models of disease," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 12(5), pages 707-732, October.
  7. Fischer, Carolyn & Laxminarayan, Ramanan, 2005. "Sequential development and exploitation of an exhaustible resource: do monopoly rights promote conservation?," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 49(3), pages 500-515, May.
  8. Ramanan Laxminarayan & Anil Deolalikar, 2004. "Tobacco initiation, cessation, and change: evidence from Vietnam," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 13(12), pages 1191-1201, December.
  9. Carolyn Fischer & Ramanan Laxminarayan, 2004. "Monopoly extraction of an exhaustible resource with two markets," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 37(1), pages 178-188, February.
  10. Laxminarayan, Ramanan & Weitzman, Martin L., 2002. "On the implications of endogenous resistance to medications," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 21(4), pages 709-718, July.
  11. Ramanan Laxminarayan & R. Simpson, 2002. "Refuge Strategies for Managing Pest Resistance in Transgenic Agriculture," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 22(4), pages 521-536, August.
  12. Laxminarayan, Ramanan & Brown, Gardner M., 2001. "Economics of Antibiotic Resistance: A Theory of Optimal Use," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 42(2), pages 183-206, September.

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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 12 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-HEA: Health Economics (8) 2005-12-14 2006-01-24 2006-01-24 2006-10-21 2007-01-14 2007-08-14 2008-03-15 2008-03-15. Author is listed
  2. NEP-AFR: Africa (3) 2006-01-24 2006-10-21 2007-08-14
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (3) 2007-08-14 2008-03-15 2008-03-15
  4. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (2) 2006-01-24 2006-01-24
  5. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (2) 2008-03-15 2008-03-15
  6. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2006-01-24
  7. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2006-01-24
  8. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2006-01-24
  9. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2007-01-14
  10. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2007-01-14


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