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E. Somanathan

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New Delhi, India
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Working papers

  1. Phoebe Koundouri & Anthony Cox & Arunima Malik & Ben Groom & Brian O'Callaghan & Cameron Hepburn & Catherine Kilelu & Christine Lins & Dale Squires & E. Somanathan & Heba Handoussa & Ian Bateman & Ism, 2023. "The Recovery from the Covid-19 Pandemic as an Opportunity for a Sustainable and Resilient World," DEOS Working Papers 2311, Athens University of Economics and Business.
  2. E. Somanathan & Marc Jeuland & Eshita Gupta & Utkarsh Kumar & T. V. Ninan & Rachit Kamdar & Vidisha Chowdhury & Suvir Chandna & Michael H. Bergin & Karoline Barkjohn & Christina Norris & T. Robert Fet, 2022. "Electric stoves as a solution for household air pollution: Evidence from rural India," Discussion Papers 22-04, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  3. Shoibal Chakravarty & E. Somanathan, 2021. "There is no economic case for new coal plants in India," Discussion Papers 21-04, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  4. Afridi, Farzana & Debnath, Sisir & Somanathan, E., 2020. "A Breath of Fresh Air: Raising Awareness for Clean Fuel Adoption," IZA Discussion Papers 13967, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Dissanayake,Sahan & Bluffstone,Randall A. & Somanathan,E. & Luintel,Harisharan & Paudel,N. S. & Toman,Michael A., 2018. "Forest Carbon Supply in Nepal : Evidence from a Choice Experiment," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8648, The World Bank.
  6. Eshita Gupta & Bharat Ramaswami & E. Somanathan, 2017. "The distributional impact of climate change:Why food prices matter," Discussion Papers 17-01, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  7. E. Somanathan, 2015. "What do Economists have to say about Climate Impacts on South Asia?," Working Papers id:7805, eSocialSciences.
  8. E. Somanathan & Rohini Somanathan & Anant Sudarshan & Meenu Tewari, 2015. "The Impact of temperature on productivity and labor supply: Evidence from Indian manufacturing," Discussion Papers 15-03, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  9. Somanathan,E. & Bluffstone,Randall, 2015. "Biogas : clean energy access with low-cost mitigation of climate change," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7349, The World Bank.
  10. Dissanayake,Sahan T. M. & Jha,Prakash & Adhikari,Bhim & Bista,Rajesh & Bluffstone,Randall & uintel,Harisharan & Martinsson,Peter & Paudel,Naya Sharma & Somanathan,E. & Toman,Michael A., 2015. "Community managed forest groups and preferences for REDD contract attributes: a choice experiment survey of communities in Nepal," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7326, The World Bank.
  11. Bluffstone,Randy & Somanathan,Eswaran & Jha,Prakash & Luintel,Harisharan & Bista,Rajesh & Paudel,Naya & Adhikari,Bhim, 2015. "Does collective action sequester carbon ? the case of the Nepal community forestry program," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7327, The World Bank.
  12. E. Somanathan, 2012. "Are embankments a good flood-control strategy? A Case study of the Kosi river," Discussion Papers 12-04, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  13. Sujoy Chakravarty & Carine Sebi & E. Somanathan & E. Theophilus, 2011. "Voluntary Contribution in the Field: An Experiment in the Indian Himalayas," Working Papers id:3490, eSocialSciences.
  14. Arka Roy Chaudhuri & E. Somanathan, 2011. "Cash transfers to individuals based on biometric identification are feasible and will bring large gains to the economically insecure," Discussion Papers 11-04, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  15. Sujoy Chakravarty & Carine Sebi & E. Somanathan & Emmanuel Theophilus, 2010. "The Demographics of cooperation: Evidence from a field experiment in the Gori-Ganga Basin," Discussion Papers 10-07, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  16. Ashokankur Datta & E. Somanathan, 2010. "Climate policy and innovation in the absence of commitment," Discussion Papers 10-09, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  17. E. Somanathan, 2010. "Effects of information on environmental quality in developing countries," Discussion Papers 10-04, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  18. Sujoy Chakravarty & E. Somanathan, 2008. "Discrimination in an elite labour market? Job placements at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad," Discussion Papers 08-01, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  19. Jyotsna Jalan & E.Somanathan & Saraswata Chaudhuri, 2006. "Demand for Environmental Quality: Survey Evidence on Drinking Water in Urban India," Working Papers UWEC-2007-09, University of Washington, Department of Economics.
  20. E. Somanathan & R. Prabhakar & Bhupendra Singh Mehta, 2005. "Does decentralization work? Forest conservation in the Himalayas," Discussion Papers 05-04, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  21. Jyotsna Jalan & E.Somanathan, 2004. "Being informed matters: Experimental evidence on the demand for environmental quality," Discussion Papers 04-08, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  22. Rajiv Sethi & E. Somanathan, 2004. "Collective action in the commons: A theoretical framework for empirical research," Discussion Papers 04-21, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  23. Jyotsna Jalan & E.Somanathan & Saraswata Chaudhuri, 2003. "Awareness and the demand for environmental quality: Drinking water in urban India," Discussion Papers 03-05, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  24. E.Somanathan, 2003. "Valuing lives equally: Distributional weights for welfare analysis," Discussion Papers 03-02, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  25. Rajiv Sethi & E.Somanathan, 2002. "Understanding reciprocity," Discussion Papers 02-05, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  26. E. Somanathan, 2002. "Inequality and environmental policy," Discussion Papers 02-02, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  27. Rajiv Sethi & E. Somanathan, 2002. "Norm compliance and strong reciprocity," Discussion Papers 02-03, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  28. E. Somanathan & R. Prabhakar & B.S. Mehta, 2002. "Collective action for forest conservation: Does heterogeneity matter?," Discussion Papers 02-01, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi.
  29. Rajiv Sethi & E. Somanathan, 1999. "Preference Evolution and Reciprocity," Game Theory and Information 9903001, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 12 Mar 1999.

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  30. Jyotsna Jalan & E. Somanathan, "undated". "The importance of being informed: experimental evidence on the demand for environmental quality," Working papers 28, The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics.

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Articles

  1. Mani Nepal & Apsara Karki Nepal & Madan S. Khadayat & Rajesh K. Rai & Priya Shyamsundar & E. Somanathan, 2023. "Low-Cost Strategies to Improve Municipal Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from Nepal," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 84(3), pages 729-752, March.
  2. E. Somanathan & Rohini Somanathan & Anant Sudarshan & Meenu Tewari, 2021. "The Impact of Temperature on Productivity and Labor Supply: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 129(6), pages 1797-1827.
  3. Chakravarty, Shoibal & Somanathan, E., 2021. "There is no economic case for new coal plants in India," World Development Perspectives, Elsevier, vol. 24(C).
  4. Eshita Gupta & Bharat Ramaswami & E. Somanathan, 2021. "The Distributional Impact of Climate Change: Why Food Prices Matter," Economics of Disasters and Climate Change, Springer, vol. 5(2), pages 249-275, July.
  5. Bhatt, Tanay Raj & Chowdhury, Vidisha & Somanathan, E., 2021. "A Report on the 14th Annual Meeting of the Environment for Development (EfD) Initiative," Ecology, Economy and Society - the INSEE Journal, Indian Society of Ecological Economics (INSEE), vol. 4(01), January.
  6. Afridi, Farzana & Debnath, Sisir & Somanathan, E., 2021. "A breath of fresh air: Raising awareness for clean fuel adoption," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 151(C).
  7. Thomas Sterner & Richard T. Carson & E. Somanathan & Dale Whittington & Jorge Bonilla & Haileselassie et al. Medhin, 2020. "Funding Inclusive Green Transition through Greenhouse Gas Pricing," ifo DICE Report, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 18(01), pages 03-08, April.
  8. Nepal, Mani & Rai, Rajesh K. & Khadayat, Madan S. & Somanathan, E., 2020. "Value of cleaner neighborhoods: Application of hedonic price model in low income context," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 131(C).
  9. Somanathan, Eswaran, 2019. "Shooting at the wrong target: Review of Post-Growth Thinking in India: Towards Sustainable Egalitarian Alternatives edited by Julien-François Gerber and Rajeswari S. Raina," Ecology, Economy and Society - the INSEE Journal, Indian Society of Ecological Economics (INSEE), vol. 2(01), January.
  10. Rajesh K. Rai & Mani Nepal & Laxmi D. Bhatta & Saudamini Das & Madan S. Khadayat & E. Somanathan & Kedar Baral, 2019. "Ensuring Water Availability to Water Users through Incentive Payment for Ecosystem Services Scheme: A Case Study in a Small Hilly Town of Nepal," Water Economics and Policy (WEP), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 5(04), pages 1-26, October.
  11. Bluffstone, Randall A. & Somanathan, E. & Jha, Prakash & Luintel, Harisharan & Bista, Rajesh & Toman, Michael & Paudel, Naya & Adhikari, Bhim, 2018. "Does Collective Action Sequester Carbon? Evidence from the Nepal Community Forestry Program," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 101(C), pages 133-141.
  12. Ridhima Gupta & E. Somanathan & Sagnik Dey, 2017. "Global warming and local air pollution have reduced wheat yields in India," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 140(3), pages 593-604, February.
  13. Ashokankur Datta & E. Somanathan, 2016. "Climate Policy and Innovation in the Absence of Commitment," Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, University of Chicago Press, vol. 3(4), pages 917-955.
  14. E. Somanathan & Randall Bluffstone, 2015. "Biogas: Clean Energy Access with Low-Cost Mitigation of Climate Change," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 62(2), pages 265-277, October.
  15. Sujoy Chakravarty & Carine Sebi & E. Somanathan & Emmanuel Theophilus, 2013. "The Demographics of Cooperation: Evidence from a Field Experiment in the Gori-Ganga Basin," Journal of Economics and Management, College of Business, Feng Chia University, Taiwan, vol. 9(2), pages 231-269, July.
  16. E. Somanathan, 2010. "Effects of Information on Environmental Quality in Developing Countries," Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 4(2), pages 275-292, Summer.
  17. Jalan, Jyotsna & Somanathan, E. & Chaudhuri, Saraswata, 2009. "Awareness and the demand for environmental quality: survey evidence on drinking water in urban India," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 14(6), pages 665-692, December.
  18. Jalan, Jyotsna & Somanathan, E., 2008. "The importance of being informed: Experimental evidence on demand for environmental quality," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 87(1), pages 14-28, August.
  19. E. Somanathan, 2007. "Asian Irrigation in Transition: Responding to Challenges," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 89(4), pages 1122-1124.
  20. Somanathan, E., 2006. "Valuing lives equally: Distributional weights for welfare analysis," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 90(1), pages 122-125, January.
  21. Sethi, Rajiv & Somanathan, E, 2006. "A Simple Model of Collective Action," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 54(3), pages 725-747, April.
  22. E. Somanathan, 2006. "Earthly Politics: Local and Global in Environmental Governance," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 88(2), pages 520-522.
  23. Sethi, Rajiv & Somanathan, E., 2004. "What can we learn from cultural group selection and co-evolutionary models?," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 53(1), pages 105-108, January.
  24. Somanathan, E. & Rubin, Paul H., 2004. "The evolution of honesty," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 54(1), pages 1-17, May.
  25. Sethi, Rajiv & Somanathan, E., 2003. "Understanding reciprocity," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 50(1), pages 1-27, January.
  26. E. Somanathan, 2002. "Can Growth Ease Class Conflict?," Economics and Politics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 14(1), pages 65-81.
  27. Sethi, Rajiv & Somanathan, E., 2001. "Preference Evolution and Reciprocity," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 97(2), pages 273-297, April.
  28. Paul H. Rubin & E. Somanathan, 1999. "Humans as factors of production: an evolutionary analysis," Managerial and Decision Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(7-8), pages 441-455.
  29. Somanathan, E., 1997. "Evolutionary Stability of Pure-Strategy Equilibria in Finite Games," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 21(1-2), pages 253-265, October.
  30. Sethi, Rajiv & Somanathan, E, 1996. "The Evolution of Social Norms in Common Property Resource Use," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 86(4), pages 766-788, September.
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Books

  1. Bhaskar Dutta & Tridip Ray & E Somanathan (ed.), 2009. "New and Enduring Themes in Development Economics," World Scientific Books, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., number 7207, September.

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  1. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (10) 2004-01-08 2007-05-12 2012-03-28 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 2015-07-04 2021-02-22 2021-08-09 2022-09-19 2023-05-29. Author is listed
  2. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (5) 2012-03-28 2015-07-04 2021-01-18 2021-08-09 2022-09-19. Author is listed
  3. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (4) 2015-06-27 2015-06-27 2015-07-04 2021-02-22
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (4) 2015-06-27 2015-07-04 2021-01-18 2022-09-19
  5. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (3) 2001-10-16 2004-09-30 2011-02-05
  6. NEP-CWA: Central and Western Asia (2) 2007-05-12 2011-02-05
  7. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2004-09-30 2011-02-05
  8. NEP-CBE: Cognitive and Behavioural Economics (1) 2011-02-05
  9. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2015-06-27
  10. NEP-CIS: Confederation of Independent States (1) 2023-05-29
  11. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (1) 2015-06-27
  12. NEP-DES: Economic Design (1) 2023-05-29
  13. NEP-EFF: Efficiency and Productivity (1) 2016-03-06
  14. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (1) 2011-02-05
  15. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2004-06-02
  16. NEP-ICT: Information and Communication Technologies (1) 2012-04-03
  17. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2012-03-28
  18. NEP-ISF: Islamic Finance (1) 2021-08-09
  19. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2004-01-08
  20. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2023-05-29
  21. NEP-SOC: Social Norms and Social Capital (1) 2011-02-05

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