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Amita Majumder

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Indian Statistical Institute

Calcutta, India
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Working papers

  1. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray & Sattwick Santra, 2019. "The Calculation of Spatial Prices in the Absence of Unit Values: Alternative Methodologies with Empirical Evidence from India," Monash Economics Working Papers 12-18, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  2. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray & Sattwik Santra, 2016. "Global and Country Poverty Rates, Welfare Rankings of the Regions and Purchasing Power Parities: How Robust Are the Results?," Monash Economics Working Papers 11-16, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  3. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray, 2015. "Estimates of Spatial Prices in India and their Sensitivity to Alternative Estimation Methods and Choice of Items," Monash Economics Working Papers 11-15, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  4. Majumder,Amita & Ray,Ranjan & Santra,Sattwik, 2015. "Preferences, purchasing power parity, and inequality : analytical framework, propositions, and empirical evidence," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7395, The World Bank.
  5. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray & Kompal Sinha, 2014. "A Unified Framework for the Estimation of Intra and Inter Country Food Purchasing Power Parities with Application to Cross Country Comparisons of Food Expenditure: India, Indonesia and Vietnam," Monash Economics Working Papers 31-14, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  6. 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," Monash Economics Working Papers 53-13, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  7. Manisha Chakrabarty & Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray, 2012. "Preferences, Spatial Prices and Inequality," Monash Economics Working Papers 52-12, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  8. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray & Kompal Sinha, 2012. "Spatial Comparisons of Prices and Expenditure in a Heterogeneous Country: Methodology with Application to India," Monash Economics Working Papers 19-12, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  9. 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," Monash Economics Working Papers 24-11, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  10. 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," Monash Economics Working Papers 34-11, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  11. Chakravarty, Sanya R. & Majumdar, A. & Roy, Sonali, 2007. "A Treatment of Absolute Indices of Polarization," Staff General Research Papers Archive 12811, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
  12. Satya R. Chakravarty & Amita Majumder, 2005. "Intersociety Literacy Comparisons," WIDER Working Paper Series RP2005-01, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  13. 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.
  14. 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.

Articles

  1. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray, 2020. "National and subnational purchasing power parity: a review," DECISION: Official Journal of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Springer;Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, vol. 47(2), pages 103-124, June.
  2. Amita Majumder & Chayanika Mitra, 2020. "Dropout Behaviour of Children: The Case of West Bengal," Indian Journal of Human Development, , vol. 14(2), pages 275-289, August.
  3. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray & Sattwik Santra, 2020. "The spatial price map of India drawn using pseudo unit values," Indian Growth and Development Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 13(3), pages 537-560, January.
  4. Manisha Chakrabarty & Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray, 2018. "A Framework for the Simultaneous Measurement of Spatial Variation and Temporal Movement in Prices in a Heterogeneous Country: The Dynamic Household Regional Product Dummy Model," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 64(3), pages 703-730, September.
  5. Majumder Amita & Ray Ranjan & Santra Sattwik, 2017. "Sensitivity of Purchasing Power Parity Estimates to Estimation Procedures and their Effect on Living Standards Comparisons," Journal of Globalization and Development, De Gruyter, vol. 8(1), pages 1-25, June.
  6. Amita Majumder & Chayanika Mitra, 2017. "Gender Bias in Education in West Bengal," Journal of Quantitative Economics, Springer;The Indian Econometric Society (TIES), vol. 15(1), pages 173-196, March.
  7. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray, 2017. "Estimates of Spatial Prices in India and Their Sensitivity to Alternative Estimation Methods and Choice of Commodities," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 131(1), pages 145-167, March.
  8. Amita Majumder & Chayanika Mitra, 2016. "Gender bias in household education expenditure: the case of West Bengal," Indian Growth and Development Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 9(2), pages 129-150, November.
  9. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray & Kompal Sinha, 2016. "A unified framework for the estimation of intra and inter country food purchasing power parities: India, Indonesia and Vietnam," Indian Growth and Development Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 9(1), pages 2-31, April.
  10. Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray & Kompal Sinha, 2015. "Estimating Purchasing Power Parities from Household Expenditure Data Using Complete Demand Systems with Application to Living Standards Comparison: India and Vietnam," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 61(2), pages 302-328, June.
  11. Manisha Chakrabarty & Amita Majumder & Jeffrey Racine, 2015. "Household budget-share distributions and welfare implications: an application of multivariate distributional statistics," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 42(12), pages 2754-2768, December.
  12. Manisha Chakrabarty & Amita Majumder & Ranjan Ray, 2015. "Preferences, Spatial Prices and Inequality," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 51(11), pages 1488-1501, November.
  13. Majumder, Amita & Ray, Ranjan & Sinha, Kompal, 2015. "Spatial Comparisons Of Prices And Expenditure In A Heterogeneous Country: Methodology With Application To India," Macroeconomic Dynamics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 19(5), pages 931-989, July.
  14. 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.
  15. 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, November.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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, March.
  19. 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, February.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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, June.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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, March.
  26. 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.
  27. Satya R. Chakravarty & Amita Majumder, 2001. "Inequality, Polarisation and Welfare: Theory and Applications," Australian Economic Papers, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 40(1), pages 1-13, March.
  28. Majumder, Amita & Chakravarty, Satya R., 1996. "Achievement and improvement in living standards," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 50(1), pages 189-195, June.
  29. Amita Majumder & Satya Chakravarty, 1996. "Achievement and improvement in living standards—An empirical analysis," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 37(3), pages 269-280, March.
  30. Amita Majumder & Krishna Mazumdar & Snigdha Chakrabarti, 1995. "Patterns of inter- and intra-regional inequality: A socio-economic approach," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 34(3), pages 325-338, March.
  31. Majumder, Amita, 1992. "Measuring Income Responses: A Log-Quadratic Demand Model for Consumers in India," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 17(2), pages 315-321.
  32. 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 189-196, April-Jun.
  33. Majumder, Amita, 1988. "A note on optimal commodity taxation in India," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 167-171.
  34. 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 213-228, February.
  35. 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.

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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 6 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-MAC: Macroeconomics (3) 2015-01-14 2015-06-20 2017-01-08
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2012-01-10 2017-01-08
  3. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2011-10-09 2015-06-20
  4. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2011-10-09
  5. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2015-08-30
  6. NEP-OPM: Open Economy Macroeconomics (1) 2012-01-10
  7. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2015-01-14
  8. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2015-06-20

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