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Uma Rani

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Working papers

  1. Rani, Uma. & Furrer, Marianne., 2016. "Decomposing income inequality into factor income components : evidence from selected G20 countries," ILO Working Papers 994930893002676, International Labour Organization.
  2. Oelz, Martin. & Rani, Uma., 2015. "Domestic work, wages, and gender equality : lessons from developing countries," ILO Working Papers 994891893402676, International Labour Organization.
  3. Belser, Patrick. & Rani, Uma., 2010. "Extending the coverage of minimum wages in India : simulations from household data," ILO Working Papers 994584553402676, International Labour Organization.
  4. Jeemol Unni & Uma Rani, 2009. "Social Protection for Informal Workers: Insecurities, Instruments and Institutional Mechanisms," Working Papers id:1920, eSocialSciences.
  5. Jeemol Unni & Uma Rani, 2007. "Women, Work and Insecurities in India," Working Papers id:1047, eSocialSciences.
  6. Basant, Rakesh & Rani Uma, 2004. "Labour Market Deepening in the Indian Information Technology Industry: An Exploratory Analysis," IIMA Working Papers WP2004-06-06, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Research and Publication Department.

Articles

  1. Laura Burger Chakraborty & Marlyne Sahakian & Uma Rani & Megha Shenoy & Suren Erkman, 2016. "Urban Food Consumption in Metro Manila: Interdisciplinary Approaches Towards Apprehending Practices, Patterns, and Impacts," Journal of Industrial Ecology, Yale University, vol. 20(3), pages 559-570, June.
  2. Maurizio Bigotta & Jaya Krishnakumar & Uma Rani, 2015. "Further results on the regression-based approach to inequality decomposition with evidence from India," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 48(3), pages 1233-1266, May.
  3. Uma RANI & Patrick BELSER & Martin OELZ & Setareh RANJBAR, 2013. "Minimum wage coverage and compliance in developing countries," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 152(3-4), pages 381-410, December.
  4. Uma RANI & Patrick BELSER, 2012. "Low pay among wage earners and the self-employed in India," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 151(3), pages 221-242, September.
  5. Shahra Razavi, 2012. "Social income and insecurity: A study in Gujarat. By Guy STANDING, Jeemol UNNI, Renana JHABVALA and Uma RANI," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 151(1-2), pages 126-130, June.
  6. Devaki Jain, 2012. "Review of Social Income and Insecurity: A Study in Gujarat , by Guy Standing, Jeemol Unni, Renana Jhabvala, Uma Rani. New York: Routledge, 2010. 216 pp. ISBN-13: 978-0-415-58574-3 (hbk.). US$95.00," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(3), pages 144-146, July.
  7. Ekkehard Ernst & Uma Rani, 2011. "Understanding unemployment flows," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 27(2), pages 268-294.
  8. Uma Rani & Jeemol Unni, 2009. "Do Economic Reforms InfluenceHome-Based Work? Evidence from India," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(3), pages 191-225.

Chapters

  1. Patrick Belser & Uma Rani, 2015. "Minimum wages and inequality," Chapters, in: Janine Berg (ed.), Labour Markets, Institutions and Inequality, chapter 5, pages 123-146, Edward Elgar Publishing.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Rani, Uma. & Furrer, Marianne., 2016. "Decomposing income inequality into factor income components : evidence from selected G20 countries," ILO Working Papers 994930893002676, International Labour Organization.

    Cited by:

    1. Uma Rani, 2017. "Minimum Wage Policies and Their Effects in Developing Countries: A Comparative Perspective," The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Springer;The Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), vol. 60(1), pages 33-55, March.

  2. Oelz, Martin. & Rani, Uma., 2015. "Domestic work, wages, and gender equality : lessons from developing countries," ILO Working Papers 994891893402676, International Labour Organization.

    Cited by:

    1. Uma Rani, 2017. "Minimum Wage Policies and Their Effects in Developing Countries: A Comparative Perspective," The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Springer;The Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), vol. 60(1), pages 33-55, March.

  3. Belser, Patrick. & Rani, Uma., 2010. "Extending the coverage of minimum wages in India : simulations from household data," ILO Working Papers 994584553402676, International Labour Organization.

    Cited by:

    1. Patrick Belser & Uma Rani, 2015. "Minimum wages and inequality," Chapters, in: Janine Berg (ed.), Labour Markets, Institutions and Inequality, chapter 5, pages 123-146, Edward Elgar Publishing.
    2. Besley, Timothy & Leight, Jessica & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra, 2016. "Long-run impacts of land regulation: Evidence from tenancy reform in India," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 118(C), pages 72-87.
    3. Tucker, Philip. & Folkard, Simon., 2012. "Working time, health and safety a research synthesis paper," ILO Working Papers 994704513402676, International Labour Organization.
    4. Uma Rani, 2017. "Minimum Wage Policies and Their Effects in Developing Countries: A Comparative Perspective," The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Springer;The Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), vol. 60(1), pages 33-55, March.
    5. Rohan Ravindra Gudibande & Arun Jacob, 2014. "Minimum Wage Law for Domestic Workers: Impact Evaluation of the Indian Experience," CFD Working Papers 05-2015, Centre for Finance and Development, The Graduate Institute, revised 07 Apr 2015.
    6. Soundararajan, Vidhya, 2014. "Minimum Wage Effects at Different Enforcement Levels: Evidence from Employment Surveys in India," Working Papers 180133, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.

  4. Jeemol Unni & Uma Rani, 2009. "Social Protection for Informal Workers: Insecurities, Instruments and Institutional Mechanisms," Working Papers id:1920, eSocialSciences.

    Cited by:

    1. Joyita Roy Chowdhury, 2014. "Insecurities of the Workers in the Informal Enterprises: A Study of West Bengal in Comparison to Kerala," Research in Applied Economics, Macrothink Institute, vol. 6(3), pages 220-252, September.
    2. Harriss-White, Barbara, 2010. "Work and Wellbeing in Informal Economies: The Regulative Roles of Institutions of Identity and the State," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 38(2), pages 170-183, February.
    3. Mansour Omeira & Simel Esim & Sufyan Alissa, 2008. "Labor Governance and Economic Reform in the Middle East and North Africa: Lessons from Nordic Countries," Working Papers 436, Economic Research Forum, revised 09 Jan 2008.
    4. Maloney, William, 2003. "Informality revisited," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2965, The World Bank.
    5. Kantor, Paula, 2009. "Women's Exclusion and Unfavorable Inclusion in Informal Employment in Lucknow, India: Barriers to Voice and Livelihood Security," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 37(1), pages 194-207, January.

  5. Jeemol Unni & Uma Rani, 2007. "Women, Work and Insecurities in India," Working Papers id:1047, eSocialSciences.

    Cited by:

    1. Dwivedy, Nidhi, 2016. "“Examining the association between the determinants leading to migration of female farmers from rural areas”," MPRA Paper 69940, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 10 Mar 2016.

Articles

  1. Maurizio Bigotta & Jaya Krishnakumar & Uma Rani, 2015. "Further results on the regression-based approach to inequality decomposition with evidence from India," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 48(3), pages 1233-1266, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Halvarsson, Daniel & Korpi, Martin & Wennberg, Karl, 2016. "Entrepreneurship and Income Inequality," Ratio Working Papers 281, The Ratio Institute.
    2. Cathal O’Donoghue & Jason Loughrey & Denisa M. Sologon, 2018. "Decomposing the Drivers of Changes in Inequality During the Great Recession in Ireland using the Fields Approach," The Economic and Social Review, Economic and Social Studies, vol. 49(2), pages 173-200.
    3. Halvarsson, Daniel & Korpi, Martin & Wennberg, Karl, 2018. "Entrepreneurship and income inequality," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 145(C), pages 275-293.
    4. Sabyasachi Tripathi, 2017. "Source of Inequality in Consumption Expenditure in India: A Regression Based Inequality Decomposition Analysis," Journal of Income Distribution, Ad libros publications inc., vol. 25(1), pages 1-34, March.

  2. Uma RANI & Patrick BELSER & Martin OELZ & Setareh RANJBAR, 2013. "Minimum wage coverage and compliance in developing countries," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 152(3-4), pages 381-410, December.

    Cited by:

    1. Linxiang Ye & TH Gindling & Shi Li, 2015. "Compliance with legal minimum wages and overtime pay regulations in China," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 4(1), pages 1-35, December.
    2. Chunbing Xing & Jianwei Xu, 2016. "Regional variation of the minimum wages in China," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 5(1), pages 1-22, December.
    3. Colin C. Williams & Ioana A. Horodnic, 2015. "Explaining and tackling the shadow economy in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania: a tax morale approach," Baltic Journal of Economics, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies, vol. 15(2), pages 81-98.
    4. Bhorat, Haroon & Kanbur, Ravi & Stanwix, Benjamin, 2015. "Minimum Wages In Sub-Saharan Africa: A Primer," Working Papers 250019, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
    5. Mariana Viollaz, 2019. "Multiple Violations of Labor Market Regulations: Patterns in the Peruvian Labor Market and the Impact of Enforcement," CEDLAS, Working Papers 0244, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
    6. Ioana Alexandra Horodnic & Colin C. Williams, 2016. "An evaluation of the shadow economy in Baltic states: a tax morale perspective," International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 28(2/3), pages 339-358.
    7. Patrick Belser & Uma Rani, 2015. "Minimum wages and inequality," Chapters, in: Janine Berg (ed.), Labour Markets, Institutions and Inequality, chapter 5, pages 123-146, Edward Elgar Publishing.
    8. Haroon Bhorat & Tara Caetano & Benjamin Jourdan & Ravi Kanbur & Christopher Rooney & Benjamin Stanwix & Ingrid Woolard, 2016. "Investigating the Feasibility of a National Minimum Wage for South Africa," Working Papers 201601, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
    9. Kenn Ariga, 2016. "Minimum wage through the looking glass," KIER Working Papers 927, Kyoto University, Institute of Economic Research.
    10. Karolina Goraus & Piotr Lewandowski, 2016. "Minimum Wage Violation In Central And Eastern Europe," IBS Working Papers 03/2016, Instytut Badan Strukturalnych.
    11. Colin C. WILLIAMS, 2015. "Out of the shadows: Classifying economies by the extent and nature of employment in the informal economy," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 154(3), pages 331-351, September.
    12. Anna Lukiyanova & Nina Vishnevskaya, 2015. "The Decentralization of Minimum Wage Setting in Russia Economies," HSE Working papers WP BRP 90/EC/2015, National Research University Higher School of Economics.
    13. Langchuan Peng & Xiaxin Wang & Daixin He, 2019. "How Do Minimum Wage Adjustments Affect Wages In China: Evidence Based On Administrative Personal Income Tax Data," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 37(2), pages 349-365, April.
    14. Mandal, Biswajit & Mandal, Arindam, 2014. "A Note on How and Why Growth and Unemployment Go Hand in Hand in Developing Economies," MPRA Paper 56523, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    15. Andrés Ham, 2015. "Minimum wage violations in Honduras," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 4(1), pages 1-19, December.
    16. Colin C. Williams, 2014. "Confronting the Shadow Economy," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 15370, December.
    17. Viollaz, Mariana, 2016. "Are Labor Inspections Protecting Workers’ Rights? Adding the Evidence from Size-based Labor Regulations and Fines in Peru," MPRA Paper 73498, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    18. Haepp, Tobias & Lin, Carl, 2016. "How Does the Minimum Wage Affect Firm Investments in Fixed and Human Capital? Evidence from China," IZA Discussion Papers 10332, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    19. Matteo G. Richiardi, 2015. "Liberia.Expanding formal employment through labour market reforms," LABORatorio R. Revelli Working Papers Series 144, LABORatorio R. Revelli, Centre for Employment Studies.
    20. Asmal,Zaakhir & Bhorat,Haroon Ismail & Kanbur,Ravi & Ranzani,Marco & Paci,Pierella, 2018. "Minimum Wages and Labor Supply in an Emerging Market : The Case of Mauritius," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8681, The World Bank.
    21. Uma Rani, 2017. "Minimum Wage Policies and Their Effects in Developing Countries: A Comparative Perspective," The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Springer;The Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), vol. 60(1), pages 33-55, March.
    22. Ronconi, Lucas & Zarazaga S.J., Rodrigo, 2015. "Labor Exclusion and the Erosion of Citizenship Responsibilities," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 74(C), pages 453-461.
    23. Ham, Andrés, 2018. "The Consequences of Legal Minimum Wages in Honduras," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 102(C), pages 135-157.
    24. Janine Berg, 2015. "Labour market institutions: the building blocks of just societies," Chapters, in: Janine Berg (ed.), Labour Markets, Institutions and Inequality, chapter 1, pages 1-36, Edward Elgar Publishing.
    25. Varma, Poornima & Issar Akash, 2017. "Intra-Industry Trade and Labour Market Adjustment: Indian Manufacturing Sector," IIMA Working Papers WP 2017-04-01, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Research and Publication Department.
    26. Colin C. Williams & Youssef Youssef, 2014. "Classifying Latin American Economies: A Degree of Informalisation Approach," International Journal of Business Administration, International Journal of Business Administration, Sciedu Press, vol. 5(3), pages 73-85, May.
    27. Haroon Bhorat & Ravi Kanbur & Benjamin Stanwix, 2015. "Minimum Wages in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Primer," Working Papers 201503, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
    28. Menon, Nidhiya & Rodgers, Yana van der Meulen, 2018. "Child labor and the minimum wage: Evidence from India," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 46(2), pages 480-494.
    29. Oelz, Martin. & Rani, Uma., 2015. "Domestic work, wages, and gender equality : lessons from developing countries," ILO Working Papers 994891893402676, International Labour Organization.
    30. Garnero, Andrea, 2017. "The Dog That Barks Doesn't Bite: Coverage and Compliance of Sectoral Minimum Wages in Italy," IZA Discussion Papers 10511, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    31. Alinaghi, Nazila & Creedy, John & Gemmell, Norman, 2019. "The Redistributive Effects of a Minimum Wage Increase in New Zealand A Microsimulation Analysis," Working Paper Series 8023, Victoria University of Wellington, Chair in Public Finance.
    32. Colin C Williams & Ioana Alexandra Horodnic, 2016. "An institutional theory of the informal economy: some lessons from the United Kingdom," International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 43(7), pages 722-738, July.
    33. Matthew Collin & Theodore Talbot, 2017. "Do Age-of-Marriage Laws Work? Evidence from a Large Sample of Developing Countries - Working Paper 458," Working Papers 458, Center for Global Development.
    34. Colin C. Williams & Friedrich Schneider, 2016. "Measuring the Global Shadow Economy," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 16551, December.

  3. Uma RANI & Patrick BELSER, 2012. "Low pay among wage earners and the self-employed in India," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 151(3), pages 221-242, September.

    Cited by:

    1. Dimitar NIKOLOSKI & Marjan ANGELESKI & Slavica ROCHESKA, 2018. "Determinants of earnings in Macedonia: assessing the difference between low-paid and highly-paid employees," Eastern Journal of European Studies, Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, vol. 9, pages 111-131, June.

  4. Ekkehard Ernst & Uma Rani, 2011. "Understanding unemployment flows," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 27(2), pages 268-294.

    Cited by:

    1. Ponomareva, Natalia & Sheen, Jeffrey, 2013. "Australian labor market dynamics across the ages," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 35(C), pages 453-463.
    2. Ekkehard Ernst & Faten Saliba, 2018. "Are House Prices Responsible for Unemployment Persistence?," Open Economies Review, Springer, vol. 29(4), pages 795-833, September.
    3. Escudero, Verónica., 2015. "Are active labour market policies effective in activating and integrating low-skilled individuals? an international comparison," ILO Working Papers 994873043402676, International Labour Organization.
    4. Ekkehard Ernst, 2019. "Finance and Jobs: How Financial Markets and Prudential Regulation Shape Unemployment Dynamics," Journal of Risk and Financial Management, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 12(1), pages 1-30, January.

  5. Uma Rani & Jeemol Unni, 2009. "Do Economic Reforms InfluenceHome-Based Work? Evidence from India," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(3), pages 191-225.

    Cited by:

    1. Floro Ernesto Caroleo & Gianna Claudia Giannelli & Francesco Pastore, 2010. "Vulnerability and discrimination among women, children and ethnic minorities," International Journal of Manpower, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 31(2), pages 101-108, May.
    2. Domínguez Villalobos, Lilia & Brown, Flor, 2013. "Gender differences in workplace choices under crisis conditions," Revista CEPAL, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), December.

Chapters

  1. Patrick Belser & Uma Rani, 2015. "Minimum wages and inequality," Chapters, in: Janine Berg (ed.), Labour Markets, Institutions and Inequality, chapter 5, pages 123-146, Edward Elgar Publishing.

    Cited by:

    1. Muravyev, Alexander & Oshchepkov, Aleksey, 2015. "The Effect of Doubling the Minimum Wage on Employment: Evidence from Russia," IZA Discussion Papers 9589, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    2. Luebker, M., 2017. "Poverty, employment and inequality in the SDGs: Heterodox discourse, orthodox policies?," ISS Working Papers - General Series 626, International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam (ISS), The Hague.
    3. Öllinger, Michael & Ostermair, Christoph & Sell, Friedrich L., 2019. "Distributional effects of minimum wages: Can unions expect a double dividend? A theoretical exercise from a supply-side view," Working Papers in Economics 2019,2, Bundeswehr University Munich, Economic Research Group.
    4. Sell, Friedrich L. & Öllinger, Michael, 2017. "On the distributional effects of minimum wages: A note," Working Papers in Economics 2017,3, Bundeswehr University Munich, Economic Research Group.
    5. Uma Rani, 2017. "Minimum Wage Policies and Their Effects in Developing Countries: A Comparative Perspective," The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Springer;The Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), vol. 60(1), pages 33-55, March.
    6. Friedrich Leopold Sell & Michael Öllinger, 2017. "Hitting two birds with one stone: A tale on the (not so) secret miracle of minimum wages," Journal of Economic and Financial Studies (JEFS), LAR Center Press, vol. 5(3), pages 26-30, June.

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  1. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2016-10-23
  2. NEP-GEN: Gender (1) 2016-10-23
  3. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2016-10-23

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