Mahendra Gupta

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This paper reports the results of a research project addressing the current state of eprocurement technologies. It analyzes which companies are moving fast into these technologies, how experimentation is taking place to learn about the business opportunities that may emerge through these technologies, the risks and benefits associated with them, and the(More)
  • M R Gupta
  • Journal of development economics
  • 1993
"A theoretical model of rural-urban migration has been developed with special reference to the informal sector. The wage rate and employment in the informal sector are determined endogenously. The paper shows the simultaneous existence of open unemployment and informal sector in the urban area in migration equilibrium. The effects of alternative subsidy(More)
We use an experiment to investigate the efficacy of a non-binding budgetary announcement made by an owner in order to mitigate a management control problem induced by asymmetric information. The owner's announcement indicates how much funding she will provide for each possible cost report by the manager regarding an investment opportunity. The manager has(More)
A 34-year-old male prisoner with a history of intravenous drug abuse presented with fever, lymphadenopathy, weight loss, and recent onset of congestive heart failure. Serologic testing was positive for antibodies to human immune deficiency virus. There was intense myocardial uptake of gallium. Autopsy showed a primary immunoblastic lymphoma involving only(More)
OBJECTIVE In the present era of cost containment, physicians need reliable data about specific interventions. The objectives of this study were to assist practitioners in interpretation of economic analyses and estimation of their own costs of implementing recommended interventions. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE search from 1966 through 1995 using the text words(More)
cardiomyopathy characterized by endocardial fibrotic thickening that usually affects the apex of one or both ventricles. EMF has been reported in tropical and subtropical regions of Africa as well as in India, Brazil, Columbia, and Sri Lanka. EMF is uncommon in the United States; however, this cardiomyopathy has been reported in white patients, even in the(More)
The study was undertaken to evaluate various aspects of self-medication in medical students. A prospective, cross-sectional, questionnaire-based study was carried out among 488 medical students selected by simple random sampling from January 2013 to June 2013. Data was collected and analyzed for counts and percentage. Students reported self-medication in(More)
This paper has two purposes. The first is to present hypotheses generated by joining two foundation theories of decision-making. The first foundation theory is the mental model theory, which has its roots in cognitive psychology (Johnson-Laird 1983). The theory posits that individuals make inferences by constructing and integrating mental models, which are(More)