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Price and quantity competition in a differentiated duopoly
This article analyzes the duality of prices and quantities in a differentiated duopoly. It is shown that if firms can only make two types of binding contracts with consumers, the price contract andExpand
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Does too much finance harm economic growth
This study provides new evidence on the relationship between finance and economic growth using an innovative dynamic panel threshold technique. The sample consists of 87 developed and developingExpand
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The Political Economy of Center-State Fiscal Transfers in India*
India’s federal system is distinguished by tax and expenditure assignments that result in large vertical fiscal imbalances, and consequent transfers from the central government to the stateExpand
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Services-Led Industrialization in India: Assessment and Lessons
  • N. Singh
  • Economics, Business
  • 1 November 2006
This paper provides an integrated analysis of the role of the service sector in recent Indian economic development. It discusses the nature of services, their distinction from products, and theirExpand
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The composition of U.S.-East Asia trade and changing comparative advantage
Abstract This paper examines the composition of trade between the United States and eight Asian Pacific economies from 1962 to 1992. Analysis of the time series pattern of individual commodities atExpand
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Implementation with partial verification
Abstract. This paper examines the implementability of social choice functions when only partial verification of private information is possible. Green and Laffont (1986) used this framework to deriveExpand
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Impediments and Innovation in International Rivers: The Waters of South Asia
Abstract International cooperation over the major rivers in South Asia has recently become much closer. Five agreements, signed in 1996 and 1997 against a background of greater regional economic andExpand
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The Green Revolution in Punjab, India: The Economics of Technological Change*
This paper addresses the question of what explains the relatively rapid diffusion of ‘Green Revolution’ technology in Punjab, versus the rest of India. To construct an answer, the paper reviewsExpand
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The Idea of South Asia and the Role of the Middle Class
  • N. Singh
  • Political Science, Geography
  • 29 April 2005
In the post-colonial world, the countries of South Asia have evolved politically in different ways, amidst internal and regional conflicts, but retained some commonality of institutions and cultures.Expand
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Fiscal Federalism and Decentralization in India
This paper surveys the state of fiscal federalism in India, in the broader context of decentralization. We begin with an overview of the basic features and recent developments in intergovernmentalExpand
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