Saibal Kar

Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta

R-1, Baishnabghata Patuli Township

Calcutta, 700 094

India

http://www.cssscal.org

Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

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P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

The Urban Informal Sector and Poverty: Effects of Trade Reform and Capital Mobility in India

PEP MPIA Working Paper No. 2007-09
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2018
Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
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Informal Wage, Capital Mobility, Trade Reform, Poverty, India

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Regional Trade Openness Index and Income Disparity - A New Methodology and the Indian Experiment

Economic and Political Weekly, pp. 757-769, March 3, 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Jan 2008
Sugata Marjit, Saibal Kar and Dibyendu Maiti
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur
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Trade, Regional Openness Index, Income disparity

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Corruption, Shadow Economy and Income Inequality: Evidence from Asia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7106
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jan 2013
Saibal Kar and Shrabani Saha
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and School of Finance and Business Economics
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corruption, inequality, shadow economy, panel data, South Asia

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Informal Sector and Corruption: An Empirical Investigation for India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5579
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Mar 2011
Nabamita Dutta, Saibal Kar and Sanjukta Roy
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and World Bank Institute
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informal sector, corruption, state domestic product, governance, India

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Asymmetric Information in the Labor Market, Immigrants and Contract Menu

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5508
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
Saibal Kar and Bibhas Saha
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and University of East Anglia (UEA) - School of Economic and Social Studies
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immigrants, asymmetric information, labor contracts, self-employment, incentive compatibility

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Entrepreneurial Culture, Occupational Choice and Tax Policy

DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES: SOME CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, Joyashree Roy, Ajitava Raychaudhuri, eds., pp. 1-20, New Delhi: Allied Publishers, 2005
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Jan 2008
Saibal Kar and Vivekananda Mukherjee
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and Jadavpur University
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Entrepreneurial culture, Self-employment, Risk aversion, Income variance, National Income, Tax-subsidy Policy

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Wages, Labour Mobility and International Trade

GLOBALIZATION AND THE DEVELOPING ECONOMIES, Aditya Bhattacharjea, Sugata Marjit, eds., pp. 135-156, Manohar Publishers, 2004
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Jan 2008
Saibal Kar and Sugata Marjit
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
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Skilled labor, Emigration, Income share, Wage inequality

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Corruption and Persistent Informality: An Empirical Investigation for Indian States

International Review of Economics & Finance, November 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Jan 2013
Nabamita Dutta, Saibal Kar and Sanjukta Roy
University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and World Bank
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Informal Sector, Corruption, State Domestic Product, Governance, India

Congestion and Delay in the Final Court of Justice: An Economic Interpretation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 May 2009
Saibal Kar and Indrajit Mallick
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences Calcutta
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Supreme Court, Litigant, Justice, Delay, Caseload

Congestion and Delay in the Final Court of Justice – An Economic Interpretation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 May 2020
Saibal Kar and Indrajit Mallick
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences Calcutta
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Supreme Court, Litigant, Justice, Delay, Caseload

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Religious Minorities and Provision of Public Goods: Evidence from Rural West Bengal

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6154
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Dec 2011
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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religious minorities, public good, discrimination, welfare, West Bengal

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Public Expenditure, Demography and Growth: Theory and Evidence from India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9721
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
Pranab Kumar Das and Saibal Kar
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
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human capital, health, endogenous growth, demographic dividend, public expenditure

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Multi Fibre Arrangement and Textile Industry in South Asia

SOUTH-SOUTH GLOBALIZATION CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEVELOPMENT, Chapter 7, S. Mansoob Murshed, Pedro Goulart, Leandro Serino, eds., Routledge, 2011
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Mausumi Kar and Saibal Kar
Women's Christian College, Kolkata and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
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Multi Fibre Arrangement, WTO, Quota, Exports, Asia

Firm Heterogeneity, Informal Wage and Good Governance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5978
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Sep 2011
Saibal Kar and Sugata Marjit
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
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heterogeneous firms, informal labor, wage, labor regulations, enforcement

Firm Heterogeneity, Informal Wage and Good Governance

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Nov 2011
Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
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Informal Labor, Wage, Labor Regulations, Enforcement

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Public and Private Sector Jobs, Unreported Income and Consumption Gap in India: Evidence from Micro-Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6404
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
Saibal Kar, Poulomi Roy and Sarani Saha
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, Jadavpur university and Indian Institute of Technology
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unreported income, consumption, indirect utility, quantile regression, India

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Recession in the Skilled Sector and Implications for Informal Wage

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, University of Calcutta and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
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Recession, skill, capital-labor ratio, informal wage, general equilibrium

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Economic Reform, Skill Formation and Foreign Capital

The World Economy, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 79-94, January 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Apr 2006
Saibal Kar and Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and United Nations - World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU/WIDER)
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Education and Self-Employment: South Asian Immigrants in the US Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8152
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 May 2014
Nabamita Dutta, Saibal Kar and Sanjukta Roy
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and World Bank Institute
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immigration, occupation, microdata, USA, South Asia

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Emigration, Wage Inequality and Vanishing Sectors

University of Nottingham, GEP Research Paper 2009/20
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Nov 2009
Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
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skill, emigration, wages, inequality, reallocation

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Seeking Rent in the Informal Sector

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12068
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, Visva-Bharati University - Department of Economics and Politics, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and Jadavpur University
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corruption, rent seeking, reforms, informal sector, regulators

Seeking Rent in the Informal Sector

Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Vol. 91, Issue 1, pp. 151-164, 2020
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, Visva-Bharati University - Department of Economics and Politics, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and Jadavpur University
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Corruption, rent seeking, reforms, informal sector, regulators

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FDI and Business Internationalization of the Unorganized Sector: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing

GOA Institute of Management, Working Paper Series No. 2016/01/EC
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Aug 2016
Hamid Beladi, Meghna Dutta and Saibal Kar
University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Technology, Patna and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
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FDI, organized firms, outsourcing, technology, India

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Trade Reform and Informal Wages

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 313-320, May 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 May 2007
Sugata Marjit, Saibal Kar and Hamid Beladi
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics
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Short-Term Migration and Intergenerational Persistence of Industry in Rural India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9283
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Tushar K. Nandi and Saibal Kar
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
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migration, occupation, industry, household survey, rural India

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Firm Heterogeneity, Informal Wage and Good Governance

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 16, Issue 4, pp. 527-539, 2012
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Saibal Kar
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
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Wage Subsidy and Welfare in Developing Countries

Economics & Politics, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 239-253, 2011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Jun 2011
Hamid Beladi and Saibal Kar
University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
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Skilled and Unskilled Immigrants and Entrepreneurship in a Developed Country

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 666-682, 2015
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Jul 2015
Hamid Beladi and Saibal Kar
University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
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Emigration, Finite Changes and Wage Inequality

Economics & Politics, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 61-71, 2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Feb 2013
Hamid Beladi, Saibal Kar and Sugata Marjit
University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
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Trade, Migration Costs and Asymmetric Migration Patterns

The World Economy, Vol. 42, Issue 9, pp. 2629-2648, 2019
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Jun 2020
Rajat Acharyya, Hamid Beladi and Saibal Kar
Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
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asymmetric emigration, migration cost, quotas, skill, trade

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Trade, Migration Costs and Asymmetric Migration Patterns

The World Economy, 42: 2629-2648, 2019
Posted: 01 Jun 2020
Rajat Acharyya, Hamid Beladi and Saibal Kar
Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta

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Trade, emigration, skilled labour, specific factor, remittances, tax

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Product Variety, Finite Changes and Wage Inequality

Dutta, M., Kar, S., and Marjit, S., (2013), "Product variety, finite changes and wage inequality", Economic Modelling 35 (2013) 610–613
Posted: 12 Apr 2019
Meghna Dutta, Saibal Kar and Sugata Marjit
Indian Institute of Technology, Patna, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

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Product variety, Factor mobility, Finite changes, Wage inequality, Trade patterns

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Alvec: Auto-Scaling by Lotka Volterra Elastic Cloud: A Qos Aware Non Linear Dynamical Allocation Model

Posted: 20 Aug 2018
Saibal Kar
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta

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Resource allocation, Elasticity, Lotka Volterra (LV), Auto Scaling, Cloud Systems modeling, Simulation

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CD-SFA: Stochastic Frontier Analysis Approach to Revenue Modelling in Large Cloud Data Centres

Posted: 20 Aug 2018
WIPRO GE Healthcare, PES University, Bengaluru, PES University, Bengaluru and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta

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data centre; Cobb-Douglas; CD; Harrod neutrality; Solow neutrality; optimisation; stochastic frontier analysis; cloud computing; utility computing.

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International Trade, Welfare and the Theory of General Equilibrium

International Trade, Welfare and the Theory of General Equilibrium, Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 978-1-108-47387-3
Posted: 20 Aug 2018
Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta

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International Trade, General Equilibrium, Welfare, Distribution, Policy

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Multi Fibre Arrangement and Wage Inequality: Firm and State‐Level Evidence from India and a Theoretical Model

The World Economy, Vol. 40, Issue 7, pp. 1473-1493, 2017
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Jul 2017
Mausumi Kar and Saibal Kar
Women's Christian College, Kolkata and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
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A Model of Smuggling and Trafficking of Illegal Immigrants with a Host Country Policy

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 698-712, 2017
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Jul 2017
Saibal Kar and Hamid Beladi
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics
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International Capital Flow, Vanishing Industries and Two‐Sided Wage Inequality

Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 574-583, 2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Nov 2013
Saibal Kar and Sugata Marjit
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
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