Monica Das
Assistant Professor of Economics































[1.] “Institutions and Development Revisited: A nonparametric approach.” with S. R. Basu, Policy Issues in International Trade and Commodities Study Series, No 42, UNCTAD, (2010).

[2.] “Healthcare in the United States: Why is supply so price insensitive?” with S. K. Das, Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol 27 (4), (2009).

[3.] “Distribution Neutral Abatement Policy in a Model of Trade and Environment” with S. K. Das, Environment and Development Economics, Vol 14 (4), (2009).

[4.] “Trade and Environment: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis” Occasional Paper No. 118, Export Import Bank of India, Quest Publications, India (2007).

[5.] “Can Stricter Environmental Regulations Increase Export of the Polluting Good?” with S. K. Das, The BE Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Vol. 7, Iss. 1 (Topics), Article 26 (2007).

[6.] “Convergence in the Consumption Behaviour: A Northeast Perspective” with S. K. Das, in A. Barua, eds., India’s Northeast: Developmental Issues in a Historical Perspective, Manohar, Delhi (2004).

“Comparative and Absolute Advantage,” “Pooled Time Series-Cross Section Data,” “Matrix Algebra,” “Comparative Statics” and “Nonparametric Estimation,” five entries in  W. A. Darity, eds., International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd ed., MacMillan Publishing Company, USA (2008)

“Trade Transport and Environment Linkages at the U.S. Mexico Border: Which Policies Matter?” with L. Fernandez, re-submit to Journal of Environmental Management.

“Trade, Environment and Welfare in a Model of Monopolistic Competition” with S. K. Das, re-submit to Eastern Economic Journal.

“Is conflict between Economic Growth and Equitable Distribution of Income inevitable? Theory and Evidence from India,” with S. K. Das, invited to submit a paper for India by Global Thinkers in Contemporary India Series (2009) co-edited by Dr Amitendu Palit (National University of Singapore) and Tai Wei Lim (World Scientific)” to be published by World Scientific Publishing Co. (Singapore)


“Export Structure and Economic Performance in Developing Countries: Evidence from Nonparametric Methodology” with S. R. Basu, under review, Policy Issues in International Trade and Commodities Study Series, No 49, UNCTAD.

“Will the polluting sector expand under stricter environmental regulations? A nonparametric SUR estimation” under review, Econometric Reviews.

“State Income Inequality, Income Transfers and Growth in the US Economy: Theory and Evidence Based on Random coefficient Estimation,” with S. K. Das, under review, Bulletin of Economic Research.

“Monte Carlo Results on A Nonparametric Estimation of Seemingly Unrelated Regression Equations” Aug 2010.

“A cap and trade model of international trade,” with S. K. Das, invited to present at the Annual Meeting, Western Economic Association, in July 2010

 “Are the Fundamental of the Economy Strong? Health Care Costs and Workers Productivity: A Nonparametric Bootstrap based SUR Analysis”, invited to present at Annual Meeting, Southern Economic Association, Nov 2008.

“Joint Venture and Export Pessimism” with S. K. Das, Working papers in Economics, Department of Economics, University of California (Riverside), Aug 2002.



Conflict between Growth and Income Distribution, with S. K. Das, invited to write for World Scientific Publishing Co. (Singapore)




Monica Das
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