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Cornell University

Ravi Kanbur

Ravi Kanbur researches and teaches in development economics, public economics and economic theory. He is well known for his role in policy analysis and engagement in international development. He is also ranked in the top 0.5% of academic economists in the world. His bio and full vitae are available on this website.

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Events

Dec. 17-18, 2014
Call For Papers: Columbia-Cornell-DFID-World Bank Conference on Markets, Labor and Regulation, New Delhi.

March 26, 2014
Columbia-Cornell Workshop to Comment on Zero'th Draft of the World Bank's World Development Report 2015, Mind and Culture, New York City.

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Books

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International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects
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Bridging Perspectives: The Cornell-SEWA-WIEGO Exposure Dialogue Programme on Labour, Informal Employment and Poverty

 

Inequality in Asia and the Pacific: Trends, drivers, and policy implications
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The Oxford Companion to the Economics of Africa
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Recent Writings and Presentations

"Amartya Sen: A Personal Appreciation"
"Is Inequality of Opportunity a Useful Policy Construct?"
"Thresholds, Informality and Partitions of Tax Compliance"
"Globalization and Inequality"
"A Typical Scene: Five Exposures to Poverty"

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