Sacchidananda Mukherjee is an Associate Professor at the National Institute of
Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), New Delhi. Before joining NIPFP, he was with
International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Hyderabad and World Wide Fund for
Nature-India, New Delhi. He is working on public finance, environmental economics and
water resources management issues in India for last one decade. Dr. Mukherjee has studied
at the Madras School of Economics, Chennai (Ph.D. in Economics from University of Madras)
and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (M.A. in Economics). He has conducted research
projects funded by various Departments of Government of India and International
Development Agencies and published his research papers in national and international peer
reviewed journals. Dr. Mukherjee is member of various professional associations including
Indian Society for Ecological Economics and reviewer of couple of national and
international journals. His recent co-edited books, viz., "Environmental Scenario in
India: Successes and Predicaments" and "Environmental Challenges and
Governance: Diverse perspectives from Asia" are published by Routledge, UK &
USA. 

Articles

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Political competition and human development: Evidence from the Indian states, Journal of Development Studies (2015)

Recently, it has been argued that political competition may have similar effects on economic performance...

 

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Curtailing Subsidy Wars in Global Trade: Revisiting the Economics of World Trade Organization Law on Subsidies (with Debashis Chakraborty and Julien Chaisse), Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce (2015)

The positive influence of subsidies on merchandise exports is well known from international trade theory...

 

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Relationship between Fiscal Subsidies and CO2 Emissions: Evidence from Cross-Country Empirical Estimates (with Debashis Chakraborty), Economics Research International (2014)

Countries disburse subsidies with various motivations, for example, to promote industrial development, facilitate innovation, support...

 

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Is environmental sustainability influenced by socioeconomic and sociopolitical factors? cross-country empirical evidence (with Debashis Chakraborty), Sustainable Development (2013)

The current study attempts to understand the relationships among Environmental Quality (EQ), Human Development(HD) and...

 

Books

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Groundwater Pollution and Emerging Environmental Challenges of Industrial Effluent Irrigation in Mettupalayam Taluk, Tamilnadu (2007)

Industrial disposal of effluents on land and the subsequent pollution of groundwater and soil of...

 

Contributions to Books

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Walking a Thin Line between Growth and Development Concerns? Environmental Governance in India (with Debashis Chakraborty), Environmental Challenges and Governance: Diverse perspectives from Asia (2015)

This chapter notes that environmental concerns in India are not sector-specific and every economic activity...

 

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Budgetary Allocations and Human Development (with Debashis Chakraborty Dr.), Human Development and Social Security in India (2014)
 

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Transition of Human Development Performance: Consideration for Uttar Pradesh in the Indian Canvas (with Debashis Chakraborty), Education and Health: the Challenges in UP (2014)

The importance of strengthening the human development (HD) achievements in a country to augment its...

 

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Issues and Options to Control Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution: A Case Study from India, Environmental Scenario in India: Successes and Predicaments (2012)

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Role of Farmers in Protecting Groundwater in Lower Bhavani River Basin of Tamil Nadu, India, Interlacing Water and Human Health: Case Studies from South Asia (2011)

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Popular Press

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Designing GST for India inclusive of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Electricity: Policy Options (with R. Kavita Rao), NIPFP One Pager No. 006 (2014)

India is working towards the introduction of a comprehensive GST covering both the Centre and...

 

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Science vs economics of cess on diesel (with Anumita Roychowdhury), Down To Earth (2007)
 

Unpublished Papers

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Relationship between Trade, Investment and Environment: A Review of Issues (with Debashis Chakraborty) (2010)

The inter-linkage between economic openness and environmental repercussions is a widely researched area. The current...

 

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Is there any relationship between Economic Growth and Human Development? Evidence from Indian States (with Debashis Chakraborty) (2010)

The paper attempts to analyse the relationship between economic growth and human development for 28...

 

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Is there any Relationship between Environment, Human Development, Political and Governance Regimes? Evidences from a Cross-Country Analysis (with Debashis Chakraborty) (2010)

The current study attempts to understand the relationships among Environmental Quality (EQ), Human Development (HD)...

 

Presentations

Financing REDD+: Experience of Nepal and the Philippines, One week refresher training programme on “International Law on Forestry with a special emphasis on REDD”, O. P. Jindal Global University, January 6 – 10, 2014 (2014)

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India: Energy Taxation Issues - Taxation of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Electricity, Management Development Institute (MDI) (2013)

The presentation covers various aspects of energy taxation in India in general and taxation of...

 

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Wetland Biodiversity, Livelihoods and Management, West Bengal Biodiversity Board (2013)

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Economic Valuation of a Multiple Use Wetland Water System in the Gangetic Floodplain of West Bengal, India, 2012 World Water Week in Stockholm (2012)

Conference: 2012 World Water Week in Stockholm

Duration: August 26-31, 2012

Venue: Stockholm International Fair,...

 

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Increasing Role of Large Reservoirs in Sustaining Urban Water Supplies in India, 2011 World Water Week in Stockholm (2011)

Conference: 2011 World Water Week in Stockholm

Duration: August 21-27, 2011

Venue: Stockholm International Fair,...

 

Other

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Financing for Infrastructure Investment in G-20 Countries (with Manish Gupta) (2015)

This study looks into various sources of financing infrastructure and the demands for infrastructure investments...

 

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Does Fiscal Policy influence per capita CO2 emission? A cross country empirical analysis (with Debashis Chakraborty) (2015)

Countries disburse subsidies with various motivations, e.g. to promote industrial development, facilitate innovation, support national...

 

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Three Decades of Human Development across Indian States: Inclusive Growth or Perpetual Disparity? (with Debashis Chakraborty and Satadru Sikdar) (2014)

The importance of strengthening the human development (HD) achievements in a country to augment its...

 

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Exploring Policy Options to include Petroleum, Natural Gas and Electricity under the Proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) Regime in India (with R. Kavita Rao) (2014)

The study analyses the impact of keeping crude petroleum, natural gas, motor spirit (gasoline/ petrol),...

 

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Influence of Subsidies on Exports: Empirical Estimates, Policy Evidences and Regulatory Prospects (with Debashis Chakraborty Dr. and Julien Chaisse Dr,) (2014)

The positive influence of subsidies on merchandise exports is well known from trade theory literature....