My research deals with the Economics of Religion, Political Economy of Conflicts,
Political Economy of Statistics, Law and Economics, and Indian History. 

"Khusro dariyaa prem kaa, jo ulti waa ki dhaar| Jo ubaraa so doob gayaa, jo doobaa
so paar||" 

Articles

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Infirmities in NSSO Data for Nagaland (with Ankush Agrawal), Economic and Political Weekly (2014)
 

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Nagaland's Demographic Somersault (with Ankush Agarwal), Economic and Political Weekly (2013)
 

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A Bayesian model of religious conversion, Quality & Quantity (2013)
 

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A model of secularism in the state of nature, Quality and Quantity (2013)

The issue of secularization has been extensively discussed within the Economics of Religion. However, the...

 

Contributions to Books

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Prosecuting Corruption in India: Evidence from Karnataka (with Babu P. G. and Poonam Mehra), India Development Report 2012-13 (2012)
 

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A Correlation Between Stress Rupture Test Results and Normalized Oxide Scale Thickness for Reheater Tubes of 210 MW Fossil Boilers, Creep & Fracture in High Temperature Components: Design & Life Assessment Issues (2005)
 

Working Papers

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Pakistan’s Fragile Periphery, Future Directions International Associate Paper (2014)
 

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Understanding China’s North East and South Asia Policies, Associate Paper: Future Directions International (2012)
 

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An Investigation into Changes in Nagaland’s Population between 1971 and 2011 (with Ankush Agrawal), Institute of Economic Growth Working Paper No. 316 (2012)
 

Book Reviews

Book review: Economics: A Primer for India by G. Omkarnath, Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 48, No. 1 (forthcoming) (2014)
 

Book review: Preference, Value, Choice, and Welfare by Daniel M. Hausman, Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 1052-1054 (2013)
 

Book review: The Political Economy of Terrorism by Walter Enders and Todd Sandler, Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 1054-1057 (2013)
 

Book Review: Rational Choice, by I. Gilboa, Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 589-591 (2013)
 

Opinion pieces

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Caught between Ramraj and Swaraj, South Asia Masala (2014)
 

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Caught between Ramraj and Swaraj, Deccan Herald Election Blog (2014)
 

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A New Politics?, Outlook (2014)
 

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AAP faces litmus test, Deccan Herald (2014)
 

Books

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Many Aurangzebs (2010)