My research deals with the Economics of Religion, Political Economy of Conflicts, Politial 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||"
On the Representativeness of NSSO Samples for Nagaland (with Ankush Agrawal), Economic and Political Weekly (2013)
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...
A Comment on Nentjes’ On the Right to Repeat Oneself, Homo Oeconomicus (2013)
Contributions to Books
Prosecuting Corruption in India: Evidence from Karnataka (with Babu P. G. and Poonam Mehra), India Development Report 2012-13 (2012)
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)
Understanding China’s North East and South Asia Policies, Associate Paper: Future Directions International (2012)
An Investigation into Changes in Nagaland’s Population between 1971 and 2011 (with Ankush Agrawal), Institute of Economic Growth Working Paper No. 316 (2012)
Nagaland's Demographic Somersault (with Ankush Agrawal), Institute of Economic Growth Working Paper No. 311 (2012)
After two decades of abnormally high growth, Nagaland’s population declined during the 2001–2011 period. Nagaland’s...
A Rational Choice Model of Secularism, German Working Papers in Law and Economics (2009)
Book review: Economics: A Primer for India by G. Omkarnath, Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 48, No. 1 (forthcoming) (2014)
Book review: Poor numbers: how we are misled by African development statistics and what to do about it, by Morten Jerven, 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)
India’s missed opportunity to review federal redistribution, East Asia Forum (2013)
Separatism in North East India: Role of Religion, Language and Script (with Kunal Ghosh) (2008)
On the use of NSSO data in the Sachar Committee Report (with Ankush Agrawal) (2013)
Book review: King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India Kautilya’s Arthaśāstra (A new annotated trans), by Patrick Olivelle (2013)
Many Aurangzebs (2010)