Prof. Dr. Arnab Basu

Research themes
  • Growth, inequality and poverty
  • Global development and trade
Research topic
Child Labor, Eco- and Social Labeling, Labor Markets in Developing Countries
Additional information

Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (US)

2012

Basu, A.K.. 2012. Impact of Rural Employment Guarantee Schemes on Seasonal Labor Markets: Optimum Compensation and Workers’ Welfare. Journal of Economic Inequality, .

2011

Abegaz, B. and A.K. Basu. 2011. “The Elusive Productivity Effect of Trade Liberalization in the Manufacturing Industries of Emerging Economies”. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 47: pp 23-45.

2010

Basu, A. K., N. H. Chau and R. Kanbur. 2010. Turning a Blind Eye: Costly Enforcement, Credible Commitment and Minimum Wage Laws. Economic Journal, 120: 244-269.
Basu, A. K., N. H. Chau and R. Kanbur. 2010. “Turning a Blind Eye: Costly Enforcement, Credible Commitment and Minimum Wage Laws”. Economic Journal, 120: pp 244-269.

2009

Basu, A. K., N. H. Chau and R. Kanbur. 2009. A Theory of Employment Guarantees: Credibility, Contestibility and Distributional Concerns. Journal of Public Economics, 93: pp 482-497.

2007

Basu, A.K and M. Qaim. 2007. Pricing, Distribution and Adoption of Genetically Modified.
Basu, A.K. and M. Qaim. 2007. On the Adoption of Genetically Modified Seeds in Developing Countries and the Optimal Types of Government Intervention. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 89 (3): 784-804. Further Information

2006

Basu, A.K., N.H. Chau and U. Grote. 2006. Guaranteed Manufactured without Child Labor: The economics of consumer boycotts, social labeling and trade sanctions. Review of Development Economics, 10(3): 466-491.

2004

Basu, A.K., N.H. Chau and U. Grote. 2004. On Export Rivalry and the Greening of Agriculture: The Role of Eco-labels. Agricultural Economics, Vol.31/2-3: 135-147.

2002

Basu, A.K., N.H. Chau and U. Grote. 2002. Labor Standards, Social Labels and the WTO. In: Adhikari, R. and P. Athukorala (eds.): Developing Countries in the World Trading System: The Uruguay Round and Beyond. Edward Elgar Publisher, Cheltenham, U.K.; Northhampton MA, USA. 95-115.

Arnab Basu

Senior Fellow

E-Mail:
arnab.basu(at)cornell.edu

Private website:
http://dyson.cornell.edu/people/profiles/basu.php

Department:
ZEF b