Found 8 article(s) for author 'Lakshmi Iyer'

Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance in Emerging Markets

Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance in Emerging Markets. Lakshmi Iyer, 2016, Book. “Emerging markets play an increasingly important role in the global economy, accounting for 31% of global GDP and more than 50% of global foreign direct investment in 2012. However, doing business in emerging markets remains subject to a high degree of “policy risk,” namely the risk that a government will discriminatorily change the laws, regulations, or contracts governing an investment — or will fail to enforce them — in a way that reduces an investor’s financial returns …Link

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The Long Run Consequences of Colonial Institutions

The Long Run Consequences of Colonial Institutions. Lakshmi Iyer, 2015, Book Chapter. “India is a land of disparities. Economic and human development outcomes vary considerably across the regions of India, In 2004, annual per capita in ranged from 32,000 rupees in the state of Haryana to 6,000 rupees in the state of Bihar. The 1991 census recorded 9 per cent of villages in Kerala as having a primary school, but only 39 per cent of villages in Bihar had one. Similarly, the percentage of villages supplied with paved roads varies across districts from 10 to 100 percent. These differences persist despite explicit commitments by the Indian state to…” Link

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Economic Transition and Private-Sector Labor Demand: Evidence from Urban China

Economic Transition and Private-Sector Labor Demand: Evidence from Urban China. Lakshmi Iyer, December 6, 2013, Paper. “This paper studies the policy determinants of economic transition and estimate the demand for labor in the infant private sector in urban China…..” Link verified November 20, 2016

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Land Acquisition in India: Public Purpose and Private Property

Land Acquisition in India: Public Purpose and Private Property. Laura Alfaro, Lakshmi Iyer, December 2013, Case. May require purchase or user account. Link verified August 21, 2014

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Indonesia’s OJK: Building Financial Stability.”

Indonesia’s OJK: Building Financial Stability. Lakshmi Iyer, March 19, 2013, Case. “In 2013, a new financial services authority, the Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK), took over responsibility for regulating capital markets and non-bank financial institutions in Indonesia. OJK was scheduled to take over bank regulation and supervision from the central bank, Bank Indonesia, in 2014. At a time when there was no global consensus on the optimality of separating monetary policy from bank supervision, the creation of the OJK raised many questions. Would the OJK better prepare…”  May require purchase or user account. Link verified March 28, 2014

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Caste and Entrepreneurship in India

Caste and Entrepreneurship in India. Lakshmi Iyer, Tarun Khanna, February 2013, Paper. “It is now widely accepted that the lower castes have risen in Indian politics. Has there been a corresponding change in the economy? Using comprehensive data on enterprise ownership from the Economic Censuses of 1990, 1998, and 2005, we document substantial caste differences in entrepreneurship across India. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are significantly under-represented in the ownership of enterprises and the share of the workforce employed by them…” May require purchase or user account. Link

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