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Dr. Poonam Gupta

Brief Profile

Poonam Gupta is a Professor at ICRIER. She has previously worked at the IMF and has taught at the Delhi School of Economics. She has also consulted for the World Bank, IMF and ADB. Poonam holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Maryland. Her work has been published in leading academic journals and in collective volumes.
Selected publications:

  1. The Service Sector: India's Road to Economic Growth? With Barry Eichengreen, forthcoming India Policy Forum, Brookings and NCAER,2010.

  2. Explaining the Growth of Manufacturing in India: Role of Labor Regulations and Infrastructure, with Utsav Kumar, forthcoming, Handbook on Indian Economy, Oxford University Press.

  3. The Determinants of Remittances to India, 2010, Migration Letters.

  4. Big Reforms but Small Payoffs: Explaining the Weak Record of Growth and Employment in Indian Manufacturing, 2009, with Rana Hasan and Utsav Kumar, India Policy Forum, Brookings and NCAER.

  5. The Two Waves of Services Sector Growth, with Barry Eichengreen, NBER Working Paper, under submission.

  6. What Constrains Indian Manufacturing?, 2009, with Rana Hasan and Utsav Kumar, in Emerging Giants: China and India in the World Economy, edited by Barry Eichengreen, Poonam Gupta and Rajiv Kumar, Oxford University Press.

  7. Foreign Banks in Poor Countries: Theory and Evidence, 2008, with Enrica Detragiache and Thierry Tressel, Journal of Finance.

  8. Reforms of the State Owned Enterprises in China and Lessons for India, 2010, Asian Development Bank.

  9. Behaviour of Output during Currency Crises, 2007, with Deepak Mishra and Ratna Sahay, IMF Working Paper, WP/03/230, Journal of International Economics.

  10. IMF Programs and Sudden Stop, 2006, with Barry Eichengreen and Ashoka Mody, IMF WP/06/, NBER Working paper, 12235, published in Financial Markets Volatility and Performance in Emerging Markets, edited by Sebastin Edwards and Marcio G. P. Garcia.

  11. Inside the Crisis: An Empirical Analysis of Banking Systems in Distress, 2006, with Enrica Detragiache and Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 25, pp. 702-718.

  12. Injury Investigations and the Super-Additivity Effect: A Theoretical Explanation, 2006, with Arvind Panagariya, Review of World Economics, Vol. 142 (1), pp. 151-164.

  13. Foreign Banks in Emerging MarketCrises: Evidence from Malaysia, 2006, with Enrica Detragiache, Journal of Financial Stability, Vol. 2, Issue 3, 217-242.

  14. Understanding the Growth Momentum in India's services, 2006, with Enric Fernandez, IMF Volume, edited by C. Purfield, and J. Schiff.

  15. Macroeconomic Determinants of Remittances: Evidence from India, 2006, Economic and Political Weekly.

  16. Aftermath of Banking Crises: Effects on Real and Monetary Variables, 2005, Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol 24, 675-691.

  17. Services Revolution in India, 2004, with James Gordon, in India's and China's Recent Experience with Reform and Growth, edited by W. Tseng, and D. Cowen (cited in Business standard, Financial express, Times of India, Hindu Business Line, Business Outlook, Economist).

  18. NRI Deposits in India: Trends and Determinants, 2004, with James Gordon, Economic and Political Weekly, XXXIX (37):4165-4174.

  19. Does Monetary Policy Stabilize the Exchange Rate Following a Currency Crisis?, 2002, with Ilan Goldfajn, IMF Staff Papers, 50 (1): 90-114.

  20. Overshootings and Reversals: The Role of Monetary Policy, 2001, with Ilan Goldfajn, in Banking, Financial Integration and International Crises, edited by L. Hernandez and K. Schmidt-Hebbel, Central Bank of Chile, 3: 279-302.

  21. Anti-dumping Duty v Price Negotiations, 1998, with Arvind Panagariya, World Economy, 21 (8): 1003-1019.

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