Department of Economics

Dr Ajit Mishra

Ajit Mishra

Senior Lecturer

3 East 4.45
Email: a.mishra@bath.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 6277

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PhD supervision

Interested in supervising students studying:

  • Development Economics
  • Economics of Corruption
  • Economics of Enforcement

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Profile

Dr Ajit Mishra joined the department in 2006. Previously, he taught at various places including University of Dundee, Delhi School of Economics. IG Institute of Development Research and in specialised graduate programmes at Edinburgh and Glasgow.

He has also been a visiting member at various places including Cornell University, Indian Statistical Institute, Christian Michelson Institute, Monash University, Hebrew University and Boston University.

Research interests

He has research interests in a wide range of topics in the broad areas of development economics and the design of incentives and organisational structures.

  • Development Economics
  • Economics of Corruption
  • Contracts and Enforcement
  • Inequality and Conflict
  • Incentives in the provision of aid/development goods

Publications

Book/s

Mishra, A., ed., 2005. The Economics of Corruption. Oxford University Press.

Book Sections

Mishra, A., 2010. Corruption and growth: some implications for human development. In: Rajivan, A. K. and Gampat, R., eds. Perspectives on corruption and human development.Vol. 1. India: Macmillian, pp. 321-360.

Mishra, A., 2010. Enforcement and corruption: some implications of "soft" information. In: Babu, P. G., Eger, T., Raja, A. V., Schäfer, H. and Somashekar, T. S., eds. Economic analysis of law in India: theory and application. Oxford, U. K.: Oxford University Press, pp. 161-185.

Mishra, A., 2008. Corruption. In: Princeton Encyclopaedia of the World Economy. Princeton University Press.

Mishra, A., 2007. Inequality in India. In: Basu, K., ed. Oxford Companion to Economics in India. Oxford University Press, pp. 176-185.

Mishra, A., 2006. Corruption, Hierarchies and Bureaucratic Structures. In: Rose-Ackerman, S., ed. International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption. Edward Elgar, pp. 189-215.

Mishra, A., 2005. Corruption: A Review. In: Mishra, A., ed. Economics of Corruption. Oxford University Press, pp. 3-35.

Articles

Mishra, A. and Samuel, A., 2017. Preemptive bribery and incomplete information:Does prior knowledge matter? Journal of Public Economic Theory

Mishra, A. and Sarangi, S., 2016. High-powered incentives and communication failure. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 131 (Part A), pp. 51-60.

Mishra, A. and Samuel, A., 2016. Corruption and hold-up:the role of intermediaries. European Journal of Law and Economics, 41 (3), pp. 575-599.

Mishra, A. and Samuel, A., 2014. Editorial overview. Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, 26 (1-2), pp. 91-95.

Dutta, I., Madden, P. and Mishra, A., 2014. Group inequality and conflict. The Manchester School, 82 (3), pp. 257-283.

Dutta, I. and Mishra, A., 2013. Does inequality foster corruption? Journal of Public Economic Theory, 15 (4), pp. 602-619.

Dutta, I., Foster, J. and Mishra, A., 2011. On measuring vulnerability to poverty. Social Choice and Welfare, 37 (4), pp. 743-761.

Mishra, A. and Anant, T. C. A., 2006. Activism, separation of powers and development. Journal of Development Economics, 81 (2), pp. 457-477.

Mishra, A., 2006. Persistence of Corruption: Some theoretical perspectives. World Development, 34 (2), pp. 349-358.

Mishra, A., 2002. Hierarchies, incentives and collusion in a model of enforcement. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 47, pp. 165-178.

Reports/Papers

Mishra, A. and Samuel, A., 2013. Corruption and Hold-Up:The Role of Intermediaries. Working Paper. Bath, U. K.: Department of Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers; 12/13)

Mishra, A. and Samuel, A., 2013. Preemptive Bribery with Incomplete Information. Working Paper. Bath, U. K.: Department of Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers; 13/13)

Dutta, I., Madden, P. and Mishra, A., 2012. Group Inequality and Conflict. Working Paper. Bath, U.K.: Department of Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers; 10/12)

Mishra, A. and Ray, R., 2010. Informality, Corruption, and Inequality. Working Paper. Bath, U. K.: Department of Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers; 13/10)

Mishra, A. and Sarangi, S., 2010. Provider Incentives and Delivery of Developmental Goods. Working Paper. Bath, U. K.: Department of Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers; 14/10)

Dutta, I., Foster, J. and Mishra, A., 2010. On Measuring Vulnerability to Poverty. Working Paper. Bath, U. K.: Department of Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers; 03/10)

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