Reddy, Sanjay

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Sanjay Reddy

PhD, Economics, Harvard University, 2000

M.Phil Social Anthropology, Cambridge University, 1993

A.B., Applied Mathematics with Physics, Harvard University, 1991

Associate Professor of Economics

Concentrations: Political Economy; Development; Inequality and Poverty; International Trade and Finance; Philosophy
and Economics (including Welfare Economics); Integrative Social Analysis, History of Economic Thought.

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Courses Taught:
Advanced Microeconomics I
Development Economics
World Political Economy
Critique of Economic Reason
Recent Publications:

"Randomise This! On Poor Economics" Review of Agrarian Studies, Vol. 2. No. 2, 2013

"Kernel Density Estimation on Grouped Data: The Case of Poverty Assessment," (with Camelia Minoiu), The Journal of Economic Inequality, Vol. 18, 2012 pp. 160-178.

"On Measuring Deprivation and Living Standards of Societies in a Multi-Attribute Framework" (with Prasanta K. Pattanaik & Yongsheng Xu), Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 64, No. 1, 2012, pp. 43-56.

"Economics and Human Rights: A Non-Conversation," Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 63-72, 2011.

"Inequalities between Groups: Theory and Empirics" (with Arjun Jayadev) World Development, Vol. 29, No. 2. Nov, 2, 2011, pp. 159-173.

"Development Aid and Economic Growth: A Positive Long-Run Relation" (with Camelia Minoiu), Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 50(1), 2010, pp 27-39.

"Real Income Stagnation of Countries: 1960-2001." (with Camelia Minoiu), Journal of Development Studies, 45, pp. 1-23, 2009.

"Estimating Poverty and Inequality from Grouped Data: How Well do Parametric Methods Perform?" (with Camelia Minoiu) Journal of Income Distribution, 18(2), 2009.

A Great Transformation? Understanding India's New Political Economy (Co-edited with Sanjay Ruparelia, John Harriss, and Stuart Corbridge), published by Routledge, February 2011.

Office Location:

6 East 16th Street, Room 1116


Office Hours:
SPRING 2015 Tuesday 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Phone Number/Extension:
212 229-5717 x3071

Fax Number:
212 229-5724


Personal Website:

Research Interests:
Political Economy, Development, Inequality and Poverty, Globalization (International Trade and Finance), Philosophy and Economics (including Welfare Economics), Integrative Social Analysis, History of Economic Thought.

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