Raghbendra Jha

Professor of Economics
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics
Crawford School of Economics and Government
E-mail: r.jha@anu.edu.au
Page: http://www.crawford.anu.edu.au/staff/acde/rjha.php

Fields of interest: 

Macroeconomic problems of developing countries, optimal tax and price policy, fiscal federalism, Indian economic problems – in particular, poverty, undernutrition, functioning of agricultural markets and financial sector reforms.


Recent publications:

Modern Public Economics,  Routledge, London & New York, 2nd edn, 2010.
(Mandarin language edition to be published by Tsinghua University Press. Forthcoming)  (Raghbendra Jha)

Handbook on Food: Demand, Supply, Sustainability and Security, Gloucestershire,
UK, Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2013, (editors Raghbendra Jha, Raghav Gaiha and Anil Deolalikar)

“Education and the Vulnerability to Food Inadequacy in Timor-Leste”
Oxford Development Studies (Raghbendra Jha and Tu Dang), forthcoming 2012.

“Demand for Nutrients in India, 1993-2004”
Applied Economics  ( R. Gaiha, Raghbendra Jha and V. Kulkarni) forthcoming 2012.

‘An Inverse Global Environmental Kuznets Curve’,
(Raghbendra Jha and K.V. Bhanu Murthy) Journal of Comparative Economics, 31(2), 2003.

‘Inflation Targeting in India — Issues and Prospects’,
International Review of Applied Economics (Raghbendra Jha), 22(2), 2008

 “Fiscal Deficits, Banking Crises and Policy Reversal in a Semi-Open Economy”
Economic Modelling ( Anurag Sharma and Raghbendra Jha) 29(2),2012.

“Social Safety Nets and Nutrient Deprivation: An Analysis of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Program and the Public Distribution System in India”
Journal of Asian Economics (Raghbendra Jha, S. Bhattacharyya and R. Gaiha), 22(2),  2011.

“Temporal Variation of Capture of Anti-Poverty Programs: Rural Public Works and Food for Work Programs in Rural India”
International Review of Applied Economics (Raghbendra Jha, S. Bhattacharyya and R. Gaiha) 25(3), 2011.

Calorie and Micronutrient Deprivation and Poverty Nutrition Traps in Rural India’,
World Development (Raghbendra Jha, R. Gaiha and A. Sharma), 37(5), 2009