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Amita Majumder is former Professor, Economic Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata. Currently she is guest faculty at ISI, Kolkata. She received her Ph.D., Masters in Statistics, and Bachelor in Statistics from ISI, Kolkata. Her broad areas of interest are analysis of consumer/household behaviour, index numbers, welfare and poverty analysis, and gender issues. She has been published in a number of highly ranked journals including International Economic Review, Economics Letters, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Empirical Economics and Journal of Applied Statistics.
Posts by Amita Majumder
Introduced in India in 2017, a key feature of the goods and services tax (GST) system is that the tax rate for a particular commodity is uniform across the country. Based on a counterfactual framework...