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Saibal Kar is currently Professor of Economics at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences (CSSSC), Kolkata, India and a Research Fellow of the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. He is the Director of Eastern Regional Centre of ICSSR. In the past, he has been Professor of Economics at Calcutta University and has taught in Presidency University, Jadavpur University, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, and many other places in India. He was a Research Fellow of the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany during 2008-09. He held visiting positions at University of Amsterdam, Santa Fe Institute, Hamburg University, University of East Anglia, United Nations University, etc. His research interests are broadly in the areas of Labor Economics, International Economics, and Applied Microeconomics. He has published many papers in internationally acclaimed journals and has also written books published by the Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Springer, Elsevier, Wiley, etc. He is the Managing Editor of South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance (published by Sage).
Posts by Saibal Kar
For countries like India where large numbers of small- and medium-sized firms cannot access formal credit and face widespread bureaucratic corruption, long-run survival and consequent distributional i...
The gravity and frequency of juvenile crime incidents in recent years point towards the urgent need for rigorous analysis of the issue. Based on data from Indian states, this column shows that juvenil...