"Estimates of Child Malnutrition in India", Economic and Political Weekly XLV(12), 2010. Download.

"The Composite Index of Anthropometric Failure (CIAF): An Alternative Indicator of Malnutrition in Young Children", in Preedy, V. (ed.), Handbook of Anthropometry: Physical Measures of Human Form in Health and Disease, Springer Verlag, 2010 (with Shailen Nandy).

"Long-term Trends in the Real Real Price of Primary Commodities: Inflation Bias and the Prebich-Singer Hypothesis", Resources Policy 35, 2010 (with John Tilton).

"Is Hunger in the World on the Rise?", Bridges Monthly 14(3), 2010. Download.

"Child Malnutrition in India and China: A Comparison", in von Brown, J., Vargas, L., Pandya-Lorch, R. (eds.), The Poorest and the Hungry: Assessments, Analyses and Actions, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington DC, 2010.

"Aid and Economic Growth: An Alternative Interpretation of the Evidence", Swedish Economic Policy Review 2006, 13(2). Download.

"Declining Child Malnutrition: A Reassessment", International Journal of Epidemiology 2006, 35(5): 1336-46. Download.

"The Real, Real Price of Nonrenewable Resources: Copper 1870-2000" (with John E. Tilton), World Development 2006, 34(3): 501-19. Download.

"Malnutrition and Hunger: Alternative Perspectives", in B. Lomborg (ed.), How to Spend $50 Billion to Make the World a Better Place?, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

"World Income Distribution: Which Way?", Journal of Development Studies 2004, 40(5): 1-32. Download.


Work in progress: 

"Why Malnutrition in Shining India Persists", revised version of paper presented at the Fourth Conference of Growth and Development, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, December 2008.

"How Many People are Malnourished?", invited article for the Annual Review of Nutrition 31, to be published in 2011.

"Poverty in India Can Be Halved in Five Years", paper to be presented at the Sixth Conference on Growth and Development at the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, in December 2010.



The Water & Sanitation Target for the MDGs: An Assessment (February 2, 2007). Download slides.