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    • Are retrenchment laws inefficient 

      D'Souza, Errol (2005-10-27)
    • The big picture: macro economics of outlays and outcomes 

      D'Souza, Errol (2005-10-25)
      The Fiscal Responsibility Act has been bypassed in the budget with a failure to achieve the fiscal deficit target and by a reduction in the share of capital expenditures. Special purpose vehicles and public-private ...
    • Budget 2004-05: sharper instruments and objectives 

      D'Souza, Errol (2004-10-25)
      This is after all a coalition budget and so unless the finance minister is strong and has strategic dominance over the coalition, large debt and deficits are inevitable. However even within those constraints, there ...
    • Budget 2006: outlays, inequality and growth 

      D'Souza, Errol (2006-10-27)
      The fiscal deficit is being contained by a decrease in interest payments and capital expenditures, along with a secular rise in direct taxes. However, the reduction in capital expenditures, mainly in infrastructure, is ...
    • Child labour and human capital in developing countries - a multi-period stochastic model 

      D'Souza, Errol; Thakurata, Indrajit (Elsevier Ltd, 2017-09)
      This study investigates the co-determination of child labour and human capital acquisition through a life cycle model. It explores three categories of households with zero, ten and fifteen years' education of household ...
    • Collusion in government and corruption 

      D'Souza, Errol (Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, 2009-11-10)
      Politicians require bureaucrats to implement policies. Due to information asymmetry about who is to be considered a beneficiary of policy screening devices like red tape are used. This results in opportunism by individuals ...
    • A consistent macroeconomic model 

      D'Souza, Errol (India Macroeconomics Annual 2008, 2008-11-10)
    • Contractual arrangements in academia - implications for performance 

      D'Souza, Errol (2004-10-21)
      The politicisation of higher education, corruption in faculty hiring and enrolment, and student political unrest are being addressed to a certain extent currently. Much less attention has been paid to the recruitment ...
    • The critics are not Keynesian enough: fiscal responsibility and growth 

      D'Souza, Errol (2006-10-29)
      It is because fiscal policy-makers may not respect intertemporal constraints that it is better to bind ourselves to rules. Also, in an intertemporal set-up, lowering fiscal deficits can be expansionary
    • The economic effects of labour legislation in India: a critical essay 

      D'Souza, Errol (Industrial Relations Journal, 2010-04-29)
      Job security regulations have been central to government interventions in the labour market in India. These have been criticised for restricting employment growth. We argue that job security regulation has not had the ...
    • Financial markets, human resource policies, and flexibility 

      D'Souza, Errol (2002-10-18)
      Financial systems that are bank-based such as in Germany and Japan employ an internal strategy of managing human resources via job ladders and screening whereas in market-based systems such as in the UK and the US an ...
    • Firms, nations and training 

      D'Souza, Errol (2003-10-20)
    • The fiscal response to the global crisis 

      D'Souza, Errol (Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers, 2009-07-15)
      India’s banks had no direct exposure to the subprime mortgage assets. Yet India was affected by the global financial crisis as its economy has significantly integrated with the global economy in the recent past in terms ...
    • Food subsidy: concept, rationale, implementation design and policy reforms 

      Desai, Bhupat M.; D'Souza, Errol; Namboodiri, N. V. (Economic & Political Weekly, 2014)
      This paper counters negative advocacy about the food subsidy, the public distribution system, and farm price supports. It argues that the public food supply chain for market intervention has a favourable impact on the ...
    • Globalization's underbelly: capital flows and the Indian economy 

      D'Souza, Errol (Economic and Political Weekly, 2008-11-10)
      Recent capital flows to India have been predominantly portfolio flows and they have been associated with a deteriorating current account position. To induce foreign savings to finance current account deficits requires the ...
    • Gold monetisation scheme for India 

      D'Souza, Errol (Economic & Political Weekly, 2015)
      Currently India is the largest consumer and importer of gold in the world. Monetising the gold within the country is, therefore, important for macroeconomic stability, and requires a credible scheme for valuing, storing, ...
    • Hitching employment to a growth strategy: services bulge and productivity growth 

      D'Souza, Errol (2005-10-27)
      An employment-oriented growth strategy requires a strategy of public investment in agriculture and promoting new technology, including the inputs embodied in those technologies. The bulge of employment in services is ...
    • How well Have public sector banks done? a note 

      D'Souza, Errol (2010-10-18)
      The efficiency of the public sector banks has declined during the 1990s when measured by the spread/working fund ratio. Though the turnover/employee ratio of the public sector banks improved, the ratio for the private ...
    • IIMS-I Markets and equity in education 

      D'Souza, Errol (2003-10-21)
      The traditional market failure approach does not identify the distinctive characteristics of higher education institutions sufficiently as it does not focus on their organisational architecture. Without this frame of ...