Prof. Bharatee Bhusana Dash

Assistant Professor, School of Economics
Postdoc (Carleton University); Ph.D. (University of Hyderabad)
Phone:+91 674 6673321
Email:bharateedash@xub.edu.in
Home Page:https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=lzDNVHUAAAAJ&hl=en

Teaching Interests

Public Economics, Public Finance, Public Choice, Microeconomics, Natural Resource Economics

Research Interests

Public Economics, Public Finance, Public Choice, Political Economy of Development

PAPERS UNDER REVIEW

1. “The Privateness of Public Expenditure: A model and empirics for the Indian states” (with Stanley L. Winer, J. Stephen Ferris, and Pinaki Chakraborty)
2. “Measuring Electoral Competitiveness: With Application to the Indian States” (with Stanley L. Winer, and J. Stephen Ferris)
3. “Economic Performance and Electoral Volatility: Testing the Economic Voting Hypothesis on Indian States, 1957-2013” (with J. Stephen Ferris)

WORK IN PROGRESS

Available on Personal Communication!

Research & Publications

#Journal

2019, JOURNAL: Expenditure visibility and voter memory: a compositional approach to the political budget cycle in Indian states, 1959–2012, Springer, Germany

2017, Journal: Fiscal Reforms, Fiscal Rule and Development Spending: How Indian States have performed?, Wiley, USA,Link

2015, Journal: Political competition and human development: Evidence from the Indian states, Routledge, UK

2014, JOURNAL: Regional Income Disparity and Government Intervention in India: Evidence from Sub-national Data, Sage, Sri Lanka

2014, JOURNAL: Do Political determinants Affect Revenue Collections? Evidence from the Indian States, Springer, Germany

2013, Journal: Intergovernmental Transfer and Tax Collection in India: Does the Composition of Transfer Matter?, Wiley, USA

2013, JOURNAL: Do Political Determinants Affect the Size and Composition of Public Expenditure? A Study of the Indian States, Springer, Germany

2009, Journal: Institutions and the Quality of Governance: An Empirical Study on Interstate Differences in Economic Development in India, United Nations ESCAP, Thailand

#Working Paper

2018, WorkingPaper: Measuring Electoral Competitiveness: With Application to the Indian States, CESifo Working Paper No. 7216

2018, WorkingPaper: Economic Performance and Electoral Volatility: Testing the Economic Voting Hypothesis on Indian States, 1957–2013, Carlton Economic Papers No. 18-07

2016, WorkingPaper: Expenditure Visibility and Voter Memory: A Compositional Approach to the Political Budget Cycle in Indian States, 1959 - 2012, Carlton Economic Papers No. 16-14

2015, WorkingPaper: The Privateness of Public Expenditure: with application to Indian States, Carlton Economic Papers No. 15-10

Conference/Seminar

2019, Conference-Attended: Economic Performance and Electoral Volatility: Testing the Economic Voting Hypothesis on Indian States, 1957–2013, Venue: Centre for Training and Research in Public Finance and Policy (CTRPFP), International Conference on Public Finance and Public Policy, Kolkata

2018, Conference-Attended: The Privateness of Public Expenditure: A model and empirics for the Indian states, Venue: Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), 14th Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development, New Delhi (Chaired the Session)

2018, Seminars-Talks: Economic Performance and Electoral Volatility: Testing the Economic Voting Hypothesis on Indian States, 1957–2013, Venue: Ravenshaw University, Invited Lecture at Ravenshaw University, Cuttack

2018, Seminars-Talks: Political Economy of Fiscal Policy, Venue: National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), Invited Lecture at National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), New Delhi

2017, Conference-Attended: Expenditure Visibility and Voter Memory: A Compositional Approach to the Political Budget Cycle in Indian States, 1959 – 2012, Venue: National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), Papers in Public Economics and Policy, New Delhi

2016, Conference-Attended: Expenditure Visibility and Voter Memory: A Compositional Approach to the Political Budget Cycle in Indian States, 1959 – 2012, Venue: National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), 53rd Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES), Bhubaneswar

2016, Conference-Attended: Expenditure Visibility and Voter Memory: A Compositional Approach to the Political Budget Cycle in Indian States, 1959 – 2012, Venue: Delhi School of Economics, Winter School 2016, New Delhi

2014, Seminars-Talks: The political economy of fiscal policy: an analysis of the Indian states, Venue: Visiting scholar’s seminar at Canada-India Center, Carleton University, Ottawa

2013, Conference-Attended: Fiscal Reforms, Fiscal Rules and Development Spending: How Indian States have performed?, Venue: National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), 2013 Economic Theory and Policy Conference, New Delhi

2012, Conference-Attended: Do Political Determinants Affect Revenue Collection? Evidence from the Indian States, Venue: Centre for Training and Research in Public Finance and Policy (CTRPFP), International Conference on Public Finance, Public Economics & Public Policy, Kolkata

2012, Conference-Attended: Fiscal Reforms, Fiscal Rules and Development Spending: How Indian States have performed?, Venue: National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), Annual Conference on Papers in Public Economics (PIPE), New Delhi

2012, Conference-Attended: Does Political Competition Influence Human Development? Evidence from the Indian States, Venue: National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), Papers in Public Economics and Policy, New Delhi

2012, Conference-Attended: Regional Income Disparity and Government Intervention in India: Evidence from Sub-national Data, Venue: National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), 2012 Economic Theory and Policy Conference, New Delhi

2012, Conference-Attended: Do Political Determinants Affect Public Expenditure Allocation? A Study of the Indian States, Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), CESP Young Scholars’ Seminar, New Delhi

2012, Conference-Attended: Political Determinants of the Allocation of Public Expenditures: A Study of the Indian States, Venue: National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), 3rd Annual Conference on Papers in Public Economics (PIPE), New Delhi

Projects / Consultancy

2018, What is the quality of governance across Indian states, and does it matter?, Client: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Canada, Status: On-going

2014, Intergovernmental Finance in Five Emerging Market Economies, Client: Fourteenth Finance Commission of India, Status: Completed

2014, National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) Expenditure at the State-level: A Focus on Rajasthan and Karnataka, Client: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, Status: Completed

2013, Distribution of Public Spending Across Health Facilities: A Study of Karnataka, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Assam, Client: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, Status: Completed

2007, State-wise Institutional Database, Client: University Grants Commission, Status: Completed

Work Experience

Assistant Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi (March 2014 – June 2018)
Shastri Post-Doctoral Scholar, School of Public Administration, Carleton University, Ottawa (Sept. 2017 – Dec. 2017)
Visiting Scholar (Research), Canada-India Centre, Carleton University, Ottawa (Sept. 2014 – Dec. 2014)
Economist, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi (June 2011 – Feb. 2014)
Consultant, Institute of Applied Manpower Research, New Delhi (Feb. 2011 – May 2011)