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    • Racial Conflict and the Malignancy of Identity 

      Basu, Kaushik (2006-10-11)
      This paper demonstrates how our sense of identity can emerge out of mere markers of social distinction that may have no innate significance, but, nevertheless, spread to various aspects of our lives and be the root of ...
    • The role of norms and law in economics: An essay on political economy 

      Basu, Kaushik (2006-11-21)
      The THREE - HOUR stretch of road between Hazaribagh and Dhanbad in eastern India is as desolate as it is beautiful. One winter evening, some half a dozen years ago, as I was traveling ibis route by taxi to catch a train ...
    • Rural Credit and Interlinkage 

      Basu, Kaushik (2006-11-21)
      This paper is concerned with the modem theory of agrarian economic relations. Unlike most other areas, this subject developed from related findings generated by anthropologists and empirical economists, and from ...
    • Social norms and the law 

      Basu, Kaushik (2006-11-21)
      After one eats in a restaurant, that one has to leave a tip is a social norm, and that one has to pay for the food is law. As is evident from this, both norms and the law influence our behaviour. What we say, for instance, ...
    • Stackelberg equilibrium in oligopoly 

      Basu, Kaushik (2006-11-21)
      This paper shows that in a model of managerial delegation in □ duopoly, if an owner’s decision to hire a manager is modeled explicitly, then the subgame perfect equilibrium may coincide with the Stackelberg solution. I ...
    • Unified Theory of Social Systems: A Radical Christian Analysis 

      Vanek, Jaroslav (Jaroslav Vanek, 2000)
      For our purposes a Social System is defined as a human community whose members interact, depend on each other and are affected jointly by actions of or physical characteristics within the community. Decisions concerning ...
    • Utility Measurement 

      Basu, Kaushik (2006-11-21)