Debasri Mukherjee



Debasri Mukherjee
Professor of Econmics
Western Michigan University

Research Interests




  1. “Count-data Analysis of Physician Emigration from Developing Countries: A Note” with E. Alvi and E. Thomas Kizhakethalackal, Economics Bulletin 2015, Vol. 35(2).
  1. ‘Aid-for-Trade and Export Performance of Developing Countries” with E. Alvi and S. Ghimire, Applied Econometrics and International Development 2015.


  1. “The Empirics of Health-aid, Education and Infant Mortality: A Semiparametric Study” with E. Thomas Kizhakethalackal, Applied Economics 2013, Vol. 45(22).


  1. “Exchange-Rate Volatility and Trade: A Semiparametric Approach” with S. Pozo. Applied Economics, 2011, Vol. 43 (13).


  1. “The J-curve for the Relationship between Pollution Abatement Expenditure and Income per capita: A New Empirical Investigation from US Regional Data”, with M. Das.  Applied Econometrics and International Development, 2011, Vol. 11(2).
  1. “Monpsony in the Market for Nurses? A Semiparametric Note.” Regional and Sectoral Economic Studies, 2011, Vol. 11(2).


  1. “Incidence of Tuberculosis and its Determinants: A System-GMM Analysis,” with E. Thomas Kizhakethalackal. Technology Interface International Journal, 2011.
  1. “An Assessment of the ‘Policy View’ in Foreign Aid under Asymmetric Information,” with E. Alvi.  Economics Research International, 2011, Vol. 2011.


  1. “Semiparametric Binary Regression Models under Shape Constraints with an Application to Indian Schooling Data” with M. Banerjee and S. Mishra.  Journal of Econometrics, 2009, Vol. 149 (2).
  1. “Foreign Aid, Growth, Policy and Reform” with E. Alvi and E. K. Shukralla.  Economics Bulletin, 2008, Vol. 15(6).



  1. “Do Income and Education Really Affect HIV and AIDS in India? A Critical Note.” Indian Journal of Economics and Business, 2007, Vol. 6(1).
  1. “Is the Rate of ‘Convergence’ Always Constant? Some Empirical Evidence from Sector Level Data in 56 Countries, 1975-99.” Regional and Sectoral Economic Studies, 2006, Vol. 6(2).


  1. “A Note on Polio Count: Some Empirical Evidence from India.” Applied Econometrics and International Development, 2006, Vol. 6(3).
  1. “Feasible Estimation of Nonparametric Generalized Random Effect Model: An Application.” Journal of Quantitative Economics, 2006, Vol. 4(1).


  1.  “Nonparametric Sharpe Ratio” with A. Ullah. Journal of Quantitative Economics, 2004, Vol. 2(2).


  1.  “Consistent Estimation of Regression Coefficients in Replicated Data with Non-Normal Measurement Errors,” with S. Shalabh and A. Ullah. Annals of Economics and Finance, 2001, Vol. 2.


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