Deprivation, Inequality and Polarization

Essays in Honour of Satya Ranjan Chakravarty

  • Indraneel Dasgupta
  • Manipushpak Mitra

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Deprivation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Thibault Gajdos, John A. Weymark, Claudio Zoli
      Pages 37-49
  3. Inequality

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Osnat Peled, Jacques Silber
      Pages 83-108
    3. Arjun Jayadev, Sanjay G. Reddy
      Pages 109-145
    4. Swami Tyagarupananda, Nachiketa Chattopadhyay
      Pages 147-160
    5. Sanjay Bhattacherjee, Palash Sarkar
      Pages 161-191
  4. Polarization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. Bhargav Maharaj, Nachiketa Chattopadhyay
      Pages 195-209
    3. Sripad Motiram, Vamsi Vakulabharanam
      Pages 211-220

About this book


This book offers a collection of original, state-of-the-art essays addressing various aspects of the economic analysis of inequality, deprivation, poverty measurement and social polarization, at both the theoretical and empirical level. Written by leading authorities in the fields of distributional analysis and normative economics, the respective chapters present detailed overviews of cutting-edge literature, as well as stand-alone research. Compiled as a tribute to Satya Ranjan Chakravarty’s lifetime contributions in the fields of normative economics and distributional analysis, it represents an indispensable resource for researchers, policymakers and doctoral students working on issues pertaining to income/wealth distribution, social inclusion and poverty reduction.


Poverty Measurement Inequality Polarization Measure Multi-dimensional Deprivation Income Distribution

Editors and affiliations

  • Indraneel Dasgupta
    • 1
  • Manipushpak Mitra
    • 2
  1. 1.Economic Research UnitIndian Statistical InstituteKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Economic Research UnitIndian Statistical InstituteKolkataIndia

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