Professor

prof.dr. (Ashwani) A. Saith

ISS

Room: I3-23

T:+31 70 4260603,

E: saith@iss.nl

Role Researcher
  • Saith, A. (2011). Inequality, Imbalance, Instability: Reflections on a Structural Crisis. Development and Change, 42 (1), 70-86. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7660.2011.01705.x
  • Saith, A. & Wazir, R. (2010). ¿Towards Conceptualising of Child Wellbeing in India: The Need for a Paradigm Shift¿. Child Development Indicators, 3 (3), 385-408. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12187-010-9065-3
  • Saith, A. (2008). China and India: the Institutional Roots of Differential Performance. Development and Change, 39 (5), 723-757.
  • Saith, A. (2008). Towards Universalizing Socio-economic Security: Strategic Elements of a Policy Agenda. Indian Journal of Human Development, 2 (1).
  • Saith, A. (2008). Joan Robinson and Indian Planning: An Awkward Relationship. Development and Change, 30 (6), 1115-1134.
  • Saith, A. (2008). ¿Constructing Basic Socio-economic Security for All: South Asian Experiences, Issues, Agendas¿. Indian Journal of Human Development, 2 (1).
  • Saith, A. (2007). Millenium Development Goals and the Dumbing-down of Development: Goals set for the Poor, Goalposts set by the Rich. International Institute of Asian Studies Newsletter, 12-13.
  • Saith, A. (2007). Downsizing and Distortion of Poverty in India: The Perverse Power of Official Definitions. Indian Journal of Human Development, 1 (2), 247-282.
  • Saith, A. (2006). From Universal Values to Millennium Development Goals: Lost in Translation. Development and Change, 37 (6), 1167-1199.
  • Saith, A. (2005). Poverty Lines versus The Poor: Method versus Meaning (October 22 Special Issue on The Measurement of Poverty). Economic and Political Weekly .
  • Saith, A. (2001). From Village Artisans to Industrial Clusters: Agendas and Policy Gaps in Indian Rural Industrialization. Journal of Agrarian Change, 1 (1), 81-123.
  • Saith, A. (2000). Is Small Still Beautiful?: China and India's Experience of Small-scale Industrialisation (Regional Overview Paper). Economist Intelligence Unit.
  • Saith, A. (2000). Migration Processes and Policies: Some Asian Perspectives (Published in 2000 with a journal date of 1999). Asia and Pacific Migration Journal, 8 (3), 1.
  • White, B.N.F., Saith, A. & Huang, C (1999). Population Mobility and Market Reforms: China and Vietnam (Special Issue in Asia Pacific Migration Journal). Asia and Pacific Migration Journal, 8 (3), 281-409.
  • Saith, A. (1992). Absorbing External Shocks: The Gulf Crisis, International Migration Linkages and the Indian Economy, 1990. Development and Change, 23, 101-147.
  • Saith, A. (1990). Development Strategies and the Rural Poor. Journal of Peasant Studies, 17, 1-49.
  • Saith, A. (1985). The Agrarian Question in Socialist Transitions. Journal of Development Studies, 22.
  • Saith, A. (1985). Primitive Accumulation, Agrarian Reform and Socialist Transitions: An Argument. Journal of Development Studies, 22 (1), 1-48.
  • Saith, A. (1985). The Distributional Dimensions of Revolutionary Transition: Ethiopia. Journal of Development Studies, 22, 150-179.
  • Saith, A. & Wazir, R. (2010). `From Poverty to Well-being: Alternative Approaches to the Recognition of Child HD-UNICEF, Working Paper No.1 (Working Paper Series on Children of India: Rights and Opportunities). New Delhi: UNICEF.
  • Saith, A. & Wazir, R. (2009). From Poverty to Wellbeing: Alternative Approaches to the Recognition of Child Deprivation in India. New Delhi: Unicef and Institute of Human Development.
  • Saith, A. (2008). Universalizing Socio-economic Security: South Asian Perspectives, (Editor) Special Issue, Indian Journal of Human Development, Vol. 2, No. 1: January-June 2008). New Delhi-: Institute for Human Development.
  • Saith, A., Vijayabaskar, M. & Gayathri, V. (2008). ICTs and Indian Social Change: Diffusion, Poverty, Governance. New Delhi: Sage Publishers.
  • Saith, A. & Vijayabaskar, M. (2005). ICTs and Indian Economic Development: Economy, Work, Regulation. New Delhi: Sage Publishers.
  • Saith, A. (2003). Pro-Poor Macro Policies for China: Report for the Asia-Pacific Regional Programme on the Macro-economics of Poverty Reduction. New York: UNDP.
  • Doornbos, M., Saith, A. & White, B.N.F. (2000). Forests: Nature, People, Power. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.
  • Saith, A. (1992). Rural Non-farm Economy: Processes and Policies. Geneva: ILO.
  • Saith, A. (1987). The Re-emergence of the Chinese Peasantry: Aspects of Rural Decollectivisation. London: Croom Helm.
  • Saith, A. (1985). The Agrarian Question in Socialist Transitions. London: Frank Cass.
  • Saith, A. (2010). ¿Divergence, Convergence and `Pervergence¿: Comparative Reflections on Indian and Chinese Development since 1950¿. In I. Pande (Ed.), India and China at Sixty. New Delhi: India International Centre (IIC) / Harper-Collins.
  • Saith, A. (2008). Explaining Differential Performance: The Institutional Factor in Indian and Chinese Development. In P. Arestis & J. Eatwell (Eds.), Issues in Economic Development and Globalisation: Essays in Honour of Ajit Singh. Palgrave-Macmillan: London.
  • Saith, A. (2001). Small is Big, but is it still Beautiful? Small-scale Industries: An India-China Dialogue. In (pp. 358-379) Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Doornbos, M., Saith, A. & White, B.N.F. (2000). Forest Lives and Struggles: An Introduction. In (pp. 10) Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.
  • Saith, A. (1992). Long-term Trends in Wheat Yields in North India, 1827-1947: An Evaluation of Old Controversies with Some Fresh Evidence. In London: Oxford University Press.
  • Saith, A. & Jamal, V. (1992). Changes in the Distribution of Income. In (pp. 169-191) London: MacMillan, St. Martin's Press.
  • Saith, A. (1991). Asian Rural Industrialization: Context, Features, Strategies. In (pp. 458-89) London: Oxford University Press.
  • Saith, A. (1990). Macro-strategies and Rural Industrialization in Comparative Perspective. In (pp. 279-85) London: Intermediate Technology Publications.
  • Saith, A. (1990). Location, Linkage and Leakage: Malaysian Rural Industrialization in National Perspective. In (pp. 64-109) Kuala Lumpur: Friedrich Ebert Foundation.
  • Saith, A. (1989). Macro-economic Issues in International Labour Migration. In New Delhi: ILO/ARTEP.
  • Saith, A. (1987). China's New Population Policies: Rationale and Some Implications. In (pp. 211-249) London: Croom Helm.
  • Saith, A. (1986). Agricultural Economics. In London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.
  • Saith, A. (2006). The Institutional Factor in the Chinese and Indian Development Paths (Silver Jubilee Lecture, March 27). Hyderabad: Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS).
  • Saith, A. (2005). Poverty-Lines versus the Poor: Method versus Meaning. (unknown, ISS Working Papers, General Series, no 420). The Hague: ISS.
  • Saith, A. (2004). Social Protection, Decent Work and Development (Discussion Paper, DP/152/2004, International Institute of Labour Studies, ILO, Geneva). Geneva: ILO.
  • Saith, A. (2003). Word and Reed as Weapon and Shield: A Laudatio for Edward Said (Institute of Social Studies, The Hague; a version of this is also posted on The Edward Said Archives (TESA) on the internet; and a version also appeared in Al-Ahram Weekly, Cairo). The Hague: ISS.
  • Saith, A. (2001). The Cost of Schooling in Rural China: Findings from Jingning County, Gansu Province ( Report for UNDP, Beijing, and the Leading Group on Poverty Alleviation of the State Planning Council, PRC, Beijing; July 2001). : .
  • Saith, A. (2001). Operationalising the Human Poverty Approach in China: A Review of Issues and Options (Report for UNDP, Beijing, and the Leading Group on Poverty Alleviation of the State Planning Council, PRC, Beijing; July 2001). : .
  • Saith, A. (2000). Indian Rural Industrialisation: Some Policy Perspectives. New Delhi: SAAT-ILO.
  • Saith, A. (1993). Dynamics of Land Relations: Some Findings at Village Level - An Indian Case Study. The Hague: ISS.
  • Saith, A. & Tankha, S. (1992). Longitudinal Analysis of Structural Change in a North Indian Village: 1970-1987. Some Preliminary Findings. : .
  • Saith, A. & Tankha, S. (1991). Longitudinal Analysis of Structural Transformation in a North Indian Village 1970-1987. The Hague: ISS.
  • Saith, A. (1991). Make Haste Slowly: Institutional Pre-condition for Successful Macro-economic Stabilisation and Growth, A Short Note on the Vietnamese Development Strategy till the Year 2000. Hanoi: Stockholm School of Economics/SIDA.
  • Saith, A. (1991). Adding Injury to Insult: A First Estimate of Financial Losses of Indian Migrant Workers Fleeing the Gulf Crisis, 1990. : .
  • Saith, A. (1991). Absorbing External Shocks: The Gulf Crisis, International Migration Linkages and the Indian Economy, 1990 (with special reference to the impact on Kerala). : .
  • Saith, A. (1989). Development Strategies and Rural Development. The Hague: ISS.
  • Saith, A. (1989). Development Strategies and the Rural Poor. Geneva: ILO.
  • Saith, A. (1989). Macro-economic Issues in International Labour Migration. : .
  • Saith, A. (1989). Location, Linkage and Leakage: Malaysian Rural Industrialisation Strategies in National Perspective. : .
  • Saith, A. (1989). Development Strategies and the Rural Poor. : .
  • Saith, A. (1987). Contrasting Experiences in Rural Industrialization: Are the East Asian Successes Transferable? : .
  • Saith, A. (2011). Discussant: IFAD Conference on New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture. IFAD Conference on New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture: Rome, Italy (2011, januari 24 - 2011, januari 25).
  • Saith, A. (2009). ¿Inequality: Reflections on a Silent Pandemic¿. Third Michael Sprinker Memorial Lecture: Kolkata (2009, december 18).
  • Saith, A. (2003). Social Protection as Social Investment: The Macro-Micro Interface in Chinese Economic Policy Options ( Paper presented at the Faculty Seminar of the Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvananthapuram; to be published as a CDS Working Paper).
  • Saith, A. (2001). Information and Communication Technologies and Poverty Alleviation: Hope or Hype? (Paper presented at the IDPAD Conference on Labour and Capitalist Transformation in Asia, Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, India; 13-15 December 13-15, 2001).
  • Saith, A. (2000). ICTs, the Digital Divide and Poverty Alleviation: A Survey of Issues (Paper on the ILO World Employment Report 2001, October 2000).
  • Saith, A. (2000). Privatisation, Unemployment and Welfare in China: A Discussion Note. Paper for WIDER-UNU: (2000, december 01).
  • Saith, A. (1997). The Village in Asia Revisited (ed).
  • Saith, A. (2008). Constructing Basic Socio-economic Security for All: South Asian Experiences, Issues, Agendas. Indian Journal of Human Development, 2 (1).
  • Saith, A. (2005). Sanjaya Lall: Demystifying Technological Change. Development and Change, 37 (6).
  • Saith, A. (2004). Word and Reed as Sword and Shield: A Laudation for Edward Said. Development and Change, 35 (5), 881-889.
  • Saith, A. (2004). Hope as Home in the Eye of the Storm: A Tribute to Mahmoud Darwish. Prince Claus Fund Journal, 11, 37-42.
  • Saith, A. (2008). ICTs and Poverty Alleviation: Hope or Hype? In A. Saith, M. Vijayabaskar & V. Gayathri (Eds.), ICTs and Indian Social Change: Diffusion, Poverty, Governance (pp. 113-159). New Delhi: Sage Publishers.
  • Saith, A. (2008). ICTs and Indian Social Change: An Agenda of Concerns. In A. Saith, M. Vijayabaskar & V. Gayathri (Eds.), ICTs and Indian Social Change: Diffusion, Poverty, Governance (pp. 13-33). New Delhi: Sage Publishers.
  • Saith, A. & Doornbos, M. (2006). Preface¿ to Ranjit Dwivedi, Conflict and Collective Action: The Sardar Sarovar Project in India. In R. Dwivedi (Ed.), Conflict and Collective Action: The Sardar Sarovar Project in India (pp. xxvii-xxxiii). New Delhi: Routledge.
  • Saith, A. (2005). ICTs and Indian Economic Development: Trends, Issues, Options. In A. Saith & M. Vijayabaskar (Eds.), ICTs and Indian Economic Development: Economy, Work, Regulation. New Delhi: SAGE.
  • Saith, A. (2005). Louis Emmerij: Interviewed by Ashwani Saith.
  • Saith, A. (2005). Poverty and Anti-Poverty: Troubling Tendencies, Quarrelsome Questions¿,. 6th Joan Robinson Memorial Lecture: Kerala.

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University Erasmus University Rotterdam
School International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
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