Sarmistha Pal

Professor Sarmistha Pal

Chair in Financial Economics


In the media

April 2017
India's cashless society
Interviewed on BBC World Service
India's cashless society


Research interests

My teaching

My publications


Gonzalez Paula, Montes‐Rojas Gabriel, Pal Sarmistha Dual Practice of Health Workers: Theory and Evidence From Indonesia, In: SSRN Electronic Journal
Pal S, Driffield N, Mahambare V (2007)How does ownership structure affect capital structure and firm value?, In: The Economics of Transition
Bhaumik S, Driffield N, Pal S (2010)Does Ownership Structure of Emerging Market Firms Affect their Outward FDI? The Case of Indian Automotive and Pharmaceutical Sectors, In: Journal of International Business Studies41(3)pp. 437-450 Palgrave Macmillan
Pal S, Driffield N (2010)Evolution of capital structure in east Asia—corporate inertia or endeavours?, In: Journal of Royal Statistical Society Series A173 Royal Statistical Society
Pal S, Palacios R (2006)Old Age Poverty in the Indian States: What the Household Data Can Say?, In: Pension Reform Primer working paper series World Bank, Washington DC.
Makepeace G, Pal S (2006)Effects of birth interval on child mortality: evidence from a sequential analysis., In: World Health Popul8(2)pp. 69-82
Kynch J, Pal S (2000)The Dynamics of Poverty: Occupational Mobility in Rural India, In: Perdikis N (eds.), Indian Economy: Contemporary Issues Ashgate
Pal S, Makepeace G (2003)Current contraceptive use in India: Has the role of women's education been overemphasised?, In: European Journal of Development Research15(1)pp. 149-169
Pal S (2002)Segmentation of rural labour contracts: Some further evidence, In: Bulletin of Economic Research54(2)pp. 151-180
Pal S (1999)Task-Based Segmentation of Rural Labour Contracts: Theory and Evidence, In: Bulletin of Economic Research51(1)pp. 67-94 Wiley
Pal Sarmistha, Saha Bibhas (2018)Enhancing Excellence: Socially Motivated Private Schools of Nepal, In: Journal of Development Studies55(5)pp. 765-785 Taylor & Francis
McKay A, Pal S (2004)Relationships between household consumption and inequality in the Indian states, In: JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES40(5)pp. 65-90 FRANK CASS CO LTD
Pal S, Coricelli F, Driffield N, Roland I (2012)When Does Leverage Productivity Growth? A Firm-level Analysis, In: Journal of International Money and Finance31(6)pp. 1674-1694 Elsevier
Pal Sarmistha, Wahhaj Z (2017)Fiscal Decentralisation, Local Institutions and Public Goods Provision: Evidence from Indonesia, In: Journal of Comparative Economics45(2)pp. 383-409 Elsevier
Makepeace G, Pal S (2008)Understanding the effects of siblings on child mortality: Evidence from India, In: Journal of Population Economics21(4)pp. 877-902
Ghosh S, Mourmouras IA, Pal S, Paya I (2003)On public investment, the real exchange rate and growth: Some empirical evidence from the UK and the USA, In: MANCHESTER SCHOOL71(3)pp. 242-264 BLACKWELL PUBL LTD
González P, Montes Rojas G, Pal Sarmistha (2017)Dual Practice by Health Workers: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia
Pal S, Kynch J (2000)Determinants of occupational change and mobility in rural India, In: Applied Economics32(12)pp. 1559-1573
Pal S (1997)An Analysis of Declining Incidence of Regular Labour Contracts in Rural India, In: Journal of Development Studies34(2)pp. 133-155 Taylor & Francis
Pal S, Kingdon G (2013)Can the Private Sector Deliver 'Education for All'?, In: Working Papers on the Web
Kambhampati US, Pal S (2001)Role of parental literacy in explaining gender difference: Evidence from child schooling in India, In: European Journal of Development Research13(2)pp. 97-119
Maitra P, Pal Sarmistha, Sharma A (2016)Absence of Altruism? Female Disadvantage in Private School Enrolment in India, In: World Development85pp. 105-125 Elsevier