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Prof. Krishna Mazumdar

Indian Statistical Institute, India


Email: krishnamazumdar@ymail.com



1981 Ph.D., Calcutta University

1974 M.A., Economics, Calcutta University

1971 B.A., Honours in Economics, Calcutta University


Publications (Selected)

  1. “Socio-Economic Factors Determining Adult Literacy in Developing Countries”: International Journal of Social Economics (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.), Vol.32, Issue1/2, 2005, pp.98-120.
  2. “A New Approach to Human Development Index”: Review of Social Economy, (Routledge–Taylor & Francis Group ), Vol. 61, No.4, December 2003, pp. 535-549.
  3. “Do Standards of Living Converge?”, Social Indicators Research, (Springer  Science  Publishers), Vol. 64, Oct. 2003, pp. 29-50.
  4. “A Note on Cross-Country Convergence in Standard of Living”: Applied Economics  Letters, (Routledge - Taylor and Francis Group), Vol.9, No. 2, January, 2002,  pp.87-90.
  5. “Divergence and Convergence of International Development: A Socio-economic Approach”: in (W. Glatzer et.al. ed.) Rich and Poor, Disparities, Perceptions and Concomitants, (Kluwer Academic Publishers), 2002, pp.59-72.
  6. “Kolkata- the City of Wetlands”, in a book : Kolkata-The City of Wetlands, edited by Madhumita Mukherjee and Kunal Chattopadhay, Department of Fisheries, (Government  of West Benga) l, 2002, pp.168-208.
  7. “Measuring Human Well-being of the Countries: Achievement and Improvement Indices”, in (Ruddar Data ed.) Human Development and Economic Development, ( Deep & Deep, New Delhi), 2002.
  8. "Improvements in Life Expectancy: 1960-1995": Social Indicators Research, (Springer Science Publishers), Vol. 55, September 2001, pp.303-328.
  9. “Multivariate Analysis of Quality of Life in Indian Cities”: Indian Journal of  Regional  Science, Vol. 33, June 2001, pp. 115-120.
  10. "Human Well-being of the Countries: Achievement and Improvement Indices", in (Hans Singer ed.) Social Development (to be published in    Honour of A.K.  Sen), (BR Publishing Co.), accepted in March 2001.
  11. “Measuring Human Well-being of the Countries”, Welfare, Choice and Development, B. Ray (ed), (Kanishka Publishers, Distributors, New Delhi,) pp.56-85, 2001.
  12. "Causal Flow between Human Well-being and per Capita Gross Domestic Product", Social Indicators Research, ( Springer Science Publishers), June 2000, Vol. 50, No. 3, pp. 297-313.
  13. "Inter-Country Inequality in Social Indicators of Development", Social Indicators   Research, (Springer Science Publishers), March 2000, Vol. 49, No.3, pp. 335- 345.
  14. “Divergence and Convergence of International Development: A Socio-economic Approach”:, Conference Proceedings of the Rich and Poor Conference (ISA-Working Group 6: Social Indicators and Social Reporting) held in Berlin 13th – 14th October 2000.
  15. "A Multi-Variate Analysis of Urban Quality of Life in One-Million-Plus  Cities of   India", Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Quality of Life  in  Cities,  Singapore, March 2000, Vol.2, pp. 511-517.