Dr Vegard Iversen

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

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Publications

  1. 2019
  2. Published

    Beyond Poverty Escapes: Social Mobility in Developing Countries - A Review Essay

    Sen, K., Iversen, V. & Krishna, A., 19 Aug 2019, In: The World Bank Research Observer. 34, 2, p. 239-273

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. 2018
  4. Published

    All you need is cable TV?

    Iversen, V. & Palmer-Jones, R., 2018, In: Journal of Development Studies.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. 2017
  6. Published

    Rags to Riches? Intergenerational Occupational Mobility in India

    Iversen, V., Krishna, A. & Sen, K., 4 Nov 2017, In: Economic and Political Weekly. 52, 44, p. 107-114 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. Published

    Women Political Leaders, Corruption, and Learning: Evidence from a Large Public Program in India

    Afridi, F., Iversen, V. & Sharan, M. R., 1 Oct 2017, In: Economic Development and Cultural Change. 66, 1, p. 1-30 30 p., 1.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. 2014
  9. Published

    Caste dominance and economic performance in Rural India

    Iversen, V., Kalwij, A., Verschoor, A. & Dubey, A., 2014, In: Economic Development and Cultural Change. 62, 3, p. 423-457 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Social audits and MNREGA delivery: lessons from Andhra Pradesh

    Iversen, V., Afridi, F., Bosworth, B. P. (ed.), Panagariya, A. (ed.) & Shah, S. (ed.), 2014, India Policy Forum. Brookings Institution Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  11. 2013
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  13. Published

    On the Colonial Origins of Agricultural Development in India: A Re-examination of Banerjee and Iyer, 'History, Institutions and Economic Performance'

    Iversen, V., Palmer-Jones, R. & Sen, K., 2013, In: Journal of Development Studies. 49, 12, p. 1631-1646 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  14. Published

    TV, female empowerment and demographic change in rural India

    Iversen, V. & Palmer-Jones, R., 2013, (International Initiative for Impact Evaluation).

    Research output: Working paper

  15. 2012
  16. Published

    Caste and Upward Mobility

    Iversen, V. & Ghate, C. (ed.), Jan 2012, The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Economy. New York: Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  17. 2011
  18. Published

    Misfortune, misfits and what the city gave and took: The stories of South-Indian child labour migrants 1935-2005

    Iversen, V. & Ghorpade, Y., Sep 2011, In: Modern Asian Studies. 45, 5, p. 1177-1226 49 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  19. Published

    Do Spouses Realise Cooperative Gains? Experimental Evidence from Rural Uganda

    Iversen, V., Jackson, C., Kebede, B., Munro, A. & Verschoor, A., Apr 2011, In: World Development. 39, 4, p. 569-578 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Job recruitment networks and migration to cities in India

    Iversen, V., Sen, K., Verschoor, A., Dubey, A. & Rajan, S. I. (ed.), 2011, Migration, Identity and Conflict: India Migration Report 2011. New Delhi: Routledge, p. 144-172

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  21. 2010
  22. Published

    Caste, local networks and lucrative jobs: Evidence from rural Nepal

    Hatlebakk, M., Iversen, V. & Torsvik, G., 2010, Bergen, Norway, (Working Paper; no. 25).

    Research output: Working paper

  23. Published

    Networks, middlemen and other (urban) labour market mysteries

    Iversen, V. & Torsvik, G., 2010, In: Indian Growth and Development Review. 3, 1, p. 62-80

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. 2009
  25. Published

    Job recruitment networks and migration to cities in India

    Iversen, V., Sen, K., Verschoor, A. & Dubey, A., 2009, In: Journal of Development Studies. 45, 4, p. 522-543 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  26. Published

    Literacy sharing, assortative mating or what? Labour market advantages and proximate illiteracy revisited

    Iversen, V., Palmer-Jones, R., Basu, K. (ed.), Maddox, B. (ed.) & Robinson-Pant, A. (ed.), 2009, Interdisciplinary Approaches to Literacy and Development. 1 ed. London: Routledge, p. 29-70

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  27. 2008
  28. Published

    Literacy sharing, assortative mating, or what? Labour market advantages and proximate illiteracy revisited

    Iversen, V. & Palmer-Jones, R., 2008, In: Journal of Development Studies. 44, 6, p. 797-838 41 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  29. 2007
  30. Published

    Child Migration, Child Agency and Intergenerational Relations in Africa and South Asia

    Whitehead, A., Hashim, I. M. & Iversen, V., 2007, Sussex University, (Working Paper; no. 24).

    Research output: Working paper

  31. 2006
  32. Published

    Private tax collection - Remnant of the past or a way forward? Evidence from rural Uganda

    Iversen, V., Fjeldstad, O. H., Bahiigwa, G., Ellis, F. & James, R., Oct 2006, In: Public Administration and Development. 26, 4, p. 317-328 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  33. Published

    What the signboard hides: Food, caste and employability in small South Indian eating places

    Iversen, V. & Raghavendra, P. S., Oct 2006, In: Contributions to Indian Sociology. 40, 3, p. 311-341 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  34. Published

    High value forests, hidden economies and elite capture: Evidence from forest user groups in Nepal's Terai

    Iversen, V., Chhetry, B., Francis, P., Gurung, M., Kafle, G., Pain, A. & Seeley, J., 10 Jun 2006, In: Ecological Economics. 58, 1, p. 93-107 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  35. 2005
  36. Published

    A Framework for the Analysis of Community Forest Performance in the Terai

    Chettry, B., Francis, P., Gurung, M., Iversen, V., Kafle, G., Pain, A. & Seeley, J., 2005, In: Journal of Forest and Livelihood. 4, 2, p. 1-16

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  37. 2004
  38. Published

    On Notions of Agency, Individual Heterogeneity and the Existence, Size and Composition of a Bonded Child Labour Force

    Iversen, V., Cullenberg, S. (ed.) & Pattanaik, P. K. (ed.), 2004, Globalization, Culture and the Limits of the Market - Essays in Economics and Philosophy. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, p. 107-141

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  39. 2003
  40. Published

    Intra-household inequality: A challenge for the capability approach?

    Iversen, V., Jul 2003, In: Feminist Economics. 9, 2-3, p. 93-334 241 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  41. Published

    Tanzania's Soil Wealth

    Iversen, V., Brekke, K. A., Aune, J. B., Perrings, C. (ed.) & Vincent, J. R. (ed.), 2003, Natural Resource Accounting and Economic Development - Theory and Practice. Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, p. 142-165

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  42. 2002
  43. Published

    Autonomy in child labor migrants

    Iversen, V., 2002, In: World Development. 30, 5, p. 817-834 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  44. 2001
  45. Published

    Structural adjustment and soil degradation in Tanzania a CGE model approach with endogenous soil productivity

    Wiig, H., Aune, J. B., Glomsrød, S. & Iversen, V., 2001, In: Agricultural Economics. 24, 3, p. 263-287 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  46. 1999
  47. Published

    Tanzania's Soil Wealth

    Brekke, K. A., Iversen, V. & Aune, J. B., 1999, In: Environment and Development Economics. 4, p. 333-356

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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