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Monica Das Gupta


MONICA DAS GUPTA is a Senior Demographer in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. Trained in demography and social anthropology at the London School of Economics and IDS Sussex, she has worked extensively on issues of population, public health, and gender.   Before joining the Bank, she worked at the National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi, and at the Harvard University Center for Population and Development Studies.

The list below is of World Bank working papers and publications. You can also see (and in some cases download) other documents by this author.      

World Bank Research Dataset

Deposit Insurance around the World: A Comprehensive Database
Policies and Institutions that Promote Saving: module 1 (National saving)

World Bank working papers and publications

1 .Family systems, political systems, and Asia's 'missing girls' : the construction of son preference and its unraveling
2 .How might India's public health systems be strengthened ?
3 .The World Bank economic review 23 (3)
4 .How to improve public health systems : lessons from Tamil Nadu
5 .How can donors help build global public goods in health ?
6 .Is there an incipient turnaround in Asia's "missing girls" phenomenon ?
7 .The political economy of village sanitation in south India : capture or poor information ?
8 .Does Hepatitis B infection or son preference explain the bulk of gender imbalance in China ? : a review of the evidence
9 .Why is son preference declining in South Korea ? the role of development and public policy, and the implications for China and India
10 .Public health in India : an overview
11 .Improving child nutrition outcomes in India : can the integrated child development services be more effective?
12 .India's public health system - how well does it function at the National level?
13 .Governance of communicable disease control services : a case study and lessons from India
14 .Fostering community-driven development - What role for the State?
15 .Why is son preference so persistent in East and South Asia? a cross-country study of China, India, and the Republic of Korea
16 .Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2000/2001 : combattre la pauvrete
17 .Sumario do relatorio sobre o desenvolvimento mundial 2000/2001 : luta contra a pobreza
18 .Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2000/2001 : Lucha contra la pobreza
19 .World development report 2000/2001 - attacking poverty
20 .World development report 2000/2001 - attacking poverty
21 .World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty
22 .World development report 2000/2001 - attacking poverty
23 .Liberte, egalite, fraternite : exploring the role of governance in fertility decline
24 .Lifeboat ethics versus corporate ethics - social and demographic implications of stem and joint families