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30.07.2021 | Original Article

Measuring Income Elasticity of Healthcare-Seeking Behavior in India: A Conditional Quantile Regression Approach

The paper evaluates the differential effect of income on healthcare payments according to the extent of need by estimating the income elasticity of out-of-pocket (OOP) expenditure using the conditional quantile regression (CQR) method in the …

30.07.2021 | Original Article

Returns to Growth in Indian Automobile Industry: A Non-Parametric Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) Approach

This paper examines the concept of returns to growth (RTG) of Indian automobile industry by evaluating the relationship between growth of inputs and growth of outputs for estimating the RTG behavior of the major firms. RTG behaviour assumes …

27.07.2021 | Original Article Open Access

A Framework for Modelling Economic Regional Location Processes Under Uncertainty

This paper deals with the theoretical analysis of the spatial concentration and localization of firms and employees over a set of regions. In particular, it provides a simple site-selection theoretical model to describe the probabilistic framework …

19.07.2021 | Original Article

Financialization of the Real Economy: New Empirical Evidence from the Non-financial Firms in India Using Conditional Logistic Model

Financialization, or the dominance of finance capital over the physical capital has been on rise across emerging economies during the last three decades. Though a vast literature exists on financialization and its impact on the institutional set …

07.07.2021 | Original Article

The Dilemma of Intellectual Property Agreements and R&D in Developing Economies: A Game Theory Approach

This paper models and predicts how the strengthening of intellectual property (IP) protection will impact R&D in developing economies. International agreements such as TRIPs and free trade agreements are enhancing the level of international …

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The Journal of Quantitative Economics was established in 1983 as the official journal of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) to promote research in the broad areas of Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. From the inception, the journal has had several illustrious scholars such as Kaushik Basu, K.L. Krishna, A.L. Nagar, C.R. Rao, Amartya Sen, T.N. Srinivasan on its editorial board. The journal continues to provide a forum for economists, mathematicians and statisticians to publish quantitative papers in all subfields of Economics, with a special focus on less developed countries.

JQEC covers economic theory and theoretical and applied econometrics, with special focus on quantitative applications to less developed countries. It publishes quantitative papers with basic or applied research orientation in all sub-fields of economics that employ rigorous theoretical, empirical and experimental methods. The journal also encourages short papers and review articles and in particular innovative and fundamental papers that focus on various facets of economics of the emerging market and developing economies. With the help of an international editorial board and carefully selected referees, it aims to minimize the time taken to complete the review process while preserving the quality of the articles published.

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