Working Papers

Gender and Development

Karki, R., & Espinosa, C. (2019). Breaking Taboos: Menstruation, Female Subordination and Reproductive Health, the case of India. GDS Working Paper Series 2019-1. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

General Development Studies

Hexner, J.T., & MacEwan, A. (2016). Foreword R. Godoy. Myths and Reality of the Puerto Rican Economy. GDS Working Paper Series 2016-3. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Hexner, J.T., & MacEwan, A. (2016). Foreword R. Godoy. Reviving the Puerto Rican Economy: Requires a Rehabilitation Trust Fund. GDS Working Paper Series 2016-2. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

MacEwan, A., & Hexner, J.T. (2016). Puerto Rico: Quantifying Federal Expenditures. GDS Working Paper Series 2016-10. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

MacEwan, A., & Hexner, J.T. (2016). Including Puerto Rico in the Earned Income Tax Credit and Full Child Tax Credit. GDS Working Paper Series 2016-9. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

MacEwan, A., & Hexner, J.T. (2016). Establishing Reliable Economic Data for Puerto Rico. GDS Working Paper Series 2016-7. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

MacEwan, A. (2016). Foreword R. Godoy. Quantifying the Impact of 936. GDS Working Paper Series 2016-4. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Sampath, Rajesh. (forthcoming). Political Arguments against Hirschman’s The Passions and the Interests (1977) to Counter-Argue the Endless Continuation of Capitalist Inequality by Way of Bataille’s Notion of a ‘General Economy.’

Sampath, Rajesh. (forthcoming). Does Modernity Take Root in the Same Way and Time in All Places: Appraising the Utility of Blumenberg’s The Legitimacy of the Modern Age for Development Studies.

Sampath, R. (2016). Democracy After Decolonization: An Application of Montesquieu’s Categories in The Spirit of Laws to Our Contemporary Age. International Journal of Ethics 11(4), pp. 287-291.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2016). Hegel’s Critique of Chinese Imperial Morality as a Response to Daniel Bell's The China Model: Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy. International Journal of Ethics 11(4), pp. 293-308.

Globalization and Indigenous Peoples

Anzoategui, L., & Godoy, R. (2015). A Test of Conspicuous Consumption Among Native Amazonians in Bolivia: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. GDS Working Paper Series 2015-6. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Behrman, J. R., Emmett, S. D., Kidd, C., Piantadosi, S. T., Garcia, V. R., Sharma, A., Undurraga, E. A., Zhang, R., & Godoy, R. A. (2016).  Childhood stunting is associated with weaker child human capital outcomes among native Amazonians in Bolivia. GDS Working Paper Series 2016-6. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Godoy, R. (2019). Tsimane’ Earnings. GDS Working Paper Series 2019-2. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

 Godoy, R. (2018). Tsimane’ Horticulture. GDS Working Paper Series 2018-1. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Godoy, R. (2017). Tsimane’ Demography. GDS Working Paper Series 2017-1. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Godoy, R. (2016). Overview of the Tsimane’ Amazonian Panel Study (TAPS), 2002-2010. GDS Working Paper Series 2016-5. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Godoy, R. (2015). A natural experiment in westernization: Of Faustian deals and the primitive. GDS Working Paper Series 2015-9. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Godoy, R. (2015). Market, Europeans, and natives during early colonial encounters: A hypothesis and cross-cultural evidence. GDS Working Paper Series 2015-8. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Godoy, R. (2015). The impact of Western trade on barbarians: Lessons from the ancient Greeks and Romans. GDS Working Paper Series 2015-2. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Hexner, J. T., & MacEwan, A. (2016). Fighting Poverty and Promoting Economic Growth by Creating Investment Zones: A Strong Incentive for Private Business to Invest where Investment is Most Needed. GDS Working Paper Series 2016-8. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University. 

Nica, V., Undurraga, E. A., Zhang, R., Mensah, I. C., & Godoy, R. A. (2015). Health, inequality, and conspicuous consumption: Longitudinal evidence from native Amazonians in Bolivia. GDS Working Paper Series 2015-7. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Saidi, F., Undurraga, E. A., Behrman, J. R., & Godoy, R. (2015). Inequality, Relative Income, and Human Capital Investment. GDS Working Paper Series 2015-10. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Undurraga, E. A., Behrman, J. R., Leonard, W. R., & Godoy, R. A. (2015). The Effects of Community Income Inequality on Health: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in the Bolivian Amazon. GDS Working Paper Series 2015-5. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Undurraga, C., & Godoy, R. A. (2015). Actividades generadoras de ingresos y distribución de la riqueza material. GDS Working Paper Series 2015-4. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Undurraga, C., & Godoy, R. A. (2015). Demografía y territorialidad de la población Tsimane’ actual. GDS Working Paper Series 2015-3. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Zhang, R., Undurraga, E. A., Zeng, W., Reyes-García, V., Tanner, T., Leonard, W. R., Behrman, J. R., & Godoy, R. A. (2016). Catch-up growth and growth deficits: Nine-year annual panel child growth from native Amazonians in Bolivia. GDS Working Paper Series 2016-1. Waltham, Mass.: Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Brandeis University.

Religion and Emancipatory Development

Sampath, Rajesh. (2017). A Critical Interpretation of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC (2012) to Illuminate the Challenges of Securing Basic Human Rights and Economic Opportunities for Disabled Persons. International Journal of Religion and Society 5(2), pp. 77-88.

Sampath, Rajesh (2017). Time, History, Eternity and Eschatology as the Basis of Pannenberg's Theological Method. International Journal of Religion and Society 5(2), pp. 65-76.

Sampath, Rajesh. (forthcoming). Jewish Feminist Theology, Human Rights and Sustainable Development: A Kierkegaardian Analysis of the Fall in Genesis and Nussbaum's Women and Human Development.

Social Exclusion in South Asia

Sampath, Rajesh.  (2017). The Search for an Alternative Critique of Indian Political-Economy and the Caste System: A Critical Evaluation of Perry Anderson's The Indian Ideology by Returning to Marx's The German Ideology. Journal of Social Inclusion Studies, 3(1). 

Sampath, Rajesh. (2017). On Marx's Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right and Ambedkar's The Triumph of Brahmanism: Regicide or the Birth of Counter-Revolution. Journal of Social Inclusion Studies, 3(2).

Sampath, Rajesh. (2017). Using Foucault's Discipline and Punish to Reinterpret the Gap between the Indian Constitution and Indian Society: Homage to Ambedkar. April 15, 2017.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2017). Leveraging Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethics in A Critique of the Caste System in Modern India. June 15, 2017.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2015). Mobilizing Hegel's Master-Slave Dialectic in the Phenomenology of Spirit to Illuminate New Possibilities in Ambedkar's Annihilation of Caste. Philosophy, Culture, Traditions, 10(1), pp. 243-260.

Sampath, Rajesh. (in press). How Ambedkar's Annihilation of Caste (1936) Synthesizes and Surpasses Hegel's and Marx's Critiques of the Indian Caste System. Journal of Social Inclusion Studies.