University of California, Riverside


Taradas Bandyopadhyay

Taradas Bandyopadhyay

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3130 Sproul Hall
Phone: (951) 827-1586
Fax: (951) 827-5685


  • Ph.D., Economics, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1981.
  • M.A., Economics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, 1976.
  • M.A., Economics, University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India, 1971.
  • B.A. (Honours in Economics), University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India, 1969.


  • Choice Theory
  • Social Choice and Welfare
  • Finite Variation in Economic Analysis



  • "Coalitional Power Structures Without the Pareto Principle," Mathematical Social Sciences, 55-64 (1981).
  • "The Structure of Coalitional Power in a Probabilistic Framework" (with R. Deb and P. K. Pattanaik), Journal of Economic Theory, 366-376 (1982).
  • "Threats, Counter-Threats and Strategic Manipulation of Group Decision Rules," Mathematical Social Sciences, 145-155 (1982).
  • "The Role of Money Demand Functions in One Sector Growth Models," Journal of Macroeconomics, 225-237 (1982).
  • "Manipulation of Non-Imposed, Non-Oligarchic, Non-Binary Group Decision Rules," Economic Letters, 69-73 (1983).
  • "Strategic Voting for Weakly Binary Group Decision Functions: The Case of Linear Individual Orderings"(with R. Deb), Social Choice and Welfare, 227-238 (1983).
  • "Coalitional Manipultion and the Pareto Rule," Journal of Economic Theory, 359-365 (1983).
  • "On a Class of Non-Manipulable Multivalued Collective Choice Rules," Mathematical Social Sciences, 79-86 (1983).
  • "The Impossibility of a Weakly Path Independent Paretian Liberal," Economic Letters, 319-325 (1983).
  • "On a Pareto Optimal and Rational Choice," Economic Journal, 115-122 (1983).
  • "Multi-Valued Decision Rules and Coalitional Non-Manipulability: Two Possibility Theorems," Economic Letters, 37-44 (1983).
  • "Some Remarks on Agricultural Backwardness Under Semi-Feudalism," with S. Ghatak, Indian Economic Review, 29-35 (1983).
  • "On the Frontier Between Possibility and Impossibility Theorems in Social Choice," Journal of Economic Theory, 52-66 (1984).
  • "Limited Resoluteness and Strategic Voting: The Case of Linear Sincere Preference Orderings," Mathematical Social Sciences, 109-117 (1984).
  • "Pareto Optimality and the Decisive Power Structure with Expansion Consistency Conditions," Journal of Economic Theory, 366-375 (1985).
  • "Resolution of Paradoxes in Social Choice," in Microeconomic Theory (edited by L. Samuelson), Boston, Kluwer-Nijhoff, 99-120 (1986).
  • "Theoremi di Impossibilita' per Funzioni di Seelta Sociale" (with V. Denicolo'), Economia Politica, 207-231 (1986).
  • "Rationality, Path Independence and the Power Structure," Journal of Economic Theory, 338-348 (1987).
  • "Strategy-Proofness of Social Choice Functions," European Journal of Political Economy, 61-76 (1987).
  • "Manipulation of Voting Mechanisms," The Logic of Multiparty Systems, (edited by M. J. Holler) Boston, Kluwer Academic Publisher, 79-96 (1988).
  • "Extension of an Order on a Set to the Power Set: A Note on Kannai-Peleg Impossibility Theorem," Mathematical Social Sciences, 81-85 (1988).
  • "Revealed Preference Theory, Ordering and the Axiom of Sequential Path Independence." Review of Economic Studies, 343-351 (1988).
  • "Monetary Growth Models: The Role of Money Demand Functions," Recent Issues in Monetary Economics, (edited by T. Bandypadhyay and S. Ghatak), London, Wheatsheaf, 302-315 (1989).
  • "Weak Strategy-Proofness: The Case of Non-Binary Social Choice Functions." Theory and Decision, 193-205 (1989).
  • "Economics of the Import of a Factor of Production in a Sector Specific-Model," (with B. Bandyopadhyay), European Journal of Political Economy, 487-500 (1990).
  • "Sequential Path Independence and Social Choice", Social Choice and Welfare, 209-220 (1990).
  • "Revealed Preference and the Axiomatic Foundations of Intransitive Indifference: The Case of Asymmetric Subrelations", Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 419-434 (1991).
  • "Revealed Preference Axioms for Rational Choice," (with K. Sengupta), Economic Journal, 202-213 (1991).
  • "Weakly Implementable Social Choice Rules," (with Larry Samuelson), Theory and Decision, 135-151 (1992).
  • "Characterization of Generalized Weak Orders and Revealed Preference," (with K. Sengupta), Economic Theory, 571-576 (1993).
  • "Global Univalence When Functions Are Not Necessarily Continuous," (with T. Biswas), Journal of Mathematical Economics, 435-450 (1994).
  • "Two Stage Least Squares Estimator for a Structural Equation Involving Both Exogenous and Endogenous Stochastic Coefficients," Journal of Quantitative Economics, 67-80 (1996).
  • "Allocation of Investment in a New Market Economy," (with T. Biswas), Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 359-375 (1997).
  • "Choice Procedures and Rational Selections," Annals of Operations Research, 49-66, (1998).
  • "Stochastic Revealed Preference and the Theory of Demand," (with Indraneel Dasgupta and Prasanta K. Pattanaik), Journal of Economic Theory, 95-110 (1999).
  • "The Congruence Axiom and Path Independence," (with Kunal Sengupta), Journal of Economic Theory, 254-266, (1999).
  • "Relation between Prices of Factors and Goods in General Equilibrium," (with Tapan Biswas), Journal of Quantitative Economics, 53-64, (2000).
  • "Reputation and Signalling Quality Through Price Choice," (with Kalyan Chatterjee and Navendu Vasavada), Game Theory and Business Applications, edited by K. Chatterjee and W.F. Samuelson, Kluwer Academic, Boston, 213-246, (2001).
  • "Demand Aggregation and the Weak Axiom of Stochastic Revealed Preference," (with Indraneel Dasgupta and Prasanta Pattanaik), Journal of Economic Theory, 483-489, (2002).
  • "Intransitive Indifference and Rationalizability of Choice Functions on general Domains," (with Kunal Sengupta), Mathematical Social Sciences, (2003).
  • "A General Revealed Preference Theorem for Stochastic Demand Behavior," (with Indraneel Dasgupta and Prasanta Pattanaik), Economic Theory, (2004).
  • "A Relative View of Absolute Poverty: Some Implications for Identification, Aggregation and Policy Intervention," (with S. Subramanian), Topics in Applied Economics: Tools, Issues and Institutions, (edited by G.Mythili and R.Hema), New Delhi, Academic Foundation, (2005).
  • "Rational Choice and von Neumann-Morgenstern's Stable Set: The Case of Path Dependent Procedures," (with Kunal Sengupta), Social Choice and Welfare, 611-619, (2006).
  • "Revealed Preference," International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Second Edition, Edited by William A. Darity, Detroit: Macmillan Reference U.S.A., (2008).
  • "On Measuring Economic Development," Macroeconomics of Development, edited by Subrata Ghatak and Paul Levine , London: Routledge (forthcoming).


  • Recent Issues in Monetary Economics (with S. Ghatak), London: Wheatsheaf (Dec. 1989).

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