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A Nonsmooth Extension of Samuelson’s Multiplier-Accelerator Model

Petri T. Piiroinen and Srinivasan Raghavenadra

Abstract: Dynamical-systems approaches have historically been used in business-cycle theory to generate sustained oscillations in macroeconomic variables. We aim to contribute to this literature by extending the original Samuelson multiplier-accelerator model with a discontinuous stabilization policy in terms of government expenditure. We show that the nonsmoothness yields…

International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Vol. 29, No. 10 (2019) 1930027 (15 pages), DOI: 10.1142/S0218127419300271



Working Papers

Policy Review: HUMANURE APPLICATION IN AGRICULTURE: EMERGING POLICY CONCERNS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Girija R – Research Scholar, Divecha Centre for Climate Change, IISc

Introduction: This Policy brief highlights the challenges in agriculture and provides recommendations with respect to the identified problem – hurdles in reusing humanure in agriculture. It presents evidence and experience, through research results and findings from the field on application of human excreta-based soil inputs in agriculture in order to make informed decisions.

Working Paper 01A/12/2019 (07 pages)

Policy Review: National Design Policy of India, 2007 and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy of India, 2013

Kumari M C – Research Scholar, Centre for Product Design & Manufacturing, IISc

Introduction: The word design is used to refer to design solutions, design activity, design stage, and the domain itself. It is used as a noun and a verb. “Design is to design a design to produce a design.”– is a line often used to show the shifts of its meaning [1]. Design cuts across various domains, while materialising as products, processes, and services. Heskett [1] categories design…

Working Paper 06A/10/2019 (11 pages)

Policy Review: The Winds of Change in India’s Wind Sector
Guidelines for Tariff Based Competitive Bidding for Procurement of Power from Grid-Connected Large Wind Power Projects

Anasuya Gangopadhyay – Research Scholar, Divecha Centre for Climate Change, IISc

Introduction: The policy titled ‘Guidelines for Tariff Based Competitive Bidding for Procurement of Power from Grid-Connected Large Wind Power Projects’” was released on 7 December 2017. In India, till the year 2017, wind power was promoted through various tax benefits, incentives (like Accelerated Depreciation (AD) and Generation Based Incentives (GBI)) and preferential… 

Working Paper 05A/10/2019 (07 pages)

Policy Review: Annotation of the Draft National Policy for Micro and Mini-Grids, 2016

Soumya Deep Das – Research Scholar, National Institute of Advanced Studies

Introduction: Electricity is one of the prime movers in the National economic growth rate, catalyst in generating new skilled manpower and an important indicator to measure poverty alleviation. It is a well-known fact that with higher energy consumption results in higher economic growth, but it also creates a negative impact on our environment through rising anthropogenic…

Working Paper 04A/10/2019 (09 pages)

Kalyāṇ – a Voyage through Dēśa and Kāla | Part-II

Achintya Prahlad – Postdoctoral Fellow, Ashoka University

Synopsis: This article explores the rāga system in Indian music, in the specific context of a prominent family of rāgas known as Kalyāṇ. It explores their structure, with attention to its historical evolution and geographical variation. Part 1 deals with the period from the 16th to the 18th century, while part 2 deals with the later period…

Working Paper 02A/10/2019 (40 pages)

Kalyāṇ – a Voyage through Dēśa and Kāla | Part-I

Achintya Prahlad – Postdoctoral Fellow, Ashoka University

Synopsis: This article explores the rāga system in Indian music, in the specific context of a prominent family of rāgas known as Kalyāṇ. It explores their structure, with attention to its historical evolution and geographical variation. Part 1 deals with the period from the 16th to the 18th century, while part 2 deals with the later period…

Working Paper 01A/10/2019 (30 pages)

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