Professor Vudayagi Balasubramanyam

Emeritus Professor

Profile

V.N. Balasubramanyam is Emeritus Professor of Development Economics in the Department of Economics, Management School. He was educated at the University of Mysore, Chicago University and the University of Illinois. He holds a doctorate from the University of Illinois. Professor Balasubramanyam specialises in international trade, international investment and economic development. He has published widely on foreign direct investment, technology transfer, and India's economic policies and performance. His books include International Transfer of Technology to India, The Economy of India, Meeting the Third world Challenge and Mutinationals in the Third World. He has recently edited Jagdish Bhagwati; writings in International Economics, with an introduction on recent developments in international economics which places Jagdish Bhagwati's work in context. His latest book on India "Conversations with Indian Economists" was published in 2001. In collaboration with Dr (Mrs ) Ahalya Balasubramanyam he has published a number of articles on India's Software Industry. His current research is on foreign investment, the Diaspora and Development. Balasubramanyam is a member of the Editorial Board of The World Economy and has acted as academic consultant to the OECD on the Global Forum on International Investment.

Assessing students: real-world analyses underpinned by economic theory
Elliott, C.F., Balasubramanyam, V.N. 4/03/2016 In: Cogent Economics and Finance. 4, 1, 8 p.
Journal article

Can services lead the Indian economy?
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2016 Lancaster : Lancaster University, Department of Economics
Working paper

China and India’s economic relations with African Countries – neo-colonialism eastern style?
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 3/02/2015 In: Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies. 13, 1, p. 17-31. 15 p.
Journal article

A comparative analysis of China and India’s manufacturing sectors
Wei, Y., Balasubramanyam, V. 2015 Lancaster : Lancaster University, Department of Economics, 29 p.
Working paper

Impact of immigrants on the foreign trade of the UK
Ghosh Dastidar, S., Balasubramanyam, V. 2015 Lancaster : Lancaster University, Department of Economics, 21 p.
Working paper

Kerala and Tamil Nadu: differing pathways to development
Balasubramanyam, A., Balasubramanyam, V. 2015 Lancaster : Lancaster University, Department of Economics, 17 p.
Working paper

Human capital and development: a tale of two cities; software sector in Bangalore and Hyderabad
Balasubramanyam, V., Balasubramanyam, A. 2013 Lancaster : The Department of Economics, 30 p.
Working paper

Why do Indian firms go abroad?
Balasubramanyam, V., Forsans, N. 2013 Lancaster : The Department of Economics, 29 p.
Working paper

Acquisitions vs licensing agreements as vehicles for technology transfer
Balasubramanyam, V.N., Forsans, N. 2010 In: European Journal of International Management. 4, 10, p. 48-55. 8 p.
Journal article

International drivers of foreign firms
Balasubramanyam, V.N., Forsans, N. 2010 In: Asian Business and Management. 9, p. 319-340. 22 p.
Journal article

Nehruvian legacy for the Indian economy
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2009 In: Indian Economics Association Annual Conference (Bhuvaneshwar) - 2009. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Foreign direct investment
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2008 In: International Handbook of Development Economics, Volumes 1 & 2. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar ISBN: 9781845423278.
Chapter

Does India need a lot more FDI?
Balasubramanyam, V.N., Sapsford, D.R. 2007 In: Economic and Political Weekly. 42, 17, p. 1549-1555. 7 p.
Journal article

Diaspora and development
Wei, Y., Balasubramanyam, V.N. 11/2006 In: The World Economy. 29, 11, p. 1599-1609. 11 p.
Journal article

India's growth performance: the enigmatic decade of the eighties
Balasubramanyam, V.N., Sindhu, J. 2006 In: The Indian Economic Journal. 54, 3
Journal article

Exports, foreign direct investment and employment: the case of China
Fu, X., Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2005 In: The World Economy. 28, 4, p. 607-625. 19 p.
Journal article

Symposium on globalisation
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2005 Lancaster University : The Department of Economics
Working paper

Textiles and clothing exports from India and China: a comparative analysis
Wei, Y., Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2005 In: Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies. 3, 1, p. 25-39. 15 p.
Journal article

Foreign Direct Investment: Six Country Case Studies
Wei, Y., Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2004 Cheltenham : Edward Elgar. 240 p. ISBN: 1-84376-467-9.
Book

Foreign direct investment and wages
Sapsford, D.R., Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2004 In: International Institutions and Multinational Enterprises. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar p. 10. 10 p. ISBN: 1-84376-875-5.
Chapter

Foreign direct investment in India
Balasubramanyam, V.N., Mahambare, V. 2004 In: Foreign Direct Investment: Six Country Case Studies. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar p. 26. 26 p. ISBN: 1-84376-467-9.
Chapter

India: trade policy review
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2004 In: The World Economy: Global Trade Policy 2003. Oxford : Blackwell p. 103-114. 12 p. ISBN: 1-4051-1918-7.
Chapter

Foreign direct investment in India
Balasubramanyam, V.N., Mahambare, V. 2003 Lancaster University : The Department of Economics
Working paper

Globalisation and the terms of trade: the glass ceiling hypothesis
Sapsford, D.R., Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2003 In: Growth And Development In The Global Economy. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar ISBN: 1-84376-004-5.
Chapter

Township and village enterprises in China
Fu, X., Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2003 In: Journal of Development Studies. 39, 4, p. 27-46. 20 p.
Journal article

Competition policy and the WTO
Balasubramanyam, V.N., Elliott, C.F. 2002 Lancaster University : The Department of Economics
Working paper

Foreign direct investment in developing countries: determinants and impact
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2002 In: OECD Gobal Forum on International Investment: New Horizons and Policy Challenges for Foreign Direct Investment in the 21st Century (Mexico City) - 2002. Paris : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development p. 1-23. 23 p.
Conference contribution

Regional integration agreements and foreign direct investment; theory and empirical evidence
Sapsford, D.R., Griffiths, D.V., Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2002 In: Manchester School. 70, p. 460-482. 23 p.
Journal article

Township and village enterprises in China
Balasubramanyam, V.N., Fu, X. 2002 Lancaster University : The Department of Economics
Working paper

Conversations with Indian Economists
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2001 Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. 216 p. ISBN: 0-333-77774-3.
Book

FDI and economic growth in LDCs: some further evidence
Sapsford, D.R., Balasubramanyam, V.N., Salisu, M.A. 2001 In: Creating an Internationally Competitive Economy. London : Macmillan p. 233-249. 17 p. ISBN: 0-333-77277-6.
Chapter

FDI and the WTO
Balasubramanyam, V.N., Sapsford, D.R. 2001 Lancaster University : The Department of Economics
Working paper

Foreign direct investment and globalization
Salisu, M.A., Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2001 In: Regionalism and Globalization. London and New York : Routledge p. 199-220. 22 p. ISBN: 0-415-22075-0.
Chapter

Foreign direct investment in Turkey
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2001 In: Turkey and Eastern European Countries in Transition: Towards Membership of the European Union. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan ISBN: 0-333-92294-8.
Chapter

India's economic reforms and the manufacturing sector
Balasubramanyam, V.N., Mahambare, V. 2001 Lancaster University : The Department of Economics
Working paper

The multilateral agreement on foreign investment and developing countries
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2001 In: The Multilateral Agreement on Investment. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 29-47. 19 p. ISBN: 0-312-22587-3.
Chapter

Turkey and Eastern European Countries in Transition: Towards Membership of the European Union
Togan, S., Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2001 Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. 312 p. ISBN: 0-333-92294-8.
Book

Globalisation and Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries
Lahiri, S., Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2000 London and New York : Routledge. 256 p.
Book

Liberalisation and savings in developing countries: the case of India
Balasubramanyam, V.N., Mahambare, V. 2000 Lancaster University : The Department of Economics
Working paper

The software cluster in Bangalore
Balasubramanyam, A., Balasubramanyam, V.N. 2000 In: Regions, Globalization and the Knowledge-Based Economy. Oxford : Oxford University Press ISBN: 0-19-925001-4.
Chapter

Trade policy, foreign direct investment and convergence
Balasubramanyam, V., Silvestriadou, K. 2000 In: Review of Development Economics. 4, 3, p. 279-291. 13 p.
Journal article

Foreign direct investment as an engine of growth
Sapsford, D.R., Balasubramanyam, V.N., Salisu, M.A. 1999 In: Journal of International Trade and Economic Development. 8, p. 27-40. 14 p.
Journal article

Jagdish Bhagwati's contribution to international economics
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 1999 In: The Indian Economic Journal. 46
Journal article

Trend and volatility in the barter terms of trade: new results from the application of a (not so) new method
Balasubramanyam, V.N., Sapsford, D.R. 1999 In: Journal of International Development. 11, 4, p. 851-857. 7 p.
Journal article

The distribution of gains between borrowing and investing countries re-visited: the case of India
Balasubramanyam, A., Balasubramanyam, V.N. 1998 In: Development Economics and Policy, The Conference Volume to Celebrate the 85th Birthday of Sir Hans Singer. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan ISBN: 0-333-67892-2.
Chapter

The multilateral agreement on investment (MAI) and foreign direct investment in developing countries
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 1998 Lancaster University : The Department of Economics
Working paper

Income and price elasticities of demand for alcoholic drinks
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 1997 In: Applied Economics Letters. 4, 4, p. 247-251. 5 p.
Journal article

International trade in services: the case of India's computer software
Balasubramanyam, V.N., Balasubramanyam, A. 1997 In: The World Economy. 20, 6, p. 829-844. 16 p.
Journal article

Introduction; survey of trade policy
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 1997 In: Bhagwati: Writings on International Economics. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 1-39. 39 p. ISBN: 0-19-563985-5.
Chapter

Singer, services and software
Balasubramanyam, V.N. 1997 In: World Development. 25, 11, p. 1857-1861. 5 p.
Journal article