Arghya Ghosh

Professor

Arghya's research is primarily in two areas: industrial organization and international trade. Currently Arghya is investigating the formation of partial equity ownership arrangements and incentives and welfare consequences of collaboration among competitors. On the trade front, Arghya’s recent research examines the possible link between trade and expropriation in presence of imperfect property rights. His work has appeared in top journals including RAND Journal of EconomicsEconomic Theory, and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization among others.

 

Research interests:

 

  • Industrial organization
  • International economics

 

Research grants:

2008-2010: Australian Research Council Discovery Projects, 'Economic Analysis of Competitor Collaboration: Theory, Evidence, and Policy Implications' (with Hodaka Morita), AU$ 156,426

2012-2014: Australian Research Council Discovery Projects, 'Economic Analysis of Partial Equity Ownership Arrangements: Theory, Evidence, and Policy Implications' (with Hodaka Morita and Jay Pil Choi), AU$ 288,000

UNSW Business School profile: https://www.business.unsw.edu.au/our-people/arghyaghosh 

 

 

Journal articles
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Ghosh A; Ishikawa J, 2018, 'Trade liberalization, absorptive capacity and the protection of intellectual property rights', Review of International Economics, vol. 26, pp. 997 - 1020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/roie.12367
2018
Ghosh A; Kato T; Morita H, 2018, 'Employee involvement under rising competitive pressure: Evidence from two manufacturing firms in Japan', Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-Managed Firms, vol. 18, pp. 105 - 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S0885-333920180000018003
2018
Ghosh A; Morita H; Nguyen X, 2018, 'Technology spillovers, intellectual property rights, and export-platform FDI', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 151, pp. 171 - 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2018.03.016
2018
Ahsan RN; Ghosh A; Mitra D, 2017, 'International trade and unionization: Evidence from India', Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 50, pp. 398 - 425, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/caje.12263
2017
Ghosh A; Kato T; Morita H, 2017, 'Incremental innovation and competitive pressure in the presence of discrete innovation', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 135, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2016.12.022
2017
Ghosh A; Morita H, 2017, 'Knowledge transfer and partial equity ownership', RAND Journal of Economics, vol. 48, pp. 1044 - 1067, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1756-2171.12213
2017
Ghosh A; Robertson PE; Robitaille MC, 2016, 'Does Globalisation Affect Crime? Theory and Evidence', World Economy, vol. 39, pp. 1482 - 1513, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/twec.12422
2016
Ara T; Ghosh A, 2016, 'Tariffs, vertical specialization and oligopoly', European Economic Review, vol. 82, pp. 1 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2015.09.010
2016
Ghosh A; Saha S, 2015, 'Price competition, technology licensing and strategic trade policy', Economic Modelling, vol. 46, pp. 91 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2014.09.014
2015
Ghosh A; Mitra M; Saha B, 2015, 'Privatization, Underpricing, and Welfare in the Presence of Foreign Competition', Journal of Public Economic Theory, vol. 17, pp. 433 - 460, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpet.12095
2015
Ghosh A; Meagher K, 2015, 'The politics of infrastructure investment: The role of product market competition', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 119, pp. 308 - 329, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2015.08.017
2015
Ghosh A; Mitra M, 2014, 'Reversal of Bertrand-Cournot rankings in the presence of welfare concerns', Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, vol. 170, pp. 496 - 519, http://dx.doi.org/10.1628/093245614X13946181776030
2014
Ghosh A; Lim JK, 2013, 'Cooperative and non-cooperative R&D and trade costs', Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, vol. 22, pp. 942 - 958, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638199.2011.618228
2013
Ghosh A; Robertson P, 2012, 'Trade and expropriation', Economic Theory, vol. 50, pp. 169 - 191, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00199-010-0559-5
2012
Ghosh A; Morita H, 2012, 'Competitor collaboration and product distinctiveness', International Journal of Industrial Organization, vol. 30, pp. 137 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijindorg.2011.07.003
2012
Ghosh A; Sen P, 2012, 'Privatization in a Small Open Economy with Imperfect Competition', Journal of Public Economic Theory, vol. 14, pp. 441 - 471, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9779.2012.01546.x
2012
Bose G; Dasgupta S; Ghosh A, 2011, 'Cross-border acquisitions and optimal government policy', The Economic Record, vol. 87, pp. 427 - 437, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4932.2011.00727.x
2011
Ghosh A; Meagher K; Teo EG, 2011, 'Integration of Asymmetric Nations', Economic Record, vol. 87, pp. 221 - 234, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4932.2010.00687.x
2011
Ghosh A, 2010, 'Comparing Bertrand and Cournot in mixed markets', Economics Letters, vol. 109, pp. 72 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2010.08.021
2010
Ghosh A; Saha S, 2008, 'Trade policy in the presence of technology licensing', Review of International Economics, vol. 16, pp. 45 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9396.2007.00728.x
2008
Ghosh A; Morita H, 2008, 'An economic analysis of platform sharing', Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, vol. 22, pp. 164 - 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jjie.2007.05.001
2008
Ghosh A, 2007, 'A note on production efficiency in oligopolistic trade models', Review of International Economics, vol. 15, pp. 499 - 513, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9396.2006.00619.x
2007
Ghosh A; Morita H, 2007, 'Social desirability of free entry: a bilateral oligopoly analysis', International Journal of Industrial Organization, vol. 25, pp. 925 - 934, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijindorg.2007.02.002
2007
Ghosh A; Saha S, 2007, 'Excess entry in the absence of scale economies', Economic Theory, vol. 30, pp. 575 - 586, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00199-005-0072-4
2007
Ghosh A, 2007, 'A Note on Production Efficiency in Oligopolistic Trade Models', Review of International Economics, vol. 15, pp. 925 - 934, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9396.2006.00619.x
2007
Ghosh A; Morita H, 2007, 'Free entry and social efficiency under vertical oligopoly', Rand Journal of Economics, vol. 38, pp. 541 - 552, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-2171.2007.tb00083.x
2007
Morita H; Ghosh A, 2006, 'Platform sharing in a differentiated duopoly', Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, vol. 15, pp. 397 - 429, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-9134.2006.00105.x
2006
Ghosh A; Nabin MH, 2006, 'Sequential Technology Adoption with Asymmetric Firms', Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, vol. 15, pp. 157 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638190600690838
2006
Ghosh A, 2005, 'Book Review - Quantifying the Impact of Technical Barriers to Trade: Can It Be Done? edited by Keith Maskus and John Wilson, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2001, pp. xvi, 241.', Review of International Economics, vol. 13, pp. 397 - 401, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9396.2005.00512.x
2005
Ghosh A, 2003, 'Book Review - Multinational Firms and the Theory of International Trade, by James R. Markusen (The MIT Press, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA, 2002) pp. xxii + 440.', The Economic Record, vol. 79, pp. 516 - 517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4932.2003.00149.x
2003
Sen P; Ghosh A; Barman A, 1997, 'The possibility of welfare gains with capital inflows in a small tariff-ridden economy', Economica, vol. 64, pp. 345 - 352, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-0335.00082
1997
Basu K; Ghosh A; Ray T, 1997, 'The Babu and the Boxwallah: Managerial incentives and government intervention in a developing economy', Review of Development Economics, vol. 1, pp. 71 - 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9361.00006
1997
Working Papers
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Ghosh A; Motta A, 2016, Budget Constrained Consumers and Pricing, http://dx.doi.org
2016
Morita H; Ghosh A, 2009, Discrete Innovation, Continuous Improvement, and Competitive Pressure, http://dx.doi.org
2009
Ghosh A; Meagher KJ; Teo EG, 2009, Full and Federal Integration of Nations, Social Science Research Network (SSRN), http://dx.doi.org
2009
Ghosh A; Mitra M, 2008, Comparing Bertrand and Cournot Outcomes in the Presence of Public Firms, School of Economics, UNSW, Working Paper, School of Economics, UNSW, http://dx.doi.org
2008
Bose G; Dasgupta S; Ghosh A, 2008, Multinational enterprises, cross-border acquisitions, and government policy, School of Economics, UNSW, Working Paper, School of Economics, UNSW, 2008-22, http://dx.doi.orghttp://wwwdocs.fce.unsw.edu.au/economics/Research/WorkingPapers/2008_22.pdf
2008
Ghosh A; Robertson PE, 2008, Trade and Expropriation: A Factor Proportions Approach, School of Economics, UNSW, Working Paper, School of Economics, UNSW, http://dx.doi.org
2008
Conference Presentations
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Ghosh A; Robertson PE, 2009, 'Trade and Expropriation; A Factor Proportion Approach', presented at Australian Conference for Economists 2009, Adelaide, 27 September 2009 - 29 September 2009
2009
Book Chapters
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Ghosh A; Sen P, 2006, 'Environmental Consequences of Trade Liberalization in a Small Open Economy', in Sinha A; Mitra S (ed.), Economic Development, Climate Change, and the Environment, edn. Original, Routledge Press, London, New Delhi, pp. 149 - 165
2006
Preprints
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Ghosh A; Robertson PE, Trade and Expropriation: A Factor Proportions Approach, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1323254
Ghosh A; Morita H, Free Entry and Social Efficiency under Vertical Oligopoly, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.632941
Ghosh A; Morita H, Differentiated Duopoly under Vertical Relationships with Communication Costs, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.632942
Ghosh A; Meagher K, Political Economy of Infrastructure Investment, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.694243
Ghosh A; Morita H, Competitor Collaboration and Product Distinctiveness, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.926488
Ghosh A; Meagher K; Teo EGS, Full and Federal Integration of Asymmetric Nations, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1270478
Bose G; Dasgupta S; Ghosh A, Multinational Enterprises, Cross-Border Acquisitions, and Government Policy, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1324105
Ghosh A; Sen P, Privatization in a Small Open Economy with Imperfect Competition, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1323700
Ghosh A; Mitra M, Comparing Bertrand and Cournot Outcomes in the Presence of Public Firms, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1323262
Ghosh A; Meagher K; Teo EGS, Integration of Asymmetric Nations, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1663470
Ara T; Ghosh A, Bargaining, Tariffs, and Vertical Specialization, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2004020
Ghosh A; Morita H, Knowledge Transfer and Partial Equity Ownership, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2020098
Ghosh A; Kato T; Morita H, Continuous Improvement and Competitive Pressure in the Presence of Discrete Innovation, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2020094
Ghosh A; Ishikawa J, Trade Liberalization, Absorptive Capacity and the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2264002
Ghosh A; Mitra M; Saha B, Privatization, Underpricing and Welfare in the Presence of Foreign Competition, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2235358
Ghosh A; Motta A, Budget Constrained Consumers and Oligopoly Pricing, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1923558
Ghosh A; Morita H; Wang C, Horizontal Mergers in the Presence of Vertical Relationships, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2529687

Industrial organisation; international economics