R. Vijay

Ph.D. (University of Hyderabad)

Designation: Professor in Economics,

University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

Gachibowli, Hyderabad-500046(India)

Email: rvijay.uoh@gmail.com


New Institutional Economics, Development Economics, Agricultural Economics.

R.Vijay is Professor of Economics at University of Hyderabad. He has completed his doctoral work on process to activate the land market with specific emphasis of peasant migration as an agency with an alternate land use pattern. His main research interest are to study process of agrarian change in the rural economy and to analyze the impact of nature of institutions on economic performance. He has published extensively on changing rural economic structure and nature of agrarian relations. His teaching interest are new institutional economics and recently in the area of behavioral economics. 



"Modeling Migrant Native Land Market Contracts" in Artha Vijnana, Vol XLI, No 3, September 1999, pp 238-44.

"Analysis of Permanent Land Transfer: Case of Annasamudrum Village" in Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol 55, No 1, Jan-Mar 2000, pp 47-54.

Review of the book " Kerela's Economic Development: Issues and Problems" edited by B.A.Prakash, published in Artha Vijnana, Vol XII, No 1, March 2000, pp 76-81 

Review article “Development Microeconomics” published in Artha Vijnana, Vol XLII, No 4, December 2000, pp 385-97. 

"Land Market Activity: A Framework" in Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, vol 57, No 4, October-December 2002 pp 714-21.

(co-author Y.Sreenivasulu) “Household Resources and Adjustment in Factor Markets: Investigation into a Village Economy”, in Indian Journal of Labour Economics Jan-Mar, 2005, pp131-136.

"Lease Market Contracts in the Presence of Peasant Migration" Artha Vijnana, Sep-Dec, 2004, 349-60.   

(Co-author Itishree. Pattnaik): “Change in Structure of Workforce In Andhra Pradesh: An Empirical Analysis” in 25th Annual conference volume of Andhra Pradesh Economic Association, 2007, vol , pp.254-263. 

“Agrarian Structure and Agrarian Relations: Illustrations from Village Studies” Studies in Humanities and Social Science, Journal of Inter-University Centre, Indian Institute for Advanced Studies, 2006, Vol XIII, No 2, 99-120.

(Co-author Itishree. Pattnaik ) "Accounting for Breaks in Agriculture: A study of Andhra Pradesh and Orissa " Artha Vijnana , 2009, Vol LI, No 4, pp 360-376.

Changing Rural Structure and the Importance of Non-cultivating “Peasant’ Households, in Eco-View: an Annual Departmental Journal, Bijni Collage, Bijni, Assam, 2009, vol 1, No1, pp 8-23.

(co-author Chandayya Makeni) “Structure of the Rural Labour market: an Investigation into two villages in West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh” Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.54, Issue No. 2, 2011,pp 327-343.

“Intra-Agriculture Migrations and their Consequence on Land and Labour Markets: an Exploratory Analysis” Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.54, Issue No. 3, 2011, pp 441-456.

“Structural Retrogression and the rise of ‘New Landlords’ in Indian Agriculture: An Empirical Exercise” Economic and Political Weekly, February 4,  2012.

“Rise of ‘New Landlords: a response” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol XLVII No 40.

(co-author Y.Sreenivasalu) “Agrarian Structure and Land Lease Arrangements: An Investigation in Nine Villages in Andhra Pradesh” in Economic and Political Weekly, Vol XLVIII, No 26-27, June 29, 2013, pp 42-49.

Book review: “The Agrarian Question and the Marxist Method” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol XLVIII, No 35, august 31, 2013. 

“On Claims Regarding Non-cultivating Peasant Households” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol XLVIII, No 38, September 21, 2013.

(Co-author Chitrasen. Blue) “Importance of Landowning non-cultivating Households: some more evidences” Economic and Political Weekly, June 18, 2016, vol LI, No 25, pp 19-21.

(co-author Murali, D.A)  and R Vijay (2017): "Revival of Agriculture sector and Increasing Tenancy in India", Economic & Political Weekly, vol 52, No 31, pp 18-21, 2017.

Chitrasen Bhue & R. Vijay, 2017. "Occupational diversification in the rural sector between 2003 and 2013: some observations," The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Springer; The Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), vol. 60(4), pages 663-670, December.


(co-author Y.Sreenivasulu) “Fragmented Labour Market: An Investigation into a Village Labour Market”, (2003) Published in the book titled Agrarian Transformation in Orissa: Issues and Evidence edited by K.Sarap. P.K.Tripathy, S.S.Rath and B.Mishra, publishers P.G.Department of Economics, Sambalpur University, pp170-84.

Rural Credit Market in Andhra Pradesh: A Study into Structural Constituents” (co-author A.N.V.S.Sunder) publication in the book titled Agrarian Transformation in Orissa: Issues and Evidence, Vol II, edited by K.Sarap. P.K.Tripathy, S.S.Rath and B.Mishra, published by P.G.Department of Economics, Sambalpur University,, pp 65-83, 2004.

“Structure of Village Economy and The Labour Market: A Study of Nine Villages in Andhra Pradesh” (co-author Y.Sreenivasulu) (2003)in Institutional Policy Options for Sustainable Agricultural Development edited by G. Gopal Reddy, published by Department of Economics, Osmania University, Hyderabad .

 “Structural Weakness in the Formation of Credit Market: Some Preliminary Results (co-author A.N.V.S.Sunder) accepted for publication in the book “Crisis in Agriculture in Andhra Pradesh” Sundaraiah Vignana Kendram (to be published in English and Tulugu) (tentative title for the book).

“Land market, Agrarian structure and Poverty In Andhra Pradesh”, in D.N.Reddy (eds) “Agrarian Reforms, Land market and Rural Poor” (2009), Concept publishing House, Delhi

(Co-author Braja Bandhu Swain): “Benefits, Problems and the Constraints of Contract farming System under Sugarcane Cultivation: A case Study of Orissa” in Transformation, Transition or Stagnation? Proceeding of the VI Development Convention 2007, edited by G.S.Ganesh Prasad, published by Madras Institute for Development Studies, Chennai.     

“Peasant Migration and Transition Costs: An Exploratory Analysis” India Migration Report 2013: Social Costs of Migration (chapter 12), edited by  S. Irudaya Rajan, published by Taylor and Francis, New Delhi.

(co-author Y.Sreenivasulu) Examining change in the Nature and Composition of Land lease arrangements in India: an exploratory Analysis” in Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly (edited) Land Rights in India: Policies, Movements and Challenges” in 2016 Routledge, New York, pp 80-99.  April 2016.

“Migrations in Agrarian Classes: a study based on nine villages in Andhra Pradesh” in ‘Internal Migrations in Contemporary India’ (chapter 7)  edited by Deepak Mishra, sage publishing India private limited, New Delhi, pp 180-203, march 2016.

“Non cultivating Households Owning land in Agrarian Economy: some observations from Andhra Pradesh” in “The land Question in India: state dispossession, and Capitalist Transition” edited by Anthony P. D’Costa and Achin Chakraborty, Oxford University Press pp 199-215, 2017.

Working papers:

1. “Development, Social Transformation and peasant Migrations: Working paper,   No 3, June 2010, Department of Economics, University of Hyderabad.

2. "Nature and composition of Non-Cultivating Households in rural India: some observations" (co-authored with D.A.Murali and Chitrasen Bhue), working paper, International Conference of the BRICS Initiative for Critical agrarian Studies, November 2018.