Development Politics and Policy/Indian Political Economy

    The Regional Roots of Developmental Politics in India: A Divided Leviathan (Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2005). [Cloth and Paperback].
    2010. JOURNAL ARTICLE. Lawrence Saez, and Aseema Sinha, 2010. “Political Cycles, Political Institutions, and Public Expenditure in India, 1980-2000,” British Journal of Political Science 40, Issue 1: 91-113.
    2012. JOURNAL ARTICLE. Aseema Sinha, “A Story of Four Revolutions: Mechanisms of Change in India,” Asia Policy, July 2012.
    2011. JOURNAL ARTICLE. John Gerring, Peter Kingstone, Mathew Lange, and Aseema Sinha, “Democracy, History, and Economic Performance: A Case-Study Approach,” World Development, Vol. 39, No. 10 (October 2011): 1735-1748.
    2010. BOOK CHAPTER. Aseema Sinha, 2010. “Understanding Economic Reform of Public Services in a High Growth State of India,” In Vikram Chand, ed. Public Service Delivery in India: Understanding the Reform Process, New Delhi: Oxford University Press.
    2007. Aseema Sinha, 2007. “India’s Unlikely Democracy: Economic Growth and Political Accommodation, Journal of Democracy, Vol. 18, Number 2, April 2007.
    2004 Sinha, Aseema. 2004. “Ideas, Interests and Institutions in Policy Change in India: A Comparison of West Bengal and Gujarat,” in Regional Reflections: Case Studies of Democracy in Practice, Edited by Rob Jenkins, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2004.
    2003. Aseema Sinha, 2003. “Rethinking The Developmental State Model: Divided Leviathan and Subnational Comparisons In India.” Comparative Politics, Vol. 35, No. 4.

Decentralization in Emerging Powers

    2015. JOURNAL ARTICLE. Aseema Sinha. “Scaling Up: Beyond the Subnational Comparative Method for India,” Studies in Indian Politics, 3 (1), 128-133, June 2015.
    2012. ARTICLE. “Aseema Sinha, Scaling Down and Up: Can Subnational Analysis Contribute to a Better Understanding of Micro-level and National Level Phenomena? APSA-Democratization Newsletter, Symposium on Subnnational Democracy, Volume 10, No. 1, January 2012.
    2007. Aseema Sinha, 2007. “The Changing Political Economy of Federalism in India: A Historical Institutionalist Approach,” In Globalization and Politics in India edited, Baldev Raj Nayar, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2007.
    2005. Aseema Sinha. 2005 “Political Foundations of Market-Enhancing Federalism: Theoretical Lessons from India and China,” Comparative Politics, Vol. 37, No. 2 (April 2005). Refereed

Business and Politics in India

    BOOK CHAPTER. Aseema Sinha, “India’s New Porous State: Blurred Boundaries and the Evolving Business-State Relationship in India,” To be submitted to Atul Kohli, Christophe Jaffrelot and Kanata Murli ed., Business and Politics in New India. In Progress.
    2010. BOOK CHAPTER. Aseema Sinha, 2010. “Business and Politics,” In Niraja Gopal-Jayal and Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Oxford Companion to Politics in India, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2010. Refereed

    2005. Aseema Sinha. 2005. “Understanding the Rise and Transformation of Business Collective Action in India,” Business and Politics, Vol. 7: Issue 2, August 2005. Refereed

India and China Comparisons

    2005. Aseema Sinha. 2005 “Political Foundations of Market-Enhancing Federalism: Theoretical Lessons from India and China,” Comparative Politics, Vol. 37, No. 2 (April 2005). Refereed


    Sinha, Aseema. Globalizing India: How Global Rules and Markets Are Shaping India’s Rise To Power. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

    2015. JOURNAL ARTICLE. James Nedumpara, Gregory Shaffer, and Aseema Sinha, “State Transformation and the Rise of Lawyers: The WTO, India, and Transnational Legal Ordering,” Law and Society Review, Vol. 49, Issue 3, September 2015.

    2013. JOURNAL ARTICLE. Tricia Olsen and Aseema Sinha. “Linkage Politics and the Persistence of National Policy Autonomy in Emerging Powers: Patents, Profits, and Patients in the Context of TRIPS Compliance,” Business and Politics, Volume 15, issue 3, 323-356.
    2012. BOOK CHAPTER. Aseema Sinha, 2012. “Biography of a Commodity and a Policy: A Product in Search of a Market,” in David Trubek and Mario Shapiro ed., Law and Development: A Dialogue Between BRICs (Brazil, Russia, China, India), Brazil: Saraiva Press, 2012. (In Portuguese. My Chapter was translated into Portuguese).
    2007. Aseema Sinha. 2007. “Global Linkages and Domestic Politics: Trade Reform and Institution Building in India in Comparative Perspective,” Comparative Political Studies, Volume 40, Issue 10, October 2007, 1183-1210.

India as a Rising Power

    2016. BOOK CHAPTER. Aseema Sinha, “Partial Accommodation Without Conflict: India As a Rising Link Power,” In T.V. Paul, ed., Accommodating Rising Powers: Past, Present, and Future, 365-399, In Press, Cambridge University Press.

    2010. JOURNAL ARTICLE. Aseema Sinha and Jon P. Dorschner, 2010. “India: Rising Power or a Mere Revolution of Rising Expectations?” Polity, January 2010, Vol. 42, Issue 1: 74-99.