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Book Chapters

Shankar, Bhavani, Mazzocchi, M and Traill, WB (2014) 'The Macroeconomic Causes and Effects of Noncommunicable Disease: The Case of Diet and Obesity.' In: Encyclopedia of Health Economics. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Gouse, M., Shankar, Bhavani and Thirtle, C. (2008) 'The Demise of Bt Cotton in KwaZulu Natal.' In: Moseley, W.G. and Gray, L.C., (eds.), Hanging by a Thread: Cotton, Globalization and Poverty in Africa. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press. (Ohio RIS Global Series)

Srinivasan, C. S., Shankar, Bhavani and Thirtle, C. (2004) 'An Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Plant Variety Protection on Innovation and Transferability.' In: Katrak, H. and Strange, R., (eds.), The WTO and Developing Countries. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Shankar, Bhavani (2001) 'Cost Functions.' In: Michie, J., (ed.), Reader’s Guide to the Social Sciences. London: Fitzroy Dearborn.

Journal Article

Choudhury, Samira, Shankar, Bhavani, Aleksandrowicz, Lukasz, Tak, Mehroosh, Green, Rosemary, Harris, Francesca, Scheelbeek, Pauline and Dangour, Alan (2020) 'What underlies inadequate and unequal fruit and vegetable consumption in India? An exploratory analysis.' Global Food Security, 24 (100332). p. 100332.

Jensen, Henning Tarp, Keogh-Brown, Marcus R., Shankar, Bhavani, Aekplakorn, Wichai, Basu, Sanjay, Cuevas, Soledad, Dangour, Alan D., Gheewala, Shabbir H., Green, Rosemary, Joy, Edward, Rojroongwasinkul, Nipa, Thaiprasert, Nalitra and Smith, Richard D. (2019) 'International trade, dietary change, and cardiovascular disease health outcomes: Import tariff reform using an integrated macroeconomic, environmental and health modelling framework for Thailand.' SSM - Population Health, 9 (100435).

Law, Cherry, Green, Rosemary, Kadiyala, Suneetha, Shankar, Bhavani, Knai, Cécile, Brown, Kerry A., Dangour, Alan D. and Cornelsen, Laura (2019) 'Purchase trends of processed foods and beverages in urban India.' Global Food Security, 23. pp. 191-204.

Keogh-Brown, Marcus R., Jensen, Henning Tarp, Basu, Sanjay, Aekplakorn, Wichai, Cuevas, Soledad, Dangour, Alan D., Gheewala, Shabbir H., Green, Rosemary, Joy, Edward JM, Rojroongwasinkul, Nipa, Thaiprasert, Nalitra, Shankar, Bhavani and Smith, Richard D. (2019) 'Evidence on the magnitude of the economic, health and population effects of palm cooking oil consumption: an integrated modelling approach with Thailand as a case study.' Population Health Metrics, 17 (1).

Cuevas, Soledad, Downs, Shauna, Ghosh-Jerath, Suparna, Aafrin, Aafrin and Shankar, Bhavani (2019) 'Analysing the Policy Space for the Promotion of Healthy Sustainable Edible Oils in India.' Public Health Nutrition, 22 (18). pp. 3435-3446.

Zanello, Giacomo, Shankar, Bhavani and Poole, Nigel (2019) 'Buy or make? Agricultural production diversity, markets and dietary diversity in Afghanistan.' Food Policy, 87 (101731). p. 101731.

Tak, Mehroosh, Shankar, Bhavani and Kadiyala, Suneetha (2019) 'Dietary Transition in India: Temporal and Regional Trends, 1993 to 2012.' Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 40 (2). pp. 254-270.

Waage, Jeff, Dangour, Alan, Haesler, Barbara, Shankar, Bhavani, Johnston, Deborah, Gohil, Ela, Gwan-Lim, Gek, Walls, Helen, Locke, Karen, Hull, Elizabeth, Smith, Richard, Green, Rosemary and Kadiyala, Suneetha (2019) 'Integrating agriculture and health research for development: LCIRAH as an interdisciplinary programme to address a global challenge.' Global Challenges, 3 (4).

Shankar, Bhavani, Poole, Nigel and Bird, Frances A. (2019) 'Agricultural inputs and nutrition in South Asia.' Food Policy, 82. pp. 28-38.

Capacci, S., Mazzocchi, M. and Shankar, Bhavani (2018) 'Breaking Habits: The Effect of the French Vending Machine Ban on School Snacking and Sugar Intakes.' Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 37 (1). pp. 88-111.

Dangour, A., Mace, G. and Shankar, Bhavani (2017) 'Food systems, nutrition, health and the environment.' The Lancet Planetary Health, 1 (1). e8-e9.

Shankar, Bhavani, Agrawal, Sutapa, Beaudreault, Amy R., Avula, Laxmaiah, Martorell, Reynaldo, Osendarp, Saskia, Prabhakaran, Dorairaj and Mclean, Mireille Seneclauze (2017) 'Dietary and nutritional change in India: implications for strategies, policies, and interventions.' Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Shankar, Bhavani, Thaiprasert, N., Gheewala, S. and Smith, R. (2016) 'Policies for healthy and sustainable edible oil consumption: a stakeholder analysis for Thailand.' Public Health Nutrition, 20 (6). pp. 1126-1134.

Zanello, G., Srinivasan, C. S. and Shankar, Bhavani (2016) 'What Explains Cambodia’s Success in Reducing Child Stunting-2000-2014?' PLOS ONE, 11 (9). 0162668.

Flores-Martinez, A., Zanello, G., Shankar, Bhavani and Poole, N. (2016) 'Reducing Anemia Prevalence in Afghanistan: Socioeconomic Correlates and the Particular Role of Agricultural Assets.' PLoS ONE, 11 (6). 0156878.

Green, R, Sutherland, J, Dangour, A, Shankar, Bhavani and Webb, P (2016) 'Global dietary quality, undernutrition and non-communicable disease: a longitudinal modelling study.' BMJ Open, 6 (1). pp. 1-9.

Cavatorta, E., Shankar, Bhavani and Flores-Martinez, A. (2015) 'Explaining Cross-State Disparities in Child Nutrition in Rural India.' World Development, 76. pp. 216-237.

Cornelsen, L, Green, R, Turner, R, Dangour, A, Shankar, Bhavani, Mazzocchi, M and Smith, R (2014) 'What happens to patterns of food consumption when food prices change? Evidence from a systematic review and meta analysis of food price elasticities globally.' Health Economics, 24 (12). pp. 1548-1559.

Zanello, Giacomo, Srinivasan, Chittur S. and Shankar, Bhavani (2014) 'Transaction Costs, Information Technologies, and the Choice of Marketplace among Farmers in Northern Ghana.' Journal of Development Studies, 50 (9). pp. 1226-1239.

Nkegbe, P and Shankar, Bhavani (2014) 'Adoption intensity of soil and water conservation practices by smallholders: Evidence from Northern Ghana.' Bio-based and Applied Economics, 3 (2). pp. 159-174.

Traill, W Bruce, Mazzocchi, Mario, Shankar, Bhavani and Hallam, David (2014) 'Importance of government policies and other influences in transforming global diets.' Nutrition Reviews, 72 (9). pp. 591-604.

Mazzocchi, Mario, Cagnone, Silvia, Bech-Larsen, Tino, Niedźwiedzka, Barbara, Saba, Anna, Shankar, Bhavani, Verbeke, Wim and Traill, W Bruce (2014) 'What is the public appetite for healthy eating policies? Evidence from a cross-European survey.' Health Economics, Policy and Law. pp. 1-26.

Turner, R, Hawkes, C, Jeff, W, Ferguson, E, Haseen, F, Homans, H, Hussein, J, Johnston, D, Marais, D, McNeill, G and Shankar, Bhavani (2013) 'Agriculture for improved nutrition: the current research landscape.' Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 34 (4). pp. 369-77.

Shankar, Bhavani, Brambila-Macias, Jose, Traill, Bruce, Mazzocchi, Mario and Capacci, Sara (2013) 'An Evaluation of the UK Food Standards Agency’s Salt Campaign.' Health Economics, 22 (2). pp. 243-250.

Turner, Rachel, Hawkes, Corinna, Waage, Jeff, Ferguson, Elaine, Haseen, Farhana, Holmans, Hiliary, Hussein, Julia, Johnston, Deborah, Marais, Debbi, McNeill, Geraldine and Shankar, Bhavani (2013) 'Agriculture for improved nutrition: the current research landscape.' Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 34 (4). pp. 369-377.

Bruce Traill, W., Mazzocchi, Mario and Shankar, Bhavani (2013) 'Can Nutrition Policy Evaluation be Evidence Based? Examples and Dilemmas.' EuroChoices, 12 (3). pp. 17-23.

Dangour, A, Hawkesworth, S, Shankar, Bhavani, Watson, Louise, Srinivasan, CS, Morgan, E, Haddad, L and Waage, Jeff (2013) 'Can nutrition be promoted through agriculture-led food price policies? A systematic review.' BMJ Open, 3 (e002937).

Traill, W. B., Mazzocchi, M., Niedźwiedzka, B., Shankar, Bhavani and Wills, J. (2013) 'The EATWELL project: Recommendations for healthy eating policy interventions across Europe.' Nutrition Bulletin, 38 (3). pp. 352-357.

Sutherland, J., Edwards, P., Shankar, Bhavani and Dangour, A. (2013) 'Fewer adults add salt at the table after initiation of a national salt campaign in the UK: a repeated cross-sectional analysis.' British Journal of Nutrition. pp. 1-7.

Shankar, Bhavani and Hawkes, C. (2013) 'India has a problem with palm oil.' British Medical Journal, 347. f6065-f6065.

Srinivasan, CS, Zanello, G and Shankar, Bhavani (2013) 'Rural-Urban Disparities in Child Nutrition in Bangladesh and Nepal.' BMC Public Health, 13:581.

Green, R., Cornelsen, L., Dangour, A. D., Turner, R., Shankar, Bhavani, Mazzocchi, M. and Smith, R. D. (2013) 'The effect of rising food prices on food consumption: systematic review with meta-regression.' British Medical Journal, 346.

Perez-Cueto, Armando, Aschemann-Witzel, Jessica, Shankar, Bhavani, Brambila-Macias, Jose, Bech-Larsen, Tino, Mazzocchi, Mario, Capacci, Sara, Saba, Anna, Turrini, Aida, Niedzwiedzka, Barbara, Kijowska, Viola, Piorecka, Beata, Wills, Josephine, Traill, Bruce and Verbeke, Wim (2012) 'Assessment of evaluations made to healthy eating policies in Europe: a review within the EATWELL Project.' Public Health Nutrition, 15 (8). pp. 1489-1496.

Shankar, Bhavani, Morzaria, Subhash, Fiorucci, Alain and Hak, Makara (2012) 'Animal Disease and Livestock-Based Livelihoods in Southern Cambodia.' International Development Planning Review, 34 (1). pp. 39-63.

Dangour, Alan, Green, Rosemary, Hasler, Barbara, Rushton, Jonathan, Shankar, Bhavani and Waage, Jeff (2012) 'Linking agriculture and health in low- and middle-income countries: an interdisciplinary research agenda.' Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 71 (2). pp. 222-228.

Capacci, Sara, Mazzocchi, Mario, Brambila-Macias, Jose, Shankar, Bhavani, Traill, Bruce, Perez-Cueto, Arnando, Verbeke, Wim, Niedzwiedzka, Barbara, Koziol-Kozakowska, Agnieszka, Kijowska, Viola, Piorecka, Beata, D'Addesa, Dina, Saba, Anna, Turrini, Aida, Aschemann-Witzell, Jessica, Bech-Larsen, Tino, Strand, Mathias, Smillie, Laura and Wills, Josephine (2012) 'Policies to promote healthy eating in Europe: a structured review of policies and their effectiveness.' Nutrition Reviews, 70 (3). pp. 188-200.

Brambila-Macias, Jose, Shankar, Bhavani, Traill, Bruce, Mazzocchi, Mario, Capacci, Sara, Perez-Cueto, Armando and Verbeke, Wim (2011) 'Policy interventions to promote healthy eating: What works, what does not and what is promising: A review.' Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 32 (4). pp. 365-375.

Shankar, Bhavani, Posri, Wilatsana and Srivong, Teeradech (2011) 'A Case Study involving Supermarkets and Smallholders in Thailand.' Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 31 (1-2). pp. 137-153.

Traill, Bruce, Shankar, Bhavani, Brambila-Macias, Jose, Bech-Larsen, Tino, Aschemann-Witzel, Jessica, Strand, Matthias, Mazzochi, Mario, Capacci, Sara, Verbeke, Wim, Perez-Cueto, Armando, D'Addesa, Dina, Saba, Anna, Turrini, Aida, Niedzwiedzka, Barbara, Koziol-Kozakowska, Agnieszka, Kijowska, Viola, Piorecka, Beata, Infantes, Michel, Josephine, Wills, Laura, Smillie, Chalot, Florence and Lyle, Dominic (2010) 'Interventions to Promote Healthy Eating Policies in Europe.' Obesity Reviews, 11 (12). pp. 895-898.

Shankar, Bhavani (2010) 'Obesity in China: The Differential Impacts of Covariates along the BMI Distribution.' Obesity, 18 (8). pp. 1660-1666.

Neeliah, Harris and Shankar, Bhavani (2010) 'Ozone Pollution and Farm Profits in England and Wales.' Applied Economics, 42 (19). pp. 2449-2458.

Shankar, Bhavani (2010) 'The Socioeconomic Drivers of Overnutrition in China.' Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 23 (5). pp. 471-479.

Boukouvalas, Georgios, Shankar, Bhavani and Traill, Bruce (2009) 'Determinants of Fruit and Vegetable Intake in England: A Re-examination based on Quantile Regression.' Public Health Nutrition, 12 (11). pp. 2183-2191.

Rahman, Sanzidur and Shankar, Bhavani (2009) 'Profits, Supply and HYV Adoption in Bangladesh.' Journal of the Asia-Pacific Economy, 14 (1). pp. 73-89.

Telleria, Roberto, Shankar, Bhavani and Bennett, Richard (2009) 'Would a free trade agreement between Bolivia and the United States prove beneficial to Bolivian households?' Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development, 5 (1). pp. 133-157.

Crost, Benjamin and Shankar, Bhavani (2008) 'Bt cotton and production risk: panel data evidence.' International Journal of Biotechnology, 10 (2/3). pp. 122-131.

Bennett, Richard, Shankar, Bhavani and Srinivasan, CS (2008) 'Editorial: The economics of agricultural biotechnology – an overview.' International Journal of Biotechnology, 10 (2/3). pp. 109-112.

Neeliah, H. and Shankar, Bhavani (2008) 'Is nutritional improvement a cause or a consequence of economic growth? Evidence from Mauritius.' Economics Bulletin, 17 (8). pp. 1-11.

Shankar, Bhavani, Bennett, Richard and Morse, Steven (2008) 'Production risk, pesticide use and GM crop technology in South Africa.' Applied Economics, 40 (9). pp. 2489-2500.

Shankar, Bhavani, Srinivasan, CS and Irz, Xavier (2008) 'WHO Dietary Norms: A Quantitative Evaluation of Potential Consumption Impacts in the US, UK and France.' Review of Agricultural Economics, 30 (1). pp. 151-175.

Crost, Benjamin, Shankar, Bhavani, Bennett, Richard and Morse, Steven (2007) 'Bias from Farmer Self-Selection in GM Crop Productivity Estimates: Evidence from Indian Data.' Journal of Agricultural Economics, 58 (1). pp. 24-36.

Posri, Wilatsana, Shankar, Bhavani and Chadbunchachai, Supatra (2007) 'Consumer attitudes towards and willingness to pay for pesticide residue limit compliant 'safe' vegetables in Northeast Thailand.' Journal of International Food and Agribusiness Management, 19 (1). pp. 81-101.

Shankar, Bhavani, Bennett, Richard and Morse, Steven (2007) 'Output Risk Aspects of Genetically Modified Crop Technology in South Africa.' Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 16 (4). pp. 277-291.

Liu, Yi and Shankar, Bhavani (2007) 'Will rising household incomes solve China's micronutrient deficiency problems?' Economics Bulletin, 15 (10). pp. 1-14.

Srinivasan, CS, Irz, Xavier and Shankar, Bhavani (2006) 'An Assessment of the Potential Consumption Impacts of WHO Dietary Norms in OECD Countries.' Food Policy, 31 (1). pp. 53-77.

Gouse, M., Kirsten, J., Shankar, Bhavani and Thirtle, C. (2005) 'Bt Cotton in KwaZulu Natal: Technological Triumph but Institutional Failure?' Agbiotechnet, 7 (1). pp. 1-7.

Shankar, Bhavani and Barr, J. (2005) 'Early Flood Events and Their Impact on Poor Smallholders in Rice-Based Floodplain Farming Systems in Bangladesh.' Journal of International Farm Management, 3 (1). pp. 1-16.

Shankar, Bhavani, Halls, A. and Barr, J. (2005) 'The Effects of Surface Water Abstraction for Rice Irrigation on Floodplain Fish Production in Bangladesh.' International Journal of Water, 3 (1). pp. 61-84.

Dhamvithee, P., Shankar, Bhavani, Jangchud, A. and Wutijumnong, P. (2005) 'New Product Development in Thai Agro-Industry: Explaining the Rates of Innovation and Success in Innovation.' International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 8 (3). pp. 1-20.

Shankar, Bhavani and Hadley, D. (2005) 'On the Measurement of Subset Input Overuse using Data Envelopment Analysis.' Empirical Economics Letters, 4 (3). pp. 1-8.

Shankar, Bhavani and Thirtle, C. (2005) 'Pesticide Productictivity and Transgenic Technology: The South African Smallholder Case.' Journal of Agricultural Economics, 56 (1). pp. 97-116.

Shankar, Bhavani and Neeliah, H. (2005) 'Tropospheric Ozone and Winter Wheat Production in England and Wales.' Journal of Agricultural Economics, 56 (1). pp. 145-152.

Shankar, Bhavani and Barr, J. (2004) 'Exposure of Bangladeshi Rice Farmers to Early Flood Risk.' International Rice Research Notes, 28 (2). pp. 60-61.

Morse, S., Bennett, R., Ismael, Y. and Shankar, Bhavani (2004) 'Reductions in insecticide use from adoption of Bt cotton in South Africa: Impacts on economic performance and toxic load to the environment.' Journal of Agricultural Science, 142. pp. 1-10.

Shankar, Bhavani, Halls, A. and Barr, J. (2004) 'Rice versus Fish Revisited: On the Integrated Management of Floodplain Resources in Bangladesh.' Natural Resources Forum, 28 (2). pp. 91-101.

Shankar, Bhavani, Piesse, J. and Thirtle, C. (2003) 'Energy Substitutability in Transition Agriculture: Estimates and Implications for Hungary.' Agricultural Economics, 29 (3). pp. 181-193.

Holloway, G., Shankar, Bhavani and Rahman, S. (2002) 'Bayesian Spatial Probit Estimation: A primer and an application to HYV rice adoption.' Agricultural Economics, 27 (3).

Piesse, J., Hadley, D., Shankar, Bhavani and Thirtle, C. (2002) 'The Efficiency of Input Use during the Early Transition in Hungary.' Economics of Planning, 35 (2). pp. 183-204.

Leiva, A. and Shankar, Bhavani (2001) 'Drought Risk in Nicaragua: A Crop, Technology and Region Specific Empirical Evaluation.' Journal of Risk Research, 4 (3). pp. 275-290.

Shankar, Bhavani, DeVuyst, E. A., White, D. C., Braden, J. B. and Hornbaker, R. H. (2000) 'Nitrate abatement practices, farm profits, and lake water quality: A central Illinois case study.' Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 55 (3). pp. 296-303.

Thirtle, C. G., Shankar, Bhavani, Chitkara, P., Chatterjee, S. and Mohanty, M. (2000) 'Size Does Matter: Technical and Scale Efficiency in Indian State Tax Jurisdictions.' Review of Development Economics, 4 (3). pp. 340-352.

Shankar, Bhavani and Nelson, C. H. (1999) 'Joint Risk Preference - Technology Estimation with a Primal System: Comment.' American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 81 (1). pp. 241-244.

Hadley, D. J., Shankar, Bhavani and Thirtle, C. G. (1999) 'Was South African Agriculture Overcapitalized in the Apartheid Era?' Agrekon : Agricultural Economics Research, Policy and Practice in Southern Africa, 38 (4). pp. 777-787.

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