Seema Jayachandran

Northwestern University - Department of Economics

Associate Professor

2003 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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483

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109

Scholarly Papers (16)

1.
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Citation 39

The Jeffords Effect

UCLA Economics Working Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Jan 2005
Seema Jayachandran
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Citation 39

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Campaign contributions, political parties, event study, political influence

The Jeffords Effect

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 397-425, October 2006
Posted: 28 Nov 2006
Seema Jayachandran
Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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Odious Debt

NBER Working Paper No. w8953
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 May 2002
Michael Kremer and Seema Jayachandran
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
Downloads 64 (270,848)
Citation 18

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Friendship at Work: Can Peer Effects Catalyze Female Entrepreneurship?

HKS Working Paper No. RWP15-019, Duke I&E Research Paper No. 15-4
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Jun 2015
Erica Field, Seema Jayachandran, Rohini Pande and Natalia Rigol
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 47 (326,987)

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Economics, Women, Business, Entrepreneurship, India

Friendship at Work: Can Peer Effects Catalyze Female Entrepreneurship?

NBER Working Paper No. w21093
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Apr 2015
Erica Field, Seema Jayachandran, Rohini Pande and Natalia Rigol
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Why Do Mothers Breastfeed Girls Less than Boys? Evidence and Implications for Child Health in India

NBER Working Paper No. w15041
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Jun 2009
Seema Jayachandran and Ilyana Kuziemko
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 10

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Why Do Mothers Breastfeed Girls Less than Boys? Evidence and Implications for Child Health in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7321
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Seema Jayachandran and Ilyana Kuziemko
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 10

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breastfeeding, child health, child mortality, contraception, fertility, missing women, son preference

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Citation 4

The Price Effects of Cash Versus In-Kind Transfers

NBER Working Paper No. w17456
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Sep 2011
Jesse M. Cunha, Giacomo De Giorgi and Seema Jayachandran
Government of the United States of America - Naval Postgraduate School, University College London and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Citation 4

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The Price Effects of Cash versus In-Kind Transfers

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 735
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 Aug 2015
Jesse M. Cunha, Giacomo De Giorgi and Seema Jayachandran
Government of the United States of America - Naval Postgraduate School, University College London and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Citation 4

Abstract:

price, policy

The Price Effects of Cash Versus In-Kind Transfers

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8581
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Sep 2011
Jesse M. Cunha, Giacomo De Giorgi and Seema Jayachandran
Government of the United States of America - Naval Postgraduate School, University College London and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Citation 4

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Cash and In-Kind Transfers, Prices

Intergenerational Transmission of Gender Attitudes: Evidence from India

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Jul 2015
Diva Dhar, Tarun Jain and Seema Jayachandran
Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi - Economic Research Unit, Indian School of Business and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Gender discrimination, Attitude formation, Intergenerational transmission, India

Intergenerational Transmission of Gender Attitudes: Evidence from India

NBER Working Paper No. w21429
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Aug 2015
Diva Dhar, Tarun Jain and Seema Jayachandran
Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi - Economic Research Unit, Indian School of Business and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Air Quality and Early-Life Mortality: Evidence from Indonesia's Wildfires

NBER Working Paper No. w14011
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 May 2008
Seema Jayachandran
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Citation 9

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Life Expectancy and Human Capital Investments: Evidence from Maternal Mortality Declines

NBER Working Paper No. w13947
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Apr 2008
Seema Jayachandran and Adriana Lleras-Muney
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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Citation 25

Abstract:

The Roots of Gender Inequality in Developing Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w20380
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Aug 2014
Seema Jayachandran
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (451,632)

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The Roots of Gender Inequality in Developing Countries

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 7, pp. 63-88, 2015
Posted: 07 Aug 2015
Seema Jayachandran
Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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Does Economic Growth Reduce Corruption? Theory and Evidence from Vietnam

NBER Working Paper No. w19483
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Sep 2013
Jie Bai, Seema Jayachandran, Edmund J. Malesky and Benjamin A. Olken
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Duke University, Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Does Economic Growth Reduce Corruption? Theory and Evidence from Vietnam

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9677
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Oct 2013
Jie Bai, Seema Jayachandran, Edmund J. Malesky and Benjamin A. Olken
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Duke University, Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

corruption, economic growth

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Modern Medicine and the 20th Century Decline in Mortality: Evidence on the Impact of Sulfa Drugs

NBER Working Paper No. w15089
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jun 2009
Seema Jayachandran, Adriana Lleras-Muney and Kimberly V. Smith
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Princeton University
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Why are Indian Children so Short?

NBER Working Paper No. w21036
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Apr 2015
Seema Jayachandran and Rohini Pande
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Why are Indian Children so Short?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10503
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Mar 2015
Seema Jayachandran and Rohini Pande
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Abstract:

development, economic growth, height, malnutrition, microeconomics

Fertility Decline and Missing Women

NBER Working Paper No. w20272
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jul 2014
Seema Jayachandran
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Fertility Decline and Missing Women

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10049
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Seema Jayachandran
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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desired fertility, sex selection, son preference

Cash for Carbon: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Deforestation

NBER Working Paper No. w22378
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, The World Bank - Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Carnegie Institution for Science
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Cash for Carbon: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Deforestation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11349
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 27 Jun 2016
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, The World Bank - Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Carnegie Institution for Science
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climate change, conditional cash transfers, deforestation, REDD+

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The Causes and Consequences of Increased Female Education and Labor Force Participation in Developing Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w22766
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Oct 2016
Rachel Heath and Seema Jayachandran
University of Washington and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Selling Labor Low: Wage Responses to Productivity Shocks in Developing Countries

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 114, pp. 538-575, June 2006
Posted: 25 Jun 2006
Seema Jayachandran
Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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