Saumitra Jha

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Associate Professor of Political Economy

655 Knight Way

Stanford, CA 94305-5015

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

16

DOWNLOADS
Rank 5,469

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 5,469

in Total Papers Downloads

7,599

CITATIONS

105

Scholarly Papers (16)

Trade, Institutions and Religious Tolerance: Evidence from India

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2004
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,035 (19,826)
Citation 32

Abstract:

Loading...

Trade, Institutions, Complementarities, Religion, Ethnic Conflict, Peace

Trade, Institutions and Ethnic Tolerance: Evidence from South Asia

American Political Science Review, Vol. 107, No. 4, November 2013
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 828 (27,533)
Citation 38

Abstract:

Loading...

Trade, Institutions, Culture, Religion, Cities, Ethnic Conflict, Social Norms, Peace

2.

Financial Asset Holdings and Political Attitudes: Evidence from Revolutionary England

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 05 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2015
Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,200 (16,219)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Loading...

Economic Growth, Financial Markets, Institutions, Trade, Law, Political Economy

Gandhi's Gift: Lessons for Peaceful Reform from India's Struggle for Democracy

Forthcoming, Economics of Peace and Security Journal, revised from Stanford Graduate School of Business Working Paper 2143
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2014
Rikhil R Bhavnani and Saumitra Jha
University of Wisconsin-Madison and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 745 (31,836)

Abstract:

Loading...

leaders, non-violence, social movements, peace, reform, democracy, conflict, trade, colonial

Gandhi's Gift: Lessons for Peaceful Reform from India's Struggle for Democracy

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-36
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Sep 2014
Rikhil R Bhavnani and Saumitra Jha
University of Wisconsin-Madison and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 54 (376,138)

Abstract:

Loading...

4.

Valuing Peace: The Effects of Financial Market Exposure on Votes and Political Attitudes

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 3389, Econometrica, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 16 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Saumitra Jha and Moses Shayo
Stanford Graduate School of Business and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
Downloads 601 (43,179)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Financial Markets, Conflict, Peace, Political Economy

Does Combat Experience Foster Organizational Skill? Evidence from Ethnic Cleansing During the Partition of South Asia

American Political Science Review, November 2012, (Revised), Stanford Graduate School of Business Working Paper No 2092
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
Saumitra Jha and Steven Wilkinson
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale University
Downloads 499 (54,111)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Loading...

Veterans, Organization, Public Goods, Endogenous Borders, Conflict, Genocide, Civil War, Partition, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Ethnic Cleansing, Institutional Change

Veterans, Organizational Skill and Ethnic Cleansing: Evidence from the Partition of South Asia

Stanford Graduate School of Business Working Paper No. 2092
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
Saumitra Jha and Steven Wilkinson
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale University
Downloads 37 (440,425)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Loading...

Veterans, Organization, Public Goods, Endogenous Borders, Conflict, Genocide,Civil War, Partition, Post-conflict reconstruction, Ethnic cleansing, Institutional change

6.

Analyzing Political Risks in Developing Countries: A Practical Framework for Project Managers

Business and Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 376 (77,118)

Abstract:

Loading...

government and business, community development, politics, economic development, public opinion

'Unfinished Business': Historic Complementarities, Political Competition and Ethnic Violence in Gujarat

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-01
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2014
Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 344 (84,940)

Abstract:

Loading...

Trade, Institutions, Political Polarization, Elections, Culture, Religion, Cities, Ethnic Conflict, Social Norms, Peace

'Unfinished Business': Historic Complementarities, Political Competition and Ethnic Violence in Gujarat

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-31
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Aug 2014
Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 28 (483,769)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

Trade, Institutions, Political Polarization, Elections, Culture, Religion, Cities, Ethnic Conflict, Social Norms, Peace

8.

Sharing the Future: Financial Innovation and Innovators in Solving the Political Economy Challenges of Development

Masahiko Aoki, Timur Kuran and Gerard Roland eds., 'Institutions and Comparative Economic Development', (International Economic Association Proceedings, Vol 150-1), November 2012, Palgrave MacMillan, (Revised), Stanford GSB Working Paper No. 2093
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 345 (85,289)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

economic development, bonds, reform, finance, community development, growth, revolution

9.

The Administrative Foundations of Self-Enforcing Constitutions

American Economic Review, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Jan 2008
Universidad de Alicante, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 293 (102,037)
Citation 22

Abstract:

Loading...

self-enforcing constitutions, rule of law, administration, power

10.

Governance in the Gullies: Democratic Responsiveness and Leadership in Delhi's Slums

World Development, February 2007, (Revised) , World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3694
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
Saumitra Jha, Vijayendra Rao and Michael Woolcock
Stanford Graduate School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 264 (113,985)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Loading...

11.

Who Has Voice in a Deliberative Democracy? Evidence from Transcripts of Village Parliaments in South India

Journal of Development Economics, November 2012, Stanford Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2103
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
Radu Ban, Saumitra Jha and Vijayendra Rao
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Stanford Graduate School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 244 (123,612)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Loading...

India, deliberative democracy, village parliaments, cheap talk

12.

A Theory of Community Formation and Social Hierarchy

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-41
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2016
Susan Athey, Emilio Calvano and Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 196 (152,727)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

trust, hierarchy, online communities, inter-ethnic, early humans

13.

Trading Stocks Increases Financial Literacy and Compresses the Confidence Gender Gap

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 3673
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 May 2018 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2019
Saumitra Jha and Moses Shayo
Stanford Graduate School of Business and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
Downloads 193 (154,958)

Abstract:

Loading...

field experiment, financial literacy, stockmarket participation, gender gap, behavioral finance

14.

Maintaining Peace Across Ethnic Lines: New Lessons from the Past

Economics of Peace and Security Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 81-93, 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Aug 2008
Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 191 (156,336)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

Trade, Institutions, Religion, Cities, Ethnic Conflict, Peace

15.

Trading for Peace

Economic Policy, Forthcoming, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-64
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2018
Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 120 (230,085)

Abstract:

Loading...

Trade, Peace, Conflict, Trust, Culture

16.

"Unfinished Business": Ethnic Complementarities and the Political Contagion of Peace and Conflict in Gujarat

NBER Working Paper No. w19203
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2013
Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 6 (598,975)

Abstract:

Loading...

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 0
1.

Trade Shocks and Institutional Change: Evidence from India's Independence Struggle

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 14 Jul 2012
Rikhil R Bhavnani and Saumitra Jha
University of Wisconsin-Madison and Stanford Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Loading...