Saumitra Jha

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Associate Professor of Political Economy

655 Knight Way

Stanford, CA 94305-5015

United States

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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

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

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

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

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A Theory of Community Formation and Social Hierarchy

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper 3467
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2021
Susan Athey, Emilio Calvano and Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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trust, hierarchy, online communities, inter-ethnic, early humans

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Trading Stocks Builds Financial Confidence and Compresses the Gender Gap

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 3673
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 May 2018 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2021
Saumitra Jha and Moses Shayo
Stanford Graduate School of Business and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
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confidence, gender gap, financial literacy, stock-market participation, field experiment.

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

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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)
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India, deliberative democracy, village parliaments, cheap talk

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Heroes and Villains: The Effects of Heroism on Autocratic Values and Nazi Collaboration in France

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 3923, UNSW Business School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 08 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2022
Sciences Po Paris Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, UNSW Business School, School of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Heroes, Leaders, Democratic Values, Autocracy, Identity, Networks, Votes, Legitimacy

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

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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
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Trade, Peace, Conflict, Trust, Culture

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Pandemic Spikes and Broken Spears: Indigenous Resilience after the Conquest of Mexico

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 3977 (2021)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2021
Stanford University, London Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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pandemic, indigenous, identity, political economy, institutions, demography, violence

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Markets under Siege: How Differences in Political Beliefs can Move Financial Markets

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 4015
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 Feb 2022
Saumitra Jha, Peter Koudijs and Marcos Salgado
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Civil and Ethnic Conflict in Historical Political Economy

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 4034, 2022
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jul 2022
Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Conflict, Civil War, Ethnic, Organizations, Historic, Legacies

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"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: 22 Jun 2022
Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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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

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