Lakshmi Iyer

Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit

Cambridge, MA

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

History, Institutions, and Economic Performance: The Legacy of Colonial Land Tenure Systems in India

American Economic Review, Vol. 95, No. 4, pp. 1190-1213, September 2005
Posted: 07 Apr 2006
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Lakshmi Iyer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit

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History, land tenure, development

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Poverty and Crime: Evidence from Rainfall and Trade Shocks in India

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 14-067
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2014
Lakshmi Iyer and Petia B. Topalova
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Rainfall, Weather, Crime, Trade Liberalization, India

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The Power of Political Voice: Women’s Political Representation and Crime in India

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 11-092
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, University of Warwick, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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crime, women’s empowerment, minority representation, voice

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Poverty, Social Divisions, and Conflict in Nepal

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4228
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lakshmi Iyer and Quy-Toan Do
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Population Policies, Social Conflict and Violence, Services & Transfers to Poor, Post Conflict Reintegration, Peace & Peacekeeping

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Path-Breakers? Women’s Electoral Success and Future Political Participation

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 14-035
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
University of Essex, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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Political participation, women, candidates, gender bias, backlash, minority representation, regression discontinuity, India

Economic Transition and Private-Sector Labor Demand: Evidence from Urban China

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 14-047
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2016
Lakshmi Iyer, Xin Meng, Nancy Qian and Xiaoxue Zhao
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Economic Transition, Structural Change, Labor Mobility

Economic Transition and Private-Sector Labor Demand: Evidence from Urban China

NBER Working Paper No. w19733
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2014
Lakshmi Iyer, Xin Meng, Nancy Qian and Xiaoxue Zhao
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Economic Transition and Private-Sector Labor Demand: Evidence from Urban China

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9794
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Lakshmi Iyer, Xin Meng, Nancy Qian and Xiaoxue Zhao
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Economic Transition, Labor Mobility, Structural Change

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Direct versus Indirect Colonial Rule in India: Long-Term Consequences

Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 05-041
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Nov 2008
Lakshmi Iyer
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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colonial rule, development, public goods

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Public Action for Public Goods

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-05
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Public goods, collective action

Public Action for Public Goods

NBER Working Paper No. w12911
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2007
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Public Action for Public Goods

CEPR Discussion Paper No.DP6154
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 May 2008
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Collective action, public goods

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The Bloody Millennium: Internal Conflict in South Asia

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 09-086
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Jan 2009
Lakshmi Iyer
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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The Cost of Property Rights: Establishing Institutions on the Philippine Frontier under American Rule, 1898-1918

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 09-023
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2009
Lakshmi Iyer and Noel Maurer
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Harvard Business School
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The Cost of Property Rights: Establishing Institutions on the Philippine Frontier Under American Rule, 1898-1918

NBER Working Paper No. w14298
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Noel Maurer and Lakshmi Iyer
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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Geography, Poverty and Conflict in Nepal

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 07-065
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2014
Quy-Toan Do and Lakshmi Iyer
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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violent conflict, poverty, social polarization

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Traveling Agents: Political Change and Bureaucratic Turnover in India

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 09-006
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2009
Lakshmi Iyer and Anandi Mani
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and University of Warwick
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career concerns, bureaucracy, bureaucrat reassignment

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Path-Breakers: How Does Women's Political Participation Respond to Electoral Success?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7771
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Kent and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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candidacy, gender, politics, India

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Religion and Abortion: The Role of Politician Identity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11292
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Feb 2018
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Kent and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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religion, politician identity, abortion, sex selection, fertility, infant mortality, India, Muslims

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Creating Jobs in South Asia's Conflict Zones

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6104
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lakshmi Iyer and Indhira Santos
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and World Bank
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Post Conflict Reconstruction, Population Policies, Labor Markets, Environmental Economics & Policies, Rural Poverty Reduction

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Mental Health in the Aftermath of Conflict

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 10-040
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Quy-Toan Do and Lakshmi Iyer
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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Mental Health in the Aftermath of Conflict

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5132
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Quy-Toan Do and Lakshmi Iyer
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Disease Control & Prevention, Population Policies, Gender and Health, Health Systems Development & Reform

Religion, Politician Identity and Development Outcomes: Evidence from India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7473
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jul 2013
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Kent, University of Namur and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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religion, politician identity, infant mortality, primary education, India, Muslim

Religion, Politician Identity and Development Outcomes: Evidence from India

NBER Working Paper No. w19173
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jul 2013
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Namur, University of Kent and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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Leader Identity and Coordination

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11803
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Kent, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Göteborg University
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coordination failure, leader identity, leader effectiveness, religion, affirmative action, intergroup contact, conflict, India

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India 2012: The Challenges of Governance

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Case No. 712-038
Posted: 08 May 2012
Lakshmi Iyer and Richard Vietor
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Harvard University - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit

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Dharavi: Developing Asia's Largest Slum (B)

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Case No. 711-107
Posted: 28 Feb 2012
Lakshmi Iyer and John D. Macomber
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Harvard Business School

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Hollywood in India: Protecting Intellectual Property (B)

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Case No. 711-018
Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Lakshmi Iyer and Namrata Arora
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Harvard Business School

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Hollywood in India: Protecting Intellectual Property (A)

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Case No. 711-017
Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Lakshmi Iyer and Namrata Arora
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Harvard Business School

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India: The Road to Inclusive Growth

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Case No. 710-046
Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Lakshmi Iyer and Jonathan Schlefer
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Harvard Business School

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Ben Bernanke: Person of the Year?

HBS Case No. 710-051, Harvard Business School BGIE Unit
Posted: 19 May 2010
Lakshmi Iyer and Matthew Weinzierl
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit

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Dharavi: Developing Asia's Largest Slum

HBS Case No. 710-004, Harvard Business School BGIE Unit
Posted: 14 Aug 2009
Lakshmi Iyer, John D. Macomber and Namrata Arora
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Special Economic Zones in India: Public Purpose and Private Property (A)

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit No. 709-027, HBS Case No. 709-027
Posted: 11 Jun 2009
Laura Alfaro and Lakshmi Iyer
Harvard University and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit

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Tata Motors in Singur: Public Purpose and Private Property (B)

HBS Case No. 709-029, Harvard Business School BGIE Unit No. 709-029
Posted: 11 Jun 2009
Laura Alfaro, Lakshmi Iyer and Namrata Arora
Harvard University, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Harvard Business School

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