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Homepage:http://www.seemajayachandran.com
Postal address:Department of Economics Northwestern University 2211 Campus Drive Evanston, IL 60208
Workplace:Department of Economics, Northwestern University, (more information at EDIRC)
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), (more information at EDIRC)
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)
Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Inexpensive Heating Reduces Winter Mortality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2019) Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2019) Downloads

2018

  1. Environmental Externalities and Free-riding in the Household
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2018) Downloads
  2. Reshaping Adolescents' Gender Attitudes: Evidence from a School-Based Experiment in India
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2018) Downloads View citations (6)

2016

  1. Cash for Carbon: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Deforestation
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (26)
  2. The Causes and Consequences of Increased Female Education and Labor Force Participation in Developing Countries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2016) Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. Friendship at Work: Can Peer Effects Catalyze Female Entrepreneurship?
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2016)
  2. Intergenerational Transmission of Gender Attitudes: Evidence from India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
  3. The price effects of cash versus in-kind transfers
    Staff Reports, Federal Reserve Bank of New York Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (31)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (36)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (2019)
  4. Why Are Indian Children So Short
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (9)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (9)
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2015) Downloads View citations (8)

2014

  1. Fertility Decline and Missing Women
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2014) Downloads View citations (10)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2017)
  2. The Roots of Gender Inequality in Developing Countries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2014) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Economics (2015)

2013

  1. Does Economic Growth Reduce Corruption? Theory and Evidence from Vietnam
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (6)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2013) Downloads View citations (4)

2009

  1. Modern Medicine and the 20th Century Decline in Mortality: Evidence on the Impact of Sulfa Drugs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Why Do Mothers Breastfeed Girls Less Than Boys? Evidence and Implications for Child Health in India
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2009) Downloads View citations (4)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2011)

2008

  1. Air Quality and Early-Life Mortality: Evidence from Indonesia's Wildfires
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2009)
  2. Life Expectancy and Human Capital Investments: Evidence From Maternal Mortality Declines
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2009)

2005

  1. Air Quality and Infant Mortality During Indonesia's Massive Wildfires in 1997
    UCLA Economics Online Papers, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Selling Labor Low: Wage Responses to Productivity Shocks in Developing Countries
    UCLA Economics Online Papers, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2006)

2004

  1. Odious Debt
    UCLA Economics Online Papers, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (15)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2006)
  2. The Jeffords Effect
    UCLA Economics Online Papers, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law and Economics (2006)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Changing Family Attitudes to Promote Female Employment
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2019, 109, 138-42 Downloads
  2. The Price Effects of Cash Versus In-Kind Transfers
    Review of Economic Studies, 2019, 86, (1), 240-281 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2017

  1. Fertility Decline and Missing Women
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2017, 9, (1), 118-39 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Mothers Care More, but Fathers Decide: Educating Parents about Child Health in Uganda
    American Economic Review, 2017, 107, (5), 496-500 Downloads
  3. Why Are Indian Children So Short? The Role of Birth Order and Son Preference
    American Economic Review, 2017, 107, (9), 2600-2629 Downloads View citations (15)

2016

  1. Friendship at Work: Can Peer Effects Catalyze Female Entrepreneurship?
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2016, 8, (2), 125-53 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2015

  1. The Roots of Gender Inequality in Developing Countries
    Annual Review of Economics, 2015, 7, (1), 63-88 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2014

  1. Does Contraceptive Use Always Reduce Breast-feeding?
    Demography, 2014, 51, (3), 917-937 Downloads
  2. Incentives to teach badly: After-school tutoring in developing countries
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 108, (C), 190-205 Downloads View citations (18)

2013

  1. Liquidity Constraints and Deforestation: The Limitations of Payments for Ecosystem Services
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 309-13 Downloads View citations (13)

2012

  1. Introduction to Issue on Malnutrition
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2012, 58, (2), 253-255 Downloads

2011

  1. Why Do Mothers Breastfeed Girls Less than Boys? Evidence and Implications for Child Health in India
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2011, 126, (3), 1485-1538 Downloads View citations (103)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2010

  1. Do Traditional Institutions Constrain Female Entrepreneurship? A Field Experiment on Business Training in India
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (2), 125-29 Downloads View citations (91)
  2. Modern Medicine and the Twentieth Century Decline in Mortality: Evidence on the Impact of Sulfa Drugs
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2010, 2, (2), 118-46 Downloads View citations (44)

2009

  1. Air Quality and Early-Life Mortality: Evidence from Indonesia’s Wildfires
    Journal of Human Resources, 2009, 44, (4) Downloads View citations (93)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Life Expectancy and Human Capital Investments: Evidence from Maternal Mortality Declines
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2009, 124, (1), 349-397 Downloads View citations (115)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2006

  1. Odious Debt
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (1), 82-92 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Selling Labor Low: Wage Responses to Productivity Shocks in Developing Countries
    Journal of Political Economy, 2006, 114, (3), 538-575 Downloads View citations (135)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. The Jeffords Effect
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2006, 49, (2), 397-425 Downloads View citations (93)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
 
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