• 1116 Citations
20022020

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Research Interests

Economic issues in developing countries with current work exploring the determinants of parents' investments in their children's health and education. Other topics include the environment, labor markets, gender equality, and political economy.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, Harvard University

… → 2004

Physics, MA, Harvard University

… → 1999

Physics and Philosophy, MA, University of Oxford

… → 1995

Electrical Engineering, BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

… → 1993

Research interests

  • Applied microeconomics
  • Development economics

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Research Output

Firm growth and corruption: Empirical evidence from Vietnam

Bai, J., Jayachandran, S., Malesky, E. J. & Olken, B. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Economic Journal. 129, 618, p. 651-677 27 p.

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Open Access
  • 8 Scopus citations

    Intergenerational Transmission of Gender Attitudes: Evidence from India

    Dhar, D., Jain, T. & Jayachandran, S., Dec 2 2019, In : Journal of Development Studies. 55, 12, p. 2572-2592 21 p.

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  • 3 Scopus citations

    Self-selection into payments for ecosystem services programs

    Kelsey Jack, B. & Jayachandran, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 12, p. 5326-5333 8 p.

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    Open Access
  • 3 Scopus citations

    The Price Effects of Cash Versus In-Kind Transfers

    Cunha, J. M., De Giorgi, G. & Jayachandran, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Review of Economic Studies. 86, 1, p. 240-281 42 p.

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    Open Access
  • 11 Scopus citations

    Think Positive, Climb Out of Poverty? It Just Might Work

    Jayachandran, S., Jul 13 2018, In : The New York times.

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