Seema Jayachandran

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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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

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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