Seema Jayachandran

Seema Jayachandran is an Associate Professor of Economics at Northwestern University. She has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.A. in Physics and Philosophy from the University of Oxford, M.A. in Physics from Harvard University, Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.

She specializes in development economics and Indian economics in addition to issues relating to women. 

Representative Publications

Jayachandran, Seema. Fertility Decline and Missing Women. No. w20272. National Bureau of Economic Research, 2014

Field, Erica, Seema Jayachandran, and Rohini Pande. “Do traditional institutions constrain female entrepreneurship? A field experiment on business training in India.” The American Economic Review100.2 (2010): 125-129

Jayachandran, Seema, and Adriana Lleras-Muney. Life Expectancy and Human Capital Investments: Evidence from Maternal Mortality Declines. No. w13947. National Bureau of Economic Research, 2008

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