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Laura Zimmermann

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First Name:Laura
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Last Name:Zimmermann
RePEc Short-ID:pzi78
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Terminal Degree:2014 Economics Department; University of Michigan (from RePEc Genealogy)


(90%) Department of Economics
Terry College of Business
University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia (United States)
RePEc:edi:deugaus (more details at EDIRC)

(10%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany
RePEc:edi:izaaade (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Biswas, Nabaneeta & Cornwell, Christopher & Zimmermann, Laura V., 2021. "The Power of Lakshmi: Monetary Incentives for Raising a Girl," GLO Discussion Paper Series 888, Global Labor Organization (GLO).
  2. Shenoy, Ajay & Zimmermann, Laura V., 2021. "The Workforce of Clientelism: The Case of Local Officials in the Party Machine," GLO Discussion Paper Series 916, Global Labor Organization (GLO).
  3. Zimmermann, Laura, 2020. "The Dynamic Electoral Returns of a Large Anti-Poverty Program," GLO Discussion Paper Series 506, Global Labor Organization (GLO).
  4. Zimmermann, Laura, 2020. "Why Guarantee Employment? Evidence from a Large Indian Public-Works Program," GLO Discussion Paper Series 504, Global Labor Organization (GLO).
  5. Khanna, Gaurav & Zimmermann, Laura V, 2015. "Guns and Butter? Fighting Violence with the Promise of Development," IZA Discussion Papers 9160, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. Zimmermann, Laura V, 2015. "May There Be Victory: Government Election Performance and the World's Largest Public-Works Program," IZA Discussion Papers 9161, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  7. Zimmermann, Laura V, 2012. "Labor Market Impacts of a Large-Scale Public Works Program: Evidence from the Indian Employment Guarantee Scheme," IZA Discussion Papers 6858, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Laura Zimmermann, 2012. "It’s a Boy! Women and Non-Monetary Benefits from a Son in India," Working Papers id:5178, eSocialSciences.
  9. Zimmermann, Laura V, 2012. "It's a Boy! Women and Non-Monetary Benefits from a Son in India," IZA Discussion Papers 6847, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  10. Zimmermann, Laura V, 2012. "Remember When It Rained: The Elusiveness of Gender Discrimination in Indian School Enrollment," IZA Discussion Papers 6833, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  11. Zimmermann, Laura V, 2011. "Reconsidering Gender Bias in Intra-Household Allocation in India," IZA Discussion Papers 5687, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  12. Laura Zimmermann & Klaus F. Zimmermann & Amelie Constant, 2006. "Ethnic Self-Identification of First-Generation Immigrants," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 657, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  13. Laura Zimmermann & Liliya Gataullina & Amelie Constant & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2006. "Human Capital and Ethnic Self-Identification of Migrants," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 616, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  14. Constant, Amelie F. & Gataullina, Liliya & Zimmermann, Klaus F. & Zimmermann, Laura V, 2006. "Clash of Cultures: Muslims and Christians in the Ethnosizing Process," IZA Discussion Papers 2350, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).


  1. Laura Zimmermann, 2021. "The Dynamic Electoral Returns of a Large Antipoverty Program," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 103(5), pages 803-817, December.
  2. Zimmermann, Laura, 2020. "Remember when it rained – Schooling responses to shocks in India," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 126(C).
  3. Zimmermann, Laura, 2018. "It’s a boy! Women and decision-making benefits from a son in India," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 104(C), pages 326-335.
  4. Khanna, Gaurav & Zimmermann, Laura, 2017. "Guns and butter? Fighting violence with the promise of development," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 124(C), pages 120-141.
  5. Gaurav Khanna & Laura Zimmermann, 2014. "Fighting Maoist Violence with Promises: Evidence from India's Employment Guarantee Scheme," Economics of Peace and Security Journal, EPS Publishing, vol. 9(1), pages 30-36, April.
  6. Laura Zimmermann, 2014. "Public works programs in developing countries have the potential to reduce poverty," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 1-25, May.
  7. Gaurav Khanna & Laura Zimmermann, 2014. "Fighting Maoist Violence with Promises: Evidence from India's Employment Guarantee Scheme," Economics of Peace and Security Journal, EPS Publishing, vol. 9(1), pages 30-36, April.
  8. Laura Zimmermann, 2012. "Reconsidering Gender Bias in Intrahousehold Allocation in India," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(1), pages 151-163, September.
  9. Zimmermann, Laura & Gataullina, Liliya & Constant, Amelie & Zimmermann, Klaus F., 2008. "Human capital and ethnic self-identification of immigrants," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 98(3), pages 235-239, March.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 16 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-DEV: Development (5) 2011-05-14 2012-10-06 2020-04-06 2021-07-19 2021-09-06. Author is listed
  2. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality and Poverty (5) 2006-09-23 2006-10-14 2007-01-06 2011-05-14 2012-10-06. Author is listed
  3. NEP-SOC: Social Norms and Social Capital (5) 2006-09-16 2006-09-23 2006-10-14 2006-10-28 2006-11-04. Author is listed
  4. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (4) 2007-01-06 2007-01-23 2011-05-14 2012-09-30
  5. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (3) 2015-07-11 2020-04-06 2021-09-06
  6. NEP-HRM: Human Capital and Human Resource Management (3) 2006-09-16 2006-09-23 2006-11-04
  7. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (3) 2015-07-11 2020-04-06 2021-09-06
  8. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2012-09-30 2012-10-06
  9. NEP-CBE: Cognitive and Behavioural Economics (1) 2006-10-14
  10. NEP-CUL: Cultural Economics (1) 2006-10-14
  11. NEP-CWA: Central and Western Asia (1) 2012-10-06
  12. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2011-05-14
  13. NEP-ISF: Islamic Finance (1) 2021-09-06
  14. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, and Wages (1) 2020-04-06


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