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Jessica Leight

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RePEc Short-ID:ple706
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http://econ.williams.edu/people/jl14

Affiliation

Economics Department
Williams College

Williamstown, Massachusetts (United States)
http://econ.williams.edu/

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413-597-4045
24 Hopkins Hall Drive, Schapiro Building, Williamstown, MA 01267
RePEc:edi:edwilus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Jessica Leight & Dana Foarta & Rohini Pande & Laura Ralston, 2018. "Value for Money? Community Targeting in Vote-Buying and Politician Accountability," NBER Working Papers 24194, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Tasso Adamopoulos & Loren Brandt & Jessica Leight & Diego Restuccia, 2017. "Misallocation, Selection and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Panel Data from China," NBER Working Papers 23039, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Jessica Leight, 2016. "Grain into Gold? The Impact of Agricultural Income Shocks on Rural Chinese Households," Department of Economics Working Papers 2016-13, Department of Economics, Williams College.
  4. Jessica Leight & Elaine M. Liu, 2016. "Maternal Education, Parental Investment and Non-Cognitive Skills in Rural China," NBER Working Papers 22233, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Jessica Leight & Elaine M. Liu, 2016. "Maternal Education, Parental Investment and Non-cognitive Characteristics in Rural China," Department of Economics Working Papers 2016-05, Department of Economics, Williams College.
  6. Jessica Leight & Rohini Pande & Laura Ralston, 2016. "Value for Money? Vote-Buying and Politician Accountability in the Laboratory," Department of Economics Working Papers 2016-15, Department of Economics, Williams College.
  7. Jessica Leight & Paul Glewwe & Albert Park, 2015. "The Impact of Early Childhood Rainfall Shocks on the Evolution of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills," Department of Economics Working Papers 2016-14, Department of Economics, Williams College, revised Oct 2016.
  8. Besley, Timothy J. & Leight, Jessica & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra, 2015. "Long-Run Impacts of Land Regulation: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India," CEPR Discussion Papers 10780, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  9. Jessica Leight, 2013. "Reallocating wealth? Insecure property rights and agricultural investment in rural China," Department of Economics Working Papers 2013-08, Department of Economics, Williams College.
  10. Besley, Timothy J. & Leight, Jessica & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra, 2012. "The Regulation of Land Markets: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India," CEPR Discussion Papers 8736, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

Articles

  1. Besley, Timothy & Leight, Jessica & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra, 2016. "Long-run impacts of land regulation: Evidence from tenancy reform in India," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 118(C), pages 72-87.
  2. Leight, Jessica, 2016. "Reallocating wealth? Insecure property rights and agricultural investment in rural China," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 40(C), pages 207-227.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Tasso Adamopoulos & Loren Brandt & Jessica Leight & Diego Restuccia, 2017. "Misallocation, Selection and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Panel Data from China," NBER Working Papers 23039, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Diego Restuccia & Richard Rogerson, 2017. "The Causes and Costs of Misallocation," Working Papers tecipa-581, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    2. Chaoran Chen, 2016. "Untitled Land, Occupational Choice, and Agricultural Productivity," Working Papers tecipa-573, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    3. Diego Restuccia & Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis, 2015. "Land Misallocation and Productivity," Working Papers tecipa-533, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    4. A.V. Chari & Elaine M. Liu & Shing-Yi Wang & Yongxiang Wang, 2017. "Property Rights, Land Misallocation and Agricultural Efficiency in China," NBER Working Papers 24099, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Chaoran Chen & Diego Restuccia & Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis, 2017. "The Effects of Land Markets on Resource Allocation and Agricultural Productivity," NBER Working Papers 24034, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    6. Stephen Ayerst, 2016. "Idiosyncratic Distortions and Technology Adoption," Working Papers tecipa-571, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    7. Diego Restuccia, 2018. "Misallocation and Aggregate Productivity across Time and Space," Working Papers tecipa-596, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    8. Chaoran Chen, 2017. "Technology Adoption, Capital Deepening, and International Productivity Differences," 2017 Meeting Papers 9, Society for Economic Dynamics.
    9. Lorenzo Caliendo & Fernando Parro & Aleh Tsyvinski, 2017. "Distortions and the Structure of the World Economy," NBER Working Papers 23332, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    10. L Rachel Ngai & Christopher A Pissarides & Jin Wang, 2018. "China’s Mobility Barriers and Employment Allocations," Discussion Papers 1811, Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM).

  2. Jessica Leight & Elaine M. Liu, 2016. "Maternal Education, Parental Investment and Non-Cognitive Skills in Rural China," NBER Working Papers 22233, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Cassandra Robertson & Rourke O’Brien, 2018. "Health Endowment at Birth and Variation in Intergenerational Economic Mobility: Evidence From U.S. County Birth Cohorts," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 55(1), pages 249-269, February.

  3. Jessica Leight & Paul Glewwe & Albert Park, 2015. "The Impact of Early Childhood Rainfall Shocks on the Evolution of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills," Department of Economics Working Papers 2016-14, Department of Economics, Williams College, revised Oct 2016.

    Cited by:

    1. Perkins, Jessica M. & Kim, Rockli & Krishna, Aditi & McGovern, Mark & Aguayo, Victor M. & Subramanian, S.V., 2017. "Understanding the association between stunting and child development in low- and middle-income countries: Next steps for research and intervention," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 193(C), pages 101-109.
    2. Caroline Krafft, 2015. "The Determinants of Child Health Disparities in Jordan," Working Papers 950, Economic Research Forum, revised Sep 2015.

  4. Besley, Timothy J. & Leight, Jessica & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra, 2015. "Long-Run Impacts of Land Regulation: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India," CEPR Discussion Papers 10780, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

    Cited by:

    1. Deininger,Klaus W. & Jin,Songqing & Liu,Yanyan & Singh,Sudhir K., 2016. "Can labor market imperfections explain changes in the inverse farm size?productivity relationship ? longitudinal evidence from rural India," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7783, The World Bank.
    2. Francisco J. Pino & Dilip Mookherjee & Abhishek Chakravarty & Sonia Bhalotra, 2016. "Property Rights and Gender Bias: Evidence from Land Reform in West Bengal," Working Papers id:10888, eSocialSciences.
    3. Klaus Deininger & Songqing Jin & Yanyan Liu & Sudhir K Singh, 2016. "Can Labor Market Imperfections Explain Changes in the Inverse Farm Size–Productivity Relationship? Longitudinal Evidence from Rural India," Working Papers id:10987, eSocialSciences.
    4. Camila Uribe Mejía, 2014. "Bancarización y Empoderamiento Femenino," DOCUMENTOS CEDE 011001, UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES-CEDE.
    5. Jean-Paul Faguet & Fabio Sánchez & Marta-Juanita Villaveces, 2015. "Land Reform, Latifundia and Social Development at Local Level in Colombia, 1961-2010," DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO 012503, UNIVERSIDAD DEL ROSARIO.
    6. Miesha J. Williams, 2017. "Discounted Agricultural Growth in South Africa," The Review of Black Political Economy, Springer;National Economic Association, vol. 44(3), pages 353-362, December.
    7. Kualwik, Jacek, 0. "Selected problems of farmland valuation and setting rents for its lease," Problems of Agricultural Economics, Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics - National Research Institute (IAFE-NRI).
    8. IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute, 2016. "Can Labour Market Imperfections Explain Changes in the Inverse Farm Size-Productivity Relationship?: Longitudinal Evidence from Rural India," Working Papers id:11007, eSocialSciences.
    9. Fitz, Dylan, 2018. "Evaluating the impact of market-assisted land reform in Brazil," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 103(C), pages 255-267.

  5. Jessica Leight, 2013. "Reallocating wealth? Insecure property rights and agricultural investment in rural China," Department of Economics Working Papers 2013-08, Department of Economics, Williams College.

    Cited by:

    1. Steven Nafziger, 2016. "Communal property rights and land redistributions in Late Tsarist Russia," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 69(3), pages 773-800, August.
    2. Alain de Janvry & Kyle Emerick & Marco Gonzalez-Navarro & Elisabeth Sadoulet, 2015. "Delinking Land Rights from Land Use: Certification and Migration in Mexico," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 105(10), pages 3125-3149, October.
    3. Kacana Sipangule, 2017. "Special Issue on the 2016 African Economic Conference on “Feeding Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth”," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 29(S2), pages 179-197, June.
    4. Kacana Sipangule, 2017. "Agribusinesses, smallholder tenure security, and plot-level investments: Evidence from rural Tanzania," WIDER Working Paper Series 106, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

  6. Besley, Timothy J. & Leight, Jessica & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra, 2012. "The Regulation of Land Markets: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India," CEPR Discussion Papers 8736, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

    Cited by:

    1. Bardhan, Pranab & Luca, Michael & Mookherjee, Dilip & Pino, Francisco, 2014. "Evolution of land distribution in West Bengal 1967–2004: Role of land reform and demographic changes," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 110(C), pages 171-190.

Articles

  1. Besley, Timothy & Leight, Jessica & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra, 2016. "Long-run impacts of land regulation: Evidence from tenancy reform in India," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 118(C), pages 72-87.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Leight, Jessica, 2016. "Reallocating wealth? Insecure property rights and agricultural investment in rural China," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 40(C), pages 207-227. See citations under working paper version above.Sorry, no citations of articles recorded.

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NEP Fields

NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 10 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-AGR: Agricultural Economics (5) 2012-03-28 2013-10-02 2015-08-30 2016-12-04 2017-01-29. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CNA: China (4) 2016-05-21 2016-11-13 2016-12-04 2017-01-29. Author is listed
  3. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (4) 2013-10-02 2016-11-13 2016-12-04 2017-01-29. Author is listed
  4. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (2) 2016-05-21 2016-11-13
  5. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2017-01-01 2018-02-05
  6. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2017-01-01
  7. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2012-03-28
  8. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2016-05-21
  9. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2017-01-29
  10. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2017-01-01
  11. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2015-08-30
  12. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2017-01-01
  13. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2016-05-21
  14. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2015-08-30
  15. NEP-OPM: Open Economy Macroeconomics (1) 2017-01-29
  16. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2012-03-28
  17. NEP-RES: Resource Economics (1) 2015-08-30
  18. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (1) 2017-01-29

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