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Jessica Leight

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International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
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Working papers

  1. Yao Pan & Jessica Leight, 2021. "Educational Responses to Migration-Augmented Export Shocks: Evidence from China," Working Papers 2021-14, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.
  2. Eric V. Edmonds & Benjamin Feigenberg & Jessica Leight, 2020. "Advancing the Agency of Adolescent Girls," NBER Working Papers 27513, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Leight, Jessica & Awonon, Josue & Pedehombga, Abdoulaye & Ganaba, Rasmané & Martinez, Elena M. & Heckert, Jessica & Gelli, Aulo, 2020. "The impact of an integrated value chain intervention on household poultry production in Burkina Faso: Evidence from a randomized controlled trial," IFPRI discussion papers 1919, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  4. Alderman, Harold & Gilligan, Daniel & Hidrobo, Melissa & Leight, Jessica & Taffesse, Alemayehu Seyoum & Tambet, Heleene, 2020. "Short-term evidence on wellbeing of rural Ethiopian households during the COVID-19 pandemic," SPIR learning briefs 4, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  5. Chimbutane, Feliciano & Herrera-Almanza, Catalina & Karachiwalla, Naureen & Lauchande, Carlos & Leight, Jessica, 2020. "Primary schooling, human capital, and COVID-19: A multidimensional evaluation: Upcoming evidence from Mozambique," Project notes December 2020, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  6. Alderman, Harold & Gilligan, Daniel O. & Hidrobo, Melissa & Leight, Jessica & Tambet, Heleene, 2020. "The effects of SPIR Interventions on nutrition and childcare: Evidence from the SPIR midline survey," SPIR learning briefs 2, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  7. Leight, Jessica & Alderman, Harold & Gilligan, Daniel & Hidrobo, Melissa & Tambet, Heleene, 2020. "The effects of poultry and unconditional cash transfers on livelihoods outcomes: Evidence from the SPIR midline survey," SPIR learning briefs 1, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  8. 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.
  9. Leight,Jessica Ellen, 2018. "The impact of positive agricultural income shocks on rural Chinese households," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8434, The World Bank.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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. Bilge Erten & Jessica Leight, 2021. "Exporting Out of Agriculture: The Impact of WTO Accession on Structural Transformation in China," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 103(2), pages 364-380, May.
  2. Jessica Leight & Catherine Hensly & Marcos Chissano & Liza Ali, 2021. "Short-term effects of the COVID-19 state of emergency on contraceptive access and utilization in Mozambique," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 16(3), pages 1-16, March.
  3. Leight, Jessica, 2021. "Like father, like son, like mother, like daughter: Intergenerational transmission of intrahousehold gender attitudes in Ethiopia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 142(C).
  4. Leight, Jessica, 2020. "Comment on “The effect of migration policy on growth, structural change, and regional inequality in China”, by Hao, Sun, Tombe and Zhu," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 113(C), pages 135-137.
  5. Jessica Leight & Elaine M. Liu, 2020. "Maternal Education, Parental Investment, and Noncognitive Characteristics in Rural China," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 69(1), pages 213-251.
  6. Jessica Leight, 2020. "The Impact of Positive Agricultural Income Shocks on Rural Chinese Households," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 34(1), pages 210-231.
  7. Leight, Jessica & Foarta, Dana & Pande, Rohini & Ralston, Laura, 2020. "Value for money? Vote-buying and politician accountability," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 190(C).
  8. Jessica Leight & Nicholas Wilson, 2020. "Framing Flexible Spending Accounts: A Large‐Scale Field Experiment on Communicating the Return on Medical Savings Accounts," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 29(2), pages 195-208, February.
  9. Erten, Bilge & Leight, Jessica & Tregenna, Fiona, 2019. "Trade liberalization and local labor market adjustment in South Africa," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 118(C), pages 448-467.
  10. Jessica Leight & Elana Safran, 2019. "Increasing immunization compliance among schools and day care centers: Evidence from a randomized controlled trial," Journal of Behavioral Public Administration, Center for Experimental and Behavioral Public Administration, vol. 2(2).
  11. Jessica Leight, 2017. "Sibling Rivalry: Endowment and Intrahousehold Allocation in Gansu Province, China," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 65(3), pages 457-493.
  12. Leight, Jessica, 2016. "Reallocating wealth? Insecure property rights and agricultural investment in rural China," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 40(C), pages 207-227.
  13. 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.

Citations

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  1. Besley, Timothy & Leight, Jessica & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra, 2016. "Long-run impacts of land regulation: evidence from tenancy reform in India," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 65333, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.

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    1. Long-run impacts of land regulation: evidence from tenancy reform in India
      by maximorossi in NEP-LTV blog on 2018-02-20 19:17:49

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.

    Cited by:

    1. Pranab K. Bardhan, 2021. "Clientelism and governance," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2021-116, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    2. Prisca Jöst & Ellen Lust, 2021. "Social ties, clientelism, and the poor's expectations of future service provision: Receiving more, expecting less?," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2021-138, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    3. Pranab Bardhan & Sandip Mitra & Dilip Mookherjee & Anusha Nath, 2020. "How Do Voters Respond to Welfare vis-à-vis Public Good Programs? An Empirical Test for Clientelism," Staff Report 605, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

  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.

    Cited by:

    1. Marijn Bolhuis & Swapnika Rachapalli & Diego Restuccia, 2021. "Misallocation in Indian Agriculture," Working Papers tecipa-709, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    2. Fernando Aragon & Diego Restuccia & Juan Pablo Rud, 2021. "Are small farms really more productive than large farms?," Working Papers tecipa-708, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    3. Diego Restuccia & Chaoran Chen & Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis, 2020. "The Effects of Land Markets on Resource Allocation and Agricultural Productivity," Working Papers tecipa-660, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    4. Tasso Adamopoulos & Diego Restuccia, 2015. "Land Reform and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Micro Data," Working Papers tecipa-540, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    5. Lei Fang & Berthold Herrendorf, 2019. "High-Skilled Services and Development in China," FRB Atlanta Working Paper 2019-21, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
    6. Hertel, By Thomas W. & Baldos, Uris L.C. & Fuglie, Keith O., 2020. "Trade in technology: A potential solution to the food security challenges of the 21st century," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 127(C).
    7. Le, Kien, 2020. "Land use restrictions, misallocation in agriculture, and aggregate productivity in Vietnam," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 145(C).
    8. Mouayadi Said Ali Madi & Jiong Gong & Kokou Wotodjo Tozo, 2020. "Impact of Agricultural Productivity on Economic Growth and Poverty Alleviation in ECOWAS Countries: An Empirical Analysis," Journal of Scientific Reports, IJSAB International, vol. 2(1), pages 97-125.
    9. Ayerst, Stephen & Brandt, Loren & Restuccia, Diego, 2020. "Market constraints, misallocation, and productivity in Vietnam agriculture," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 94(C).
    10. Diego Restuccia & Richard Rogerson, 2017. "The Causes and Costs of Misallocation," Working Papers tecipa-581, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    11. beg, Sabrin, 2019. "Computerization and Development: Formalizing Property Rights and its Impact on Land and Labor Allocation," MPRA Paper 96110, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    12. Ngai, Liwa Rachel & Pissarides, Christopher & Wang, Jin, 2016. "China's mobility barriers and employment allocations," CEPR Discussion Papers 11657, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    13. Chaoran Chen, 2016. "Untitled Land, Occupational Choice, and Agricultural Productivity," Working Papers tecipa-573, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    14. Diarra, Lacina, 2020. "Rural off-farm employment and agricultural production efficiency: evidence from Tazania," 2020 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, Kansas City, Missouri 304600, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    15. Diego Restuccia & Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis, 2015. "Land Misallocation and Productivity," Working Papers tecipa-533, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    16. Gáfaro, Margarita & Mantilla, César, 2020. "Land division: A lab-in-the-field bargaining experiment," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 146(C).
    17. 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.
    18. Alvarez-Cuadrado, Francisco & Amodio, Francesco & Poschke, Markus, 2020. "Selection and Absolute Advantage in Farming and Entrepreneurship," CEPR Discussion Papers 14269, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    19. Jones,Maria Ruth & Kondylis,Florence & Loeser,John Ashton & Magruder,Jeremy, 2019. "Factor Market Failures and the Adoption of Irrigation in Rwanda," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9092, The World Bank.
    20. Charles Gottlieb & Jan Grobovsek, 2016. "Communal Land and Agricultural Productivity," Edinburgh School of Economics Discussion Paper Series 270, Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh.
    21. David Lagakos & Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak & Michael E. Waugh, 2018. "The Welfare Effects of Encouraging Rural-Urban Migration," NBER Working Papers 24193, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    22. Gollin, Douglas & Udry, Christopher, 2019. "Heterogeneity, Measurement Error, and Misallocation: Evidence from African Agriculture," CEPR Discussion Papers 13433, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    23. Lorenzo Caliendo & Aleh Tsyvinski & Fernando Parro, 2018. "Distortions and the Structure of the World Economy," 2018 Meeting Papers 168, Society for Economic Dynamics.
    24. Xiao, Wei & Zhao, Guochang, 2020. "Who is affected: Influence of agricultural land on occupational choices of peasants in China," Land Use Policy, Elsevier, vol. 99(C).
    25. Fernando Aragon & Diego Restuccia & Juan Pablo Rud, 2021. "Heterogeneity, Measurement Error, and Misallocation in African Agriculture: A Comment," Working Papers tecipa-697, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    26. Ji Ting, 2019. "Aggregate implications of occupational inheritance in China and India," The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, De Gruyter, vol. 19(1), pages 1-24, January.
    27. de Brauw, Alan, 2018. "Rural-urban migration and implications for rural production," Bio-based and Applied Economics Journal, Italian Association of Agricultural and Applied Economics (AIEAA), vol. 6(3), March.
    28. Diego Restuccia, 2018. "Misallocation and Aggregate Productivity across Time and Space," Working Papers tecipa-608, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    29. Qingen Gai & Naijia Guo & Bingjing Li & Qinghua Shi & Xiaodong Zhu, 2021. "Migration Costs, Sorting, and the Agricultural Productivity Gap," Working Papers tecipa-693, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    30. Ayala-Cantu, Luciano & Morando, Bruno, 2020. "Rental markets, gender, and land certificates: Evidence from Vietnam," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 94(C).
    31. Kopper, Sarah A., 2018. "Agricultural labor markets and fertilizer demand: Intensification is not a single factor problem for non-separable households," 2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C. 274184, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    32. Congjia Huo & Lingming Chen, 2021. "Research on the Impact of Land Circulation on the Income Gap of Rural Households: Evidence from CHIP," Land, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 10(8), pages 1-20, July.
    33. Zhao, Xiaoxue, 2020. "Land and labor allocation under communal tenure: Theory and evidence from China," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 147(C).
    34. Stephen Ayerst, 2016. "Idiosyncratic Distortions and Technology Adoption," Working Papers tecipa-571, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    35. Qiusha Peng, 2019. "Online Appendix to "Financial Frictions, Entry and Growth"," Online Appendices 18-308, Review of Economic Dynamics.
    36. Chen, Chaoran, 2020. "Technology adoption, capital deepening, and international productivity differences," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 143(C).
    37. Piras , Romano & Etzo, Ivan & Massidda, Carla & Mattana, Paolo, 2021. "A Panel SVAR Analysis of the Long-Run Economic Impacts of Migration," Economia Internazionale / International Economics, Camera di Commercio Industria Artigianato Agricoltura di Genova, vol. 74(2), pages 197-224.
    38. Ye, Longfeng & Robertson, Peter E., 2019. "Hitting the Great Wall: Structural change and China's growth slowdown," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 56(C), pages 1-1.
    39. Tang, Rongsheng, 2021. "Market Formation in China from 1978," MPRA Paper 105510, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    40. Xiaofeng Li & Tingjie Lu, 2020. "Capital, labor, and derived demand for information: Evidence from China," Managerial and Decision Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 41(3), pages 339-353, April.
    41. Fu, Shihe & Xu, Xiaocong & Zhang, Junfu, 2021. "Land conversion across cities in China," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 87(C).

  3. 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.

    Cited by:

    1. Choi, Jin-young & Lee, Myoung-jae, 2019. "Twins are more different than commonly believed, but made less different by compensating behaviors," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 35(C), pages 18-31.
    2. Cui, Ying & Liu, Hong & Zhao, Liqiu, 2019. "Mother's education and child development: Evidence from the compulsory school reform in China," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 47(3), pages 669-692.

  4. 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.

    Cited by:

    1. Han Il Chang, 2021. "A side effect of a broker's expertise in clientelism: A lab‐experimental study," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 73(3), pages 393-410, July.
    2. Pranab Bardhan & Sandip Mitra & Dilip Mookherjee & Anusha Nath, 2020. "How Do Voters Respond to Welfare vis-à-vis Public Good Programs? An Empirical Test for Clientelism," Staff Report 605, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
    3. Pranab Bardhan & Dilip Mookherjee, 2018. "A Theory of Clientelistic Politics versus Programmatic Politics," Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series dp-317, Boston University - Department of Economics.

  5. 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. Bühler, Dorothee & Sharma, Rasadhika & Stein, Wiebke, 2020. "Occupational Attainment and Earnings in Southeast Asia: The Role of Non-cognitive Skills," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 67(C).
    2. Choi, Jin-young & Lee, Myoung-jae, 2019. "Twins are more different than commonly believed, but made less different by compensating behaviors," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 35(C), pages 18-31.
    3. Wang, Weidong & Dong, Yongqing & Liu, Xiaohong & Bai, Yunli & Zhang, Linxiu, 2020. "The effect of parents’ education on the academic and non-cognitive outcomes of their children: Evidence from China," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 117(C).
    4. 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.

  6. 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. Rachid Laaja & Karen Macours, 2021. "Measuring Skills in Developing Countries," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 56(4), pages 1254-1295.
    3. Farris, Jarrad G. & Jin, Songqing & Maredia, Mywish K. & Porter, Maria, 2018. "Assessing Heterogeneity in the Child Growth Impacts of In-Utero Rainfall Shocks in Rural Rwanda," 2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C. 274230, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    4. Mochamad Pasha & Marc Rockmore & Chih Ming Tan, 2019. "Positive Early Life Rainfall Shocks and Adult Mental Health," Working Paper series 19-09, Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis.
    5. Mochamad Pasha & Marc Rockmore & Chih Ming Tan, 2018. "Early Life Exposure to Above Average Rainfall and Adult Mental Health," CINCH Working Paper Series 1805, Universitaet Duisburg-Essen, Competent in Competition and Health.
    6. Chih Ming Tan & Xiao Wang & Xiaobo Zhang, 2019. "It’s All in the Stars: The Chinese Zodiac and the Effects of Parental Investments on Offspring’s Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Development," Working Paper series 19-10, Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis.
    7. Caroline Krafft, 2015. "The Determinants of Child Health Disparities in Jordan," Working Papers 950, Economic Research Forum, revised Sep 2015.

  7. 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. Marijn Bolhuis & Swapnika Rachapalli & Diego Restuccia, 2021. "Misallocation in Indian Agriculture," Working Papers tecipa-709, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
    2. Nida Akram & Muhammad Waqar Akram & Hongshu Wang & Ayesha Mehmood, 2019. "Does Land Tenure Systems Affect Sustainable Agricultural Development?," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 11(14), pages 1-15, July.
    3. Rahimzadeh, Aghaghia, 2018. "Political ecology of land reforms in Kinnaur: Implications and a historical overview," Land Use Policy, Elsevier, vol. 70(C), pages 570-579.
    4. Jianying Wang & Yumei Xu & Lilin Zou & Ying Wang, 2021. "Does Culture Affect Farmer Willingness to Transfer Rural Land? Evidence from Southern Fujian, China," Land, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 10(6), pages 1-19, June.
    5. Faguet, Jean-Paul & Sánchez, Fabio & Villaveces, Juanita, 2015. "Land Reform, Latifundia and Social Development at Local Level in Colombia, 1961-2010," Documentos CEDE Series 209333, Universidad de Los Andes, Economics Department.
    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. Albertus, Michael & Espinoza, Mauricio & Fort, Ricardo, 2020. "Land reform and human capital development: Evidence from Peru," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 147(C).
    8. Huntington, Heather & Shenoy, Ajay, 2021. "Does insecure land tenure deter investment? Evidence from a randomized controlled trial," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 150(C).
    9. Maravall Buckwalter, Laura & Domènech Feliu, Jordi & Basco Mascaro, Sergi, 2021. "Land reform and rural conflict: evidence from 1930s Spain," IFCS - Working Papers in Economic History.WH 32377, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Instituto Figuerola.
    10. 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.
    11. Kualwik, Jacek, 2016. "Selected problems of farmland valuation and setting rents for its lease," Problems of Agricultural Economics / Zagadnienia Ekonomiki Rolnej 252639, Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics - National Research Institute (IAFE-NRI).
    12. 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.
    13. 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.
    14. 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.
    15. Camila Uribe Mejía, 2014. "Bancarización y Empoderamiento Femenino," Documentos CEDE 011001, Universidad de los Andes - CEDE.
    16. Fitz, Dylan, 2018. "Evaluating the impact of market-assisted land reform in Brazil," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 103(C), pages 255-267.

  8. 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. Wang, Qian & Qiu, Junjie & Yu, Jin, 2019. "Impact of farmland characteristics on grain costs and benefits in the North China Plain," Land Use Policy, Elsevier, vol. 80(C), pages 142-149.
    4. Kacana Sipangule, 2017. "Agribusinesses, smallholder tenure security, and plot-level investments: Evidence from rural Tanzania," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2017-106, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    5. Zhao, Xiaoxue, 2020. "Land and labor allocation under communal tenure: Theory and evidence from China," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 147(C).
    6. Hong, Yan-Zhen & Chang, Hung-Hao & Dai, Yong-Wu, 2018. "Is deregulation of forest land use rights transactions associated with economic well-being and labor allocation of farm households? Empirical evidence in China," Land Use Policy, Elsevier, vol. 75(C), pages 694-701.
    7. Gao, Li & Zhang, Wendong & Mei, Yingdan & Sam, Abdoul G. & Song, Yu & Jin, Shuqin, 2018. "Do farmers adopt fewer conservation practices on rented land? Evidence from straw retention in China," ISU General Staff Papers 201812010800001609, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
    8. Shengmin Sun & Qiang Chen, 2020. "Household responsibility system and China's agricultural: Growth revisited: Addressing endogenous institutional change," Economics of Transition and Institutional Change, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 28(4), pages 537-558, October.
    9. Jing Li, 2019. "Land tenure and agricultural investments in China: a meta-regression analysis," China Agricultural Economic Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 12(2), pages 329-347, September.
    10. Gao, Li & Zhang, Wendong & Mei, Yingdan & Sam, Abdoul G. & Song, Yu & Jin, Shuqin, 2018. "Do farmers adopt fewer conservation practices on rented land? Evidence from straw retention in China," Land Use Policy, Elsevier, vol. 79(C), pages 609-621.

  9. 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. Hernandez, M. & Britos, B. & Robles, M. & Trupkin, D., 2018. "Land market distortions: Theory and evidence from Guatemala," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 277031, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    2. Braulio Britos & Manuel Alejandro Hernandez & Luis Miguel Robles & Danilo Trupkin, 2020. "Land market distortions and aggregate agricultural productivity: evidence from Guatemala," Documentos de trabajo del Instituto Interdisciplinario de Economía Política (IIEP-BAIRES) 2020-55, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, Instituto Interdisciplinario de Economía Política (IIEP-BAIRES).
    3. 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. Jessica Leight & Elaine M. Liu, 2020. "Maternal Education, Parental Investment, and Noncognitive Characteristics in Rural China," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 69(1), pages 213-251.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Leight, Jessica & Foarta, Dana & Pande, Rohini & Ralston, Laura, 2020. "Value for money? Vote-buying and politician accountability," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 190(C).
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  3. Erten, Bilge & Leight, Jessica & Tregenna, Fiona, 2019. "Trade liberalization and local labor market adjustment in South Africa," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 118(C), pages 448-467.

    Cited by:

    1. Giorgia Giovannetti & Enrico Marvasi & Arianna Vivoli, 2021. "The asymmetric effects of 20 years of tariff reforms on Egyptian workers," Economia Politica: Journal of Analytical and Institutional Economics, Springer;Fondazione Edison, vol. 38(1), pages 89-130, April.
    2. Caitlin Allen Whitehead & Haroon Bhorat, 2021. "Understanding Economic Complexity: An Application to the MER Sector," Working Papers 202105, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
    3. Furtado, Delia & Kong, Haiyang, 2021. "How Do Low-Skilled Immigrants Adjust to Chinese Import Shocks? Evidence Using English Language Proficiency," IZA Discussion Papers 14152, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    4. Robertson,Raymond & Kokas,Deeksha & Cardozo,Diego & Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C., 2020. "Short and Long-Run Labor Market Effects of Developing Country Exports : Evidence from Bangladesh," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9176, The World Bank.
    5. Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán & Emmanuel Vazquez & Hernan Winkler, 2020. "Tracing the Local Impacts of Exports on Poverty and Inequality: The Case of Mexico," CEDLAS, Working Papers 0269, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
    6. Andreoni, Antonio & Tregenna, Fiona, 2020. "Escaping the middle-income technology trap: A comparative analysis of industrial policies in China, Brazil and South Africa," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 54(C), pages 324-340.
    7. Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos & Vazquez,Emmanuel Jose & Winkler,Hernan Jorge, 2020. "Tracing the Local Impacts of Exports on Poverty and Inequality in Mexico," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9459, The World Bank.
    8. Margaret S. McMillan & Brian McCaig, 2019. "Trade Liberalization and Labor Market Adjustment in Botswana," NBER Working Papers 26326, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    9. Lawrence Edwards & Marco Sanfilippo & Asha Sundaram, 2020. "Importing and Productivity: An Analysis of South African Manufacturing Firms," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 57(2), pages 411-432, September.
    10. Sofia Torreggiani & Antonio Andreoni, 2019. "Dancing with dragons: Chinese import penetration and the performances of manufacturing firms in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-63, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    11. Giorgia Giovannetti & Enrico Marvasi & Arianna Vivoli, 2020. "The asymmetric effects of twenty years of tariff reforms on Egyptian workers," Working Papers LuissLab 20156, Dipartimento di Economia e Finanza, LUISS Guido Carli.
    12. Ayoki, Milton, 2020. "The employment effects of trade policy reform in Myanmar," MPRA Paper 98090, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  4. Jessica Leight & Elana Safran, 2019. "Increasing immunization compliance among schools and day care centers: Evidence from a randomized controlled trial," Journal of Behavioral Public Administration, Center for Experimental and Behavioral Public Administration, vol. 2(2).

    Cited by:

    1. Walker, Brigham, 2020. "Price and Saliency in Health Care: When Can Targeted Nudges Change Behaviors?," IZA Discussion Papers 13851, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

  5. Jessica Leight, 2017. "Sibling Rivalry: Endowment and Intrahousehold Allocation in Gansu Province, China," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 65(3), pages 457-493.

    Cited by:

    1. Jessica Leight & Elaine M. Liu, 2018. "Maternal Education, Parental Investment and Non-Cognitive Characteristics in Rural China," Working Papers id:12841, eSocialSciences.
    2. Adams, Katherine P. & Lybbert, Travis J. & Vosti, Stephen A. & Ayifah, Emmanuel & Arimond, Mary & Adu-Afarwuah, Seth & Dewey, Kathryn G., 2018. "Unintended effects of a targeted maternal and child nutrition intervention on household expenditures, labor income, and the nutritional status of non-targeted siblings in Ghana," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 107(C), pages 138-150.
    3. Marie Baguet & Christelle Dumas, 2019. "How does birth weight affect health and human capital? A short‐ and long‐term evaluation," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 28(5), pages 597-617, May.
    4. Farris, Jarrad G. & Jin, Songqing & Maredia, Mywish K. & Porter, Maria, 2018. "Assessing Heterogeneity in the Child Growth Impacts of In-Utero Rainfall Shocks in Rural Rwanda," 2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C. 274230, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    5. Wei Fan & Catherine Porter, 2020. "Reinforcement or compensation? Parental responses to children’s revealed human capital levels," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 33(1), pages 233-270, January.
    6. Jorge García Hombrados, 2017. "Cognitive Skills and Intra-Household Allocation of Schooling," Working Paper Series 1817, Department of Economics, University of Sussex Business School.
    7. Jorge Garcia Hombrados, 2018. "Empirical essays on development economics," Economics PhD Theses 0318, Department of Economics, University of Sussex Business School.
    8. Liyousew G. Borga & Myroslav Pidkuyko, 2018. "Whoever Has Will Be Given More: Child Endowment and Human Capital Investment," CERGE-EI Working Papers wp616, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague.
    9. 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.
    10. 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.

  6. 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.
  7. 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.

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  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (12) 2012-03-28 2013-10-02 2015-08-30 2016-12-04 2017-01-08 2017-01-29 2017-08-27 2017-11-19 2017-12-03 2020-01-13 2020-04-27 2020-09-28. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CNA: China (11) 2016-05-21 2016-11-13 2016-12-04 2017-01-08 2017-01-29 2017-08-27 2017-11-19 2018-07-30 2019-04-01 2020-01-13 2021-09-13. Author is listed
  3. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (10) 2013-10-02 2016-11-13 2016-12-04 2017-01-08 2017-01-29 2017-08-27 2017-11-19 2018-07-30 2019-04-01 2020-01-13. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (5) 2017-01-08 2017-01-29 2017-08-27 2017-11-19 2020-01-13. Author is listed
  5. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (5) 2017-01-08 2017-01-29 2017-08-27 2017-11-19 2020-01-13. Author is listed
  6. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (4) 2016-05-21 2016-11-13 2018-07-30 2019-04-01
  7. NEP-OPM: Open Economy Macroeconomics (4) 2017-01-08 2017-01-29 2017-08-27 2017-11-19
  8. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (4) 2017-01-01 2018-02-05 2018-02-05 2018-06-18
  9. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (4) 2018-06-18 2020-08-24 2021-03-22 2021-09-13
  10. NEP-DEV: Development (3) 2012-03-28 2019-04-01 2020-04-27
  11. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2016-05-21 2019-04-01
  12. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2017-01-01 2020-04-27
  13. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (2) 2015-08-30 2017-12-03
  14. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (2) 2017-11-19 2020-01-13
  15. NEP-RES: Resource Economics (2) 2015-08-30 2017-12-03
  16. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2017-01-01
  17. NEP-GEN: Gender (1) 2020-08-24
  18. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2015-08-30
  19. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2020-09-28
  20. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2020-08-24
  21. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2017-01-01
  22. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2021-09-13
  23. NEP-ISF: Islamic Finance (1) 2021-09-13
  24. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2016-05-21
  25. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2012-03-28

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