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Jessica Leight

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http://econ.williams.edu/people/jl14

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International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
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Working papers

  1. Leight, Jessica & Deyessa, Negussie & Sharma, Vandana, 2022. "Predictors of discordance and concordance in reporting of intimate partner violence: Evidence from a large sample of rural Ethiopian couples," IFPRI discussion papers 2103, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  2. Leight, Jessica & Gilligan, Daniel O. & Mulford, Michael & Taffesse, Alemayehu Seyoum & Tambet, Heleene, 2021. "Aspiring to more? New evidence on the effect of a light-touch aspirations intervention in rural Ethiopia," IFPRI discussion papers 2070, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  3. Hidrobo, Melissa & Roy, Shalini & Leight, Jessica & Heckert, Jessica, 2021. "Reducing violence against women and girls," Other briefs 1290143984, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  4. Leight, Jessica & Martinez, Elena M. & Heckert, Jessica & Gelli, Aulo, 2021. "The relationship between household gender attitudes and women’s poultry production: Evidence from Burkina Faso," Project notes December 2021, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  5. Alderman, Harold & Gilligan, Daniel O. & Hidrobo, Melissa & Leight, Jessica & Taffesse, Alemayehu Seyoum & Tambet, Heleene, 2021. "Evidence on trends in wellbeing of rural Ethiopian households during the COVID-19 pandemic," SPIR learning briefs 5, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  6. Gilligan, Daniel O. & Hidrobo, Melissa & Leight, Jessica & Tambet, Heleene, 2021. "Using a list experiment to measure intimate partner violence: Cautionary evidence from Ethiopia," IFPRI discussion papers 2094, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  7. Chimbutane, Feliciano & Herrera-Almanza, Catalina & Karachiwalla, Naureen & Lauchande, Carlos & Leight, Jessica, 2021. "COVID-19 school closures and mental health of adolescent students: Evidence from rural Mozambique," IFPRI discussion papers 2075, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  8. 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.
  9. Heckert, Jessica & Leight, Jessica & Awonon, Josué & Gelli, Aulo, 2021. "Understanding the role of different program components of a nutrition sensitive intervention in mediating impact: Applying causal mediation analysis to experimental evidence from Burkina Faso," IFPRI discussion papers 2072, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  10. 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).
  11. 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).
  12. 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).
  13. Eric V. Edmonds & Benjamin Feigenberg & Jessica Leight, 2020. "Advancing the Agency of Adolescent Girls," NBER Working Papers 27513, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. 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).
  15. 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).
  16. Leight,Jessica Ellen, 2018. "The impact of positive agricultural income shocks on rural Chinese households," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8434, The World Bank.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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. Alderman, Harold & Gilligan, Daniel O. & Leight, Jessica & Mulford, Michael & Tambet, Heleene, 2022. "The role of poultry transfers in diet diversity: A cluster randomized intent to treat analysis," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 107(C).
  2. Jessica Leight & Josué Awonon & Abdoulaye Pedehombga & Rasmané Ganaba & Elena Martinez & Jessica Heckert & Aulo Gelli, 2022. "The impact of an integrated value chain intervention on household poultry production in Burkina Faso: evidence from a randomized controlled trial," Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(2), pages 108-124, April.
  3. Leight, Jessica & Awonon, Josué & Pedehombga, Abdoulaye & Ganaba, Rasmané & Gelli, Aulo, 2022. "How light is too light touch: The effect of a short training-based intervention on household poultry production in Burkina Faso," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 155(C).
  4. Tasso Adamopoulos & Loren Brandt & Jessica Leight & Diego Restuccia, 2022. "Misallocation, Selection, and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis With Panel Data From China," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 90(3), pages 1261-1282, May.
  5. 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).
  6. 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.
  7. Bhanot, Syon P. & Crost, Benjamin & Leight, Jessica & Mvukiyehe, Eric & Yedgenov, Bauyrzhan, 2021. "Can community service grants foster social and economic integration for youth? A randomized trial in Kazakhstan," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 153(C).
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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).
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Jessica Leight, 2020. "The Impact of Positive Agricultural Income Shocks on Rural Chinese Households," The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 34(1), pages 210-231.
  14. 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).
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. Leight, Jessica, 2016. "Reallocating wealth? Insecure property rights and agricultural investment in rural China," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 40(C), pages 207-227.

Chapters

  1. Gilligan, Daniel O. & Berhane, Guush & Hirvonen, Kalle & Kumar, Neha & Leight, Jessica, 2022. "Uneven recovery and a lingering food crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic for rural safety net transfer recipients in Ethiopia," IFPRI book chapters, in: COVID-19 and global food security: Two years later, chapter 18, pages 110-121, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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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 31 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 (17) 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 2021-09-27 2022-02-14 2022-02-21 2022-02-28 2022-02-28. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CNA: China (12) 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 2021-09-27. 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 (6) 2017-01-08 2017-01-29 2017-08-27 2017-11-19 2020-01-13 2021-09-27. Author is listed
  5. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (6) 2017-01-08 2017-01-29 2017-08-27 2017-11-19 2020-01-13 2021-09-27. Author is listed
  6. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (5) 2018-06-18 2020-08-24 2021-03-22 2021-09-13 2022-02-21. Author is listed
  7. NEP-DEV: Development (4) 2012-03-28 2019-04-01 2020-04-27 2022-02-28
  8. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (4) 2016-05-21 2016-11-13 2018-07-30 2019-04-01
  9. NEP-OPM: Open Economy Macroeconomics (4) 2017-01-08 2017-01-29 2017-08-27 2017-11-19
  10. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (4) 2017-01-01 2018-02-05 2018-02-05 2018-06-18
  11. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (3) 2017-01-01 2020-04-27 2022-03-21
  12. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2016-05-21 2019-04-01
  13. NEP-GEN: Gender (2) 2020-08-24 2022-04-18
  14. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (2) 2020-09-28 2022-02-21
  15. NEP-ISF: Islamic Finance (2) 2021-09-13 2021-09-27
  16. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (2) 2015-08-30 2017-12-03
  17. NEP-RES: Resource Economics (2) 2015-08-30 2017-12-03
  18. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2022-03-21
  19. NEP-BAN: Banking (1) 2022-03-21
  20. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2017-01-01
  21. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2015-08-30
  22. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2022-02-21
  23. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2022-02-14
  24. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2020-08-24
  25. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2017-01-01
  26. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2021-09-13
  27. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2016-05-21
  28. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2012-03-28

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