Northwestern University

Mar
8
Fri 12:00 PM

The Puzzle of High Child Malnutrition Rates in South Asia

When: Friday, March 8, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: 1902 Sheridan Road  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Public

Contact: Krzysztof Kozubski  

Group: Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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Faculty & Fellows Colloquium

The Puzzle of High Child Malnutrition Rates in South Asia

Seema Jayachandran, Economics

Seema Jayachandran's research focuses on economic issues in developing countries. Her current work explores the determinants of parents' investments in their children's health and education. Other topics she studies include the environment, labor markets, and political economy. She is a recipient of a Sloan Research Fellowship and a National Science Foundation Early Career Development grant. She serves as co-editor of the Journal of Human Resources and associate editor of the American Economic Journal: Applied and Journal of Development Economics. She is also an affiliate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.

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