Office: Kirby 252A
Research Interests: Development Economics, Labor Economics, Health Economics.
Leah K. Lakdawala –
Ph.D. 2012, University of California, San Diego
M.S 2006, University College, London, UK
B.S. 2005, Georgetown University, Walsh School of Foreign Service, Washington D.C.
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University, Department of Economics, August 2012 – 2020
Consultant, World Bank – Development Research Group
Discrimination Begins in the Womb: Evidence of Sex-Selective Prenatal Investments. with Bharadwaj, Prashant 2013. Journal of Human Resources 48(1): 71-113.
The Intergenerational Consequences of Tobacco Policy: A Review of Policy’s Influence on Maternal Smoking and Child Health. with David Simon. 2017. Southern Economic Journal 84(1): 229-74.
Perverse Consequences of Well-Intentioned Regulation: Evidence from India’s Child Labor Ban. with Prashant Bharadwaj and Nicolas Li. April 2018. Journal of the European Economic Association (forthcoming). Previously circulated as NBER Working Paper 19602.
ECN 209 Applied Econometrics