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Jan 22, 2020 | 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Lunch & Learn – Seema Jayachandran

Lunch & Learn – Seema Jayachandran

The Center's "Lunch & Learn Series" consists of student-focused events that feature speakers from a variety of disciplines to discuss topics related to global poverty and development. Join us on Wednesday, January 22, for a conversation with economist Seema Jayachandran.

About the Speaker:

Seema Jayachandran is an economics professor at Northwestern University whose research focuses on economic issues in developing countries. Her work explores the determinants of children's health and education; the environment; gender equality; 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 a reviewing editor for Science, co-editor for the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, and associate editor for the Quarterly Journal of Economics and Journal of Economic Perspectives. She is an affiliate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, where she co-directs the Development Economics program, and a board member and chair of the Gender Sector for the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.

Lunch Lecture Series
Location: 
Lucas Conference Room, Landau Economics Building
Admission: 

Open to Stanford students

Contact: 
Corinne Thomas
corinnethomas@stanford.edu