Seema Jayachandran

Professor of Economics, Northwestern University

Seema Jayachandran is an Professor of Economics at Northwestern University. Her main research area is development economics. She also serves as a Reviewing Editor at Science, as Co-Chair of the Health Sector for the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, and on the Board of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development. She has a PhD in economics from Harvard University, a master’s degree in physics and philosophy from the University of Oxford where she was a Marshall Scholar, and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from MIT. Prior to joining Northwestern, she was an Assistant Professor at Stanford University and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley.

Recent work by Seema Jayachandran