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Welcome to Lakshmi Iyer's webpage! I am an Associate Professor at the Economics Department of the University of Notre Dame . I have a joint appointment at the Keough School of Global Affairs . My primary fields of research are political economy and development economics.



Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance in Emerging Markets, World Scientific Publishing (2016).


Political Economy

Property Rights

Public Goods Provision

Crime and Conflict

Other Publications

Harvard Business School Course Materials