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    • Direct versus Indirect Colonial Rule in India: Long-Term Consequences 

      Iyer, Lakshmi (MIT Press - Journals, 2010)
      This paper compares economic outcomes across areas in India that were under direct British colonial rule with areas that were under indirect colonial rule. Controlling for selective annexation using a specific policy rule, ...
    • Religion, Politician Identity and Development Outcomes: Evidence from India 

      Bhalotra, Sonia; Cassan, Guilhem; Clots-Figueras, Irma; Iyer, Lakshmi (Elsevier, 2014-05-13)
      This paper investigates whether the religious identity of state legislators in India influences development outcomes, both for citizens of their religious group and for the population as a whole. Using an instrumental ...
    • Traveling Agents: Political Change and Bureaucratic Turnover in India 

      Iyer, Lakshmi; Mani, Anandi (MIT Press - Journals, 2012)
      We develop a framework to empirically examine how politicians with electoral pressures control bureaucrats with career concerns and the consequent implications for bureaucrats' career investments. Unique microlevel data ...