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Jessica Leight Assistant Professor Department of Economics

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I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at American University, specializing in development economics and political economy. Previously, I served as an assistant professor of economics at Williams College (2013-2017). I received my PhD in Economics from MIT in 2013 and previously received a MPhil with Distinction in Economics at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar in 2008 and a B.A., summa cum laude and phi beta kappa, in Ethics, Politics and Economics from Yale University in 2006. More details about my research are provided on my webpage,
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