- Latika Chaudhary
Graduate School of Business and Public Policy
Monterey, CA 93943
Email: lhartman (at) nps.edu
PhD - University of California, Los Angeles, 2006
BA - University of California, Berkeley, 2000
Economics (Honors), Minor in Russian Literature
- 2014-present: Associate Professor of Economics, GSBPP
- 2009-2014: Assistant Professor of Economics, Scripps College
2007-2009: Economics Fellow, Stanford University
- 2013 W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellowship, Hoover Institution
2013 Winner of the Arthur H. Cole prize for the best paper published in the Journal of Economic History
2012 Scripps Faculty Research Grant
2011 Scripps Mary Johnson Research Award
2010 Institute of Advanced Study Visiting Fellow, Warwick University
2006 W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellowship, Hoover Institution
2006 Finalist, Gerschenkron Dissertation Prize in Economic History
- 2010-present: Editorial Board Member, Economic History of Developing Regions
2006-present: Economic History Association
- Bogart, Dan and Latika Chaudhary. "Engines of Growth: The Productivity Advance of Indian Railways, 1874-1912," Journal of Economic History 73, no. 2 (2013): 340-371.
Chaudhary, Latika, Aldo Musacchio, Steven Nafziger and Se Yan "Big BRICs, Weak Foundations: The Beginning of Public Elementary Education in Brazil, Russia, India, and China, 1880-1930," Explorations in Economic History 49, no. 2 (2012): 221-240.
Bogart, Dan and Latika Chaudhary. "Regulation, Ownership and Costs: A Historical Perspective from Indian Railways," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 4, no. 1 (2012): 28-57.
Chaudhary, Latika and Jared Rubin. "Reading, Writing and Religion: Institutions and Human Capital Formation," Journal of Comparative Economics 39, no. 1 (2011): 17-33.
Chaudhary, Latika. "Determinants of Primary Schooling in British India," Journal of Economic History 69, No. 1 (2009): 269-302.
Chaudhary, Latika. "Education Inputs, Student Performance and School Finance Reform in Michigan," Economics of Education Review 28, No. 1 (February 2009): 90-98.
- Keywords: Applied Microeconomics, Policy Analysis, State Ownership, Railways, Institutions, Religion, India, Returns to For-Profit Colleges.