Iyer Photo Welcome to Lakshmi Iyer's webpage! I am an Associate Professor at Harvard Business School. Here is my official HBS web page.

My primary fields of research are political economy and development economics. Here is my CV and a Research Statement. Some of my research papers are below.

Political Economy

Property Rights

Public Goods Provision

Conflict

Other Publications

HBS Course Materials

  • Alfaro, Laura, Lakshmi Iyer and Hilary White. “The United Kingdom and the Means to Prosperity.” Harvard Business School Case 715-007.

  • Iyer, Lakshmi and David Lane. “Indonesia: Growth and Stability in a Global Economy.” Harvard Business School Case 715-002.

  • Iyer, Lakshmi. “Property Rights and Policy Authority: Institutions and Institutional Change in Emerging Markets.” Harvard Business School Module Note 714-045.

  • Iyer, Lakshmi and David Lane. “Indonesia's OJK: Building Financial Stability.” Harvard Business School Case 713-003.
  • Iyer, Lakshmi. “Indonesia’s OJK: Building Financial Stability (TN).” Harvard Business School Teaching Note 714-046.
  • Iyer, Lakshmi. "Monetary Policy and Bank Supervision." Harvard Business School Technical Note 713-073.

  • Iyer, Lakshmi and G.A. Donovan. “Urbanizing China.” Harvard Business School Case 713-037.
  • Iyer, Lakshmi. “Urbanizing China (TN).” Harvard Business School Teaching Note 714-037.

  • Iyer, Lakshmi and Ian Cornell. “The World Bank in 2012: Choosing a Leader.” Harvard Business School Case 713-013.
  • Iyer, Lakshmi. “The World Bank in 2012: Choosing a Leader (TN).” Harvard Business School Case 713-047.

  • Iyer, Lakshmi, and Richard H. K. Vietor. "India 2014: The Challenges of Governance." Harvard Business School Case 712-038.
  • Iyer, Lakshmi. "India 2014: The Challenges of Governance (TN)." Harvard Business School Case 714-038.

  • Iyer, Lakshmi, and Namrata Arora. "Hollywood in India: Protecting Intellectual Property (A)." Harvard Business School Case 711-017.
  • Iyer, Lakshmi, and Namrata Arora. "Hollywood in India: Protecting Intellectual Property (B)." Harvard Business School Supplement 711-018.
  • Iyer, Lakshmi. "Hollywood in India: Protecting Intellectual Property (A) and (B) (TN)." Harvard Business School Teaching Note 711-076.

  • Iyer, Lakshmi, and Jonathan Schlefer. “India: The Road to Inclusive Growth.” Harvard Business School Case 710-046.
  • Iyer, Lakshmi. “India: The Road to Inclusive Growth (TN).” Harvard Business School Teaching Note 711-009.

  • Iyer, Lakshmi, and Matthew C. Weinzierl. "Ben Bernanke: Person of the Year?" Harvard Business School Case 710-051.

  • Iyer, Lakshmi, John D. Macomber, and Namrata Arora. "Dharavi: Developing Asia's Largest Slum." Harvard Business School Case 710-004.
  • Iyer, Lakshmi, and John D. Macomber. "Dharavi: Developing Asia's Largest Slum (B)." Harvard Business School Supplement 711-107.
  • Iyer, Lakshmi, and John D. Macomber. "Dharavi: Developing Asia's Largest Slum (TN)." Harvard Business School Teaching Note 710-011.

  • Alfaro, Laura, and Lakshmi Iyer. "Special Economic Zones in India: Public Purpose and Private Property (A)." Harvard Business School Case 709-027.
  • Alfaro, Laura, Lakshmi Iyer, and Namrata Arora. "Tata Motors in Singur: Public Purpose and Private Property (B)." Harvard Business School Case 709-029.
  • Alfaro, Laura, Lakshmi Iyer, and Rachna Tahilyani. "Land Acquisition in India: Public Purpose and Private Property (C)." Harvard Business School Case 714-023.
  • Alfaro, Laura, and Lakshmi Iyer. "Public Purpose and Private Property (A) and (B) (TN)." Harvard Business School Teaching Note 709-028.

  • Iyer, Lakshmi. "Punjab and Kerala: Regional Development in India." Harvard Business School Case 707-008.
  • Iyer, Lakshmi. "Punjab and Kerala: Regional Development in India (TN)." Harvard Business School Teaching Note 708-047.

  • Iyer, Lakshmi. "To Trade or Not to Trade: NAFTA and the Prospects for Free Trade in the Americas." Harvard Business School Case 705-034.
  • Iyer, Lakshmi. "To Trade or Not to Trade: NAFTA and the Prospects of Free Trade in the Americas (TN)." Harvard Business School Teaching Note 706-011.

  • Iyer, Lakshmi, and Noel Maurer. "What Should the Federal Reserve Do? Thoughts of Greenspan and Bernanke." Harvard Business School Case 706-017.

  • Abdelal, Rawi E., Lakshmi Iyer, and Noel Maurer. "Business, Government, and the International Economy (BGIE): Course Overview." Harvard Business School Note 706-029.