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. Some of my research papers are below.

Political Economy

Property Rights

Public Goods Provision

Conflict

Other Publications

HBS Course Materials

  • 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.