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Jessica Jeffers

Matriculation Year: 2011


BA Economics & Mathematics (Yale 2009)

Research Interests:

Empirical Corporate Finance, Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Innovation

Work in Progress:

"Goodwill Hunting: Corporate Social Responsibility as Insurance"

"Competition and Innovation: New Evidence from Patent Licensing Revenue" with David Abrams


"Institutional Investing When Shareholders Are Not Supreme" with Chris Geczy, David Musto and Anne Tucker, Harvard Business Law Review 5 (2015)


Irwin Friend Doctoral Fellowship, awarded for the best third year paper

Wharton Social Impact Initiative Grant 

Wharton Corporate Social Responsibility Fellowship

Mack Institute Grant for Innovation Research

Work Experience: 

Financial Consulting, Novantas LLC (2009-2011)