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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


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)