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Latika Hartmann

Associate Professor
Manpower and Economics
Graduate School of Defense Management

Phone: (310) 804-1916
Education
  • PhD - University of California-Los Angeles 2006
Other Experience
  • 2009 - 2014 Assistant Professor of Economics, Scripps College
  • 2007 - 2009 Economics Fellow, Stanford University
  • 2006 - 2007 Hoover National Fellow, Hoover Institution
Research Interests
Policy Analysis
Development Economics
Economic History
Teaching Interests
Microeconomics
Policy Analysis
Cost-Benefit Analysis

Awards

  • 2015 - Liskin Award for Teaching Excellence in GSBPP
  • 2013 - Epstein Lecture: London School of Economics, London School of Economics
  • 2013 - Arthur H. Cole prize for the best paper, Journal of Economic History
  • 2013 - W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellowship, Hoover Institution
  • 2012 - Mary MacKinnon Memorial Lecture, Canadian Network for Economic History
  • 2012 - Scripps Faculty Research Grant
  • 2011 - Scripps Mary Johnson Research Award
  • 2010 - Institute of Advanced Study Visiting Fellow, Warwick University
  • 2006 - Finalist, Gerschenkron Dissertation Prize in Economic History
  • 2006 - W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellowship, Hoover Institution

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • 2016 American Economic Association
  • 2010 Editorial Board Member, Economic History of Developing Regions
  • 2006 Economic History Association

Scholarly Work

Publications
  • Book
  • Hartmann, L., Gupta, B., Roy, T., & Swamy, A. V, (2015). A new economic history of colonial India Routledge.
  • Book Chapter
  • Hartmann, L., Gupta, B., Roy, T., & Swamy, A. V, (2015). AGRICULTURE IN COLONIAL INDIA. (pp. 100). Routledge.
  • Hartmann, L, (2015). CASTE, COLONIALISM AND SCHOOLING. (pp. 161). Routledge.
  • Bogart, D., & Hartmann, L, (2015). RAILWAYS IN COLONIAL INDIA. (pp. 140). Routledge.
  • Journal Article
  • Bacolod, M., & Hartmann, L, Why Does G.I. Joe Serve Longer Than G.I. Jane? Race and Gender Gaps in the U.S. Military..
  • Hartmann, L., & Bogart, D, (2019). Extractive Institutions? Investor Returns to Indian Railway Companies in the Age of High Imperialism. Journal of Institutional Economics, 5(15), 751-774.
  • Hartmann, L., 2. Castelló-Climent, A., & Mukhdapadyay, A, (2018). Higher Education and Prosperity: From Catholic Missionaries to Luminosity in India. Economic Journal, 616(128), 3039-3075.
  • Bacolod, M., & Hartmann, L, (2018). Distance to Promotion: Evidence from Military Graduate Education. Contemporary Economic Policy, .
  • Hartmann, L., & Anand, S, (2017). Protecting the Borrower: An Experiment in Colonial India. Explorations in Economic History, (65), 36-54.
  • Hartmann, L., & Jared, R, (2016). Religious Identity and the Provision of Public Goods: Evidence from the Indian Princely States. Journal of Comparative Economics, 3(44), 461-483.
  • Bogart, D., & Hartmann, L, (2015). Off the rails: Is state ownership bad for productivity? Journal of Comparative Economics, 4(43), 997–1013.
  • Hartmann, L., & Garg, M, (2015). Does history matter? Colonial education investments in India. The Economic History Review, 3(68), 937–961.
  • Hartmann, L., & Cellini, S, (2014). The Labor Market Returns to a For-Profit College Education. Economics of Education Review, (43), 125-140.
  • Bogart, D., & Hartmann, L, (2013). Engines of growth: the productivity advance of Indian railways, 1874–1912. The Journal of Economic History, 02(73), 339–370.
  • Hartmann, L., Musacchio, A., Nafziger, S., & Yan, S, (2012). Big BRICs, weak foundations: the beginning of public elementary education in Brazil, Russia, India, and China. Explorations in Economic History, 2(49), 221–240.
  • Bogart, D., & Hartmann, L, (2012). Regulation, ownership, and costs: A historical perspective from Indian railways. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, , 28–57.
  • Hartmann, L., & Rubin, J, (2011). Reading, writing, and religion: Institutions and human capital formation. Journal of Comparative Economics, 1(39), 17–33.
  • Hartmann, L, (2010). Land revenues, schools and literacy A historical examination of public and private funding of education. Indian Economic & Social History Review, 2(47), 179–204.
  • Hartmann, L, (2010). Taxation and educational development: Evidence from British India. Explorations in Economic History, 3(47), 279–293.
  • Schirmer, S., Hartmann, L., Cosgel, M., Demonsant, J., Fourie, J., Frankema, E., Garzarelli, G., Luiz, J., Mariotti, M., Verhoef, G., & other, (2010). The state and scope of the economic history of developing regions. Economic History of Developing Regions, 1(25), 3–20.
  • Hartmann, L, (2009). Determinants of primary schooling in British India. The Journal of Economic History, 01(69), 269–302.
  • Hartmann, L, (2009). Education inputs, student performance and school finance reform in Michigan. Economics of Education Review, 1(28), 90–98.
  • Hartmann, L, (2007). Essays on Education and Social Divisions in Colonial India. The Journal of Economic History, 02(67), 500–503.