Assistant Professor of Economics, PSE    

Research Fellow, CNRS

Research Affiliate, CEPR

Research Interests

Macroeconomics, Fiscal Policy, Heterogeneity, Uncertainty

Contact Information

Paris School of Economics, R4-68
48 bd Jourdan, 75014 Paris, France
Email: axelle.ferriere[at]psemail.eu

Research Papers

The Heterogeneous Effects of Government Spending: It's All About Taxes with G. Navarro, Jul 2022; Resubmitted at The Review of Economic Studies.

On the Optimal Design of Transfers and Income-Tax Progressivity with P. Grübener, G. Navarro and O. Vardishvili, Apr 2022; Revision requested at JPE Macro.

Research in Progress

Redistribution in Growing Economies with D. Sachs and P. Grübener.

Evolution of Tax Progressivity in the United States: New Estimates with D. Feenberg and G. Navarro.


Fiscal Austerity in Ambiguous Times with A. Karantounias; American Economic Journal: MacroeconomicsJan 2019[online appendix]

Pareto Weights as Wedges in Two-Country Models with D. Backus, C. Coleman and S. Lyon; Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Nov 2016.

Risk and Ambiguity in Business Cycle Models with D. Backus and S. Zin; Journal of Monetary Economics, Jan 2015.

Other Publications

Comments on “Capital Income Taxation with Housing” by Makoto NakajimaJournal of Economic Dynamics and Control, June 2020.