Research Fellow at University College London, Centre for Education Policy and Equalising Opportunities
I completed my Ph.D. at the Paris School of Economics in 2019 under the supervision of Julien Grenet and Thomas Piketty. During my PhD, I was a visiting scholar at Columbia University under the supervision of Jonah Rockoff and at UC Berkeley.
Research fields: Education and Labour Economics.
Google Scholar: Asma Benhenda
More about my research agenda: here
Curriculum vitae: here
- Absence, Substitutability and Productivity: Evidence from Teachers, forthcoming in Labour Economics
- Principal Investigator, The Medium Term Impact of the Pandemic on Pupils' with SEND Education, funded by the Nuffield Foundation.
Post-pandemic Funding for SEND Pupils: Is It Enough ?, UCL CEPEO Briefing Note, August 2022.
"Pourquoi le système de recrutement des enseignants ne fonctionne plus", Le Monde, July 8, 2022.
Explore Econ 2022: Ignite Session, UCL economics, June 8, 2022.
"Pénurie d’enseignants en Île-de-France : «À la rentrée, il y aura plus de postes vacants que d’habitude»", Le Parisien, May 19, 2022.
Written Evidence for the Public Accounts Committee on SEND Review, Schools White Paper and the National Tuition Programme (with Claire Crawford, Laura Outhwaite, Jo Van Herwegen), May 2022.
"Getting into the zone and collaborating beyond academia", UCL IOE podcast, with Jake Anders, April 2022.
The Effect of Financial Incentives on the Retention of Shortage-Subject Teachers: Evidence from England , UCL CEPEO Working Paper (with Sam Sims), April 2022.