Research faculty, Nova SBE
Research fellow of the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia - CEEC-IND 2022-2028
NOVAFRICA resident member
Research fellow, Global Labor Organization
Associate researcher, LEO University of Orléans
Research interests: inequalities, identities, violence, and natural resources
Natural resources and ethnic identity, with Nicolas Berman and Mathieu Couttenier, conditionally accepted, The Economic Journal.
Stabbed in the back? Mandated political representation and murders, 2021, Social Choice and Welfare.
Extras & media: working paper, GDN, UNU-WIDER video, Ideas4India (data focus)
The gold digger and the machine. Evidence on the distributive effect of the artisanal and industrial gold rushes in Burkina Faso, with Rémi Bazillier 2020, Journal of Development Economics.
Extras & media: working paper, VoxDev, World Bank, RES media brief, GDN blog, The Conversation, RFI, France Culture, L'OBS, The Daily Telegraph. Winner of the accessit best paper prize of the IOEA.
Don't Touch my Road. Evidence from India on Affirmative Action and Everyday Discrimination, 2018, World Development.
Extras & media: working paper, vox.eu, Ideas4India
Does inequality matter for conflicts? Evidence from religious conflicts in India, 2017, Revue d'économie politique.
The Spread of Rational Choice in the Social Sciences: A Sign of Strength or Weakness? On Rafael Wittek, Tom A.B. Snijders, Victor Nee (eds), The Handbook of Rational Choice Social Research, with Camille Chaserant and Antoine Pietri, 2016, Revue française de sociologie.
Sexual violence as a weapon of war, with Maleke Fourati and Jérémy Laurent-Lucchetti.
Extras & media: Novafrica Sustainable Development podcast, voxeu
Artisanal mining in Africa, with Teresa Molina-Millán and Guillaume Vic.
Extras & media: World Bank blog (get in touch for the gold suitability data)
Income or health? The case of artisanal mines, with Teresa Molina-Millán
Climate induced conflicts: the role of income diversification
Inflated Expectations and Commodity Prices: Evidence from Kazakhstan. With Alma Kudebayeva and Gerhard Toews, 2021, Handbook on the Sustainable Politics and Economics of Natural Resources, edited by Indra Overland and Stella Tsani, Edward Elgar Publishing.
Media: Free Network policy brief
Industrial and artisanal exploitation of mineral resources: what impacts on development? With Agnès Zabsonré, 2021, The Economics of Mineral Resources: The Challenge of Sustainability, edited by Florian Fizaine and Xavier Galiègue, ISTE-Elsevier.
Winner of the AEE prize of the best book