Sophie Hatte

Welcome to my webpage ! I am an Assistant Professor at ENS de Lyon. My research interests are in political economy, development, and public economics. You can download my cv here.


  • The Geography of NGO Activism against Multinational Corporations, with P. Koenig World Bank Economic Review - Forthcoming [Paper] Link to the Lettre PSE, an article on TheConversation and a summary here. NGO Campaign Data
  • Are environmentally responsible firms less vulnerable when investing abroad? The role of reputation, with R. Bazillier and J. Vauday Journal of Comparative Economics, 2017, vol. 45, p. 520-543 [Paper]
  • Mass media effects on non-governmental organizations, with M. Couttenier Journal of Development Economics, 2016, vol. 123, p. 57-72 [Paper]

Working Papers and Work in Progress

  • The Logic of Fear : Populism and the Media Coverage of Immigrants Crimes, with M. Couttenier, M. Thoenig and S. Vlachos
  • Activism under the Influence : Corporate Donation, NGO Campaign and Lobbying
  • Communication Strategies of Non-Governmental Organizations : Theory and Evidence, with M. Couttenier, P. Fleckinger and M. Glachant
  • Twitter Revolution, with E. Madinier and E. Zhuravskaya

Publication in French

  • La RSE influence-t-elle le choix de localisation des firmes multinationales ? Le cas de l’environnement‪, with R. Bazillier and J. Vauday Revue d'Economie Industrielle, 2014, vol. 148, no. 4, p. 383-409