Victor Pouliquen

I am a Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow in Economics at Nuffield College and the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford.

My research studies how public policies affect formal and informal institutions in developing countries.


Tweeter: @VictorPouliquen

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Research interests: Development Economics, Small Enterprises, Household Economics, Taxation


Working papers

Work in Progress

  • "Mass Media during the Covid-19 crisis: experimental evidence from rural Burkina Faso" with M. Belem, J. Murray, and T. Swigart. Estimated date of completion: 2021.

  • "Bringing Property Owners into the Tax Net: Avenues of Fiscal Capacity and Local Accountability: Evidence from Dakar, Senegal" with D. Cogneau, M. Gurgand, J.Knebelmann, and B. Sarr. Abstract. Estimated date of completion: 2022.


  • University of Oxford: Public Finance in Developing Countries. MSc Economics for Devevelopment.

  • Science Po Paris: Evaluating Social Programs: Randomized Experiments. Master PSIA, 24 hours. 2016-2020.

  • Teaching Assistant during Workshops on Impact Evaluation for the World Bank (Istanbul 2014, Mexico 2017) and JPAL (Rabat 2010, Brussels 2011, Paris 2012, Ouagadougou 2012, Aarhus 2013).


I completed my PhD in Economics at the Paris School of Economics in 2020, under the supervision of Pr. Marc Gurgand.

Before doing my PhD, I worked during eight years on research projects and impact evaluations on education, heath and governance in Africa and Asia with organizations such as the World Bank, the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA).