Elise Huillery

  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Sciences Po
  • Lab Affiliate, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
  • Associate Member, EUDN
  • Phone: +33 (0)1 45 49 76 39
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  • Adress: Sciences-Po, Département d'Economie - Bureau J401bis - 28, rue des Saints-Pères - 75007 Paris. 
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Research Interests

  • Development Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics: Education, Health, Entrepreneurship
  • Economic History: Colonization


Short Biography

Elise Huillery joined the Department of Economics at Sciences Po in 2009. She holds a PhD in Economics from the Paris School of Economics, a MA in Management from HEC and a MA in Philosophy from the University of Paris-Sorbonne. Her research is mainly focused on development economics, economics of education and economic history, with a strong interest in inequalities and the constraints faced by poor countries and poor people to accumulate human capital. She is currently conducting field experiments on health, education and micro-entrepreuneurship in Niger, Morocco, Cameroun, Congo, Bulgaria, and France.