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Lydia Assouad

Lydia Assouad

PhD student

Paris School of Economics, EHESS

Campus Jourdan – 48, boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris

5th floor, office 70

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Research groups: Economic and Social History
  • Income and Wealth inequality
  • Political Economy and Institutions
  • Structural Change, Inequalities and Development
  • Political economy of development
  • History of Development

Thesis Supervisor: Piketty Thomas

Co-supervisor: Zhuravskaya Ekaterina

Academic year of registration: 2017/2018

Thesis title: Essays on the Political Economy of Development of the Middle East

Year of thesis defense: 2021/2022

Date of thesis defense: 20 June 2022

On June 20th, 2022 I defended my thesis Essays on the Political Economy of Development of the Middle East.




M. ACEMOGLU Daron, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

M. SALEH Mohamed, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)

M. YUCHTMAN Noam, The London School of Economics (LSE)


Thesis supervisor:


Mme ZHURAVSKAYA Ekaterina (Co-Directrice), EHESS