Economics serving society
Paul Brandily-Snyers

Paul Brandily-Snyers

PhD student

Paris School of Economics, Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne

Campus Jourdan – 48, boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris

3rd floor, office 13

Research groups: Labour and Public Economics
  • Structural Change, Inequalities and Development
  • Labour Markets
  • Regional and Urban Economics

Thesis Supervisor: Gobillon Laurent

Co-supervisor: Fack Gabrielle

Academic year of registration: 2017/2018

Thesis title: Hysteresis from Adverse Shocks Essays in Applied Economics

Year of thesis defense: 2021/2022

Date of thesis defense: 25 November 2022


[1] With Clément Brébion (CBS), Simon Briole (PSE) and Laura Khoury (NHH).  "A Poorly Understood Disease", European Economic Review, vol 140, Nov. 2021. [Link]

Media: Le Monde, L'Humanité, Sud Ouest, France Culture, France Inter, LCI, Le Figaro, Le Grand Continent, Huggington Post, NHK.


Working Papers

[1] With Camille Hémet (PSE) and Clément Malgouyres (PSE). "Understanding the Reallocation of Displaced Workers to Firms". PSE Working Paper, n2020-82, Feb. 2022. [Link]

[2] With Ferdinand Rauch (Oxford). "Within-City Roads and Urban Growth", Oxford Discussion Paper, n859, Oct. 2018. [Link]


Work In Progress

[1] "Geographic Divergence and Mobility Prospects: Lifetime Effects of Structural Change (France, 1966-2018)". [WP coming]

[2] With Laura Khoury. "Big-box Stores, Local Employment and City Shape".

[3] With Gabrielle Fack (PSL), Joachim Jarreau (PSL) and Miren Lafourcade (Paris Saclay). "The impact of Entreprise Zones on residents. Evidence from French individual panel data (1996-2020)".

[4] With Eriv Mvukiyehe (Duke), Lodewijk Smets (World Bank), Peter Van der Windt (NYU Abu Dhabi) and Marijke Verpoorten (Antwerp). "From Workfare to Economic, Social and Political Stability? Evidence from a Randomized Trial in War-Torn Eastern Congo".


On November 25th, 2022  I defended my thesis Hysteresis from Adverse Shocks Essays in Applied Economics



M. Clément BOSQUET, PU, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

M. Pierre-Philippe COMBES, DR CNRS, Sciences Po


M. Guy MICHAELS, PU, London School of Economics



Direction de thèse :

M. Laurent GOBILLON, DR CNRS, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, PSE

Mme Gabrielle FACK, PU, Université Paris Dauphine