Economics serving society
Lucas Chancel

Lucas Chancel

PSE Affiliate Researcher

WIL Codirector World Inequality Lab

Professor Sciences Po

Campus Jourdan – 48 boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris

5th floor, office 03

Personal website
  • Income and Wealth inequality
  • Wealth, income, redistribution and tax policy

Lucas Chancel is an economist, specialized in inequality and in environmental policy. His work focuses on the measurement of economic inequality, its interactions with sustainable development and on the implementation of social and ecological policies.

Lucas is an Associate Professor (with tenure) at Sciences Po and Co-Director of the World Inequality Lab at the Paris School of Economics (PSE). He is also a an Associate Researcher at PSE and at the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations, as well as Senior Advisor at the European Tax Observatory.

He is currently Visiting Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Lucas obtained his PhD in Economics from the School of Higher Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS). He holds a Masters in Economics and Public Policy from Sciences Po, Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE as well as an Master of Science in Sustainable energy from Imperial College London. He also studied at the London School of Economics and Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi.

Coverage of his work can be found in Science, Nature, The Guardian,  the New York Times, Le Monde, Der Spiegel or El Pais.

 

For more information, please visit his personal page: 
www.lucaschancel.com