Economics serving society
Fabrice Etilé

Fabrice Etilé

PSE Professor

Research Director INRAE

Campus Jourdan – 48, Boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris

3rd floor, office 67

Phone +33(0)1 80 52 19 21

Personal website
Research groups: Economics of Human Behavior
  • Public policy
  • Consumption
  • Health
  • Microeconometrics
  • Economic psychology



Food & Health

  • "Market Heterogeneity and the Distributional Incidence of Soft-drink Taxes: Evidence from France.", , with Sébastien Lecocq and Christine Boizot, European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2020.
  • "Conditions influencing the adoption of a soda tax for public health: analysis of the French case (2005-2012)", with Yann Le Bodo, Philippe De Wals and France Gagnon, Food Policy, 2019 (DOI: 10.106/j.foodpol.2019.101765).
  • "The Economics of Diet and Obesity: Public Policies", In Oxford Research Encyclopedia, Oxford University Press, 2019 (DOI:10.1093/acrefore/9780190625979.013.456).
  • The Economics of Diet and Obesity: Understanding the Global Trends", with Lisa Oberlander, In Oxford Research Encyclopedia, Oxford University Press, 2019, DOI:10.1093/acrefore/9780190625979.013.19 .
  • "Front-of-pack Nutri-Score labelling in France: an evidence-based policy.", with Chantal Julia and Serge Hercberg, The Lancet Public Health, 2018, DOI:


  • "Is cooking still a part of our eating practices? Analysing the decline of a practice with time-use surveys.", with Marie Plessz, Cultural Sociology, 2018,
  • "Women's Employment and The Decline of Home Cooking: Evidence from France, 1985-2010", with Marie Plessz, Review of Economics of the Household, 2018, 2018, 16 (4), 939-970
  • "Globalisation and national trends in nutrition and health - a grouped fixed effects approach to inter-country heterogeneity", with Lisa Oberländer and Anne-Célia Disdier, Health Economics, 2017, 26, 1146-1161 (doi: 10.1002/hec.3521).
  • "The Effect of Introducing a Minimum Price on the Distribution of Alcohol Purchase: A Counterfactual Analysis", with Anurag Sharma and Kompal Sinha, Health Economics, 2016, 25, 1182-200 (doi: 10.1002/hec.3388).
  • "Do high consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages respond differently to price changes? A Finite Mixture IV Tobit approach", with Anurag Sharma, Health Economics, 2015, 24, 1147-1163 (DOI: 10.1002/hec.3157).

  •  "Mandatory Labels, Taxes and Market forces: An Empirical Evaluation of Fat Policies", with Olivier Allais and Sébastien Lecocq, Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 43, 27-44 (doi:10.1016/j.jhealeco.2015.06.003)
  • “Education policies and health inequalities: evidence from changes in the distribution of Body Mass Index in France, 1981-2003”, Economics and Human Biology, 2014, 13, 46-65 (doi:10.1016/j.ehb.2013.01.002).



  •  "Mesurer les orientations de l'identité pour comprendre les préférences : une validation française du questionnaire sur les aspects de l'identité", with Rémi Yin, Revue Economique, 2019, 70, 909-933.
  • "Impulsivity is associated with food intake, snacking and eating disorders in a general population ", with Marc Benard*, France Bellisle, Emmanuel Kesse-Guyot, Chantal Julia, Valentina A. Andreeva, (Fabrice Etilé), Gérard Reach, Pierre Dechelotte, Serge Hercberg, Sandrine Péneau, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2019, 109(1), 117-126, .
  • "Impulsivity and consideration of future consequences as moderators of the association between emotional eating and body weight status" with Marc Bénard*, France Bellisle, (Fabrice Etilé), Gérard Reach, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Serge Hercberg, Sandrine Péneau, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2018, 15(1):84.
  • "Association between perspective and organic food consumption in a large sample of adults", with Marc Benard*, Julia Baudry, Caroline Méjean, Denis Lairon, Kelly Virucoulon Giudici, (Fabrice Etilé), Gérard Réach, Serge Hercberg, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Sandrine Péneau, Nutrition Journal, 2018, 17(1).

  • “Association between impulsivity and weight status in a general population”, with Marc Benard*, Geraldine M Camilleri, (Fabrice Etilé), Caroline Méjean, France Bellisle, Gérard Reach, Serge Hercberg and Sandrine Péneau , Nutrients, 2017, 9(3), 217 (doi:10.3390/nu9030217).

  • "Signaling Corporate Social Responsibility: Third-Party Certification vs. Brands", with Sabrina Teyssier, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2016, 118, 397-432 (DOI: 10.1111/sjoe.12150).
  • "Social- and Self-Image Concerns in Fair-Trade Consumption: Evidence from Experimental Auctions for Chocolate", with Sabrina Teyssier and Pierre Combris, European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2015, 42, 579-606 (doi: 10.1093/erae/jbu036).
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and the Economics of Consumer Social Responsibility”, with Sabrina Teyssier, Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies, 2013, 221-259.


Subjective health and well-being

  • "Modelling Heterogeneity in the Resilience to Major Socioeconomic events", with Paul Frijters, David Johnston and Michael Shields, Working Paper PSE.
  • “Income-related reporting heterogeneity in self-assessed health: evidence from France”, with Carine Milcent, Health Economics, 2006, 15, 965-981 (DOI: 10.1002/hec.1164).

  • Heterogeneity in Reported Well-Being: Evidence from Twelve European Countries”, with Andrew Clark, Fabien Postel-Vinay, Claudia Senik and Karine van der Straeten, Economic Journal, 2005, 115, C118-C132.