Economics serving society
Sylvie Lambert

Sylvie Lambert

PSE Full Professor


Campus Jourdan – 48 Boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris

5th floor, office 08

Phone +33(0)1 80 52 16 88

PSE doctoral programme director

  • Evaluation of public policies in developing countries
  • Household economics in developing countries
  • Economy wide country studies (Brazil, China, India…)
  • Demography and Household Economics
  • Agricultural Economics and development



  • Philippe De Vreyer and Sylvie Lambert (forthcoming): "Inequality,poverty and the intra-household allocation of consumption in Senegal", World Bank Economic Review (PSE working paper 2019-33 et Policy Research Working Paper;No. 9121. World Bank, Washington, DC. © World Bank.
  • Glewwe, Paul, Sylvie Lambert, and Qihui Chen (2020), “Education Production Functions: Updated Evidence from Developing Countries.” In The Economics of Education: A Comprehensive Overview, edited by Steve Bradley and Colin Green, 2nd ed., 183–216. Amsterdam: Elsevier Academic Press.
  • Sylvie Lambert, Dominique van de Walle and Paola Villar (2018), Marital trajectories, women's autonomy and women's wellbeing in Senegal, in Anderson, Siwan, Lori Beaman and Jean-Philippe Platteau (eds) Towards Gender Equity in Development, Oxford University Press.

  • Sylvie Lambert and Pauline Rossi, (2016), "Sons as widowhood insurance: Evidence from Senegal" , Journal of Development Economics,  113-127.          doi:10.1016/j.jdeveco.2016.01.004.  Also: PSE working paper 2014-05, last version follow this link
  • Simon Beck, Philippe De Vreyer, Sylvie Lambert, Karine Marazyan and Abla Safir (2015), « Child fostering in Senegal », Journal of Comparative Family Studies, vol 46: 57-73. (longer version : WP Cepremap Docweb 1403)
  • Sylvie Lambert, Martin Ravallion and Dominique van de Walle, (2014), “Intergenerational Mobility and Interpersonal Inequality in an African Economy”, Journal of Development Economics, vol. 110(C), 327-344. (PSE Working paper 2014-02.)
  • Philippe De Vreyer and Sylvie Lambert (2013) : «  Household Risk Management in Senegal », background paper for the 2014 World Development Report, Managing Risk for Development, World Bank, Washington
  • Gurgand M., Lambert S., Rapoport H., Zénou Y. (2012), “Migration and development: Insights from the 3rd AFD-World Bank Migration and Development Conference”  Regional Science and Urban Economics, 42, 5 (2012) 761-764  
  • Christelle Dumas and Sylvie Lambert (2011), “Educational Achievement and Socio-economic Background : Causality and Mechanisms in Senegal”, Journal of African Economies, (2011) 20(1) : 1-26
  • Sylvie Lambert, Martin Ravallion and Dominique van de Walle (2010), « A Micro-Decomposition Analysis of the Macroeconomic Determinants of Human Development », Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 72, 2 (2010) 119-145
  • Paul Glewwe and Sylvie Lambert (2010) “Education Production Functions : Evidence from Developing Countries”, In : Penelope Peterson, Eva Baker, Barry McGaw, (Editors), International Encyclopedia of Education. volume 2, pp. 412-422. Oxford : Elsevier.
  • Philippe DeVreyer, Sylvie Lambert, Abla Safir et Momar Sylla (2008), « Pauvreté et Structure Familiale : Pourquoi une nouvelle enquête ? », Statéco, n°102.
  • Christelle Dumas et Sylvie Lambert (2008), Le travail des enfants : quelles politiques pour quels résultats ?, édition rue d’Ulm, collection du Cepremap, n°11.