Economics serving society
Karen Macours

Karen Macours

PSE Chaired Professor

Research Director INRAE

Campus Jourdan – 48 Boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris

5th floor, office 06

Phone +33(0)1 80 52 16 86

Research groups: Development
  • Agricultural Economics and development
  • Evaluation of public policies in developing countries
  • Human capital and development

PhD Students


Finished  - with first placement and current position (if different)


Alejandro del Valle (assistant prof, Georgia State University)
Teresa Molina Millan (postdoc Nova University Lisbon; assistant prof, University of Alicante)

Diana Lopez-Avila (impact specialist 3ie, economist World Bank)
Olivia Bertelli (assistant prof University of Lancaster, maître de conf. Paris-Dauphine)

Iva Trako (economist World Bank)

Margaux Vinez, co-supervision with Sylvie Lambert (YPP, senior economist World Bank)
Irene Clavijo (consultant UNICEF, World Bank)

Juan Diego Luksic (postdoc Paris-Dauphine, Housing and Urban Development Ministry Chile)

Julieta Vera (postdoc University College London) 

Ismael Yacoubou Djima (economist World Bank)




Kelsey Wright

Duncan Webb

Eric Teschke, co-supervision with Luc Behaghel

Paola Mallia

Marcelo Gantier Mita

Oscar Mauricio Diaz Botia

Balasai Vanukuri, co-supervision with Oliver Vanden Eynde and Liam Wren-Lewis

Vrinda Sharma