Economics serving society
Damien Mayaux

Damien Mayaux

Ph. D. student

Paris School of Economics, EHESS

Campus Jourdan – 48 Boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris

Building Oikos, 4th floor, office R4-73

Research groups: Economics of Human Behavior
  • Consumption
  • Experimental economics
  • Climate Change Economics
  • Competition Policy
  • Behavioral economics

Thesis Supervisor: Etilé Fabrice

Academic year of registration: 2021/2022

Thesis title: Des outils numériques pour les choix alimentaires : information et régulation

My research interests lie at the intersection of industrial organization and behavioural economics, with a specific focus on innovative policies regulating retail point of sales and applications to food consumption.
Working Papers

Promoting Green Consumption in Retail Markets: Behavioural Interventions under Strategic Pricing [draft, poster] Presented at: JMA 2022, EEA 2023, FAERE 2023, REECAP 2023 (award for best contribution of an early-career researcher).

Regulating Visual Marketing Cues [draft available upon request, demo experiment, OSF page]

Measuring Occupational Distances and the Aggregate Potential of Training Policies for Labor Force Reallocation (co-authored with K. M. Frick, Y. Hazard and T. Zuber) [working paper in French] Presented at: EPP 2023. Submitted!

Age-Specific Income and Hapiness over the Life Cycle (co-authored with C. Senik and H. d'Albis) [working paper]

Work in Progress

Utility and Contrast in Evidence Accumulation Models [draft available upon request]


2021-present: PhD student (Paris School of Economics)

2019-2021: Master in Economics (Paris School of Economics)

2016-2019: Master in Mathematics (Ecole Normale Superieure Paris-Saclay)

- June 2019: Passed the "Agregation" national exam in Mathematics

- Winter 2017: Erasmus semester in the Master in Computer Science (RWTH Aachen)

2016: Bachelor in Mathematics and Computer Science (Ecole Normale Superieure Paris-Saclay)


Spring 2024: Tutor for research projects in Economics for last-year undergraduates (8 groups). Course managed by Geoffrey Teyssier (ENSAI Rennes)

Spring 2022 & 2023: Tutorials in Optimization Theory for last-year undergraduates in Mathematics (12 x 3 hours x 2 groups per semester). Lectures taught by Jean-Marc Bonnisseau (University Paris 1)


Looking for open-source price data? Join the OpenPrices project launched by OpenFoodFacts [official page of the project, my map of collected prices in Paris and beyond]