Impact evaluation, survey implementation, applied microeconomics, refugee economics, education and nutrition.
Madagascar (12 months), Senegal (6 months), Chad (2 months)
Ph.D. Candidate in Development Economics (10.2006 – present)
Centre for Studies and Research in International Development (CERDI)
Dissertation title: “Three Essays on Malnutrition and School Achievement”
Advisor: Jean-Louis Arcand (Graduate Institute, Geneva, Switzerland)
Expected completion date: January 2014
M.Phil. in Development Economics (09.2005 – 09.2006)
M.Sc. in Project Analysis and Appraisal (09.2005 – 09.2006)
CERDI – University of Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Research assistant and field supervisor
Dakar – SENEGAL (09.2012 to present)
Consultant for the World Bank under the supervision of John Giles and David E. Sahn
(Cornell University) on the Life Course Transition of Young Adults project.
Project manager and field coordinator of the survey implementation
Goré – CHAD (08.2010 – 12.2010, full-time)
Consultant for CARE International and UNHCR to assess household self-sufficiency and livelihood strategies in refugee camps.
Antananarivo – MADAGASCAR (03.2008 – 03.2009, full-time)
Consultant for the World Bank under the supervision of Elizabeth Beasley (J-PAL) and Patrick Ramanantoanina (World Bank).
Saint-Louis – SENEGAL (01.2008 – 02.2008, full-time)
Member of the academic team responsible for the survey design and tools development for the impact evaluation of the second phase of the Program for Agricultural Services and Peasant Organizations (PSAOP) (CERDI – Université Gaston Berger)
Ouagadougou – BURKINA FASO (04.2005 – 06.2005, full-time)
Study on gender inequalities in Burkina-Faso for UNDP.
- “The detrimental effect of malnutrition on school achievement: evidence from two districts of Madagascar”
- “Food distribution cycle and malnutrition in refugee camps”with Marie-Charlotte Buisson (International Water Management Institute)
- “Cognitive achievement production in Madagascar: a value-added model approach” with Pr. David E. Sahn (Cornell University)
- “Survey on self-sufficiency, strategies and livelihoods for Central African refugees and local population in Nya-Pende, Chad. Analysis from survey data and global strategy” (French), F. Aubery and M.-C. Buisson, Center for Conflict Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP), March 2011.
- “Unitary versus collective approach of the rural household: application with Ghanaian Data” Master’s degree dissertation, CERDI 2006.
- “Gender inequalities and poverty in Burkina-Faso” internship report, PNUD, 2005.
Degree: M.Sc. in Health Economics, M.Sc. in Sustainable Development
Microeconomics (2006/2007 and 2008/2009)
Degree: Technical University Diploma of Firms and Administrations
Languages: French (native), English (fluent), Spanish (scholar level)
Computer skills: Stata, LaTeX, EpiInfo, EpiData, Optimal Design