I am a 2022 McKenzie Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Economics at the University of Melbourne.
I am an economist interested in applied
micro-econometrics and human capital formation
through education and health. I study how children’s human capital is
shaped by their parents, teachers, and peers. I am also interested in
how parental responses to education and welfare policies affect
I am affiliated with:
- The Department of Economics at the University of Melbourne since February 2022
- IZA Institute of Labor Economics since July 2018
- Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course (LCC) since May 2018
Before joining the University of Melbourne, I was a postdoctoral
Research Associate at
University of Sydney. I received my Ph.D. in Economics from
Maastricht University in the Netherlands in March 2021, where I was
Marie. I hold a M.Sc. degree in Statistics from
Ensai in France, and a
M.Sc. in Economics from
University in Germany.
October 2023: Come see my co-author Chris Karbownik present our paper Integrating Minorities in the Classroom: The Role of Students, Parents and Teachers (with Krzysztof (Chris) Karbownik, Nicolás Salamanca and Yves Zenou) at the NBER Education Program Meeting Fall 2023.
October 2023: New working paper Re-examining the relationship between patience, risk-taking, and human capital investment across countries
October 2023: Updated working paper Child Health and Parental Responses to an Unconditional Cash Transfer at Birth
July 2022: I was invited to present my paper Child Health and Parental Responses to an Unconditional Cash Transfer at Birth at the NBER Summer Institute. Slides here
December 2021: I was awarded the McKenzie Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne!
November 2021: I joined the Australian Education Markets Network (AusEM). We organize online seminars and activities for researchers interested in theoretical or applied research on education, education IO or matching. If you would like to present your work or attend our seminars, just shoot me an email!