M2 thesis

During the second year of the program, students following the research track (M2 Development Economics) are working on their master thesis, taking the form of a research paper. Here, students summarize their main results. Many thanks to them !

Colonial Policies Continue to Influence the Politics in Contemporary India

Shubhro Bhattacharya finds that colonial policies have persistent effects on contemporary politics in India.


Duty drawbacks and imported intermediate inputs: Evidence from Colombia

Using Colombian data, Camilo Lopez shows that input-duty reduction leads to rises in export quantities and number of varieties.

When gender-biased parental investments amplify human capital gaps: results from a structural model of skills formation in India

Romaine Loubes adapts a structural model of skill formation to uncover sex-specific dynamics in health and cognition acquisition.