Elise Huillery

Professor at the University of Paris Dauphine

Elise Huillery is Professor at the University Paris‐Dauphine and research affiliate at J‐PAL (Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab), LIEPP (Laboratoire interdisciplinaire d’évaluation des politiques publiques), and EUDN (European Development Network). She holds a M.A in management from the Ecole des hautes études commerciales (HEC), as well as a M.A in philosophy from the University Paris IV. She subsequently received a PhD in economics from the Paris School of Economics. She was then a post‐doctorate fellow at   J‐PAL and an Assistant Professor at Sciences Po. She also regularly serves as a columnist at France Culture, France Info et France Inter. Her research focuses on the determinants of poverty and inequalities mostly in Africa and in France, as well as public policies that can reduce it. She has worked in collaboration with governments in several countries with the aim to help design and evaluate the impact of social policies related to health, labor and education.

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Publications of Elise Huillery

Higher Education: Investing with Greater Equity and Efficiency





Trust, Cooperation and Autonomy : Towards a 21st Century School



Preventing Poverty Through Employment, Education and Mobility