Alexandra ROULET

Membre Associé - Cercle des économistes



Interests, Fields of Research :

Alexandra Roulet is an Assistant Professor of Economics at INSEAD. She graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, and earned her PhD in Economics at Harvard University.

Alexandra’s research focuses on labour and public economics and has been published in leading academic journals such as the American Economic Review or the Journal of Public Economics. She is the co-winner of the 2017 Upjohn Institute Dissertation Award. In her main ongoing project, she explores the effect of job loss and unemployment on health. In addition she also investigates, with the French Public Employment Service, how to increase the geographic mobility of job seekers.

Peer-reviewed publications:

Unemployment Insurance and Reservation Wages: Evidence from Administrative Data” (with Thomas Le Barbanchon and Roland Rathelot). Forthcoming at the Journal of Public Economics

Creative Destruction and Subjective Wellbeing” (with Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit and Angus Deaton) – American Economic Review, December 2016, 106(12): 3869-97; NBER WP No. 21069, 2015.

“Growth and the Smart State”, Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 6, pp.913-926, 2014 (with Philippe Aghion)

Book and book chapters (in French):

Repenser l’Etat. Pour une social-démocratie de l’innovation. La République des idées, Éd. du Seuil, Paris, 2011 (with Philippe Aghion)

“Évaluation et big data, de nouveaux outils pour l’action publique » and « Une action publique optimisée : vers la fin du politique ? » (with Aude Costa de Beauregard) in L’Etat en mode start-up, Éd. Eyrolles, edited by Yann Algan and Thomas Cazenave, 2016

Les mauvais appariements sur le marché du travail, coll. Sécuriser l’emploi, Presses de Sciences Po, Paris, à paraître

Twitter Account: @alexandraroulet

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