Enseignant-chercheur (ens.sup)


Maitre de Conférence - Assistant Professor



Activités / CV

After obtaining her Ph.D. in Development Economics from the University of Florence in 2008, Francesca Marchetta served as a Jean Monnet Post-Doc Fellow at the European University Institute. From November 2010 to September 2012, she held a post-doctoral position at CERDI, University of Auvergne, where she currently holds the position of Assistant Professor. Furthermore, since September 2018, she has been a resource person and an expert in gender and inclusion related issues for the Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP). Her primary research interests encompass human development, with a particular emphasis on economic migration, education, the labor market, and gender. Her research has been published in several journals including American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Journal of Development Studies, Review of Economics of the Household, World Development

Informations complémentaires

Working Papers and ongoing research

(2023) Birth order and transition into adulthood in Madagascar, with Claire Ricard, submitted. 

(2023) Gender of plot manager, adoption of erosion control strategies and crop productivity in the face of drought: Evidence from Malawi. PEP Working Paper Series, N. 8. With Rosemary Botha, Ruth Magreta, Wisdom Mgomezulu, Martin Mwale and Grace Tione.  

(2021) The negative impact of farm input subsidies on women’s agency in Malawi’s matrilocal settlements. PEP Working Paper Series, N. 11. With Martin Mwale, Dieter von Fintel, Anja Smith and Tony Mwenda Kamninga. 

(2021) Heterogeneity in Migration Responses to Climate Shocks: Evidence from Madagascar. AERC Working Paper Series CC-003, 2021. With David Sahn, Luca Tiberti and Johani Dufour.  

(2020) Climate Shocks and Teenage Fertility, GLO Discussion Papers N. 490, 2020. With Sylvain Dessy, Roland Pongou and Luca Tiberti.  

PhD students

Yannick Malalanirina, from October 2023; Michel Ndayikeza, ongoing (supervised with Vianney Dequiedt and Arcade Ndoricimpa; Hugues Champeaux, 2016-2021 (supervised with Martine Audibert); and Claire Ricard, 2017-2021 (supervised with Martine Audibert and Fouzi Mourji).