Enseignant-chercheur (ens.sup)


Maitre de Conférence - Assistant Professor



Activités / CV

After having obtained her Ph.D. in Development Economics at the University of Florence in 2008, Francesca Marchetta was a Jean Monnet Post-Doc Fellow at the European University Institute. From November 2010 to September 2012 she was post-doc at CERDI, University of Auvergne, where she is now Assistant Professor. Her main area of research interest is human development, with special focus on economic migration, education, labor market and gender. She has published on Economic Development and Cultural Change, World Development, Journal of Development Studies, Canadian Journal of Development Studies and Middle East Development Journal.

Informations complémentaires

Main Publications:

(2019) “School or Work: the role of weather shocks in Madagascar”, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, upcoming, with D. Sahn and L. Tiberti.

(2016) “The role of education and family background in marriage, childbearing and labor market participation in Senegal”, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2016, 64(2), 369-404, with D.E. Sahn.

(2015) “Bringing It All Back Home: Return migration and fertility choices”, World Development, 2015, 65, 27-40, with S. Bertoli.

(2014) “Migration, remittances and poverty in Ecuador”, Journal of Development Studies, 2014, 50(8), 1067-1089, with S. Bertoli.

(2013) “Migration and non-farm activities as income diversification strategies: the case of Northern Ghana”, Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 34(1), 1-21.

(2012), "Return Migration and the survival of entrepreneurial activities in Egypt", World Development, 40(10), 1999-2013.

(2012) “The impact of migration on labour markets in Arab Mediterranean Countries”, Middle East Development Journal, Volume 4, Issue 1.

Working Papers:

“Fertility response to Climate Shocks”, with S. Dessy, R. Pongou and L. Tiberti, submitted.