Yasmine Bekkouche


Yasmine Bekkouche, Ph.D. (b. 1990), is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Mind and Behaviour Research Group within the Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford. Prior to this, she was a postdoctoral researcher at ECARES, ULB, in Brussels. She holds a PhD in Economics from Paris School of Economics (PSE), an MA in Public Policies and Development Economics from PSE, and an MA in Data Science from ENSAE Paris-Tech. Yasmine’s primary research fields are development economics and political economy. In current projects, she works on levers to increase learning achievement in primary and pre-school in Sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia. She is also involved in several evaluation projects on adolescents’ choices and on gender norms. She also investigates the role of money in politics—both in developed and developing countries—by studying the causal impact of campaign spending on election outcomes in multiparty democracies.
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