ERC Project REALLYCREDIBLE, NBER Faculty Research Fellow , J-PAL Affiliated Professor

Clément DE CHAISEMARTIN is Professor of Economics at the Department since 2021. He is an Associate Professor at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), currently on leave. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a JPAL Affiliate.

His research interests focus on econometric methods for policy evaluation, and on the economics of education. His work has been published in several international journals, including the American Economic Review, Econometrica, the Review of Economic Studies, Quantitative Economics, the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, and Clinical Infectious Diseases.

In 2019, his paper "Fuzzy Differences-in-Differences", published in the Review of Economic Studies, received the AFSE-Malinvaud Prize. He has been awarded a number of research grants by the French health and education authorities, and has carried out several randomized controlled trials evaluating educational interventions, in France and in Chile.

Clément DE CHAISEMARTIN holds a PhD in Economics (’13) from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) and the Paris School of Economics (PSE). Prior to joining the Department he was a permanent faculty member at the University of Warwick and then UCSB.

To learn more about Clément DE CHAISEMARTIN, consult his website

featured publications

  • "Two-way fixed effects estimators with heterogeneous treatment effects" (with Xavier D'Haultfoeuille). American Economic Review, vol. 110, no. 9, September 2020 (pp. 2964-96).
  • "Estimating the effect of treatments allocated by randomized waiting lists" (with Luc Behaghel). Econometrica, Vol. 88, No. 4 (July, 2020), 1453–1477. Web appendix. Stata adofile.
  • "Fuzzy Differences-in-Differences" (with Xavier D'Haultfoeuille), The Review of Economic Studies, Volume 85, Issue 2, 1 April 2018, Pages 999–1028.
  • "Tolerating Defiance? Local average treatment effects without monotonicity", Quantitative Economics, Vol. 8, No. 2, July 2017, pp. 367–396.
  • "Ready for boarding? The effects of a boarding school for disadvantaged students" (with Luc Behaghel and Marc Gurgand). AEJ: Applied Economics, 9(1), pp. 140-164.

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Research Areas

Econometrics, Labour Economics


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