Jules Hugot

Ph.D. Candidate at Sciences Po


Jules Hugot is a Ph.D. Candidate at Sciences Po and a Research Assistant for the HETMAT project. He teaches courses in International Economics and Economic History in the Master of International Relations (in French) of University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, as well as in the Master in Economics and Business at Sciences Po.

He graduated from a Master's degree in Economics and Public Policy from Sciences Po, Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE. He previously worked as an economist at the Centre d’Études Prospéctives et d’Informations Internationales (CEPII).


His research focuses on the history of nineteenth century trade globalization. He draws on a systematic collection of the available customs statistics from as early as 1703. His job-market paper aims at identifying the onset of the nineteenth century globalization. He is also working on a project which goal is to identify the impact of the openings of the Suez and Panama canals on world trade patterns, as well as countries’ wealth.

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