Estelle Herbaut is a postdoctoral researcher at the OSC, where she is part of a country-comparative research project (Lifetrack) on the relationship between tracking in secondary education and the formation of social inequality over the life course.
She holds a PhD in political and social sciences from the European University Institute (Florence, Italy).
Her research interests focus on social stratification, education policies and students' trajectories.
"From access to attainment: patterns of social inequality and equity policies in higher education" defended on the 14th December 2018.
Thesis committee: Fabrizio Bernardi (Supervisor, EUI); Carlo Barone (Co-supervisor, SciencesPo); Juho Härkönen (EUI); Mathieu Ichou (INED).
- 2020, "Overcoming failure in higher education: Social inequalities and compensatory advantage in dropout patterns", Acta Sociologica, First Published, June 2. Sage Journals
- 2020, « Les inégalités d'accès à l'enseignement supérieur français : Avantages cumulatif et compensatoire au cours de l’enseignement secondaire », Revue Française de Sociologie, n° 2019/4. En ligne sur CAIRN
- 2019 (with Geven Koen), "What Works to Reduce Inequalities in Higher Education? A Systematic Review of the (Quasi-)Experimental Literature on Outreach and Financial Aid", Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Online 26 November. Springer link
- 2011, « L’évaluation de l’équité scolaire : perspectives nationales et internationales », Education & formations, n° 80, p. 53-59. En ligne
- 2019 (with Carlo Barone, Mathieu Ichou, Louis-André Vallet), "Tracking and Sorting in the French Educational System", DIAL Working Paper Series (Norface), n°13/2019, 31 p. Online
- 2019 (with Koen Geven), "What Works to Reduce Inequalities in Higher Education? A Systematic Review of the (Quasi-)Experimental Literature on Outreach and Financial Aid", World Bank, Policy Research Working Paper n°8802, 80 p. Online