Assistant professor in Economics at the University Paris Sud – Paris Saclay and research associate at the French Institute of Research for Development (IRD-DIAL). His research focuses on education and migration issues in developing countries, with a strong focus on intra-household decision-making and the determinants of migration and remittances. His work is based on extensive fieldwork in Sub-Saharan Africa and innovative survey designs, involving the collection of longitudinal and migrant-origin household matched data.
Assistant Professor in Economics
Faculté Jean Monnet
54, Boulevard Desgranges
Fields of Research
Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Microeconmetrics, Household Surveys
International Migration, Remittances, Education
University and Community Service
- Development Economics, M.Sc. in Economics and M.Sc in Social Sciences, University Paris Saclay (graduate, 2nd Year)
- Econometrics, B.Sc. Applied Economics, University Paris Sud (undergraduate and e-learning, 3rd year)
- Open Economy Macroeconomics, B.Sc. Economie-Gestion, University Paris Sud (undergraduate and e-learning, 2nd year)
- 2014-2015: World Bank, Greenback Project 2.0 – “Remittances Champion Cities”, Coordinator and Analyst
- 2012-2014 : ANR POLECOMI – Political Economy of International Migration, Field Reseach Coordinator
- 2009-2011: ANR MIDDAS – Migration and Development in Senegal, Field Reseach Coordinator and Analyst
Work in Progress
- “Targeted Remittances and Development in Côte d’Ivoire: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment”, joint with Gubert F. and Seror M.
- “The Determinants of Development Assistance for Health: Are Aid Decisions Affected by Natural Disasters?”, joint with Roca P.
Refereed articles in English
- Chort I. and Senne J-N. (2016). You’ll be a Migrant My Son: Accounting for Migrant Selection Within the Household, Economic Development and Cultural Change (forthcoming)
- Chort I. and Senne J-N. (2015). Selection into Migration within a Household Model: Evidence from Senegal, The World Bank Economic Review (2015) 29:247-256
- Senne, J-N. (2014). Death and Schooling Decisions over the Short and the Long Run in Rural Madagascar, Journal of Population Economics (2014), 27:497-528
- Chort, I., Gubert, F. and Senne, J-N. (2012). Migrant Networks as a Basis for Social Control: Remittance Incentives among Senegalese in France and Italy, Regional Science and Urban Economics,vol.42, 858-874
Refereed articles in French
- Chort I., Gubert F. and Senne J-N. (2016). Des Données Appariées pour Mieux Comprendre les Liens entre Migrants et Familles d’Origine (MIDDAS), Tiers Monde, hors-série 2016, pp. 151-174
- Gubert, F., Robilliard A-S. and Senne, J-N. (2010). Impact des Chocs Economiques et Démographiques sur la Scolarisation en Milieu Rural in Madagascar face aux Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement, Collection Objectifs Sud, IRD Editions (2010), ch.5: 157-18
- OECD (2016), Is the European Union Attractive for Potential Migrants? An Investigation of Migration Intentions across the World, OECD Publishing, No. 188, Paris.
- OECD (2016), A Descriptive Analysis of Immigration to and Emigration from the EU: Where Does the EU Stand within OECD?, OECD Publishing, No. 184, Paris.
- World Bank (2015). Migrants’ Remittances from France: Financial Needs and Remittance Behaviors, The World Bank Group publishing , Washington
- OECD (2012). Connecting with Emigrants: a Global Profile of Diasporas, OECD Publishing, Paris
- PASEC (2008-2012), Evaluations diagnostiques des Acquis Scolaires: Liban, Maurice et Burkina Faso, CONFEMEN Publishing, Dakar.