Yasmine Bekkouche

Postdoctoral researcher at ECARES, Université Libre De Bruxelles

Yasmine Bekkouche is a Postdoctoral researcher at ECARES, ULB. She holds a PhD in Economics from PSE and an MA in Public Policies and Development Economics from PSE as well as a MA in Data Science from ENSAE Paris-Tech.Her primary research fields are Development Economics and Political Economy. In current projects, she works on education quality in developing countries, with a focus on primary and pre-school in Sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia. Specifically, her research aims at identifying better levers to increase learning achievements. She also investigates the role of money in politics, both in developed and developing countries. She studies the causal impact of campaign spending on election outcomes in multiparty democracies.