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Clément Imbert was educated at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Cachan) and the Paris School of Economics, where he received his Ph.D. in 2012. He is currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Oxford and Nuffield College. His areas of research are development economics, labour economics and political economy. Most of his recent work focuses on the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA). Since 2006 he has been involved in multiple social experiments with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) in India and in France.
Posts by Clément Imbert
India’s Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MNREGA), the world’s largest workfare programme, provided employment to 51 million households in 2016. Assessing the impact of MNREGA on...
- Clément Imbert
- 27 April, 2018
The aim of this project was to understand the mechanisms through which the political changes in 2005 contributed to the dramatic subsequent reduction in violent crimes. This project is an extension of...
- IGC Research on India
There is an active, ongoing debate on whether MNREGA should be retained in its current form. This column reports on research which suggests that MNREGA increased rural and urban wages and reduced sea...