Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
Professor

Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean

2006    Ph.D Economics, Toulouse School of Economics

            Advisor: P. Seabright. Committee: T. Besley, E. Auriol, J.P. Azam, A. Thomas.

2003    Toulouse School of Economics, M. Phil, Economics. With distinction.

2001    Agrégation in Economics.

2001    Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan. MA, Economics and MA, Finance.

1998    BA, Economics, University Paris X. BA, History, University Paris X.

 

Business School
Sch of Economics

Personal webpage at: https://sites.google.com/site/paulinegrosjeanperso/home

Pauline Grosjean is a Professor in the School of Economics at UNSW,a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and a Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Previously at the University of San Francisco and the University of California at Berkeley, she has also worked as an Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. She completed her PhD in economics at Toulouse School in Economics in 2006 after graduating from the Ecole Normale Supérieure. Her research studies the historical and dynamic context of economic development. In particular, she focuses on how culture and institutions interact and shape long-term economic development and individual behaviour. She has published research that studies the historical process of a wide range of factors that are crucial for economic development, including cooperation and violence, trust, gender norms, support for democracy and for market reforms, immigration, preferences for education, and conflict. 

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Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P, 2019, 'Violence, Interpersonal', in Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Springer New York, pp. 2140 - 2146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7753-2_572
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Cassar A; Grosjean P; Whitt S, 2019, 'Violence, Conflict-Related', in Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Springer New York, pp. 2134 - 2140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7753-2_571
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Cassar A; Grosjean P; Whitt S, 2014, 'Social Preferences of Ex-Combatants', in The Economics of Conflict, The MIT Press, pp. 231 - 262, http://dx.doi.org/10.7551/mitpress/9780262026895.003.0010
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P, 2014, 'Violence, Interpersonal', in Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Springer New York, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7883-6_572-1
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Cassar A; Grosjean P; Whitt S, 2014, 'Violence, Conflict-Related', in Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Springer New York, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7883-6_571-1
    Book Chapters | 2010
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean PA; Kontoleon A; Zhang S, 2010, 'Assessing the Sustainability of the Sloping Land Conversion Program: a Choice Experiment Approach', in Bennett J; Birol E (ed.), Choice experiments in developing countries, Edward Elgar Pub
    Book Chapters | 2010
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P; Kontoleon A; Zhang S, 2010, 'Chapter 7: Assessing the Sustainability of the Sloping Land Conversion Programme: A Choice Experiment Approach', in Choice Experiments in Developing Countries, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781781000649.00015
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Becker SO; Grosfeld I; Grosjean P; Voigtländer N; Zhuravskaya E, 2020, 'Forced migration and human capital: Evidence from post-WWII population transfers†', American Economic Review, vol. 110, pp. 1430 - 1463, http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/aer.20181518
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Baranov V; de Haas R; Grosjean P, 2020, 'Queens of the Desert: Convictism and Marital Attitudes across Australia', AEA PAPERS AND PROCEEDINGS, vol. 110, pp. 457 - 462, http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/pandp.20201120
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P, 2020, 'Why the West is WEIRD', Science, vol. 369, pp. 1438 - 1438, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.abc6138
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P; Khattar R, 2019, 'It's raining men! Hallelujah? The long-run consequences of Male-biased sex ratios', Review of Economic Studies, vol. 86, pp. 723 - 754, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/restud/rdy025
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Fourati M; Gratton G; Grosjean P, 2019, 'Render unto Caesar: Taxes, charity, and political Islam', European Economic Review, vol. 119, pp. 114 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2019.06.005
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Beath A; BenYishay A; d'Adda G; Grosjean P; Weber RA, 2018, 'Can vouchers reduce elite capture of local development projects? Experimental evidence from the Solomon Islands', Journal of Public Economics, vol. 160, pp. 117 - 131, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2018.02.011
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Blake KR; Bastian B; Denson TF; Grosjean P; Brooks RC, 2018, 'Income inequality not gender inequality positively covaries with female sexualization on social media', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 115, pp. 8722 - 8727, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1717959115
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    BenYishay A; Grosjean P; Vecci J, 2017, 'The fish is the friend of matriliny: Reef density and matrilineal inheritance', Journal of Development Economics, vol. 127, pp. 234 - 249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2017.03.005
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P; Brooks RC, 2017, 'Persistent effect of sex ratios on relationship quality and life satisfaction', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 372, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0315
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean PA; Couttenier M; Sangnier M, 2017, 'The Wild West is Wild: The Homicide Resource Curse', Journal of the European Economic Association, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jeea/jvw011
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean PA, 2014, 'A History of Violence: The Culture of Honor and Homicide in the US South', Journal of the European Economic Association, vol. 12, pp. 1285 - 1316, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jeea.12096
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean PA; BenYishay A, 2014, 'Initial Endowments and Economic Reform in 27 Post-Socialist Countries', Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 42, pp. 892 - 906, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jce.2014.04.008
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean PA, 2014, 'Conflict and Social and Political Preferences: Evidence from World War II and Civil Conflict in 35 European Countries', Comparative Economic Studies, vol. 56, pp. 424 - 451, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/ces.2014.2
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean PA; Cassar A; d'Adda G, 2014, 'Institutional Quality, Culture, and Norms of Cooperation: Evidence from a Behavioral Field Experiment', The Journal of Law and Economics, vol. 57, pp. 821 - 863, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/678331
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Cassar A; Grosjean P; Whitt S, 2013, 'Legacies of violence: Trust and market development', Journal of Economic Growth, vol. 18, pp. 285 - 318, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10887-013-9091-3
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P; Ricka F; Senik C, 2013, 'Learning, political attitudes and crises: Lessons from transition countries', Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 41, pp. 490 - 505, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jce.2012.06.002
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P; Senik C, 2011, 'Democracy, Market Liberalization, and Political Preferences', Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 93, pp. 365 - 381, http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/REST_a_00062
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P, 2011, 'The institutional legacy of the Ottoman Empire: Islamic rule and financial development in South Eastern Europe', Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 39, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jce.2010.05.003
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Mullan K; Grosjean P; Kontoleon A, 2011, 'Land Tenure Arrangements and Rural–Urban Migration in China', World Development, vol. 39, pp. 123 - 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2010.08.009
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P, 2011, 'The Weight of History on European Cultural Integration: A Gravity Approach', American Economic Review, vol. 101, pp. 504 - 508, http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/aer.101.3.504
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Groom B; Grosjean P; Kontoleon A; Swanson T; Zhang S, 2010, 'Relaxing rural constraints: a 'win-win' policy for poverty and environment in China?', Oxford Economic Papers, vol. 62, pp. 132 - 156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oep/gpp021
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P, 2010, 'Maintenance Costs, Outside Options and Optimal Ownership of a Public Good', The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.2202/1935-1682.2590
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P; Kontoleon A, 2009, 'How Sustainable are Sustainable Development Programs? The Case of the Sloping Land Conversion Program in China', World Development, vol. 37, pp. 268 - 285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2008.05.003
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P, 2006, 'Towards a labour market in China', ECONOMICS OF TRANSITION, vol. 14, pp. 201 - 205, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0351.2006.00239.x
    Journal articles |
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean PA; Masera F; Yousaf H, 'Whistle the Racist Dogs: Political Campaigns and Police Stops', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3662027
    Journal articles |
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Cage J; Dagorret A; Grosjean PA; Jha S, 'Heroes and Villains: The Effects of Combat Heroism on Autocratic Values and Nazi Collaboration in France', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3753869
    Journal articles |
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Dobrescu G; Friebel G; Grosjean PA; Robeck K, 'The Determinants of Performance in Building Infrastructure in Transition Economies', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1108638
    Journal articles |
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Becker SO; Grosfeld I; Grosjean PA; Voigtllnder N; Zhuravskaya EV, 'Forced Migration and Human Capital: Evidence from Post-WWII Population Transfers', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3173648
    Journal articles |
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Cassar A; Grosjean P; Whitt S, 'Civil War, Social Capital and Market Development: Experimental and Survey Evidence on the Negative Consequences of Violence', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1979972
    Journal articles |
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Fourati M; Gratton G; Grosjean PA, 'Render Unto Caesar: Taxes, Charity, and Political Islam', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2801892
    Journal articles |
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Cassar A; Grosjean P; Whitt S, 'Social Cooperation and the Problem of the Conflict Gap: Survey and Experimental Evidence from Post-War Tajikistan', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1980411
    Journal articles |
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P, 'A History of Violence: The Culture of Honor as a Determinant of Homicide in the US South', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1917113
    Journal articles |
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P, 'Conflict and Social and Political Preferences: Evidence from World War II and Civil Conflict in 35 European Countries', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2342888
    Journal articles |
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean P; Ricka F; Senik C, 'Learning, Political Attitudes and the Crisis in Transition Countries', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1980437
    Journal articles |
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Baranov V; De Haas R; Grosjean PA, 'Men. Roots and Consequences of Masculinity Norms', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3185694
  • Reports |
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean PA; Roland G, 2007 Transition Report: People in Transition, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EBRD Transition Report
  • Working Papers | 2017
    Professor Pauline Anne Mathilde Grosjean
    Grosjean PA; Couttenier M; Sangnier M, 2017, The Wild West is Wild: The Homicide Resource Curse, No. 2014-12, http://dx.doi.org10.1093/jeea/jvw011, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2406707

Awards

Grants

2020    Fellowship of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.

2019    Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (2019-2023) (AUD 998,000).

2018    Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review.

2018    Excellence in Refereeing Award, Journal of the European Economic Association.

2018    Scientia Fellowship (4 years fellowship with AUD 40,000 annual research budget).

2017    Centre for Social Impact (AUD 9,969) “Child human capital investment: a field experiment with new data technology”.

2016    Australia Research Council Discovery Grant (AUD 592,000 – 4 years funding) “On the origins and persistence of gender: Combining evolutionary and economic approaches to study sex differences and cultural variation”, with Rob Brooks (UNSW) and Paul Seabright (IAST, Toulouse School of Economics).

2015    Rising Star Award. Nominated as 1 of the 20 “research leaders” of UNSW.

2015    UNSW Business School Grant (AUD 22,855) “The roles of gender and economic inequalities in the post Arab Spring Islamic Revival: experimental and survey evidence from Tunisia”.

2014    Excellence in Refereeing Award, Journal of the European Economic Association.

2013    Australian School of Business Grant (AUD 24,000) "Beyond local development: the role of local institutions building in fostering trust and cooperation: evidence from the Solomon Islands".

2013    World Bank (USD 86,000) support for evaluation of the Rural Development Project in the Solomon Islands.

2012    Research Achievement Award – Australian School of Business.

2012    Australian School of Business Grant, AUD 9000.

2011    US Department of State Title VIII Research Award (USD 20,000): “The Co-Evolution of Trust and Institutions: Evidence from the Balkans”.

2010    US Department of State Title VIII Research Award (USD 18,750): “Violence, and Socio-Economic Preferences: An Empirical Investigation in Tajikistan and Kosovo”.

2007    Ciriacy-Wantrup Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Natural Resources Economics and Political Economy - University of California at Berkeley (2 years).

2004    China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development – USD 80,000 for evaluation of the Sloping Land Conversion Program.

2004    Marie Curie Research Fellowship of the European Commission (9 months)

2003    Doctoral Scholarship (3 years), French Government.

1998    Scholarship for Ecole Normale Supérieure (4 years).

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