Victor Pouliquen

Victor Pouliquen is a PhD candidate at the Paris School of Economics. His current research focuses on social and institutional constraints faced by small firms in developing countries.

Before starting his PhD, he worked during eight years on research projects and impact evaluations on education, heath and governance in Africa and Asia with organisations such as the World Bank, the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA).

Content by Victor Pouliquen
  • Blog post

    Enhancing the benefits of formalisation under a new status in Benin

    Providing information and assistance to informal firms increases formalisation, but the cost of the intervention is likely prohibitively high Existing evidence suggests that easing entry regulations and providing information on the formalisation process has had only a very limited impact on the formalisation of existing informal firms, especially with regards to tax...

    26 Sep 2017 | Najy Benhassine, David McKenzie, Victor Pouliquen, Massimiliano Santini