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Godefroy, Raphaël

Associate Professor


  • Telephone 514-343-2397 Pav. PAV.M.CARON-L.GROULX-3200 J.B. \ Ext. C6048


Research expertise

Raphaël Godefroy earned his PhD from Stanford University, and joined our Department in 2012.

His research is in public economics, political economy and development.

In his recent work, he estimates the effects of institutional factors on development.

Areas of expertise


  • ''How Women's Rights Affect Fertility: Evidence from Nigeria'', Economic Journal, forthcoming.
  • ''Parliament Shapes and Sizes'', Economic Inquiry, forthcoming (joint with Nicolas Klein).
  • ''Voter Turnout and Fiscal Policy'', European Economic Review, 2016 (joint with Emeric Henry).
  • ''Choosing Choices. Agenda Selection with Uncertain Issues'', Econometrica, 2013 (joint with Eduardo Perez-Richet).
  • ''Les taxes sur les cigarettes sont-elles régressives?'', Economie publique 2004.