Peer-Reviewed Articles:


Vaccination under pessimistic expectations in clinical trials and immunization campaigns. Journal of Public Economic Theory (2022). With Etner J, D'Albis H.


Operational and structural factors influencing enrolment in community-based health insurance schemes: an observational study using 12 waves of nationwide panel data from Senegal.  Health Policy and Planning (2022). With Rouyard T, Mano Y, Daff B, Diouf S, Dia K, Duval L, Nakamura R.  


Influenza mortality in French regions after the Hong Kong flu pandemic. Demographic Research (2022). With Bonnet F, D'Albis H.


Inequality in Mortality between Black and White Americans by Age, Place, and Cause, and in comparison to Europe, 1990-2018. PNAS (2021) 118(40), [NBER]With Schwandt H, Currie J et al.


Inequality in Mortality: Updated estimates from the US, Canada and France. Fiscal Studies (2021) 42#1.  With Baker M, Currie J, Miloucheva B, and Schwandt H.


Disease and Human Capital Accumulation: Evidence from the Roll Back Malaria Partnership in
The Economic Journal (2020). With Kuecken M, Valfort M-A.   [Development Impact-WB][Huffington Post]


Pauvreté, Egalité, Mortalité: Mortality (In)Equality in France and the US. Journal of Population Economics (2020), volume 33, issue 1, pp 197-231. [NBER] [CEPR]. With Currie J. and Schwandt H. 


The Global Fund in the era of SDGs: time to rethink? Lancet Public Health (2020, correspondence). 

With Barré Sinoussi F., Dabis F., Moatti J-P., Yazdanpanah Y.


Mortality and Macroeconomic Conditions: what can we learn from France? Demography (2019), volume 56, issue 5, pp 1747-1764, With Brüning M. 


The economics of malaria in an age of declining aid. Nature Communications (2019) 10:2269.

With Maskin E, Monga C, Berthélemy J-C.


Does Freedom make a difference? An empirical investigation of differences between subjective well-being and perceived capabilities amongst cancer patients. European Journal of Health Economics (2018), volume 19-8, 1189-1205.

With Tessier P.


Malaria and Education: Evidence from Mali. Journal of African Economies (2017),  1-27.

With D'Albis H, Doumbo O.K., Niangaly H.


Public Mosquito Abatement: a cluster randomized experiment. World Bank Economic Review (2019, online 2017), volume 33, Issue 2, 479-497. With Dumont Y.


 Cost analysis of a school-based comprehensive malaria program in Sikasso region, Mali.

BMC Public Health (2017), 17:572.

With Maccario R, Rouhani S, Drake T, Jones R, Nagy A,

Bamadio M, Diarra S, Djanken S, Rochnik N, Clarke S,

Sacko M, Brooker S.


Impact of a malaria control programme in schools on malaria infection, anaemia, and cognitive function: a pragmatic cluster-randomised trial in Southern Mali. 

British Medical Journal - Global Health (2017) 2:e000182.

With Clarke S, Rouhani S, Diarra S, Saye R, Bamadio M, Jones R, Traore D, Traore K,

Jukes M, Brooker S, Roschnik N, Sacko M.


Human Behavior: a threat to mosquito control?. Mathematical Biosciences (2016), 281 p 923. [Arxiv]

  With Dumont Y.


Prevention or Treatment? The case of malaria. Economics Letters (2015) 131, pp: 16-19.

With Berthélemy, J.C, Gaudart, J.


Health and Development: A Circular Causality. Revue d'économie du développement (2014) 1:109-137.

With Berthélemy J-C.


Household level expenditure on protective measures against mosquitoes on the Island of La Réunion, France. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases (2014) 8, 1 e2609.

With Bellia C, Deheck J.S, Reilhes O.


Possession of bed nets in Haut-Katanga (DRC): prevalence-elastic behaviours or performance of health care system delivery? Health and Place (2013), 24, 275-285.

With Seban J., Herbreteau V.


Malaria and protective behaviors: is there a malaria trap? Malaria Journal (2013) 12:200.

With Berthélemy J., Doumbo O, Gaudart J.


How well do diagnosis-related groups for appendectomy explain variations in resource use? An analysis of

patient-level data from 10 european countries, Health Economics (2012) S21, p.30-40.

With Masson A, Or Z, Renaud T, Street A, , Ward P.


Diagnosis Related Groups and variations in resource use for child delivery across 10 European countries.

Health Economics (2012) S21, p. 55-65.

With Or Z, Renaud T, Lebreton C.


How well do diagnosis-related groups explain variations in costs or length of stay among patients and across hospitals? Methods for analysing routine patient data.

Health Economics (2012) S21, p. 6-18.

With Street A, Kobel C, Renaud T.


Fever, malaria and primary repetition rates amongst school children in Mali: Combining Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) with spatial malariological measures.

Social Science & Medicine (2010) 71, 2 p. 314-323.


Malaria and Primary Education: a cross-country analysis on primary repetition and completion rates.

Revue d’économie du développement (2010) 5 p. 127-157.


Malaria and primary education in Mali: A longitudinal study in the village of Donéguébougou.

Social Science & Medicine (2010) 71, 2 p. 324-334.

With  Sissoko M, Toure O, Kamate P, Berthélemy J, Doumbo O.



Selected Policy Papers/Media Interventions:


"L'écart d'espérance de vie entre les Noirs et les Blancs américains s'est réduit de près de 50% en 30 ans". Le Monde 30/10/2021


"Interview Prix du Cercle des Economistes - Le Monde"Le Monde 21/05/2021


"L'économie nous aide à mieux comprendre l'évolution d'une épidémie". Interview, Le Monde 05/05/2020


"Plus on retarde l'épidémie, mieux le système pourra s'adapter". 2020 Interview CNRS Le Journal


Intervention at the Collège de France, 2019


"Innovation and Investment are a pressing need to fight Malaria". 2019 Interview CNRS Le Journal


"When Social Policy Saves Lives: Analyzing Trends in Mortality Inequality in the United States and France". 

2018. Stigler Center at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. [VoxEu CEPR Policy Portal][Top 2018 VoxEu Paper][RFI] [LeMonde]

With Currie J. and Schwandt H.


"Le paludisme revient en Afrique et ce n'est pas qu'une question de santé". 2018 L'Obs


"Tous unis pour défendre une santé globale". 2018 Le Monde


"The Standardized Early Childhood Development Costing Tool (SECT) - Mali Case Study". 2017. Center for Universal Education (CUE) at The Brookings Institution. With Niangaly H.



Book Chapters:


“Land Use, Biodiversity Patterns and Zoonotic Diseases. In preparation for the Springer Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics.  With Boucekkine R, and Desbordes R.


The economics of malaria in Africa, In C. Monga, and Yifu Lin J., (Ed.). 2015. The Oxford Handbook

of Africa and Economics. Oxford Handbooks in Economics.


“Blood Transfusion Safety in France: developing tools to support patients”, In D. Delnoij, and V. Hafner (Ed.).

2013. Exploring Patient Participation in Reducing Health-Care-Related Safety Risks. 

WHO Regional Office for Europe.


“DRG systems and similar patient classification systems in Europe”, In Reinhard Busse, Alexander Geissler,

Wilm Quentin, Miriam Wiley (Ed.). 2011. Diagnosis-Related Groups in Europe:

moving towards transparency, efficiency and quality in hospitals.



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