DR Claire Thibout

DR Claire Thibout


  • Household economics, Economics of education, Micro-econometrics (household decision-making, allocation of time, domestic production, educational attainments and choices, gender stereotypes)



  • Claire Thibout joined the Melbourne Institute as a Research fellow in 2015, and she is part of the Economic and Social Disadvantage research program. Claire graduated from the French Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan (ENS) and she holds a Master's degree in Economics from Paris School of Economics. Claire completed her PhD studies in Economics in October 2014, at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the French National Institute for Demographic Studies. She specialized in the fields of household economics, economics of education and micro-econometrics. Her dissertation research focused on theoretical and empirical analyses of young people’s educational choices and family decision-making.   


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • Early Career Researcher grant, funded by the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne. 2017   


Education and training

  • PhD, Universite Pantheon Sorbonne (Paris I) 2014
  • M. Sc, Universite Pantheon Sorbonne (Paris I) 2010

Awards and honors

  • PhD thesis prize, Richelieu Award, Chancellery of the Universities of Paris, 2015
  • Doctoral mobility grant, University Paris 1, 2012
  • Doctoral fellowship, French Ministry of Research, 2010
  • Full fellowship, Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, 2006