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Sarah Flèche.

Sarah Flèche


Expertise: applied microeconomics, labour economics, economics of education, gender inequality and behavioural economics


Dr Sarah Flèche is a CNRS Research Fellow at the Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne (CES), University Paris and an Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance. Before joining the CES, she was an Assistant Professor at the Aix-Marseille School of Economics and a post-doctoral researcher at the CEP (LSE). She has been a consultant at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and completed her PhD in Economics at the Paris School of Economics in October 2014.

Current areas of research include:

  • Determinants of wellbeing: Happiness inequality; Mental health; Social comparisons; Time use; Childhood and Family; Institutions.
  • Economics of education: Teacher value-added; Non-cognitive Skills; Long-term impacts; Teaching practices.
  • Gender and labour market inequality: Relative income; Parental leave; Gender Norms; Work Conditions.