Associate Professor of Economics at Queen Mary, University of London
Lucie Gadenne is an Associate Professor of Economics at Queen Mary, University of London, an Associate Director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and a CEPR Research Affiliate. She received her PhD from the Paris School of Economics. Her research interests include public finance and environmental policy in low and middle-income countries.
Recent work by Lucie Gadenne
The effect of electronic transactions on tax compliance: Evidence from West Bengal
A one-off demonetisation led to a shift to electronic payments, which in turn increased tax compliance
In-kind transfers as insurance: Evidence from India
While academics and policymakers prefer unconditional cash transfer to the poor, they value in-kind transfers that protect against price fluctuations
Informality, consumption taxes and redistribution
Taxes on consumption help governments in developing countries redistribute thanks to the presence of large informal sectors
Do taxes affect firm-to-firm trade? Evidence from India
Taxes affect which domestic suppliers firms choose to trade with in India, leading to less within-country trade and firm growth
What source of money do corrupt officials prefer?
The capacity of Brazilian local governments to source tax revenue has a greater impact on education and corruption than external transfers
To cut waste and graft, collect taxes
When local governments in Brazil improve tax collection rather than rely on grants to raise revenues, local officials help citizens, not themselves