Research Director, IGC London Hub
Matthieu Teachout is the Research Director at the IGC London Hub. He was previously the Research Programme Advisor since July 2019, where he guided the development of the four new Evidence Papers and the Research Strategy. His fields of research are in development economics and industrial organisation.
Matthieu did his PhD at Columbia. His co-authored paper on exporter quality upgrading won the Oliver Williamson Award last year and is R&R at JPE. He has worked with the IGC Myanmar team as a PI on an IGC research project focusing on the Thilawa SEZ. He has also been a short term consultant for the World Bank, the head of the financial engineering department of a state-owned guarantee fund in Senegal, and managed a large campaigning initiative for En March! during France’s 2017 elections.
Recent work by Matthieu Teachout
Language barriers in multinational companies: Evidence from Myanmar
English language courses for domestic managers improve their interactions with foreign managers, and potential employers value these interactions
Louise Guillouet Amit Khandelwal Rocco Macchiavello Matthieu Teachout
Is quality upgrading a motive for vertical integration?
Vertically integrating suppliers is a strategy firms use to improve product quality by ensuring higher-quality inputs
Christopher Hansman Jonas Hjort Gianmarco León-Ciliotta Matthieu Teachout