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 January 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