The J-PAL's experimental approach in development economics

An epistemological turn?


  • Judith Favereau University of Helsinki, Finland



Judith Favereau, PhD thesis, experimental approach, development economics, J-PAL, epistemology, methodology, empirical economics

Author Biography

Judith Favereau, University of Helsinki, Finland

Judith Favereau obtained her PhD in economics under the supervision of Professor Annie L. Cot at the Université Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne on February 14th 2014. Her areas of interest are development economics, experimental economics, philosophy of economics, evidence-based policy. Her research focuses on how development economics, experimental economics, and evidence-based policy interact in order to fight poverty, which implies studying the methodology of these sub-fields and their disciplinary transfers. She is currently a postdoctoral researcher at TINT, the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences at the University of Helsinki.




How to Cite

Favereau, J. (2014). The J-PAL’s experimental approach in development economics: An epistemological turn?. Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, 7(2), 177–180.



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