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Thomas Vendryes


Associate Professor


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Root structure :
Sorbonne Economic Centre - Cachan
Social Sciences Department


Social Sciences
Microeconomics, Development Economics, Institutional Economics, Econometrics, Cultural Economics

Subject of research

Development, institutions, internal migration, land rights, China

Activities / CV

Full CV available here.


  1. Publications in peer-reviewed journals


  1. Book chapters


  1. Working papers


  1. Work in progress
  • Endogenous risk-sharing in local communities, with F. Jamarillo, H. Kempf, F. Moizeau and JD Hernandez.
  • "Land interests and land conflicts: An investigation of the determinants of local land institutions in rural China", with Li S.
  • "Internal migration and rural development in China: A case study using the 2001 hukou system reform", with M. Gurgand and Yue X.
  • "Social status, trust and development: An experimental approach based on the Chinese case", with He H. (project funded by iCode).
  • "The determinants of imitation and innovation: An empirical analysis based on the example of Jamaican popular music", with J. Pouyet.

  1. Publications outside economics



  • 2012 - : Associate Professor at ENS Cachan (Department of Social Sciences).
  • 2011 - 2012 : Post-doc at University Paris-Sud (ADIS).
  • 2009 - 2011 : Research fellow of the French Center for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC), and invited researcher at the School of Economics and Business Administration of Beijing Normal University.
  • 2006 - 2009 : PhD student (EHESS, PSE).
  • 2006 - 2009 : Teaching fellow at Paris I University.




  • 2011 : PhD in Economics (EHESS, APE Programme). Dissertation: Land rights insecurity and migration controls in China: A structural change under constraint, under the supervision of Daniel Cohen (ENS, Cepremap, PSE).
  • 2008 : Master in Chinese Studies (University Paris-Diderot).
  • 2005 : Magistère in Economics (University Paris 1).
  • 2005 : Master APE (EHESS).




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