Christophe Jalil NORDMAN
Christophe Jalil
Research Fields: 

Development economics, economics of education and labour, discriminations, socio-economic data collection

Select Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

HILGER A. and NORDMAN C.J., 2019. Coping with a policy shock in rural South India: Social networks as a determinant of trust, Ideas for India, Online. [Publisher link]
NORDMAN C.J., SARR L.R. and SHARMA S., Smriti Sharma, Leopold Sarr 2018. Skills, personality traits, and gender wage gaps: evidence from Bangladesh, In: Oxford University Press (ed), Oxford Economic Papers, 2018 , 1–22, doi: 10.1093/oep/gpy043.
NORDMAN C.J. and GUÉRIN I., 2018. The shock of Indian demonetisation: a failed attempt to formalise the economy, This article has appeared on the web platform The Conversation on April 4th, 2018. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., LANOS Y., MICHIEL S., NORDMAN C.J. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2017. Insights on Demonetisation from Rural Tamil Nadu: Understanding Social Networks and Social Protection, Economic & Political Weekly, 52 (52) : 44-53. [Publisher link]
NORDMAN C.J., 2016. Do family and kinship networks support entrepreneurs?, IZA World of Labor, 262, DOI : 10.15185/izawol.262. [Publisher link]

Working Papers

LANOS Y., MICHIELS S., NORDMAN C.J. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2017. Social Networks, Job Assignment and Social Hierarchy: a case study from rural Tamil Nadu, IFP, DIAL, Working Paper, IFP, DIAL, preliminary draft.
HILGER A. and NORDMAN C.J., 2017. The role of social networks and skills in determining trust- Evidence from rural South India, IFP, DIAL, Working Paper, preliminary draft.

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

NORDMAN C.J., 2018. Compétences, réseaux, travail et inégalités de trajectoires dans les pays en développement, HDR en Sciences économiques : Université Paris-Dauphine, Paris, 86 p..


GUÉRIN I., LANOS Y., MICHIELS S., NORDMAN C.J. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2017. The use of social networks in a self-inflicted macroeconomic shock context: demonetisation in India, NoPoor Policy Brief; no. 36, 8 p..

Other Publications

Please see the attached CV and here for the full list of publications of Dr. Christophe Jalil Nordman.

Publications and Working Papers

Journal special issue edition

DIMOVA R. and NORDMAN CJ., (eds), 2014. Understanding the Links Between Labour and Economic Development, European Journal of Development Research, Special Issue, 26(4).

Journal articles

NGUYEN H.C. and  NORDMAN CJ., 2018. Household Entrepreneurship and Social Networks: Panel Data Evidence from Vietnam, The Journal of Development Studies, 54(4), pp. 594-618.

DAVID A. and NORDMAN CJ. 2017. Education Mismatch and Return Migration in Egypt and Tunisia, Space, Population and Societies, 2017(1). 

MULLER C. and NORDMAN CJ. 2017. Wages and On-the-Job Training in Tunisia, Middle East Development Journal, 9(2), pp. 294-318.

NORDMAN CJ., RAKOTOMANANA F. and ROUBAUD F., 2016. Informal versus Formal: A Panel Data Analysis of Earnings Gaps in Madagascar, World Development, 86, pp. 1-17.

NORDMAN CJ., 2016. Do Family and Kinship Ties Support Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries?, IZA World of Labor, 262, doi: 10.15185/izawol.262.

KUEPIE M. and NORDMAN CJ., 2016. Where Does Education Pay Off in Sub-Saharan Africa? Evidence from Two Cities of the Republic of Congo, Oxford Development Studies, 44(1), pp. 1-27.

NORDMAN CJ. and PASQUIER-DOUMER L., 2015. Transitions in a West African Labour Market: The Role of Family Networks, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly the Journal of Socio-Economics), 54, pp. 74-85.

NORDMAN CJ. and VAILLANT J., 2014. Entreprenariat informel et genre à Madagascar : quel rôle jouent les normes de solidarité et les responsabilités domestiques dans les écarts de performances ?, Mondes en développement, 42(2), 166, pp. 59-72.

NGUYEN H.C., NORDMAN CJ. and ROUBAUD F., 2013. Who Suffers the Penalty? A Panel Data Analysis of Earnings Gaps in Vietnam, The Journal of Development Studies, 49(12), pp. 1694-1710.

GRIMM M., GUBERT F., KORIKO O., LAY J. and NORDMAN CJ., 2013. Kinship-ties and Entrepreneurship in Western Africa, Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 26(2), pp. 125-150.

NORDMAN CJ., ROBILLIARD A-S. and ROUBAUD F., 2011. Gender and Ethnic Earnings Gaps in Seven West African Cities, Labour Economics, 18, Supplement 1, pp. S132-S145.

MULLER C. and NORDMAN CJ., 2011. Intra-Firm Human Capital Externalities in Tunisia, The Journal of Development Studies, 47(4), pp. 657-675.

BOCQUIER P., NORDMAN CJ. and VESCOVO A., 2010. Employment Vulnerability and Earnings in Urban West Africa, World Development, 38(9), pp. 1297-1314.

KUEPIÉ M., NORDMAN CJ. and ROUBAUD F., 2009. Education and Earnings in Urban West Africa, Journal of Comparative Economics, 37(3), pp. 491-515.

NORDMAN CJ. and ROUBAUD F., 2009. Reassessing the Gender Wage Gap in Madagascar: Does Labour Force Attachment Really Matter?, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 57(4), pp. 785-808.

FERNANDEZ R. and NORDMAN CJ., 2009.     Are there Pecuniary Compensations for Working Conditions?, Labour Economics, 16(2), pp. 194-207.

Selection of book chapters and working papers

NORDMAN CJ. and SHARMA S., 2019. Pecuniary Returns to Working Conditions in Vietnam, In: Rand J. et Tarp F. (Eds). Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Viet Nam: Structural Transformation and Inclusive Growth. Oxford University Press, Oxford, forthcoming.

Hilger A., NORDMAN CJ. 2018. Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills, Hiring Channels, and Wages in Bangladesh, IZA Discussion Paper No. 11578, DIAL Research Paper DT/2018/11

NORDMAN CJ. and SHARMA S., 2016. The Power to Choose: Gender Balance of Power and Intra-household Educational Spending in India, WIDER Working Paper 2016/61 .

NOMURA S., HONG S.Y., NORDMAN CJ., SARR L.R. and VAWDA A.Y., 2014. An Assessment of Skills in the Formal Sector Labor Market in Bangladesh: A Technical Report on the Enterprise-Based Skills Survey 2012, Discussion Paper Series, Report No. 63, South Asia Human Development Sector, Washington: The World Bank.

GUBERT F. and NORDMAN CJ., 2011. Return Migration and Small Enterprise Development in the Maghreb, In: Diaspora for Development in Africa, Plaza S. and Ratha D. (eds), Chapter 3, Washington DC: The World Bank, pp. 103-126.