Dr Claire Thibout

Research Fellow

Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research

Contact details

Phone: +61 3 8344 4979
Fax: +61 3 8344 2111
Email: claire.thibout@unimelb.edu.au

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)


Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Level 5, Faculty of Business and Economics Building, 111 Barry Street, The University of Melbourne


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.

Research Interests / Current Projects

Claire’s research interests include household decision-making, allocation of time, domestic production, educational attainments and choices, and gender stereotypes.