Christophe Jalil Nordman
Research Fellow

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Nordman Christophe Jalil Nordman is Research Fellow at the French Institute of Research for Development (IRD), currently assigned as a research economist at DIAL, an IRD / University Paris-Dauphine research center on development economics and demography in Paris, and at IFP in India. He received a PhD in Development Economics from University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne in 2002.

His research focuses on the functioning of labour markets in developing countries, including the formation of earnings, the development and use of (non)cognitive skills and social networks, discrimination, informal sector and household vulnerability, and labour consequences of migrations.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2011.
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IZA World of Labor article: Do family and kinship networks support entrepreneurs?
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10482  Huu Chi Nguyen
Christophe Jalil Nordman
Household Entrepreneurship and Social Networks: Panel Data Evidence from Vietnam
(forthcoming in: Journal of Development Studies, 2017)
9970  Christophe Jalil Nordman
Faly Rakotomanana
François Roubaud
Informal versus Formal: A Panel Data Analysis of Earnings Gaps in Madagascar
(published in: World Development, 2016, 86, 1–17)
9477  Mathias Kuepie
Christophe Jalil Nordman
Where Does Education Pay Off in Sub-Saharan Africa? Evidence from Two Cities of the Republic of Congo
(published in: Oxford Development Studies, 2016, 44 (1), 1-27)
9132  Christophe Jalil Nordman
Leopold Sarr
Smriti Sharma
Cognitive, Non-Cognitive Skills and Gender Wage Gaps: Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data in Bangladesh
8349  Christophe Jalil Nordman
Laure Pasquier-Doumer
Transitions in a West African Labour Market: The Role of Family Networks
(published in: Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2015, 54, 74-85)
8046  Christophe Jalil Nordman
Julia Vaillant
Inputs, Gender Roles or Sharing Norms? Assessing the Gender Performance Gap Among Informal Entrepreneurs in Madagascar
(Non-technical version published (in French) in: Mondes en Développement, 2014, 42 (2), 166, 59-72)
7149  Huu Chi Nguyen
Christophe Jalil Nordman
François Roubaud
Who Suffers the Penalty? A Panel Data Analysis of Earnings Gaps in Vietnam
(published in: Journal of Development Studies, 2013, 49 (12), 1694-1710)
6728  Christophe Jalil Nordman
François-Charles Wolff
On-the-Job Learning and Earnings: Comparative Evidence from Morocco and Senegal
(published in: Region et Developpement, 2012, 35, 151-176)
3558  Ralitza Dimova
Christophe Jalil Nordman
François Roubaud
Allocation of Labour in Urban West Africa: Implication for Development Policies
(published as 'Allocation of Labor in Urban West Africa: Insights from the Pattern of Labor Supply and Skill Premiums' in: Review of Development Economics, 2010, 14 (1), 75 - 92)