Augustin De Coulon


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Research interests

Impact of migration policies on employment and wages in the host and source country; evaluations of public policies targeted at the disadvantaged (low skilled, ethnic minorities); Detection of moral hazard in the market for healthcare.

Research interests (short)

Labour market outcomes of migration policies; evaluations of public policies targeted at the disadvantaged; asymetric information in the market for healthcare

Biographical details

Augustin’s main interest is in applied micro-econometrics. He moved to King’s in 2009 from the Institute of Education. Previously, he was at Queen Mary, University of London. He studied at the London School of Economics and the University of Geneva, where he obtained his PhD in economics. His PhD work focused on the labour market assimilation of immigrants. Beside immigration, he also works in the fields of the economics of education (basic skills and vocational training) and health economics (risky behaviours).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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