Clemence Tricaud

Assistant Professor of Economics


Clemence Tricaud’s research focuses on political economy and public economics, specifically  voters’ and candidates’ behavior. Tricaud also studies interjurisdictional policies and what happens when neighboring municipalities must jointly make decisions regarding public policy. Her goal is to assess the impact of jurisdiction size on public policies and welfare and identify optimal decision making strategies.

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4 Articles

Research Brief / Gender

COVID-19 Tactics Varied by Gender Among Brazilian Mayors Running for Reelection

Notable differences in death rates; it appears candidates factored in voter gender bias

A beige curtain separates three people in a voting booth shown from below the knee to their feet Research Brief / Politics

Reimbursing Candidate Campaign Contributions Makes Elections More Competitive

Incumbents in France are reelected less often when all candidates can be repaid for personal outlays

Three modern apartment buildings and one building under construction Research Brief / Economics

France, Forcing Municipal Mergers, Achieves Growth in Housing Units

Construction permitting power taken from cities that resisted development

Posters for various candidates for the French presidential election Research Brief / Politics

Voters Often Opt for Candidate They Expect to Win

The bandwagon effect boosts the top vote-getter in preliminary rounds