Nathalie Guilbert

Nathalie Guilbert

Lead researcher, UNESCO-IIEP Dakar

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Nathalie Guilbert is a senior development economist currently working for UNESCO’s international Institute for Educational Planning. Her research focuses on gender, children well-being and resources allocation within households. She has led several impact evaluations and applied research projects in the areas of education, social protection, child labor, SGBV, women empowerment. Her work has focused on generating evidence to foster policy making and dialogue, mostly in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Before joining IIEP, Nathalie worked for UNICEF Innocenti, where she led research on the impact of social protection programmes on child labor. Previously, she served as research officer at the French Development Agency, economist at the World Bank Gender Innovation Lab, and policy analyst for the Food and Agriculture Organization. 


Nathalie has a PhD in economics from Université Paris-Dauphine.