Post-Doctorate, Socioeconomist, India
Sébastien Michiels is a Post-doctorate fellow at the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD). He is currently assigned on long-term mission, from March 2016 to May 2017, at the French Institute of Pondicherry IFP (India) and DIAL (Paris, France). He holds a PhD on development economics from University of Bordeaux (France) and his research focusses on the links between employment, financial practices and migration patterns in rural India. Sébastien has conducted his research on rural Tamil Nadu for the past seven years and took part in the RUral Microfinance and Employment survey (RUME), first wave of the NEEMSIS, carried out in 2010.