Sciences Po


2021 - 2023



Ghazala Azmat is Professor of Economics at Sciences Po. Her primary fields are Labour Economics, Economics of Education, Organizational Economics, and Gender Economics. She is currently a joint Managing Editor of Economic Policy and has been a Co-editor of Labour Economics and an Associate Editor of the Spanish Economic Review. She is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR (Labour Economics, Public Economics, and Industrial Organizations), a Research Fellow of IZA, and Research Fellow of the CESifo Research Network. Prior to joining Sciences Po, she was a professor at Queen Mary University of London and Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona). She holds a PhD in Economics from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

Three Selected Publications:

  • What You Don't Know...Can’t Hurt You? A Field Experiment on Relative Performance Feedback in Higher Education (Joint with Manuel Bagues, Antonio Cabrales and Nagore Iriberri), Management Science, 2019, vol. 65 (8), pp. 3714-3736.
  • The Distribution of Talent across Contests (Joint with Marc Möller), The Economic Journal, 2018, vol. 128, pp. 471-509.
  • Gender Gaps in Performance: Evidence from Young Lawyers (Joint with Rosa Ferrer), Journal of Political Economy, 2017, vol. 125(5), pp. 1306-1355.