Modeste Dayé

Modeste is a Research Fellow at CARDES, a private research center in Burkina Faso. He also works as a consultant for the World Bank  both for  the Social protection and labor unit and  for the Gender innovation Lab for Africa.  

Modeste completed a PhD in economics at the Centre of Research in the Economics of Development (CRED) and the Development Finance and Public Policies institute (DeFiPP) at the university of Namur, Belgium. 

His primary research field is development economics with an interest for  financial inclusion policieslabor market outcomes, intra-households resource allocation and behavioral biases.

Prior to his PhD., Modeste got an advanced master in international and development economics from the university of Namur and a master of research (MRes) in economics from the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), France.

Fields of specialization

Gender & women’s empowerment, Poverty and inequality , Labour markets and employment


Title Country Themes
Credit constraints, agricultural productivity and household welfare in Burkina Faso: a gender perspective Burkina Faso Gender & women’s empowerment , Agriculture and food security


Dr Modeste Dayé

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