Léa Cimelli

PhD Student
Secretariat : Carole Gabillet + (33) 1 56 06 20 49

Research field(s)

PhD thesis title : "The economic consequences of
union disruption at old age in France"

Topics of interest :
- Family economics
- Public economics
- Gendered inequalities
- Life Cycle
- Retirement
- Divorce, widowhood, break-ups
- Familial solidarity

PhD thesis's goals :
- Measuring variations in economic well-being and
income after divorce or upon entering widowhood when
people are 50 years old and older in a French
- Evaluating individual strategies to deal with said
variations (through the job or the marriage markets)
and public policies' impacts on it;
- Assessing collective strategies to deal with the
shock of union disruption (through family

Research teams

Economic Demography

More information about his·her Research

Life course and socioeconomic inequalities

Some publications

"The Gendered Economic Consequences of Grey Divorce in France", with Carole Bonnet and Anne Solaz (working paper)

"How to identify union dissolution in EDP's fiscal data" (technical note for Big_Stat project)

"Divorce at 30, 45 or 60 years old, what economic consequences ?" with Carole Bonnet and Anne Solaz (working paper)

"Survivor pension and widowhood : how does income change after widowhood ?" (working paper)

Teaching activities, other functions, titles

Participation in conference :
- Journées doctorales de l'INED, june 2020
(Aubervilliers, France)
- Divorce Conference, november 2020 (Cologne,
- Séminaire Café de l'unité de démographie
économique de l'INED, march 2021 (Aubervilliers,
- Journées de micro-économie avancée, june 2021
(Annecy, France)
- ECINEQ, july 2021 (Londres, Royaume-Unis)

- 2020-2021 : micro-economics (tutorials), second
year of bachelor in economics, Paris 1 Panthéon
Sorbonne University.