Marie-Pascale joined EPOD in 2013-2014 working on research projects in India on financial inclusion for Professors Rohini Pande and Erica Field. From 2014 onwards, she will be pursuing with a PhD in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Before joining EPOD, she obtained graduate degrees in Development Economics from Yale University and in Economics & Statistics from ENSAE-Paristech. She has been involved in medical anthropology research on children's mental health in Afghanistan with Professor Catherine Panter-Brick from Yale. Her interests are in cross-disciplinary research methods, in development economics and in political economy.