Nicoletta Berardi

Expert Research Economist, Directorate of Companies  

NIcoletta Berardi

Current Position

Expert Research Economist, Companies Observatory

Previous Position

  • Senior Economist, ECB Directorate General Research
  • Research Associate, OECD Development Centre
  • Short Term Consultant, World Bank


  • Accreditation to supervise research (HDR) in Economics, University Paris 1 Panthéon
  • PhD in Economics, Toulouse School of Economics

Research Interest

Applied econometrics, price setting, corporate finance, social networks, labour economics, development economics


Academic Publications

  • "Joint Ownership of Production Projects as a Commitment Device against Interest Groups” (2020), Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 176(3), p.572-594, with P.Seabright
  •  “The Elasticity of Poverty with respect to Sectoral Growth in Africa” (2017), Review of Income and Wealth, 63 (1), pp. 147-168, with F. Marzo, DOI: 10.1111/roiw.12203.
  • “The Impact of a 'Soda Tax' on Prices: Evidence from French Micro Data” (2016), Applied Economics, 48(41), pp. 3976-3994, with P. Sevestre, M. Tépaut & A. Vigneron
  • “More Facts About Prices: France Before and During the Great Recession” (2015), Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 47(8), p. 1465-50, with E. Gautier & H. Le Bihan, DOI: 10.1111/jmcb.12281. 
  • The Elasticity of Poverty with respect to Sectoral Growth in Africa avec F. Marzo, à paraître dans, Review of Income and Wealth, DOI: 10.1111/roiw.12203.
  • “Optimal Price Setting during a Currency Changeover: Theory and Evidence from French Restaurants” (2014), Applied Economics, 46(23), p.2766-2782, with T. Eife & E. Gautier
  • "Les ajustements individuels de prix à la consommation en France : de nouveaux résultats sur la période 2003-2011" (2013), avec E. Gautier et H. Le Bihan, Économie et Statistique, 460-461, p. 1-31, with E. Gautier & H. Le Bihan
  • "Social Networks and Wages in Senegal’s Formal Sector (2013), IZA Journal of Labor and Development, 2:3