Claudia Senik was born in Paris, France, in 1964. A former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Ulm), she wrote her PhD thesis at DELTA (EHESS). She is now full Professor at the University Paris-Sorbonne and Research Fellow at Paris School of Economics. Her main research interest is the micro-econometric analysis of income distribution and subjective well-being. She frequently appeals to a comparative approach, based on the different environments in Western versus Eastern Europe. She is in charge of several international scientific cooperation programs related to her field of research.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2006.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11532
published in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2018, 46 (3), 874-888.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11226
published in: Economics and Human Biology, 2019, 33, 116-123.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9880
published in: European Journal of Population, 2016, 32, 445-473
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9189
published in Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2017, 70, 1-9
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6761
published in: Andrew Clark and Claudia Senik (Eds.), Happiness and Economic Growth: Lessons from Developing Countries. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, 22-139