public economics

Office / Office 4.40

Léo Picard
Assistant / PhD candidate
Léo Picard
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät / WWZ
Öffentliche Finanzen

Assistant / PhD candidate

WWZ / Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Peter Merian-Weg 6
4002 Basel

Tel. +41 61 207 23 95

Current position:

I am a PhD student at the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Basel, Switzerland. Prior to starting my doctorate, I completed an internship at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, and worked as a scientific assistant at ETH Zurich.

Fields of interest:

  • Public economics
  • Political economy
  • Natural language processing

Working papers:

"Cable News and COVID-19 Vaccine Compliance", with Christoph Goessmann and Matteo Pinna


2019: M.Sc. in Economics, University of Lausanne (HEC), Switzerland

2018: Exchange semester at the University of Mannheim, Germany

2017: B.Sc. in Economics, University of Lausanne (HEC), Switzerland