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Areas of expertise

Development Economics, Microeconometrics
Households Economics, Policy evaluation.


Modeste Dayé is a Ph.D candidate in economics and a teaching assistant at the Centre of Research in the Economics of Development (CRED) and the Development Finance and Public Policies institute (DeFiPP), department of economics. Modeste's primary research field is development economics with a focus on financial inclusion, intra-households resource allocation and behavioral biases.  He is currently working on an impact evaluation of nudging access to formal deposit and mobile money accounts.

Prior to joining the CRED and the DeFiPP, Modeste got an advanced master in international and development economics from the university of Namur and a master of research (MRes) in economics from the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), France.


Areas of expertise

Development Economics, Microeconometrics
Behavioral Economics, Microfinance.

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Low-income countries Business & Economics
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Projects 2014 2019

Can financial products reduce poverty and vulnerability?

Daye, M. & Lemay-Boucher, P.


Project: Research

Research Output 2014 2018

  • 2 Article
  • 1 Other contribution
  • 1 Working paper
12 Downloads (Pure)

Volunteering at the extensive margin: intrinsic or extrinsic motive?

Daye, M., 2018, In : Annals of Economics and Statistics. 131, p. 117-136 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Extensive margin
Social welfare
Firm-level data
Small and medium-sized enterprises
Financing constraints
External finance
9 Downloads (Pure)

Asymptotic Properties of the Weighted Least Squares Estimator Under Moments Restriction

Daye, M. & Bayram, D., 2014, (Unpublished) 13 p.

Research output: Other contribution

Weighted Least Squares Estimator
Asymptotic Properties

Activities 2015 2018

  • 7 Oral presentation
  • 2 Participation in conference
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Membership of council

The Econometric Society, Africa meeting

Modeste Dayé (Contributor)
Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Etape de confirmation

Modeste Daye (Speaker)
23 Nov 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Oxford Development Workshop

Modeste Daye (Invited speaker)
26 Sep 201728 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The 23rd annual world forum of International Association of Jesuit Business Schools

Modeste Daye (Speaker)
16 Jul 201719 Jul 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Doctoral Workshop in Economics

Modeste Daye (Speaker)
29 May 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation