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Victor Gay


1 Esplanade de l'Université, 31080, Toulouse, T.458


Since Fall 2018     Assistant Professor of Economics at Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)

Since Fall 2018     Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST)


2018     PhD, Economics, The University of Chicago
2013     Master, Economics, The University of Chicago
2012     Master, Economics, University of Cergy (THEMA)
2012     MBA, ESSEC Business School

Research Interests

Economic history, economics of culture, political economy.

Preprints, Working Papers, ...2 documents

  • Victor Gay. Mapping the Third Republic. A Geographic Information System of France (1870–1940). 2020. ⟨hal-02951461⟩
  • Victor Gay. The Legacy of the Missing Men: The Long-Run Impact of World War I on Female Labor Force Participation. 2019. ⟨hal-02523129v2⟩

Journal articles5 documents

  • Jörn Boehnke, Victor Gay. The Missing Men. World War I and Female Labor Force Participation. Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, In press, ⟨10.3368/jhr.57.4.0419-10151R1⟩. ⟨hal-02523127v2⟩
  • Michael Albertus, Victor Gay. No Better Time Than Now: Future Uncertainty and Private Investment Under Dictatorship. Economics and Politics, Wiley, 2019, 31 (1), pp.71-96. ⟨10.1111/ecpo.12120⟩. ⟨hal-02523101⟩
  • Victor Gay, Daniel Hicks, Estefania Santacreu-Vasut, Amir Shoham. Decomposing Culture: An Analysis of Gender, Language, and Labor Supply in the Household. Review of Economics of the Household, Springer Verlag, 2018, 16 (4), pp.879-909. ⟨10.1007/s11150-017-9369-x⟩. ⟨hal-02523099⟩
  • Michael Albertus, Victor Gay. Unlikely Democrats: Economic Elite Uncertainty under Dictatorship and Support for Democratization. American Journal of Political Science, Wiley, 2017, 61 (3), pp.624-641. ⟨10.1111/ajps.12277⟩. ⟨hal-02523084⟩
  • Victor Gay, Estefania Santacreu-Vasut, Amir Shoham. Do Female/Male Distinctions in Language Matter? Evidence from Gender Political Quotas. Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis (Routledge): SSH Titles, 2013, 20 (5), pp.495-498. ⟨10.1080/13504851.2012.714062⟩. ⟨hal-02523093⟩

Conference papers1 document

  • Victor Gay, Daniel Hicks, Estefania Santacreu-Vasut. Migration as a Window into the Coevolution between Language and Behavior. EVOLANG11, University of Southern Mississippi, Mar 2016, New Orleans, United States. ⟨hal-02523115⟩

Book sections1 document

  • Victor Gay, Daniel Hicks, Estefania Santacreu-Vasut. Language and Gender Roles among Immigrants to the US: A Historical Perspective. I Mondi Delle Donne, Edi Cusano, 2016, 9788898948055. ⟨hal-02523125⟩

Other publications1 document

  • Victor Gay. Review of Roger L. Ransom. 2018. Gambling on War: Confidence, Fear and the Tragedy of the First World War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.. 2019. ⟨hal-02524006⟩

Theses1 document

  • Victor Gay. The Legacy of the Missing Men: World War I and Female Labor in France Over a Century. Economics and Finance. University of Chicago, 2018. English. ⟨tel-02523134⟩

Lectures3 documents

  • Victor Gay. TSE M1 Economic History (2020) Part 1: What Is Economic History?. Master. Economic History, France. 2020, 63 p. ⟨hal-02940950⟩
  • Victor Gay. TSE M1 Applied Econometrics (2020) Credibility and Replicability in Economics, Issues and Solutions. Master. Applied Econometrics, France. 2020, pp.89. ⟨hal-02959702⟩
  • Victor Gay. TSE Inaugural Lecture 2020: What Can History Teach Us About the Potential Consequences of COVID-19?. Master. Inaugural Lecture, France. 2020. ⟨hal-02931899v2⟩