Skip directly to content

Senne Vandevelde

Paris School of Economics

Senne Vandevelde is a PhD candidate at the KU Leuven in Belgium and a PODER fellow at the Paris School of Economics, where he is working on the long-term evidence of early childhood interventions in Latin America together with Karen Macours. His research interests lie in the field of development economics in general and agricultural value chains and the political economy of the global food system more specifically. Senne holds Master’s degrees from KU Leuven and from King’s College London and has also spent some time at the University of Pennsylvania as part of an exchange program. After his studies Senne joined LICOS at the KU Leuven, where he has mainly been working on food standards. He has also conducted fieldwork in Uganda in the context of a study on the effectiveness of short videos as a tool for agricultural extension.

Click on the research summary link below for more information on Senne's PODER research and papers. In addition to this, Senne, has also worked on the following forthcoming working papers:

The Predictive Validity of Early Childhood Development Measures: Evidence from Latin-America with Maria Caridad Araujo, Karen Macours and Marta Rubio-Codina.

Private Food Standards and Value Chains: A Theoretical Note with Jo Swinnen.

Videos as Agricultural Extension Tool: Evidence from Uganda with Bjorn Van Campenhout and Wilberforce Walukano.

PODER appointment: September 2016 - July 2017

Project Abstracts by this Fellow