Dr. Rose Vincent

Research group(s):
4. Governance and institutions

Dr Rose Camille Vincent is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Chair of Public Economics of ETH Zürich.  Her research focuses primarily on the political-economic and behavioural implications of institutional arrangements regarding taxation and tax policies. She is also invested in collecting and compiling unique datasets using administrative records and archives that define the structure of public sector institutions, especially in developing and emerging economies (see for e.g. TRA dataset).

Aside from her research, Dr Vincent has been involved in various teaching activities, including in Public Economics, Econometrics, Impact Evaluation Methods, and Economics and Society in Contemporary Latin America. She has also been the primary supervisor and co-evaluator of Bachelor and Master Theses at UNU-MERIT/Maastricht University.

Dr Vincent has a proven track record of successful collaboration with research and policy institutions on projects related to public finance and development. She has worked for/consulted the OECD, the World Bank Group, the GIZ, the Inter-American Development Bank, the WHO, the UNU-WIDER, the International Centre for Tax and Development (IDS/ICTD), the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW-Berlin), among others. Since 2017, she has been an academic contributor to the World Observatory on Subnational Finance and Investment and has collaborated on the creation of novel databases on sub-national finance (see for e.g. the database on Regional Government Finance and Investment - REGOFI).

Dr Vincent graduated with a dual PhD from Maastricht University (The Netherlands) and Université Clermont-Auvergne (CERDI-CNRS, France). She also holds a MSc in Econometrics and Statistics from the University of Toulouse (France), a Master of Public Policy specializing in Economic Policy from the Hertie School of Governance (Germany), and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the National Taiwan University (Taiwan). She is a native speaker of French and Haitian Creole and is professionally proficient in English, Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.




Selected publications by Rose Vincent

Articles (journal, professional, popular)
Vincent, Rose, 2023, Vertical taxing rights and tax compliance norms, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 205: 443-467, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2022.11.003
Vincent, Rose & Victor Osei Kwadwo, 2022, Spatial interdependence and spillovers of fiscal grants in Benin: Static and dynamic diffusions, World Development, 158, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2022.106006, More information
Konte, Maty & Rose Vincent, 2021, Mining and quality of public services: The role of local governance and decentralization, World Development, 140, DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.105350, More information

Book chapters
Vincent, Rose & Isabelle Chatry, 2019, A global view of sub-national governments in Asia: Structure and Finance, in: Kim J. and S. Dougherty, Fiscal Decentralisation and Inclusive Growth in Asia, OECD Publishing, Paris, France

UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Konte, Maty & Rose Vincent, 2019, Mining and quality of public services: The role of local governance and decentralisation, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-041

Research reports
Konte, Maty & Rose Vincent, 2017, Analyse de l’évolution de la productivité de la main d’oeuvre au Sénégal (1990-2010), Document commandité par le CRES pour la Direction Générale de la Planification et des Politiques Économiques (DGPPE) du Ministère de l'Economie et des Finances du Sénégal, More information