Associate Professor of Economics

Dr. Mathieu-Bolh came to the University of Vermont in 2007. She received her education in France. Her research focuses on optimal taxation, macroeconomic and welfare effects of tax reforms. She is working on capital and labor income taxes, consumption taxes, environmental and food taxes.


Selected Journal Articles

Could Obesity Be Contagious? Social Influence, Food Consumption Behavior, and Body Weight Outcomes, Macroeconomic Dynamics, March 2019, p. 1-36

Can Tax Reforms Help Achieve Sustainable Development?,
Resource and Energy Economics, 50 November 2017, p. 135-163

Reassessing the Effects of Environmental Taxation When Pollution Affects Health Over the Life-Cycle,
(with Xavier Pautrel) Economic Modelling 52 (B) January 2016, p. 310-321

Optimal Taxation and Income Mobility with Borrowing Limits,
Public Finance Review, 39 (3) May 2011, p. 393-428

Welfare Improving and Distributionally Neutral Tax Reforms,
Economic Modelling, 27 (5) September 2010, p. 1253-1268

Optimal Taxation and Finite Horizon,
Economics Letters, 91 (2) May 2006, p. 215-221


Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Public finance, macroeconomics, environmental economics and health economics.


  • Ph.D., Economics, Universite de Paris 1, Pantheon-Sorbonne, 2002


  • 802-656-0946
Office Location:

Old Mill Room 335

Office Hours:

Thursday 8:00-9:00 and Friday 11:00-12:00 and by appointment

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