Woman smiling in a suitSarah Schneider-Strawczynski joined the Center for International Development as a Research Fellow in 2021.

She is an applied microeconomist, whose primary research interests are in political economy and migration economics. Her research explores the causes and consequences of attitudes toward immigration. Her approach combines a variety of econometric designs with a diverse set of data, ranging from administrative employer-employee data to survey data and big data. She also has expertise in refugee integration, having created and implemented the largest representative survey of 2,600 refugees in France, "Enquête sur les Origines et Perspectives des Réfugiés en France" (OPReF, 2021).

She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Paris School of Economics, a master's degree in Analysis and Policy in Economics from the Paris School of Economics and the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, and a master's degree in Quantitative Economics from Novosibirsk State University.