Lucas Chancel is a Research Fellow in social science, specialising in economics and inequalities, as well as in environmental science. His research focuses on the measurement of economic inequalities, their interaction with sustainable development and the implementation of social and environmental policies.

Lucas is co-director of the World Inequality Lab and of at the Paris School of Economics (PSE). He is also a research associate at the Institute of Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) and a lecturer at Sciences Po.

He is the author of “Insoutenables inégalités : Pour une justice sociale et environnementale” (Ed. Les Petits Matins, 2017; forthcoming in English at Harvard University Press). The list of his scientific publications is available at