Justine Herve (jherve)

Justine Herve

Assistant Professor

School of Business


Dr. Hervé's areas of research include labor economics, with a special focus on skills and the effects of technology and green policies on the demand for competences; and applied microeconomics and econometrics. Specifically, her work explores the effect of occupational and skill specialization on job mobility and wages among low- and middle-wage workers in U.S. labor markets. Additionally, her research also includes collaborative work on the socio-economic inequalities associated with gender and disability. Her research has been published in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Global Social Policy and Social Indicators Research.


Before completing her Ph.D. at Fordham University, Dr. Hervé received a master's degree in environmental and life science engineering from the University of Paris-Saclay. She subsequently worked as an engineer in the United States, and as a researcher for the World Bank and the OECD.

Consulting Service

OECD – Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Paris, France, 2022
Consultant in the OECD Center for Skills. Worked on the impact of Artificial Intelligence-based Machine Translation on the evolution of workers' skills in the translation industry.

World Bank, Washington DC, 2019-2021
Consultant for a review study for the assessment of disability questions in Low- and Middle-income Countries (LMIC) general household surveys, with a special focus on surveys including the Washington Group short set of disability questions. Helped develop Key Indicators to track disability across LMIC countries.

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Mitra, S.; Chen, W.; Hervé, J.; Pirozzi, S.; Yap, J. (2022). Invisible or Mainstream? Disability in Surveys and Censuses in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Social Indicators Research (1 ed., vol. 163, pp. 219-249).
  2. Hervé, J.; Mani, S.; Behrman, J. R.; Nandi, A.; Lamkang, A. S.; Laxminarayan, R. (2022). Gender gaps in cognitive and noncognitive skills among adolescents in India. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (vol. 193, pp. 66-97).
  3. Mitra, S.; Yap, J.; Hervé, J.; Chen, W. (2022). Inclusive statistics: A disaggregation of indicators by disability status and its implications for policy. Global Social Policy.


Intermediate Microeconomics, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey
Assistant Professor of Economics, Fall 2022

Business Statistics, Fordham University, Bronx, New York
Teaching associate, Spring 2020

Principles of Macroeconomics, Fordham University, Bronx, New York
Teaching fellow, Fall 2018-Spring 2019

Faculty Working Group on Disability, Fordham University, Bronx, New York
Graduate Assistant, Fall 2018-Spring 2020

Microeconomics II, Fordham University, Bronx, New York
Graduate Assistant, Spring 2018

Principles of Macroeconomics, Fordham University, Bronx, New York
Department tutor, Fall 2017-Spring 2017-Fall 2018