Marie-Adélaïde Matheï

Marie-Adélaïde Matheï joined UNRISD in February 2013 to assist Peter Utting in the Social and Solidarity Economy project.

Marie-Adélaïde recently achieved an advanced master degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from the University of Antwerp (Belgium). Her master dissertation compared the follow-up of the European external trade policy at the federal and regional levels in Belgium. She also spent a term as a visiting student at St Antony’s College, Oxford University, where she took the tutorial course « Islam in the West ». She then interned at the Belgian embassy in Kuala Lumpur where she drafted a report on Islamic Finance in Malaysia.

Previously, Marie-Adélaïde obtained a master degree in Economics from the University of Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), during which she took part in a university exchange programme with the Universidad de Chile. While in Chile, she focused on Solidarity Economy, currency design and Time Banking on which she wrote her master thesis. After that, Marie-Adélaïde gained experience in the market system approach to development while interning at the private sector department of Oxfam America in Boston (US). She was then selected for the European Commission traineeship, and she interned at DG Research and Innovation.

Marie-Adélaïde’s research interests include Complementary Money Systems, currency design and alternative finance.

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