Julien is an Associate Professor in Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. His research is focused on issues of clientelism, electoral politics and social networks. He carries out field experiments, designs household surveys and uses large-scale datasets to test models of voter and politician behaviour in developing countries. He has a particular interest in Southeast Asia and most of his fieldwork takes place in the Philippines.
- Economics, development economics, political economics
- Policy evaluation
- Elections, politics and political campaigning in The Philippines
- International development