Former Research Analyst
Marie-Adélaïde Matheï is Research Analyst at UNRISD. She joined the institute as a Research Intern in 2013 to assist Peter Utting with the project on "Potential and Limits of Social and Solidarity Economy". Since 2015, she is also the Research Coordinator of the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy. She has previously interned at the Belgian embassy in Kuala Lumpur where she drafted a report on Islamic Finance in Malaysia. She was also a trainee with DG Research and Innovation at the European Commission and did an internship at the Private Sector Department of Oxfam America.
Marie-Adélaïde holds a master in Economics from the University of Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), during which she conducted research on time banks and complementary currencies in Chile. She also holds a master 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 spent a term as a visiting student at St Antony's College, Oxford University, where she took the tutorial course "Islam in the West".
Her research focuses on the tensions and potential associated with forms of social and solidarity economy and finance.