Isabelle is a Career Development Fellow at Somerville College. She holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics. She previously worked as a Research Economist at the Centre for Economic Performance at the LSE. Her research focusses on the impact of financial frictions on productivity and growth. Prior to joining CEP, Isabelle worked in the Economic Consulting practice of LECG where she worked on a number of projects on regulatory and competition economics for clients in the telecommunications, utilities, and financial sectors. She also worked as a Research Analyst at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development covering Central and Eastern Europe.