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Dr Guy Tchuente

Lecturer in Economics

School of Economics, Kennedy Building, Room 229



Guy Tchuente is a Lecturer in Economics and joined the University of Kent in October of 2014. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Montreal in 2014. His main fields of research are Econometrics and Labour economics. He is a member of the Macroeconomics, Growth and History Centre (MaGHiC).

Guy is the School's European and International Programmes Co-ordinator and Internationalisation Officer.

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Guy's publications can also be found on RePEc and ResearchGate.

Also view these in the Kent Academic Repository

Tchuente, G. and Carrasco, M. (2016). Efficient Estimation with Many Weak Instruments Using Regularization Techniques. Econometric Reviews [Online] 35:1609-1637. Available at:
Tchuente, G. (2016). High school human capital portfolio and college outcomes. Journal of Human Capital [Online] 10:267-302. Available at:
Tchuente, G. and Carrasco, M. (2015). Regularized LIML for many instruments. Journal of Econometrics [Online] 186:427-442. Available at:
Showing 3 of 8 total publications in KAR. [See all in KAR]
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Research interests

Guy’s primary research interests are in the areas of Econometrics (theory and applications) and Labour Economics. He also has an interest in the area of Empirical Industrial Organisation.  

Working papers

  • "Estimation of social interaction models using regularization", 2015
  • "Regularization Based Anderson Rubin Tests for Many Instruments" (with Marine Carrasco), 2015
  • "Government Spending Multipliers in Resource-Rich Developing Countries" (with Jean-Pascal Nganou and Juste Some), 2015
  • "Inference with Many Weak Instruments" (with Byunguk Kang) [in progress], 2015
  • "Spatial difference for sample selection models: What if you have no instruments?" (with Alex Klein) [in progress], 2015
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Consultation hours

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PhD supervision

Dr Tchuente is considering supervision of PhD students who are interested in:

  • Micro-econometrics theory and applications
  • Labour economics
  • Economics of education

Current students

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Administrative roles

  • European and International Programmes Co-ordinator
  • Internationalisation Officer
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Last Updated: 28/06/2019