Dr Adeline Pelletier

Staff details

Position Senior Lecturer in Strategy
Email A.Pelletier (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone +44 (0)20 896 2802
Dr Adeline Pelletier

Adeline is a senior lecturer in Strategy at the Institute of Management Studies.

Previously, she was Assistant Professor in Business Administration at Instituto de Empresa (2015/16) and postdoctoral researcher affiliated to the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics (2015).

She also holds an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge (2011) and an MPhil in Economics from Sciences-Po Paris (2006). She has worked in both public and private financial institutions. She started her career as an economist at the Banque de France in the African Franc Zone and Development Financing department. She subsequently worked in investment banking as an Economist at HSBC in Paris and then as an Equity Research Associate at Societe Generale in London.

She has carried out consulting work for the OECD, the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID), the African Development Bank (AfDB), and for Ashoka, a nonprofit supporting social entrepreneurs.

Research Interests

Corporate strategy, Business Economics and Corporate Finance, with a particular interest in developing economies.


Book Section

Pelletier, Adeline and Stijns, Jean-Philippe. 2018. Sub-Saharan African Banking Sectors: Results from a Survey of Banking Groups. In: Jean-Philippe Stijns; Barbara Marchitto and Debora Revoltella, eds. Banking in Africa: Delivering on Financial Inclusion, Supporting Financial Stability. Luxembourg: European Investment Bank, pp. 13-46. ISBN 9789286138461

Pelletier, Adeline and Stijns, Jean-Philippe. 2016. African Banking Groups: Recent Trends and Strategic Issues. In: Debora Revoltella, ed. Banking in sub-Saharan Africa: Recent Trends and Digital Financial Inclusion. Luxembourg: European Investment Bank, pp. 9-48. ISBN 9789286129971

Pelletier, Adeline. 2011. Household Remittances, Inequality and Poverty: Evidence from the State of Kerala. In: S. Irudaya Rajan and Marie Percot, eds. Dynamics of Indian Migration: Historical and Current Perspectives. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 378-417. ISBN 9781138660038


Pelletier, Adeline; Khavul, Susanna and Estrin, Saul. 2020. Innovations in emerging markets: the case of mobile money. Industrial and Corporate Change, 29(2), pp. 395-421. ISSN 0960-6491

Pelletier, Adeline and Thomas, Catherine. 2018. Information in online labour markets. Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 34(3), pp. 376-392. ISSN 0266-903X

Estrin, Saul; Meyer, Klaus E. and Pelletier, Adeline. 2018. Emerging Economy MNEs: How does home country munificence matter? Journal of World Business, 53(4), pp. 514-528. ISSN 1090-9516

Pelletier, Adeline. 2018. Internal capital market practices of multinational banks evidence from south africa. Journal of Banking and Finance, 90, pp. 131-145. ISSN 0378-4266

Estrin, Saul and Pelletier, Adeline. 2018. Privatization in Developing Countries: What Are the Lessons of Recent Experience? The World Bank Research Observer, 33(1), pp. 65-102. ISSN 0257-3032

Pelletier, Adeline. 2018. Performance of foreign banks in developing countries: Evidence from sub-Saharan African banking markets. Journal of Banking & Finance, 88, pp. 292-311. ISSN 0378-4266

Demurger, Sylvie and Pelletier, Adeline. 2015. Volunteer and satisfied? Rural households' participation in a payments for environmental services programme in Inner Mongolia. Ecological Economics, 116, pp. 25-33. ISSN 0921-8009

Pelletier, Adeline. 2014. SMS Financing by banks in East Africa: Taking stock of regional developments. Mambo! Travaux de Recherche sur l’Afrique de l’est, 12(2), pp. 1-4.

Rocher, Emmanuel and Pelletier, Adeline. 2008. Migrant workers’ remittances: what is the impact on the economic and financial development of Sub-Saharan African countries? Banque de France Bulletin Digest(173), pp. 27-38. ISSN 1250-5862


Pelletier, Adeline; Khavul, Susanna and Estrin, Saul. 2017. Mobile payment services in developing countries. Information, trust, and training: The ingredients for retail agents’ success. Project Report. International Growth Centre (IGC), London.