Quentin Dumont
Project Manager,
Bertelsmann Stiftung

Quentin joined the Bertelsmann Stiftung in September 2014 after graduating from College in France. Within the Global Economic Dynamics project, Quentin focuses on income inequality, data visualization and innovative governance. He is especially interested in the potential applications of data analytics and data mining for national and local policy making.

As a project manager Quentin is primarily in charge of two studies to be published in 2015. He has also been tasked with supporting the team on its online communication and event management, notably concerning the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Quentin obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences from Sciences Po. Paris and, prior to joining the Bertelsmann Stiftung, he was a visiting student at Princeton University, United States, (academic year 2013-14).

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Perceptions of Inequality


How does information that we see and hear influence our understanding of economic inequalities as well as our views on policies? Can people’s perceptions and views explain cross-country divergences in inequality levels and policies alike? To what degree is policy based on facts and reflects citizens’ preferences? More ...

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TTIP Behind Closed Doors: A Fresh Start for Transparency?


The eighth round of negotiations just ended in Brussels, yet it seems the question of transparency is still not resolved. Despite intense communication efforts, attempts to bring an end to the transparency debate are losing momentum. So where do we really stand on transparency? What is left to do? And how far should we go? In this video we provide some insights by experts from both sides of the debate. More ...