Julien is an Associate Professor in Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. His research focuses on issues of clientelism, electoral politics and social networks. He carries out field experiments, designs household surveys and uses large-scale datasets to test models of voter and politician behavior in developing countries. He has a particular interest in Southeast Asia and most of his fieldwork takes place in the Philippines. Julien is also the Blavatnik School's DPhil Coordinator. He also holds master's degrees from the University of Oxford, University College London and ENSAE Paris Tech.