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Hippolyte D’ALBIS

  • President
  • Le Cercle des économistes


Current positions

  • Co-president of the Cercle des économistes
  • Director of research at the CNRS
  • Professor at the Paris School of Economics
  • Director of the École des Hautes Études en Démographie
  • Honorary member of the Institut universitaire de France
  • Director of the French National Transfer Accounts team
  • Associate Editor of the Journal of Demographic Economics, the Journal of the Economics of Ageing and the Public Finance Review.

Previous positions

  • Professor of Economics, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Deputy Scientific Director, Institute of Human and Social Sciences, CNRS
  • Professor, University of Montpellier 3 Paul Valéry
  • Senior Lecturer, Toulouse 1 Capitole University


  • Agrégation in economics
  • PhD in economics, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Master's degree in mathematical economics, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and École Centrale Paris
  • Magistère in Banking and Finance, University of Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas

Main publications

  • Quantification of the effects of climatic conditions on French hospital admissions and deaths induced by SARS-CoV-2 (with D. Coulibaly, A. Roumagnac, E. de Carvalho Filho and R. Bertrand). Scientific Reports 11:21812, 2021.
  • Why Do We Postpone Annuity Purshase? (with A. Kalk). Journal of Mathematical Economics 95, 102500, 2021.
  • Optimal Prevention and Elimination of Infectious Diseases (with E. Augeraud-Véron). Journal of Mathematical Economics 93, 102487, 2021.
  • Demographic Changes and the Labor Income Share (with E. Boubtane and D. Coulibaly). European Economic Review 131, 103614, 2021.
  • Spatial Inequality in Mortality in France over the Past Two Centuries (with F. Bonnet). Population and Development Review 46, 145-168, 2020.
  • Financing the Consumption of Young and Old in France (with C. Bonnet, X. Chojnicki, N. El Mekkaoui, A. Greulich, J. Hubert and J. Navaux). Population and Development Review 45 (1), 103-132, 2019.
  •  Immigration and Public Finances in OECD Countries (with E. Boubtane and D. Coulibaly). Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 99, 116-151, 2019.
  •  Development, Fertility and Childbearing Age: A Unified Growth Theory (with A. Greulich and G. Ponthière). Journal of Economic Theory 177, 461-494, 2018.
  •  Macroeconomic Evidence suggests that Asylum Seekers are not a « Burden » for Western European Countries (with E. Boubtane and D. Coulibaly). Science Advances 4 (6): eaaq0883, 2018.
  • Immigration Policy and Macroeconomic Performance in France (with E. Boubtane and D. Coulibaly). Annals of Economics and Statistics 121-122, 279-308, 2016.
  • Is Low Fertility Really a Problem? Population Aging, Dependency, and Consumption (with R. Lee, A. Mason et al.). Science 346 (6206), 229-234, 2014.
  • Persistent Differences in Mortality Patterns across Industrialized Countries (with L. J. Esso and H. Pifarré i Arolas). PLoS ONE 9(9): e106176, 2014.
  • Age Groups and the Measure of Population Aging (with F. Collard). Demographic Research 29 (23), 617-640, 2013.
  • Mortality Transition and Differential Incentives for Early Retirement (with S. P. Lau and M. Sanchez-Romero). Journal of Economic Theory 147 (1), 261-283, 2012.

Main areas of expertise

  • Economic effects of demographic changes
  • Macroeconomics, growth
  • Longevity, ageing
  • International migration
  • Economic transfers between generations
  • Real estate