Event organizer: Le Cercle des économistes


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  • Le Cercle des économistes


Current positions

Professor of Economics at HEC Paris

Affiliate researcher: IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor) and CEPR (the Centre for Economic Policy Research), Labor, Public Policy and Macroeconomic Economic Program

Member of the Conseil d'Analyse Economique

Member of the Cercle des économistes

Previous positions

Dean of the School of Public Affairs at Sciences Po Paris

Professor of Economics at Sciences Po Paris

Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics and at the University of Paris Est.

Professor and Visiting Scholar at Harvard and MIT

Assistant Professor at the University of Paris I - Sorbonne


Agrégation des universités in Economics

Post-Doctorate, University of California San Diego, UCSD

PhD in Economics, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne

Prizes and Awards

Best Economics Book - Prix Lycéen 2012: ''La Fabrique de la Défiance...(Comment s'en sortir)", with Pierre Cahuc and André Zylberberg, Albin Michel 2012.

Best Economics Book and Best Essay: ''La société de défiance: comment le modèle social s'autodétruit'', with Pierre Cahuc, Editions Ulm- CEPREMAP, 2008.

Best Young Economist: Le Cercle des économistes - Le Monde in 2009.

European Grant ERC for the Trust 2000-2014 project

Main publications


Les origines du populisme, avec ELizabeth Beasley, Daniel Cohen et Martial Foucault. Seuil septembre 2019

Cultural integration of immigrants in Europe, Oxford University Press, 2012, with Alberto Bisin, Alan Manning and Thierry Verdier

« La Fabrique de la défiance », avec Pierre Cahuc et André Zylberberg, Albin Michel, 2012.

‘‘La société de défiance: comment le modèle social s’autodétruit”, avecPierre Cahuc, Editions de la Rue d’Ulm, collection CEPREMAP.



“Cultural Values: the legacy of History”, Journal of Economic Literature, 2014

“The social impact of ethnic diversity: A randomized trial”, with Camille Hémet and David Laitin, 2014. Revise and Resubmit Journal of Political Economy

“The superiority of economists”, with Marion Fourcade and Etienne Olion Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2014

‘‘Family values and Labor Regulation”, with Alberto Alesina, Paola Guiliano and Pierre Cahuc, Sciences Po, 2014 (New York times coverage), Journal of the European Economic Association

“Efficient and Inefficient States”, with Pierre Cahuc and Marc Sangnier, Sciences Po 2014 (IZA top 5). Economic Journal

“Trust, Institutions and Economic Development”, with Pierre Cahuc, Handbook of Economic Growth, Eds Aghion and Durlauf, 2013

“Trust and Growth”, with Pierre Cahuc, Annual Review of Economics, 2013

“Teaching practices and Social Capital”, with Pierre Cahuc and Andrei Shleifer, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013

‘‘The State and the Civil Society in the making of Social Capital’’, with Philippe Aghion and Pierre Cahuc, Journal of European Economic Association, vol. 9(1), p. 3-42, 2011

‘‘Regulation and Distrust”, with Philippe Aghion, Pierre Cahuc and Andrei Shleifer, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 125(3), pages 1015-1049, 2010

‘‘Inherited Trust and Growth’’, with Pierre Cahuc, American Economic Review, 100(5), pages 2060-92, 2010

‘‘The economic situation of Immigrants and their Children in France, Germany, and the UK’’, with Cristian Dustman, Albert Glitz and Alan Manning, Economic Journal, 2010

Areas of expertise

Labour Market, Business, Management and Innovation; Happiness Economy