Research projects

Research conducted by the Labour and Public Economics group are presented in 5 sections. Click on each picture to browse the projects and teams related to each theme.

Labour market

Labour supply and demand, the role of unions, family choices, structural models of job search, gender and ethnicity inequalities

Luc Behaghel,Thomas Breda, Andrew Clark, François Fontaine, Marc Gurgand, Nicolas Jacquemet, David Margolis, Eric Maurin, Elena Stancanelli, Marie-Anne Valfort, Liam Wren Lewis

Regions, cities and housing

Urban development, neighbourhoods, segregation, real estate, the role of amenities, transport, local markets, spatial disparities, local policies

Gabrielle Fack, Laurent Gobillon, Camille Hémet, Miren Lafourcade

Public Policies

Taxation policies, social security, pension systems, care systems, evaluation of effects on agents and markets

Antoine Bozio, Clément Malgouyres, Carine Milcent, Thomas Piketty


Choice of schools and universities, student allocation, access to education, social and gender disparities, education policies

Luc Behaghel, Thomas Breda, Gabrielle Fack, Julien Grenet, Marc Gurgand, Eric Maurin


Evaluation methods, inference, tests, unobserved heterogeneity, selection models, machine learning, identification

Xavier d’Haultfoeuille, Philipp Ketz