IZA World of Labor
Elena Stancanelli

Paris School of Economics, and CNRS, France, and IZA, Germany

This is a great initiative to make academic economists and policymakers get closer, and hopefully it will receive increasingly attention by both actors!

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Senior Researcher, CNRS, France

Research interest

Applied microeconomics, labor economics, and policy evaluation

Past positions

Postdoc, Tilburg University, 1995–1997; OECD, Economist, DEELSA, Paris, 1997–2002


PhD Economics, European University Institute, 1994

Selected publications

  • “Income taxation, labour supply and housework: A discrete choice model for French couples.” Labour Economics 27 (2014): 30–43 (with A. Van Soest and J. Kabatek).

  • "Her time, his time, or the maid’s time: An analysis of the demand for domestic work." Economica 81 (2014): 445–467 (with L. Stratton).

  • "Retirement and home production: A regression discontinuity approach.” American Economic Review 102:3 (2012): 600–605 (with A. Van Soest).

  • “Evaluating the impact of the French Tax Credit on the employment rate of women.” Journal of Public Economics 92:10–11 (2008): 2036–2047.

  • “Individual wealth, reservation wages, and transitions into employment.” Journal of Labor Economics 19:2 (2001): 400–439 (with H. Bloemen).