University of Warwick, UK
IZA World of Labor role
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Warwick, UK
Job search, discrimination, local public policies
Deputy Director, Institut des Politiques Publiques Paris, 2012–2014; Economist, French Ministry of Labor, 2007–2010; Economist, French Institute of Statistics (INSEE), 2004–2007
PhD Economics, Paris School of Economics, 2010
"Mismatch unemployment and the geography of job search." American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics (forthcoming) (with I. Marinescu).
"Unemployment insurance and reservation wages: Evidence from administrative data." Journal of Public Economics (forthcoming) (with T. Le Barbanchon and A. Roulet).
"Measuring segregation on small units: A partial identification analysis." Quantitative Economics 8:1 (2017): 39–73 (with X. D’Haultfoeuille).
"Do labor market policies have displacement effects? Evidence from a clustered randomized experiment." Quarterly Journal of Economics 128:2 (2013): 531–580 (with B. Crépon, E. Duflo, M. Gurgand, and P. Zamora).
"The importance of local corporate taxes in business location decisions: Evidence from French micro data." The Economic Journal 118:527 (2008): 499–514 (with P. Sillard).
Rethinking the skills gap
Better understanding of skills mismatch is essential to finding effective policy optionsRoland RathelotThijs van Rens, October 2017Evidence suggests that productivity would be much higher and unemployment much lower if the supply of and demand for skills were better matched. As a result, skills mismatch between workers (supply) and jobs (demand) commands the ongoing attention of policymakers in many countries. Policies intended to address the persistence of skills mismatch focus on the supply side of the issue by emphasizing worker education and training. However, the role of the demand side, that is, employers’ wage-setting practices, garners comparatively little policy attention.MoreLess