Thomas Breda

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

I'm very happy to be a part of IZA World of Labor. This innovative project is a great tool to help policymakers and academics to quickly learn the latest state of research on a wide range of topical issues in labor policy

IZA World of Labor role

Author

Current position

Associate member, Paris School of Economics, France

Research interest

Labor economics, education, employment relations

Positions/functions as a policy advisor

Expert in the evaluation committee of the French labor market reforms; Expert in the national committee in charge of gender equality at work

Past positions

Postdoctoral fellow, Centre for Economic Performance (LSE) (2011–2013)

Qualifications

PhD, Paris School of Economics, 2011

Selected publications

  • “Contribution ceilings and the incidence of payroll taxes.” De Economist 165:2 (2017): 129–140 (with F. Alvaredo, B. Roantree, and E. Saez).

  • “Incidence and behavioural response to social security contributions: An analysis of kink points in France.” De Economist 165:2 (2017): 141–163 (with A. Bozio and J. Grenet).

  • “Teaching accreditation exams reveal grading biases favor women in male-dominated disciplines in France.” Science 353:6298 (2016): 474–478 (with M. Hillion).

  • “Firms’ rents, workers’ bargaining power and the union wage premium in France.” The Economic Journal 125 (2015): 1616–1652.

  • “Professors in core science are not always biased against women: Evidence from France.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 7:4 (2015): 53–75 (with S. Thierry Ly).

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