Pierre Cahuc

Director, CREST Macroeconomic Laboratory; Professor of Economics at the Ecole Polytechnique (Paris); CEPR Research Fellow

Pierre Cahuc is director of the Macroeconomic Laboratory of CREST, Professor of Economics at the Ecole Polytechnique (Paris), research Fellow at CEPR (London) and Programme Director at the IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn). He was a member of the French Economic Advisory Council to the French Prime Minister (CAE) from 2006 to 2010 and from 2012 to 2016.

His research focuses mainly on labour markets. He has published in The American Economic Review, Econometrica, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Economic Journal, International Economic Review, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Labor Economics and many other academic journals. He is the co-author, with Stéphane Carcillo and André Zylberberg, of the graduate textbook Labor Economics (MIT Press, 2014) and of the book The Natural Survival of Work (MIT Press, 2006) which won the 2004 European Economics Book Award. He is editor of the IZA Journal of Labor Economics.