Eric French

Professor of Economics, University College London; Co-Director, the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (CPP) at IFS; Fellow, CEPR

Eric French is a Professor of Economics at University College London and is a Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and CEPR. French provides research and analysis in the areas of econometrics, labour and health economics. French's research has been published in Econometrica, the Review of Economic Studies, American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, International Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Handbook of Labor Economics, Health Affairs, Journal of Human Resources and other publications.

Previously he was a Senior Economist and Research Adviser on the microeconomics team in the economic research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.  He has also taught at the Department of Economics and the Business School at Northwestern University, and has worked as a scholar at the US Social Security Administration, the Minneapolis Fed, the Cowles Foundation, and other venues. French received a B.A. in economics from the University of California–Berkeley, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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