Francis Kramarz

Director, Centre de Recherché en Economie et Statistique (CREST); Professor, ENSAE; Associate Professor, Ecole Polytechnique

Francis Kramarz is the Director of the Centre de Recherché en Economie et Statistique (CREST). He is Professor at ENSAE and Associate Professor at Ecole Polytechnique. He has been nominated for his expertise by the Prime Minister at the Conseil d’Orientation pour l’Emploi (Advisory Council on Employment), Commission d’Experts sur le SMIC (Minimum Wages Commission, until 2013), and the Conseil d’Analyse Economique (Council of Economic Advisers, until 2013).

He has published a hundred scientific articles in international journals on employment, wages, firms compensation policies, competition and employment, and firms in international trade. He is an Associate Editor of various economics journals. He has co-written a report on flexicurity "Vers une Sécurité Sociale Professionnelle" (with P. Cahuc) at the request of N. Sarkozy and J.L. Borloo published at the Documentation Française in 2005. More recently, he published Working Hours and Job Sharing in the EU and USA, with T. Boeri and M. Burda, at Oxford University Press in 2008.

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