Julien Prat is a Researcher at the Centre de Recherche en Économie et STatistique (CREST) in Paris. He is currently on leave from the Institute for Economic Analysis (CSIC) in Barcelona.

He completed his Ph.D. in Economics at the European University Institute under the supervision of professor Giuseppe Bertola in September 2004.

His research focuses on search-matching models of the labor market and their implications for unemployment, wage dispersion and wage dynamics.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2004 and became a Research Fellow in March 2009.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 1960
revised version published in: Economic Journal, 2007, 117 (521), F302 - F332