Yves Zenou, Ph.D., is a Professor of Economics and holds the Richard Snape Chair in Business and Economics at Monash University (Melbourne, Australia). His research is both theoretical and empirical and his interests include: (i) Social interactions and network theory, (ii) Search and matching theory, (iii) Urban economics, (iv) Segregation and discrimination of ethnic minorities, (v) Identity and assimilation of immigrants, (vi) Criminality and (vii) Education.
Yves Zenou is also affiliated to the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN, Stockholm), the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR, London) and the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA, Bonn). He is also a visiting professor at the University of Southampton.
He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society.
He is currently Associate Editor at Regional Science and Urban Economics, the Journal of Public Economic Theory, Journal of Urban Economics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, IZA Journal of Migration, and Annals of Economics and Statistics.
He has published his research in different journals such as Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Economic Theory, Games and Economic Behavior, International Economic Review, Economic Journal, Journal of the European Economic Association, Theoretical Economics, Quantitative Economics, RAND Journal of Economics, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, European Economic Review, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Review of Economic Dynamics, Journal of Urban Economics, and Regional Science and Urban Economics.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 1999.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 3859
published in: Review of Economic Studies, 2009, 76, 1239-1267
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3814
published in Journal of Urban Economics, 2010, 67 (3), 392-403.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3339
published in: Journal of Economic Geography, 2011, 11 (3), 387 - 416
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3331
published online in: Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2012, 42, 938-949.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3283
revised version published as 'A Dynamic Model of Weak and Strong Ties in the Labor Market' in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2015, 33 (4), 891-932
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3006
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2008, 6 (2-3), 445 - 456
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2739
published in: Labour Economics, 2009, 16 (5), 534-546
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2695
published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2009, 65 (3), 323-336
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2613
published in: Economics Letters, 2009, 102, 49-52
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2608
published as 'Neighborhood Effects and Parental Involvement in the Intergenerational Transmission of Education' in: Journal of Regional Science, 2011, 51 (5), 987 - 1013