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. 2601
published in: Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2008, 38, 498-517
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2051
published in: Journal of Economic Geography, 2010, 10(3), 389-422
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2046
published in: Social Networks, 2016, 44, 85-94.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1880
published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2012, 72 (2-3), 137-146
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1861
revised version published as 'Rural-Urban Migration and Unemployment: Theory and Policy Implications' in: Journal of Regional Science, 2011, 51 (1), 65 - 82
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1852
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2007, 20 (3), 643 - 667
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1465
published in: Labour Economics, 2006, 13 (2), 143-165
IZA Discussion Paper No. 928
published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2013, 74, 113-132.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 772
published in: Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2006, 36(2), 227-248
IZA Discussion Paper No. 771
published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2005, 57 (3), 500-522