Didier Fouarge is programme director of the Labour Market Dynamics research programme at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), Maastricht University. He holds a Chair of “Dynamics of skills allocation” at the School of Business and Economics at Maastricht University. He studied economics at the Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix (FUNDP) in Namur, Belgium. He holds a PhD from Tilburg University on the topic of poverty dynamics and social policy in Europe. He has been working at ROA since 2007, and has been heading ROA’s research programme Labour Market Dynamics since 2014. His main research interests reside in scientific and applied research on educational and occupational choice, labour market dynamics, labour supply decision (working time, retirement) and human capital.

He published in international Journals such as Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Papers in Regional Science, British Journal of Industrial Relations, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Applied Economics, The International Journal of Manpower, LABOUR, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Journal of Social Policy, Social Indicators Research, Journal of Applied Social Science Studies, as well as in books with distinguished publishers.

Didier Fouarge at IDEAS: https://ideas.repec.org/e/pfo104.html.

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Didier joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2016.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 12625
published in: Journal of Behavior Economics and Organization, 2020, 173, 402-421.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12444
Didier Fouarge, Merve Nezihe Özer, Philipp K. Seegers
published in: Papers in Regional Science, 98(6), 2425-2454.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10407
revised version published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 177, 548-568
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8862
published as 'Train to retain: Training opportunities, positive reciprocity, and expected retirement age' in: Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2020, 117, 103332 (with Bert Schreurs)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8355
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2014, 106, 335-351
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8069
Revised version published in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2017, 55 (1), 58-82
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7269
published in: De Economist, 2013, 161, 225–251
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