Eric Toulemonde holds a Phd in economics from the University of Namur (1998). He was "Marie Curie fellow" at the University of Aarhus in 1998-1999. Then he was Postdoctoral Researcher at the National Fund for Scientific Research (Belgium) and worked at the University of Namur. He was also visiting member of Core (University of Louvain). He became assistant professor at the University of Lausanne in 2002 and he moved back to the University of Namur in 2006. His main fields are labor and regional economics. In particular, he has written papers on globalization, wage and price rigidities, taxation and labor markets. His research papers have been accepted for publication in Economics Letters, the European Economic Review, the Journal of Economics, the Journal of Urban Economics, Oxford Economic Papers, the Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics and other journals.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in June 2002.