Etienne Lalé is an associate professor in the department of economics at York University in Toronto, Canada. He received his PhD in economics at Sciences Po Paris in 2013. His research focuses on macroeconomics and labor economics, with a special interest in understanding cyclical and secular fluctuations in labor markets. His current work analyses: the equilibrium and welfare effects of employment protection; the determinants of worker reallocation across occupations; the cyclical behaviour of hours and employment; long-run changes in labor market dynamics.
Etienne joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2016 and became an IZA Fellow in November 2021.