Frédéric Docquier is Research Program Leader (on Crossing Borders) at the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research, Research Associate at the National Fund for Economic Research, and Professor of Economics at the Universite Catholique de Louvain. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Aix-Marseille 2. His research interests are in quantitative development theory, economic growth and international migration. He has been acting as a ST Consultant for the World Bank since 2004, and as an external expert for the United Nations (UNESCO and High-Level Panel on the post-2015 Development Agenda) and Agence Française de Développement. He served as Research Director of IRES at UCLouvain between 2008 and 2012. He edited four books and published articles in Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Economic Literature, Economic Journal, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Economic Geography, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Development Economics, and many other journals. Frédéric Docquier joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2003. In the first half of 2004 he spent part of his sabbatical as a Visiting Research Fellow at IZA.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3235
published in: Population and Development Review, 2009, 35 (2), 297-321
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2873
published in: J. Baghwati and G. Hanson (eds.), Skilled Immigration Today: Prospects, Problems and Policies, Oxford University Press, 2009
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2440
published as 'Fuite des cerveaux et inégalités entre pays' in: Revue d'Economie du Développement, 2007, 21 (2), 49-88
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2081
published in: Journal of Economic Theory, 2006, 134 (1), 361-378
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1676
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2011, 24 (1), 317-359
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1668
revised version published in: World Bank Economic Review, 2007, 21 (2), 193-218
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1531
published in: S. Kolm and J. Mercier Ythier (eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Giving, Altruism and Reciprocity Vol. 2, North Holland 2006
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1022
Philippe Cattoir, Frédéric Docquier
published in: Regional Studies, 2004, 38 (3), 293-303
IZA Discussion Paper No. 846
published as 'School attendance and skill premiums in France and the US: a general equilibrium approach' in: Fiscal Studies, 2007, 28 (4), 383-416