Yann Algan is Professor of Economics at Sciences Po Paris, Research Fellow at CEPR and Co-Head of the Macroeconomic Program at CEPREMAP. He received his PhD in Economics at the University of Paris I - Panthéon Sorbonne in 2001.

His research fields are labor economics, social interactions, political economy and cultural economics. His articles are published in various international academic journals including American Economic Review and Quarterly Economic Journal.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2004.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8277
published in: Economic Journal, 2016, 126 (593), 861-883
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7464
pubished in: S.N. Durlauf and P. Aghion (eds.) : Handbook of Economic Growth, Vol.2 , 2014, 49-120
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6052
published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013, 5(3), 189-210
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4747
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2015, 13 (4), 599-630
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3680
revised version published as 'Civil Society and the State: The Interplay Between Cooperation and Minimum Wage Regulation' in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2011, 9 (1), 3 - 42
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2935
published as 'Inherited Trust and Growth' in: American Economic Review, 2010, 100 (5), 2060 - 2092
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1928
published as "Civic Virtue and Labor Market Institutions" in: American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2009, 1(1), 111-145
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1683
published in: J. Frenkel and C. Pissarides (eds.), NBER Macroeconomic Annual, MIT Press: 2007
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1192
published in: Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2006, 22 (3), 390-410