François Fontaine is professor at the Paris School of Economics (University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne). He received his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Paris 1 (EUREQua, UMR CNRS) and CREST (National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies).

His general research interests are in applied and theoretical labor economics, labor market policy and the micro-foundations of macroeconomics. His current scientific activities share a common methodology: the use of structural models of the labour market to analyse through theoretical modeling and quantify by estimating the models.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in August 2004 and became a Research Fellow in February 2007.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14029
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2021, 188, 697-715
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13423
Francois Fontaine, Janne Nyborg Jensen, Rune Majlund Vejlin
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1786
published in: Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2008, 32(12), 3960-3977
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1282
published in: Recherches Économique de Louvain / Louvan Economic Reivew, 2008, 74 (1), 5-31
IZA Discussion Paper No. 583
published in: Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2009, 11 (3), 411–439