Since 2014, Didier Fouarge has been heading the “Dynamics of the Labour Market” research programme of the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), Maastricht University. He has been researcher at ROA since 2007. He studied economics at the Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix (FUNDP) in Namur, Belgium. He holds a PhD from Tilburg University on the topic of poverty dynamics and social policy in Europe. His main research interests reside in scientific and applied research on labour market dynamics, labour supply decision (working time, retirement) and human capital.

He published in international Journals such as Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, British Journal of Industrial Relations, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Applied Economics, The International Journal of Manpower, LABOUR, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Journal of Social Policy, Social Indicators Research, Journal of Applied Social Science Studies, as well as in books with distinguished publishers.

Didier joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2016.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8355
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2014, 106, 335-351
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8069
Revised version published in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2017, 55 (1), 58-82
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7269
published in: De Economist, 2013, 161, 225–251
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5423
published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2013, 66 (5), 1172-1191
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5180
published in: Applied Economics, 2013, 45 (18), 2587-2601