Pierre Cahuc is professor of Economics at Sciences Po, and research fellow at CEPR. He was member of the French Economic Advisory Council to the French Prime Minister (Conseil d'Analyse Economique) from 2006 to 2010 and from 2012 to 2016.

Unemployment and macroeconomics with a special concern for labor markets are his main fields of research. His papers are published in the American Economic Review, Econometrica, the Quarterly Journal or Economics, the Review of Economic Studies , the International Economic Review, the Economic Journal, the European Economic Review, the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Labor Economics and other journals. He has co-authored with Stéphane Carcillo and André Zylberberg a widely used graduate textbook, Labor Economics, published by MIT Press in 2014.

Pierre Cahuc joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 1999. Since 2004 he has been IZA Program Director for "Labor Markets". Since 2012, he has been co-editor of the IZA Journal of Labor Economics and of IZA World of Labor since 2014.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6052
published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013, 5(3), 189-210
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5439
published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2014, 32 (2), 361-400.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5430
pubished in: Nordic Economic Policy Review, 2011, 1(1),133-165.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5340
published in: Economic Journal, 2012, 122, 155-187
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4747
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2015, 13 (4), 599-630
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4630
published in: International Economic Review, 2012, 53 (4), 1005-1035.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3687
published in: Labour Economics, 2010, 17 (1), 196-205
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. 2955
pubished in: Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2014, 16 (2), 259–273.