Frédéric Docquier is 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 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 Development Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Economic Growth 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.