Frédéric Docquier is Research Program Leader (on Crossing Borders) at the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research, 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 as an external expert for the United Nations (UNESCO and High-Level Panel on the post-2015 Development Agenda) and Agence Française de Développement. He 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 Economic Growth, Journal of Economic Geography, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Development Economics, 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.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11806
Slobodan Djajic, Frédéric Docquier, Michael S. Michael
published in: Journal of Demographic Economics, 2019, 85 (4), 271-303.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11804
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2020, 142, 102333
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11173
published in: International Migration Review, 2020, 54 (2), 388-422.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10272
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2018, 23(2), 223-258
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8746
published in: World Development, 2015, 65, 6–26
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7883
published in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2017, 119(4), 1040-1085
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6258
published in: Economic Journal, 2014, 124 (579), 1106-1145
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6104
published in: Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2012, 42 (5), 817-28
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5590
published in: Journal of Economic Literature, 2012, 50 (3), 681-730
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5496
Strongly revised version published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2016, 120: 209-223
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4293
published in: Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, 2010, 97/98, 143 - 166
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3912
published in: Canadian Journal of Economics, 2013, 46 (4)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3398
revised version published in: Artal-Tur/Peri/Requena-Silvente (Eds.),The Socio-Economic Impact of Migration Flows - Springer: 2014
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3388
revised version published in: Artal-Tur/Peri/Requena-Silvente (Eds.),The Socio-Economic Impact of Migration Flows - Springer: 2014
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3235
published in: Population and Development Review, 2009, 35 (2), 297-321
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2873
published in: J. Baghwati and G. Hanson (eds.), Skilled Immigration Today: Prospects, Problems and Policies, Oxford University Press, 2009
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2440
published as 'Fuite des cerveaux et inégalités entre pays' in: Revue d'Economie du Développement, 2007, 21 (2), 49-88
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2081
published in: Journal of Economic Theory, 2006, 134 (1), 361-378
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1676
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2011, 24 (1), 317-359
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1668
revised version published in: World Bank Economic Review, 2007, 21 (2), 193-218
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1531
published in: S. Kolm and J. Mercier Ythier (eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Giving, Altruism and Reciprocity Vol. 2, North Holland 2006
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1022
Philippe Cattoir, Frédéric Docquier
published in: Regional Studies, 2004, 38 (3), 293-303
IZA Discussion Paper No. 846
published as 'School attendance and skill premiums in France and the US: a general equilibrium approach' in: Fiscal Studies, 2007, 28 (4), 383-416
IZA Discussion Paper No. 819
new version entitled "Brain drain and human capital formation in developing countries: winners and losers" published in: Economic Journal, 2008, 118 (528), 515-843
IZA Discussion Paper No. 808
new version published in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 2010, 8 (2), 187-200