Henri R. Sneessens

Research Fellow

Catholic University Louvain

Henri Sneessens is currently Professor Emeritus at the Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
He studied in Louvain and Princeton, and holds a PhD in Economics from Louvain (1980). He was successively lecturer at the London School of Economics (1980-1982), professor at the Université catholique de Lille (1982-1985), professor at the Université catholique de Louvain (1985-2009) and professor at the University of Luxembourg (2009-2018). His main research interests are economic policies and macroeconomic performance, with a special interest for labour market adjustment and unemployment persistence. He has published in European Economic Review, Economica, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Labour Economics, and other journals.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2001.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5276
published in: Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2013, 37 (1), 104-124
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5013
published in: Journal of Policy Modeling, 2010, 32 (4), 531–543
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4059
published in: Annales d’économie et de statistique, 2009, 95-96, 221-250
IZA Discussion Paper No. 835
published in: Labour Economics, 2004, 11 (4), 451-468
IZA Discussion Paper No. 784
revised version published as "Biased Technological Shocks, Relative Wage Rigidities and Low-Skilled Unemployment”in Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2008, 55(3), 330-352
IZA Discussion Paper No. 339
Aomar Ibourk, Bénédicte Maillard, Sergio Perelman, Henri R. Sneessens
published as 'Aggregate Matching Efficiency: A Stochastic Production Frontier Approach, France 1990 - 1995' in: Empirica, 2004, 31 (1), 1-25