Elie Murard joined IZA as a Research Associate in October 2015. He received his PhD in economics from the Paris School of Economics in December 2015.

Prior to this, he also worked for the World bank as a short term consultant within the Development Prospects Group.

His research interests are in International Migration, Development Economics and Labor Economics more generally. He is particularly interested in understanding the effects of migration on the countries of origin, and especially on the families of migrants left behind.

Recent publications include "How does migration affect individual attitudes towards redistribution ? Empirical evidence across European countries." with Facchini G., Mayda A. in Handbook on Migration and Social Policy, Edward Elgar publishers (2016).

He is Deputy Program Director of IZA's research area "Employment and Development".

Personal webpage : https://sites.google.com/site/eliemurardinfo



IZA Discussion Paper No. 11172

Household composition is traditionally regarded as exogenous in economic analyses. The migration literature typically assumes that the migration of a household member is not associated with further variations in co-residence choices. We rely on a large Mexican panel survey to provide novel evidence on the correlation between the occurrence of...

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10805

I examine the effect of immigrant inflows in Europe on natives' individual attitudes towards redistribution and immigration policy over the last decade. Unlike previous studies, I analyze the evolution over time of these two types of attitudes in a joint empirical framework. Using migration data at the NUTS regional level...

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10804
Maurizio Bussolo, Maryla Maliszewska, Elie Murard

In many developing countries, the supply of skilled workers is likely to continue to be stronger than demand, and this should drive down the skill premium and reduce inequality. Within the limitations of any exercise based on simulations, this paper finds that the recently observed reduction in inequality in Latin...

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10305

This paper examines the effect of international migration on the welfare of family members left behind at the origin. Previous literature has produced inconclusive evidence, with some studies suggesting that migration reduces income poverty while others show that non-migrants bear a larger work burden to compensate for the loss of...