Fabien Postel-Vinay

Research Fellow

University College London

Fabien Postel-Vinay is a professor of economics at University College London, a research fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. He is also a member of the Centre for Macroeconomics and a founding member of the European Search and Matching (SaM) network. He received his Ph.D. in economics at Université de Paris I in 1998.

His research fields are applied and theoretical labor economics, labor market policy and economic dynamics. The focus of most of his recent contributions is on the economics and econometrics of applied job search models. He has a number of articles published in various international academic journals including American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, International Economic Review, the Economic Journal, European Economic Review, Review of Economic Dynamics, Journal of Population Economics and Econometrica.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2004.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8159
revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2014, 31, 141–161
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6023
published as 'The Impact of Firing Restrictions on Labour Market Equilibrium in the Presence of On-the-job Search' in: Economic Journal, 2014, 124 (575), 31-61.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5807
published in: Review of Economic Dynamics, 2013, 16, 440–451
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4014
published as 'The Contribution of Large and Small Employers to Job Creation in Times of High and Low Unemployment' in: American Economic Review, 2012, 102 (6), 2509-39
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2006
published in: International Economic Review, 2010, 51 (3), 599 - 629
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1637
published in: Economic Journal, 2007, 117 (523), 1460-1503
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1489
published in: Oxford Economic Papers, 2009, 61 (2), 207-239
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