Pierre Cahuc is professor of Economics at Sciences Po, and research fellow at CEPR. He was member of the French Economic Advisory Council to the French Prime Minister (Conseil d'Analyse Economique) from 2006 to 2010 and from 2012 to 2016.

Unemployment and macroeconomics with a special concern for labor markets are his main fields of research. His papers are published in the American Economic Review, Econometrica, the Quarterly Journal or Economics, the Review of Economic Studies , the International Economic Review, the Economic Journal, the European Economic Review, the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Labor Economics and other journals. He has co-authored with Stéphane Carcillo and André Zylberberg a widely used graduate textbook, Labor Economics, published by MIT Press in 2014.

Pierre Cahuc joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 1999. Since 2004 he has been IZA Program Director for "Labor Markets". Since 2012, he has been co-editor of the IZA Journal of Labor Economics and of IZA World of Labor since 2014.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2935
published as 'Inherited Trust and Growth' in: American Economic Review, 2010, 100 (5), 2060 - 2092
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1928
published as "Civic Virtue and Labor Market Institutions" in: American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2009, 1(1), 111-145
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1683
published in: J. Frenkel and C. Pissarides (eds.), NBER Macroeconomic Annual, MIT Press: 2007
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1678
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92 (10-11), 2003-2019
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1192
published in: Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2006, 22 (3), 390-410
IZA Discussion Paper No. 583
published in: Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2009, 11 (3), 411–439
IZA Discussion Paper No. 581
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88 (3-4), 481-501
IZA Discussion Paper No. 304
published in: International Economic Review, 2008, 48 (3), 943-972
IZA Discussion Paper No. 260
published in: Labour Economics, 2002, 9 (1), 63-91