Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

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Jean-Marc Robin

Professor of Economics
Sciences Po, Paris and University College London
Visiting Scholar
4/27/15 5/2/15

An expert in equilibrium search models, Jean-Marc Robin’s research has focused on microeconometrics, labor economics, and consumption. His current research interests include the empirical analysis of labor markets with heterogeneous workers and firms, subject to informational frictions and productivity shocks. At the annual conference of the Royal Economic Society in 2010, he lectured on the dynamics of employment and wage distributions.

Robin is a professor of economics at both Sciences Po, Paris, and University College London, as well as a team member of the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice at IFS. He is a coeditor of Econometrica and a former coeditor of the Econometrics Journal. He was awarded the Frisch Medal in 2006 for a paper published in Econometrica coauthored with Fabien Postel-Vinay.

Robin received a master’s degree from the École Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique (ENSAE). He also earned an MPhil and a PhD from Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Previous Visits:

  • 2009: March 31 - April 11