Assistant Professor of Economics, Columbia University
Francois Gerard is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Columbia University. He obtained his BA at the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium) and his PhD at University of California, Berkeley (USA). His research lies at the intersection of Public Economics and Development, investigating questions related to inequality, social programs, taxation, and environmental policies in middle-income and developing countries.
Recent work by Francois Gerard
What are the trade-offs between unemployment benefits and severance pay?
The welfare effect of policies aimed at changing behaviours persistently may be larger than usually measured because of 'hysteresis'