Who are the Professors?
Programme Director: Biagio Speciale is associate professor (maître de conferences) at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and associate member at Paris School of Economics. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Université libre de Bruxelles. He His main research interests are in the economics of migration and labor economics in contexts of political instability. He has published in journals such as Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Public Economics, European Economic Review, Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Journal of Comparative Economics, Oxford Economic Papers, among others.
- Class taught during the programme: Immigrants in their Host Society: Barriers to immigrants’ assimilation
- Webpage: https://www.parisschoolofeconomics.eu/en/speciale-biagio/
Hippolyte d’Albis is Professor at the Paris School of Economics, associate editor of the Journal of Demographic Economics and the Journal of the Economics of Ageing, and director of the French team of the National Transfers Accounts network. His research aims at understanding the links between demographic and economic variables. Recently, he worked on the macroeconomic impact of non-European migration in France.
- Class taught during the programme: Migration, Ageing and the Macro economy
- Webpage: https://www.parisschoolofeconomics.eu/en/d-albis-hippolyte/
David McKenzie is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group, Finance and Private Sector Development Unit. He received his B.Com.(Hons)/B.A. from the University of Auckland, New Zealand and his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. Prior to joining the World Bank, he spent four years as an assistant professor of Economics at Stanford University. His main research is on migration, enterprise development, and methodology for use with developing country data. He has published more than 100 articles in journals such as the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Science, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of the European Economic Association, Economic Journal, American Economic Journal: Applied Micro, Journal of Econometrics, and all leading development journals. He is currently on the editorial boards of the Journal of Development Economics, the World Bank Economic Review, and Migration Studies. He is also a co-founder and regular contributor to the Development Impact blog.
- Class taught during the programme: Identifying the Development Impacts of Migration
- Webpage: https://sites.google.com/site/decrgdmckenzie/
Hillel Rapoport is a Professor at the Paris School of Economics, and at University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He held visiting positions at Stanford University (in 2001-03) and Harvard University (in 2009-11). Since 2008 he is the scientific coordinator of the “migration and development” conferences jointly organized by the French Development Agency and the World Bank. His research focuses on the growth and developmental impact of migration. His other research interests include economic history, political economy, and the economics of immigration and diversity.
- Class taught during the programme: Migration, Globalization and Development
- Webpage: https://www.parisschoolofeconomics.eu/en/rapoport-hillel/
Contents - Migration Economics