David N. Margolis
Research Fellow

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Margolis David Margolis is a Research Director in economics with France's Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), assigned to the Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne, a research center at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon - Sorbonne affiliated with the Paris School of Economics. From 2009 to 2012 he was on loan to the World Bank's Social Protection and Labor Department. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University in 1993, and taught at the Université de Montréal before moving to France. His research interests include the econometrics of matched employer-employee data, labor market insertion of youth and welfare recipients, and integrating industrial organization with labor economics, often approached from a perspective that compares equilibrium outcomes across different countries.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2001.
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IZA World of Labor article: Introducing a statutory minimum wage in middle and low income countries
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
11197  David N. Margolis
Luis Miotti
Why Do French Engineers Find Stable Jobs Faster than PhDs?
8273  David N. Margolis
By Choice and by Necessity: Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment in the Developing World
7747  David N. Margolis
Luis Miotti
El Mouhoub Mouhoud
Joël Oudinet
"To Have and Have Not": Migration, Remittances, Poverty and Inequality in Algeria
6660  David N. Margolis
Lucas Navarro
David A. Robalino
Unemployment Insurance, Job Search and Informal Employment
1994  David N. Margolis
Should Employment Authorities Worry About Mergers and Acquisitions?
1467  Marc Gurgand
David N. Margolis
Does Work Pay in France? Monetary Incentives and the Guaranteed Minimum Income
(published as 'Does work pay in France? Monetary incentives, hours constraints, and the guaranteed minimum' in: Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92 (7), 1669-1697)
699  David N. Margolis
Véronique Simonnet
Educational Track, Networks and Labor Market Outcomes
(published in French as "Filières éducatives, réseaux et réussite professionnelle" in Economie et prévision, 2005164-165, 2005.)
461  Marc Gurgand
David N. Margolis
Welfare and Labor Earnings: An Evaluation of the Financial Gains to Work
330  David N. Margolis
Kjell G. Salvanes
Do Firms Really Share Rents with Their Workers?
203  John M. Abowd
Francis Kramarz
David N. Margolis
Thomas Philippon
The Tail of Two Countries: Minimum Wages and Employment in France and the United States