Francis KRAMARZ

Grade : Inspecteur Général


Bureau:
2011
Timbre:
J301
Lieu:
(MK2)
Labo:
D

Téléphone : 0141176033

Mail : francis.kramarz[arrowbase]ensae.fr

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Research Interests

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  • Labor Economics
  • Microeconometrics
  • Matched Employer-Employee Data Sets
  • Firms and Workers in International Trade

Biography

Education

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HDR in economics

PhD in economics from Université Paris-X Nanterre (1994).

Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l' Administration Economique (1979-1981).

Ecole Polytechnique (1976-1979).


Jobs

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Main Present Jobs:

Professor at ENSAE

Associate Professor at Ecole Polytechnique since 2010

Professor chargé de Cours at Ecole Polytechnique (1997/2010)

Director of Crest (2007/)

 

Honors:

Elected Fellow of the Econometric Society, 2013

 

Advisory Jobs:

Conseil d'Orientation pour l'Emploi (COE): member ("personnalité qualifiée") since 2005

Groupe d'Experts sur le Salaire Minimum Interprofessionnel de Croissance (SMIC): member ("independent expert) 2009/2013

Commission de Libération de la Croissance Française (CLCF): permanent advisor (1st commission); member (2nd commission)

Swedish Employment Commission: international advisor since 2010

Conseil d'Analyse Economique (CAE): member 2010/2013

Agence d'Evaluation de la Recherche et de l'Enseignement Supérieur (AERES): member of the council 2013/2104

Past Jobs:

Insee Research Department: Head of the Department (1996/2007).

Insee Research Department: Researcher (1990/1996).

Insee Division Emploi : head of the unit in charge of the Survey of Occupational Structure (ESE), of the coding of the occupations at the 1990 Census, and of analyses of skills and occupations in (1989/1990).

Insee Division Emploi: statistician in charge of the Survey of Occupational Structure (1985/1988).

Insee Computer Department: Head of Project: French National Accounts Database (1984/1985).

Insee Computer Department: Databases conceptor (Insee Macroeconomic Database and National Accounts Database) (1981/1984).



Publications

Books

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Working Hours and Job Sharing in the EU and USA, co-edited with Tito Boeri and Michael Burda, Oxford University Press, 269 pages, Oxford, 2008.

De la Précarité à la Mobilité : vers une Sécurité Sociale Professionnelle, co-écrit Pierre Cahuc, Rapport au Ministre de l’Economie, des Finances et de l’Industrie et au Ministre de l’Emploi, du Travail et de la Cohésion Sociale, paru à la Documentation Française, Juin 2005.

De la Précarité à la Mobilité : vers une Sécurité Sociale Professionnelle, co-author Pierre Cahuc, Report to the Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry and to the Minister of Employment, Labor and Social Cohesion published Documentation Française, June 2005, in French.

This report has received the Risques-Les Echos Prize for the best book in Insurance for year 2005.

Economie et Sociologie. Terrains de confrontation. Edited by Michel Glaude, Denis Fougère, Nicolas Herpin, Francis Kramarz, David Margolis. Revue Economique, 2005, Vol. 56(2).


Journal articles

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H. Fraisse, F. Kramarz, C. Prost (2014), « Labor Disputes and Job Flows, » Industrial Labor Relations Review (ILRReview), forthcoming.

F. Kramarz, S. Machin, A. Ouazad (2014), « Using Compulsory Mobility to Identify School Quality and Peer Effects, » Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, doi: 10.1111/obes.12076 (online Appendix) 

F. Kramarz, O. Nordström Skans (2013), « When Strong Ties are Strong: Networks and Youth Labor Market Entry, » The Review of Economic Studies, forthcoming.

 F. Kramarz, D. Thesmar (2013), « Networks in the Boardroom, » Journal of the European Economic Association, 11(4), 780-807 (Online Appendix).

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, P. Lengermann, K. Mc Kinney, S. Roux (2012), « Persistent Inter-Industry Wage Differences: Rent-Sharing and Opportunity Costs, » IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 1:7, 25 pages.

 J. Eaton, S. Kortum, F. Kramarz (2011), « An Anatomy of International Trade: Evidence from French Firms, » Econometrica, 79(5), 1453-1498 (Supplementary Material).

Avrillier, L. Hivert, F. Kramarz (2010), « Driven Out of Employment? The Impact of the Abolition of the National Service on Driving Schools and Aspiring Drivers, » British Journal of Industrial Relations.

M. Buchinsky, D. Fougère, F. Kramarz, R. Tchernis (2010), « Interfirm Mobility, Wages, and the Returns to Seniority and Experience in the U.S., » The Review of Economic Studies, 77, 972-1001.

F. Kramarz, M.L. Michaud (2010), « The Shape of Hiring and Separation Costs, » Labour Economics,17(1), 27-37.

R. Benabou, F. Kramarz, C. Prost (2009), « The French Zones d’Education Prioritaires: Much Ado about Nothing ? » Economics of Education Review, June, 28 (3), 345-356.

P. Bressoux, F. Kramarz, C. Prost (2009), « Teachers’ Training, Class Size, and Students’ Outcomes: Learning from Administrative Forecasting MistakesEconomic Journal, March, 119, 540-561.

D. Fougère, F. Kramarz, J. Pouget (2009), « Youth Unemployment and Crime in FranceThe Journal of the European Economic Association, September, 7(5), 909-938.[2010 Hicks-Tinbergen Medal, Top 5 Most Downloaded Papers from the JEEA Website] [Press releases: La Vanguardia, Le Figaro, Neue Zurcher Zeitung]

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, S. Woodcock (2008), « Econometric Analyses of Linked Employer-Employee Data,» in The Econometrics of Panel Data, Matyas and Sevestre, eds, 727-760.

 P. Biscourp, F. Kramarz (2007), « Employment, Skill Structure, and International Trade, » Journal of International Economics, 72, May, 22-51.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, S. Roux (2006), « Wages, Mobility, and Firm Performance: Advantages and Insights from Using Matched Worker-Firm Data, » Economic Journal, 116, 245-285.

F. Kramarz (editor), J.D. Angrist, D. Blau, A. Falk, J.M. Robin, and C. Taber (2006), « How to do empirical economics, » Investigaciones Economicas, 30, 2, 179-206.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz (2005), « Human Capital and Worker Productivity: Direct Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data » Annales d’Economie et de Statistique, 79-80, 323-338.

P. Cahuc, F. Kramarz (2005), « Le contrat de travail unique, clef de voûte d’une Sécurité sociale professionnelle », in Le Droit du Travail confronté à l’économie, A. Jeammaud ed., 55-86.

D. Fougère, F. Kramarz, J. Pouget (2005), « L’Analyse Econométrique de la Délinquance » Revue Française d’Economie, XIX, 1, 3-55.

D. Fougère, F. Kramarz, J. Pouget (2005), « Délinquance et Mobilité Résidentielle » Revue Economique, 56, 2, 313-336.

R. Bénabou, F. Kramarz, C. Prost (2004), « Zones d’Education Prioritaire : Quels Moyens pour Quels Résultats ?, » Economie et Statistique, 380, 3-30.

J. Eaton, S. Kortum, F. Kramarz (2004), « Dissecting Trade: Firms, Industries, and Export Destinations » American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 93, 150-154.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz (2003), « The Costs of Hiring and Separations, » Labour Economics, 10, 5, 499-530.

P. Biscourp, F. Kramarz (2003), « Internationalisation des entreprises industrielles et emploi: une analyse sur la période 1986-1992, » Economie et Statistique, 363-364-365, 69-91.

M. Bertrand, F. Kramarz (2002), « Does Entry Regulation Hinder Job Creation ? Evidence from the French Retail Industry, » Quarterly Journal of Economics, CXVII, 4, 1369-1414.

B. Crépon, F. Kramarz (2002), « Employed 40 hours or Not-Employed 39: Lessons from the 1982 Workweek Reduction in France , » Journal of Political Economy, 110, 6, 1355-1389.

J. Abowd, B. Crépon, F. Kramarz (2001), « Moment Estimation with Attrition, » Journal of the American Statistical Association, 96, 456, December, 1223-1231.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, D.N. Margolis, K.R. Troske (2001), «The Relative Importance of Employer and Employee Effects on Compensation: A Comparison of France and the United States, » Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 15, 419-436.

F. Kramarz (2001), «Computers and Labor Markets: International Evidence,» in Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth, M. Pohjola ed., 99-118, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

F. Kramarz (2001), «Rigid Wages: What Have we Learnt from Microeconometric Studies,» in Advances in Macroeconomic Theory, J. Drèze ed., 194-216, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

F. Kramarz, T. Philippon (2001), « The Impact of Differential Payroll Tax Subsidies on Minimum Wage EmploymentJournal of Public Economics, 82, 115-146.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, D.N. Margolis, K.R. Troske (2000), « Politiques Salariales et Performances des Entreprises: une Comparaison France/EtatsUnisEconomie et Statistique, 332-333, 27-38.

B. Crépon, F. Kramarz (2000), «Le Passage aux 39 Heures en 1982,» Economie Internationale: la revue du CEPII, 85, 85-94.

M. Gollac, F. Kramarz (2000), « L'Informatique comme Pratique et comme Croyance, » Actes de la Recherche en Sciences Sociales, 134, 4-21.

D.Fougère, F. Kramarz, T. Magnac (2000), « Youth Employment Policies in France, » European Economic Review, 44, 928-942.

F. Kramarz (2000), «The French Experience of Youth Employment Programmes and Payroll Tax Exemptions,» in Labour Market Inequalities, M. Gregory, W. Salverda, and S. Bazen eds., 141-156, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

J. Abowd, P. Corbel, F. Kramarz (1999), « The Entry and Exit of Workers and the Growth of Employment, » Review of Economics and Statistics 81, 2, 170-187.

J. Abowd, H. Finer, F. Kramarz (1999), «
Individual and Firm Heterogeneity in Compensation: An Analysis of Matched Longitudinal Employer and Employee Data for the State of Washington, » in J. Haltiwanger, J. Lane, J. Spletzer, K. Troske eds, The Creation and Analysis of Employer-Employee Matched Data, North-Holland, 3-24.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz (1999), «
Econometric Analysis of Linked Employer-Employee Data, » Labour Economics, 6,53-74.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz (1999), «
The Analysis of Labor Markets using Matched Employer-Employee Data, » Handbook of Labor Economics, O. Ashenfelter et D. Card eds., chapitre 26, volume 3B, North-Holland, 2629-2710.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, T. Lemieux, D. Margolis (1999), « Minimum Wage and Youth Employment in France and the United-States », in Youth Employment and Joblessness in Advanced Countries, D. Blanchflower et R. Freeman, eds.,University of Chicago Press, 427-472.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, D. Margolis (1999), «
High-Wage Workers and High-Wage Firms, » Econometrica, 67, 2, 251-333.

D. Card, F. Kramarz, T. Lemieux (1999), « Changes in the Relative Structure of Wages and Employment: A Comparison of the United States, Canada and France, » Canadian Journal of Economics, 32, 4, 843-877.

B.Crépon, F. Kramarz (1999), « Réduction du Temps de Travail et Emploi: Quelques Leçons du Passage aux 39 Heures de 1982, » Revue Française d'Economie, 14, 1, 3-26.

H. Entorf, M. Gollac, F. Kramarz (1999), « New Technologies, Wages, and Worker Selection, » Journal of Labor Economics, 17, 3, 464-491.

F. Kramarz, D. Margolis (1999), « Salaire minimum et emploi en France et aux Etats-Unis, » Données Sociales, Insee ed., 128-131.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz (1998), « Internal and External Labor Markets: An Analysis of Matched Longitudinal Employer-Employee Data, » in Labor Statistics Measurement Issues, J. Haltiwanger, M. Manser, et R. Topel eds., University of Chicago Press, 357-370.

M. Buchinsky, D. Fougère, F. Kramarz (1998), « La Mobilité Salariale en France: 1967-1987,» Revue Economique, 49, 3, 879-890.

B. Crépon, F. Kramarz, A. Trognon (1998), « Parameters of Interest, Nuisance Parameters, and Orthogonality Conditions: An Application to Autoregressive Error Component Models, » Journal of Econometrics, 82, 135-156.

H. Entorf, F. Kramarz (1998), « The Impact of New Technologies on Wages: lessons from matching panels of firms and individuals, » Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 5(2-4), 165-197.

B.H. Hall, F. Kramarz (1998), « Introduction: The Effects of Technology and Innovation on Firm Performance, Employment, and Wages, » Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 5(2-4), 99-107.

P. Cahuc, F. Kramarz (1997), « Voice and Loyalty as a Delegation of Authority: A Model and a Test on a Matched Worker-Firm Panel, » Journal of Labor Economics, 15, 4, 658-688.

E. Delame, F. Kramarz (1997), « Entreprises et Formation Continue, » Economie et Prévision, 127, 63-82.

H. Entorf, F. Kramarz (1997), « Does Unmeasured Ability Explain the Higher Wage of New Technology Workers, » European Economic Review, 41, 8,1489-1510.

D. Fougère, F. Kramarz (1997), « Le marché du travail en France: quelques pistes d'analyse, » Economie et Statistique, 301-302, 51-60.

M. Gollac, F. Kramarz (1997), « L'Ordinateur: un Outil de Selection ?, » Revue Economique, 48, 5, 1115-1143.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz (1996), « Les Politiques Salariales: Individus et Entreprises, » Revue Economique, 47, 611-622.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz (1996), « La Microéconométrie de la Gestion des Ressources Humaines: Etudes Multinationales des Pratiques - Introduction, » Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, 41/42, 1-9.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz (1996), « The Microeconometrics of Human-Resource Management: Multinational Studies of Firm Practices - Foreword, » Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, 41/42, 11-19.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, A. Moreau (1996), « Product Quality and Quality of Labor, » Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, 41/42, 299-322.

J. Dolado, F. Kramarz, S. Machin, A. Manning, D. Margolis et C. Teulings (1996), « The Economic Impact of Minimum Wages in Europe, » Economic Policy, 23, 317-372.

F. Kramarz (1996), « Dynamic Focal-Points in N-person Coordination Games, » Theory and Decision, 40, 277-313.

F. Kramarz, S. Lollivier, L.P. Pelé (1996), « Wage Inequalities and Firm-Specific Compensation Policies in France, » Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, 41/42, 369-386.

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz (1993), « A Test of Negotiation and Incentive Compensation Models using Longitudinal French Enterprise Data, » in J. Van Ours, G.A. Pfann, G. Ridder eds, Labor Demand and Equilibrium Wage Formation, North-Holland.

G. Bresson, F. Kramarz, P. Sevestre (1992), « Heterogeneous Labor and the Dynamics of Aggregate Labor Demand: Some Estimation using Panel Data, » Empirical Economics, 17, 153-168.

G. Bresson, F. Kramarz, P. Sevestre (1992), « Dynamic Labor Demand Models, » in L. Matyas, P. Sevestre eds., Econometrics of Panel Data, Kluwer. Revised edition, 1995.

F. Kramarz, J.P. Ponssard (1992), « Standards of Behavior and Time Generate Tacit Cooperation in a Hierarchical Relationship, » Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, 25/26, 251-263.

F. Kramarz (1991), « Déclarer sa Profession, » Revue Française de Sociologie, XXXII, 3-27.

F. Kramarz (1991), « Formuler les Questions d'une Enquête, » Genèses, 4, 115-127.

F. Kramarz, S. Lollivier (1990), « Les Difficultés de Recrutement s'accentuent à la Fin de 1989, » Economie et Statistique, 234, Insee.

P. Choffel, F. Kramarz (1989), « Vers une Nouvelle Gestion de la Main d'Oeuvre, » in Les Entreprises à l'Epreuve des Années 80, Insee.

P. Choffel, P. Cunéo, F. Kramarz (1989), « Des Logiques d'Entreprises Diverses, » in Les Entreprises à l'Epreuve des Années 80, Insee.

F. Kramarz (1989), « La comptabilité nationale à la maison, » in L. Boltanski, L. Thévenot eds., Justesse et justice dans le travail, Cahiers du CEE 33, Série Protée, Paris, PUF, 219-245.

F. Kramarz (1989), « L'Organisation du Temps de Travail Industriel, » Données Sociales, Insee.

P. Choffel, P. Cunéo, F. Kramarz (1988), « Les Modalités d'Adaptation après le Premier Choc Pétrolier, » Economie et Statistique, 213, Insee.

P. Choffel, F. Kramarz (1988), « Evolution des Structures Professionnelles dans l'Industrie depuis 1969, » Economie et Statistique, 213, Insee.

P. Choffel, A. Echardour, F. Kramarz (1988), « Evolution Récente des Professions dans l'Industrie, le Commerce et les Services, » Economie et Statistique, 213, Insee.

P. Choffel, P. Cunéo, F. Kramarz (1988), « Des Trajectoires Marquées par la Structure de l'Entreprise, » Economie et Statistique, 213, Insee.

F. Kramarz (1987), « Conditions de Travail des Ouvriers, » Données Sociales, Insee.

F. Kramarz et O. Perrault (1986), Bases de Données et SGBD, Masson, Paris, 198 pages.

F. Kramarz (1986), « Une Mise en Forme de la Comptabilité Nationale par l'Informatique, in Etudes de Comptabilité Nationale E. Archambault et O. Arkhipoff eds., Economica, Paris.

F. Kramarz (1986), « Conditions de Travail et Gestion de la Main d'Oeuvre, » Economie et Statistique, 186, Insee

 



Teaching

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Graduate

Labor Economics: Ensae, 1993 to 1995, 2009-2013.

Labor Microeconometrics: Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) PhD program, 1995 to 1999; Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, 2000; University of Zürich, 2001.

Econometrics for Matched Worker-Firm Data Sources, multiple years, multiple universities, most recently Penn State U., 2012


Undergraduate

Introductory Macro and Micro Economics: Ecole Polytechnique, 1997 to now.

Applied Microeconometrics: Ecole Polytechnique, 1999 to now.

Introduction to Econometrics: Ecole Polytechnique, 2008 to now.


Work in progress

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F. Kramarz (2008), « Offshoring, Wages, and Employment: Evidence from Data Matching Imports, Firms, and Workers, » Crest working paper, submitted

M. Bertrand, F. Kramarz, A. Schoar, D. Thesmar (2007), « Politically Connected CEOs and Corporate Outcomes: Evidence from France, » Crest Working Paper, revision asked, The American Economic Journal

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, D. Margolis, T. Philippon (2006), « The Tail of Two Countries: Minimum Wage and Employment in France and the United-States », Crest working paper.

M. Beffy, M. Buchinsky, D. Fougère, T. Kamionka, F. Kramarz (2006), « The Returns to Seniority in France (and Why are they Lower than in the United States ?), » CEPR working paper 5486, revision asked, International Economic Review

J. M. Buchinsky, G. Fields, D. Fougère, F. Kramarz (2003), «Francs or Ranks ? Earnings Mobility in France, 1967-1999, » CEPR Working Paper

F. Kramarz (2003), « Wages and International Trade, » ,.CEPR Working Paper

J. Abowd, R. Creecy, F. Kramarz (2002), «Computing Person and Firm Effects Using Linked Longitudinal Employer-Employee Data, » Cornell University Working Paper, revised. programs: run-cg2go-bis.zip; fortran_code.zip

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, T. Magnac (1998), « Labor Demand, Quits, and Adjustment Costs, » mimeo.

J. Abowd, H. Finer, F. Kramarz, S. Roux (1997), « Job and Wage Mobility: An Analysis of the Dynamics of Employment Durations using Matched Employee and Employer Data in France and the US, » mimeo.

F. Kramarz, P. Rey (1995), « The Dynamics of Wages, » mimeo.

F. Kramarz (1995), « Coordination Games with Incomplete Information, » Document de travail CREST 9221, revised.


Other

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Chief Editor of Annales d'Economie et Statistique (1994/1998).

Associate Editor of Labour Economics (2001/now), Journal of Population Economics (2001/now), Research in Economics – Ricerche Economiche (2001/now), Journal of the European Economic Association (2003/2009), Recherches Economiques de Louvain (2008/now)

CEPR (Center for Economic Policy Research) Research Fellow (since 1997); IZA (Institute for the future of labor) Research Fellow (since 1999) IFAU (Swedish Institute for Evaluation, Uppsala ) Research Fellow (since 2006).

Organizer of seminars: CREST-D3E Applied Economics seminar, Paris, 1992/1998; Fourgeaud seminar of Economic Theory, Paris , 1992/1995; Malinvaud seminar in Econometrics and Applied Economics (2001/2007).

Organization of conferences: 1994 Paris, ADRES main conference (with J. Abowd) on Microeconometrics of Human-Resource Management: Multinational Studies of Firm Practices; 1995 Washington Innovation conference (co-edition, with Bronwyn Hall, of the special issue of Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 5(4-2), 1998; 2002 Paris,DAEUP network conference on matching and other labor market mode; Cost conference, 2005, Paris.

Scientific Committees: World Meeting of the Econometric Society 2000, European Meeting of the Econometric Society and Meeting of the European Economic Association, various years.

Keynote address, Lower Conference, Groningen , 1999. Keynote address, annual congress of the society of Portuguese economists, Porto , 2000. Keynote address, Annual matched employer-employee data, Helsinki , 2001. Keynote address, Annual Panel Data Conference, Berlin 2002. Keynote address, WPEG, London, 2004. Keynote address, Chicago, CAED, 2006. Keynote address, Budapest, CAED, 2008. Keynote address, LEED Porto, 2011. Keynote address, World Bank ABCDE 2011. Keynote address, CAED, Nürnberg, 2012. Keynote address, Revue Concurrences 2013.  Keynote address, EALE 2013. Keynote address, Zürich workshop, 2013.


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CEPR in the UK,

IZA in Germany, 
 
IFAU in Sweden,
 
three organizations of which I am a research fellow.
  
See also John Abowd's webpage

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