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Frédéric Docquier

  • 11, Porte des Sciences, Maison des Sciences Humaines

    L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette/Belval



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Research summary

Frédéric Docquier is Research Program Leader (on Crossing Borders) at the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research. He was previously Professor of Economics at the Université catholique de Louvain, and Research Associate at the National Fund for Economic Research. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Aix-Marseille 2. His research interests are in international migration and quantitative development/growth theory. He acted as a ST Consultant for the World Bank and as an external expert for the United Nations (UNESCO and High-Level Panel on the post-2015 Development Agenda) and Agence Française de Développement. He served as Research Director of IRES at UCLouvain between 2008 and 2012. He edited four books and published articles in Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Economic Literature, Economic Journal, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Economic Geography, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Development Economics, and many other journals.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics and business, PhD, Aix-Marseille Université

Award Date: 25 Nov 1995



  • HB Economic Theory
  • International Migration
  • Growth/Development

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Research Output

An Aggregate Learning Approach for Interpretable Semi-supervised Population Prediction and Disaggregation Using Ancillary Data

Derval, G., Docquier, F. & Schaus, P., 30 Apr 2020, Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases. ECML PKDD 2019: Würzburg, Germany, September 16–20, 2019, Proceedings, Part III. Brefeld, U., Fromont, E., Hotho, A., Knobbe, A., Maathuis, M. & Robardet, C. (eds.). Springer, p. 672-687 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS); vol. 11908).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Birthplace diversity and economic growth: evidence from the US states in the Post-World War II period

Docquier, F., Turati, R., Valette, J. & Vasilakis, C., Mar 2020, In : Journal of Economic Geography. 20, 2, p. 321–354

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

COVID-19 Crisis Management in Luxembourg: Insights from an Epidemionomic Approach

Burzynski, M., Machado, J., Aalto, A., Beine, M., Haas, T., Kemp, F., Magni, S., Mombaerts, L., Picard, P., Proverbio, D., Skupin, A. & Docquier, F., 25 Jun 2020, Esch-sur-Alzette: LISER, 52 p. (Working papers; no. 2020-08).

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
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Do Emigrants Self-Select Along Cultural Traits? Evidence from the MENA Countries

Docquier, F., Tansel, A. & Turati, R., 1 Jun 2020, In : International Migration Review. 54, 2, p. 388-422 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economic effects of Covid-19 in Luxembourg: First RECOV id working note with preliminary estimates.

Beine, M., Bertoli, S., Chen, S., D'Ambrosio, C., Docquier, F., Dupuy, A., Fusco, A., Girardi, S., Haas, T., Islam, N., Koulovatianos, C., Leduc, K., Lorentz, N., Machado, J., Muller, A., Peluso, E., Peroni, C., Picard, P., Pieretti, P., Rapoport, H. & 8 others, Sarracino, F., Sologon, D., Tatsiramos, K., Tenikue, M., Theloudis, A., Van Kerm, P., Verheyden, B. & Vergnat, V., 8 Apr 2020, Luxembourg: LISER, 54 p. (First RECOV id working note ).

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
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