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Research Interests


Labor, Public Finance, Health, Applied Econometrics

Selected Publications


Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Collins, B., Bandosz, P., Guzman-Castillo, M., Pearson-Stuttard, J., Stoye, G., McCauley, J., Ahmadi-Abhari, S., Araghi, M., J Shipley, M., Capewell, S., French, E., J Brunner, E. and O’Flaherty, M. What will the cardiovascular disease slowdown cost? Modelling the impact of CVD trends on dementia, disability, and economic costs in England and Wales from 2020-2029., (2021) CWPE2173
De Nardi, M., French, E., Bailey Jones, J., McGee, R. Why Do Couples and Singles Save During Retirement?, (2021) CWPE2172
Bolt,U., French, E., Hentall MacCuish, J., O'Dea, C. The Intergenerational Elasticity of Earnings: Exploring the Mechanisms, (2021) CWPE2171

Recent Activities


Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: Exploring the Impact of Income and Political Inequality
In this webinar, Professor Eric French (Montague Burton Professor of Industrial Relations and Labour Economics) explored the persistence of income inequality across generations. He was joined by Dr Toke Aidt (Reader in Economics and Director of the Keynes Fund) who examined the remarkable increase in the fraction of people in England feeling affiliated to ‘no party’.
Published on - Thursday 21st October 2021

Early Life Skills and Human Capital Development Mini Conference
Cambridge-INET, the Centre for Macroeconomics and the Cambridge Faculty of Economics are holding a Mini Conference on the "Early Life Skills and Human Capital Development Mini Conference". It will take place on Wednesday 12th May 2021, 2.00pm-5.50pm BST (UK) and will be held online. See the event page for more details.
Event Date - Wednesday 12th May 2021

Healthcare, Education, and Labour Markets Mini Conference
Cambridge-INET and the Faculty of Economics, Applied Microeconomics group are holding a Mini Conference on "Healthcare, Education, and Labour Markets". It will take place on Tuesday 18th February 2021 at 3PM - 6.15PM GMT (UK) and will be held online. See the event page for more details.
Event Date - Thursday 18th February 2021

Welcome to Professor Eric French
The Faculty of Economics is delighted to welcome Professor Eric French to his position as the Montague Burton Professor of Industrial Relations and Labour Economics. Professor French joins us from University College London. His areas of expertise are labour economics, public finance and applied econometrics.
Published on - Thursday 1st October 2020


Keynes Fund Sponsored Projects


What are the Drivers of the Intergenerational Transmission of Inequality? (JHVA)

Teaching


PHD 13 - Topics In Applied Microeconomics
MPhil - S130 Economics of Ageing

Eric French












Montague Burton Professor of Industrial Relations and Labour Economics

Research Group:
Empirical Microeconomics

Personal Site:
https://sites.google.com/site/ericfrench...

Contact Details
Email: ebf26@cam.ac.uk
Office Hours: By appointment