Yves Zenou

Working Papers

Liu, X., Patacchini, E., Zenou, Y. and L-F. Lee (2012), « Criminal networks: Who is the key player? ».

E. Patacchini, G. Ragusa and Y. Zenou (2012), "Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination in Europe: Religion, Homosexuality and Physical Appearance".

Ballester, C. and Y. Zenou (2012), "Key player policies when contextual effects matter". [PDF] Journal of Mathematical Sociology, forthcoming.

Zenou, Y. (2013), "Social interactions and the labor market," Revue d'Economie Politique, forthcoming. [PDF]

Cohen-Cole, E., Liu, X. and Y. Zenou (2012), "Multivariate choice and identification of social interactions".

Cohen-Cole, E., Patacchini, E. and Y. Zenou (2012), "Systemic risk and network formation in the interbank market".

 Zenou, Y. (2011), "Explaining the Black/White Employment Gap. The Role of Weak Ties"

Patacchini, E., Rainone, E. and Y. Zenou (2013),  « Weak and strong ties in education ».

For a complete list of my working papers with access to their pdf files, consult my home page at Stockholm university at: Home page SU.

Leading Research Environment

IFN at the top


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The Research Institute of Industrial Economics, IFN, is a private and independent foundation devoted to pursuing highly relevant research for trade and industry.

The researchers at IFN are united in their belief that economic methods offer a powerful tool for understanding society.

The main research programs are:

  1. economics of entrepreneurship
  2. globalization and corporate restructuring
  3. economics of the service sector
  4. economics of the electricity markets
  5. economics of institutions and culture.

Global Award

Research on entrepreneurship




The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is the foremost global award for research on entrepreneurship.This Prize is awarded annually with a prize sum of EUR 100,000.

IFN in cooperation with Entreprenörskapsforum and Vinnova are the principals of the award, in cooperation with the donor, Stockholms Köpmansklubb.

Hernando de Soto, President of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD), in Lima, Peru, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2017. He will receive the award at a ceremony on May 15, 2016, in Stockholm.

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