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Yves Zenou


Yves Zenou is a Professor of Economics at Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) since January 2016. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Paris II in 1991. He has among other been a Professor at Stockholm University (2007–2015), Visiting Professor at University of California, Berkeley (2009–2010), Professor at University of Southampton, United Kingdom (2000–2003), as well as a researcher at CORE, Belgium (1994–1996).

Affiliated Researcher

Yves Zenou

Monach University, Melbourne, Australia
Research interests: Criminality, Discrimination, Integration, Social norms, Urban and regional economics

Among the questions that Yves Zenou tries to answer with his research:

  • How does the structure of social networks affect individual outcomes?
  • How do social networks assist in finding the quality of a product?
  • Which delinquent should we remove from a network to reduce as much as possible of total crime?
  • Which bank should we bailout to avoid a financial crisis?
  • Are parents or peers more critical in transmitting the strength of religion?
Current writings

Published at IFN
Journal Articles
Book Chapters
Working Papers
Articles in Swedish
Popular Science
Policy Papers (discontinued)