Plus de Marché pour Plus d’Etat

co-écrit avec Philippe Tibi, 2016, préface Emmanuel Macron, Eyrolles et Revue Banque ed., 191 pages


Ce livre a reçu le prix Turgot 2017 du meilleur livre d’économie financière

Working Hours and Job Sharing in the EU and USA

T. Boeri, M. Burda, and F. Kramarz, 2008, Oxford University Press, 269 pages, Oxford.

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.

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

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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

Volatility in the Small and in the Large: The Lack of Diversification in International Trade

F. Kramarz, J. Martin, I. Méjean, Journal of International Economics, forthcoming

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The Cost of Political Connections

M. Bertrand, F. Kramarz, A. Schoar, D. Thesmar (2018), Review of Finance, Volume 22, Issue 3, May 2018, 849–876.

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Sorting Between and Within Industries: A Testable Model of Assortative Matching

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, S. Pérez-Duarte, I. Schmutte (2018), Annals of Economics and Statistics, 1-32.

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Labor Disputes and Job Flows

H. Fraisse, F. Kramarz, C. Prost (2015), Industrial Labor Relations Review (ILRReview), 1043-1077.

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Using Compulsory Mobility to Identify School Quality and Peer Effects

F. Kramarz, S. Machin, A. Ouazad (2014), Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, doi: 10.1111/obes.12076.

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When Strong Ties are Strong: Networks and Youth Labor Market Entry

F. Kramarz, O. Nordström Skans (2014), The Review of Economic Studies, 81, 1164-1200.

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Networks in the Boardroom

F. Kramarz, D. Thesmar (2013), Journal of the European Economic Association, 11(4), 780-807.

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Persistent Inter-Industry Wage Differences: Rent-Sharing and Opportunity Costs

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, P. Lengermann, K. Mc Kinney, S. Roux (2013), IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 1.

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An Anatomy of International Trade: Evidence from French Firms

J. Eaton, S. Kortum, F. Kramarz (2011), Econometrica, 79(5), 1453-1498.

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Interfirm Mobility, Wages, and the Returns to Seniority and Experience in the U.S

M. Buchinsky, D. Fougère, F. Kramarz, R. Tchernis (2010), The Review of Economic Studies, 77, 972-1001.

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Driven Out of Employment? The Impact of the Abolition of the National Service on Driving Schools and Aspiring Drivers

Avrillier, L. Hivert, F. Kramarz (2010), British Journal of Industrial Relations.

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The Shape of Hiring and Separation Costs

F. Kramarz, M.L. Michaud (2010), Labour Economics,17(1), 27-37.

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The French Zones d’Education Prioritaires: Much Ado about Nothing?

R. Benabou, F. Kramarz, C. Prost (2009), Economics of Education Review, June, 28 (3), 345-356.

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Teachers’ Training, Class Size, and Students’ Outcomes: Learning from Administrative Forecasting Mistakes

P. Bressoux, F. Kramarz, C. Prost (2009), Economic Journal, March, 119, 540-561.

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Youth Unemployment and Crime in France

D. Fougère, F. Kramarz, J. Pouget (2009), The Journal of the European Economic Association, September, 7(5), 909-938.

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Employment, Skill Structure, and International Trade

P. Biscourp, F. Kramarz (2007), Journal of International Economics, 72, 22-51.

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Wages, Mobility, and Firm Performance: Advantages and Insights from Using Matched Worker-Firm Data

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, S. Roux (2006), Economic Journal, 112, 245-285.

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Dissecting Trade: Firms, Industries, and Export Destinations

J. Eaton, S. Kortum, F. Kramarz (2004), American Economic Review, Papers & Proceedings, 93, 150-154.

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The Costs of Hiring and Separations

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz (2003), Labour Economics, 10, 5, 499-530.

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Does Entry Regulation Hinder Job Creation ? Evidence from the French Retail Industry

M. Bertrand, F. Kramarz (2002), Quarterly Journal of Economics, CXVII, 4, 1369-1414.

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Employed 40 hours or Not-Employed 39: Lessons from the 1982 Workweek Reduction in France

B. Crépon, F. Kramarz (2002), Journal of Political Economy, 110, 6, 1355-1389.

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Moment Estimation with Attrition

J. Abowd, B. Crépon, F. Kramarz (2001), Journal of the American Statistical Association, 96, 456, December, 1223-1231.

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The Impact of Differential Payroll Tax Subsidies on Minimum Wage Employment

F. Kramarz, T. Philippon (2001), Journal of Public Economics, 82, 115-146.

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Youth Employment Policies in France

D.Fougère, F. Kramarz, T. Magnac, (2000), European Economic Review, 44, 928-942.


The Analysis of Labor Markets using Matched Employer-Employee Data

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz (1999), Handbook of Labor Economics, O. Ashenfelter et D. Card eds., ch. 26, vol. 3B, North-Holland, 2629-2710.

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High-Wage Workers and High-Wage Firms

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, D. Margolis (1999), Econometrica, 67, 2, 251-333.

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New Technologies, Wages, and Worker Selection

H. Entorf, M. Gollac, F. Kramarz (1999), Journal of Labor Economics, 17, 3, 464-491.

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Voice and Loyalty as a Delegation of Authority: A Model and a Test on Matched Worker-Firm Panels

P. Cahuc, F. Kramarz, (1997), Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 15, 4, 658-688.

Does Unmeasured Ability Explain the Higher Wage of New Technology Workers

H. Entorf, F. Kramarz, (1997), European Economic Review, 41, 8,1489-1510.

Dynamic Focal Points In N-Person Coordination Games

F. Kramarz, (1996), Theory and Decision, 40, 277-313.

Product Quality and Quality of Labor

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, A. Moreau, (1996), Annales d’Economie et de Statistique, 41/42, 299-322.

Wage Inequalities and Firm-Specific Compensation Policies in France

F. Kramarz, S. Lollivier, L.P. Pelé, (1996), Annales d’Economie et de Statistique, 41/42, 369-386.

The Economic Impact of Minimum Wages in Europe

J. Dolado, F. Kramarz, S. Machin, A. Manning, D. Margolis et C. Teulings, (1996), Economic Policy, 23, 317-372.

Other Publications

Rigid Wages: What Have we Learnt from Microeconometric Studies?

in Advances in Macroeconomic Theory, 2001 J. Drèze ed., 194-216, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Francis Kramarz
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Computers and Labor Markets: International Evidence

in Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth, 2001, M. Pohjola ed., 99-118, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

The French Experience of Youth Employment Programmes and Payroll Tax Exemptions

in Labour Market Inequalities, 2000, M. Gregory, W. Salverda, and S. Bazen eds., 141-156, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Minimum Wage and Youth Employment in France and the United-States

J. Abowd, F. Kramarz, T. Lemieux, D. Margolis

in Youth Employment and Joblessness in Advanced Countries, 1999, D. Blanchflower et R. Freeman, eds.,University of Chicago Press, 427-472.