Eric French

Professor, University of Cambridge

Eric French is the Montague Burton Professor of Industrial Relations and Labor Economics at the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Economics. He is also a co-director at the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and a fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). French’s research interests include: household behavior over the life cycle; the impact of government and private pensions on savings and labor supply; the impact of health insurance on medical spending, savings, and labor supply; the impact of disability insurance programs on labor supply; the impact of the minimum wage on employment and spending of minimum wage households; and dynamic structural modeling.