Eric French

Professor, University of Cambridge, Institute for Fiscal Studies

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.