CREST is a proudly international and unique center for scientific research at the cross-section of economics, finance, quantitative sociology and statistics with an ambitious graduate program in each discipline at the Master and PhD levels. 

Our primary location is in the ENSAE Paris building on the Palaiseau campus of Institut Polytechnique de Paris in the outskirts of the French capital with a secondary location on the Bruz campus of ENSAI in the outskirts of the city of Rennes.

CREST recruits at the international and French job markets in each of its four disciplines. We offer competitive conditions for positions at the Postdoctoral, Assistant and Associate Professor levels. 

Every year CREST promotes and supports a line-up of highly trained and ambitious doctoral candidates able to compete for the premium academic, public and private sector positions.


Gregory Corcos (Hiring Committee Coordinator)
Arne Uhlendorff (Hiring Committee Coordinator)
Philippe Choné (Job Placement Coordinator)

Jean-David Fermanian

Ivaylo Petev

Alexandre Tsybakov




Administrative positions



Assistant, Associate and Full Professorships

Administrative positions


Engineering Positions


Assistant, Associate and Full Professorships

Post-doctoral position

Discover the 2023 CREST Job Market Placement


Placement: 1 year postdoc at National Bureau for Economic Research (NBER) and Assistant Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of National Univesity of Singapore
Public Economics / Urban and Environmental Economics
Displacing Congestion: Evidence from Paris
Placement: 1 year postdoc at Becker Friedman Institute of University of Chicago and Assistant Professor at Princeton
Labor Economics / Macroeconomics
The Effects of the Legal Minimum Working Time on Workers, Firms and the Labor Market
Placement: Assistant Professor at Bocconi
Applied Microeconomics / Political Economy, Econometrics, Machine Learning, Text as Data
Measuring Crime Reporting and Incidence: Method and Application to #MeToo
Placement: 1 year postdoc at KU Leuven and Assistant Professor at LMU Munich
Industrial Organization and International Trade
Markups and Markdowns in the French Dairy Market
Placement: 1 year postdoc at University of Oxford and Assistant Professor at Paris School of Economics
Econometrics (theory and applications)
Unobserved Clusters of Time-Varying Heterogeneity in Nonlinear Panel Data Models
Placement: 1 year postdoc at Chicago Booth and Assistant Professor at Cornell
Labor economics / Public economics, Urban economics, Entrepreneurship
Local Human Capital and Firm Creation: Evidence from the Massification of Higher Education in France


Placement Officer

Philippe Choné

Julien Monardo (Assistant Professor, Bristol U.)
Pierre-Edouard Collignon (Assistant Professor, Laval, Canada)
Gwenn-Jiro Clochard (Post-doc University of Chicago then Assistant Professor, Osaka, Japan)

Antoine Ferey (Assistant Professor, Ludwig Maximilian U., Münich)
Bérengère Patault (Assistant Professor, U. of Amsterdam)
Emilie Sartre (post-doc, Brown U.); Jérémy Hervelin (post-doc, Cergy-Pontoise U.)

Clémence Tricaud (Assistant Professor, UCLA, Anderson)
Ao Wang (Assistant Professor, U. of Warwick)
Anasuya Raj (Assistant Professor, Ludwig Maximilian University, Münich after post-doc at University of Zürich)
Alfonso Montes (Post-Doc at Thema, Cergy-Pontoise University)
Antoine Bertheau (Post-doc at Copenhagen University)
Yannick Guyonvarch (Post-doc at Telecom-Paris)

Claire Montialoux (Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley)
Tomas Jagelka (Post-doc, Bonn)
Reda Aboutadjine (Young Professional Program (YPP), World Bank)

Daphné Skandalis (Economist, Fed New York)
Alicia Marguerie (YPP, World Bank)
Victor Lyonnet (Assistant Professor, Ohio State)
Hugo Molina (Post-doc, KU Leuven, CR INRA October 2019)
Julie Pernaudet (Post-doc, Chicago)
Sandra Nevoux (Economist, Banque de France)
Sebastian Franco-Bedoya (economist, World Bank)

Jeanne Commault (Post-doc EUI, now Assistant Professor, SciencesPo)
Robert Somogyi (Post-doc CORE, now Assistant Professor, Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
Arnaud Goussebaille (Post-doc, ETH Zurich)


A selection of previous years’ PhD students who received a CREST scholarship and did their PhD time at CREST:
Pauline Rossi (2016, Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam, now tenured)
Thomas Le Barbanchon (2015, Assistant Professor, Bocconi, now Associate Professor with tenure, received an ERC starting grant)
Arnaud Philippe (2015, Post-doc IAST-TSE, 2018 Assistant Professor, Bristol)
Antonin Macé (2014, Assistant Professor, Aix-Marseille, 2015 CR CNRS AMSE, now PSE)
Rafael Treibich (2014, Assistant Professor, University of Southern Denmark, now Associate Professor)
Roland Rathelot (2014, Assistant Professor, Warwick, now Associate Professor with tenure)
Jordan Roulleau-Pasdeloup (2013, Post-doc Lausanne, now Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore)
Isis Durrmeyer (2012, Post-doc Mannheim, now Assistant Professor TSE, just received an ERC starting grant)
Sophie Osotimehin (2012, Assistant Professor, University of Virginia, now at UQAM)
Arnaud Maurel (2011, Assistant Professor, Duke)
And not to mention Stéphane Bonhomme (2005, Professor Chicago).