Franck Malherbet is professor of economics at ENSAE Paris, researcher at CREST (the joint research department from ENSAE, CNRS and Ecole Polytechnique) and research fellow at IZA. He holds a PhD in Economics from University Paris 1-Panthéon-Sorbonne. His research fields are labor economics and macroeconomics with a special concern for employment protection and labor market segmentation. He is also interested in bargaining theory and development economics. His research has been published in the European Economic Review, Journal of Public Economics, International Economic Review, The Economic Journal and others.