François Rycx
Professor of Economics
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (SBS-EM)
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

Research Activities:

1. Research Interests & Short Bio

2. Work in Progress
3. Publications:
    3.1. Edited Books
    3.2. Articles in International Scientific Journals
Articles in Belgian Scientific Journals
Articles in Books
4. My PhD
5. Supervision of PhD Students
Membership to Editorial Boards & Refereeing Activities

1. Research Interests & Short Bio:

2. Work in Progress:

Under revision (R&R)
Under submission

To be submitted / in progress

         This paper received the prize of the "Journée de la Recherche 2018" awarded by the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles to V. Fays.

3. Publications

    3.1.  Edited Books and Special Issues of Scientific Journals:


    3.2. Articles in International Scientific Journals, Refereed:
         The paper above received the 2006 Emerald Literati Network Outstanding Paper Award.
An extension of the paper above has been published as "Wage Structure and Firm Productivity in Belgium",  in E. Lazear et K. Shaw (eds.), The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison, NBER and University of Chicago Press, pp. 179-215, 2009 (with T. Lallemand and R. Plasman). Also NBER Working Paper, No. 12978, March 2007. [See also RePEc]

            3.3. Articles in Belgian Scientific Journals, Refereed:


            3.4. Articles in Books, Refereed:
This book is listed as Noteworthy Book in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics for 2009 by the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University.
This book contains a selection  of papers presented at a conference in Denmark (Sonderborg, August 15-18, 2004) on "Labour Market Models and Matched Employer-Employee Data" held in honour of Dale Mortensen (the 2010 Nobel Prize laureate) upon the occasion of his 65th birthday.

4. My Ph.D.
(defended in 2001)

5. Supervision of PhD Students:

Ongoing [6]:

Successfully Passed [11]:

6. Membership to Editorial Boards & Refereeing Activities