Thomas Le Barbanchon has a PhD in Economics from Ecole Polytechnique in France. He worked as an economist for the French Ministry of Labour and as a post-doc at CREST. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at Bocconi University. His research interests are in labour economics, public finance and econometrics. He has been recently appointed as a board member of REStud and as associate editor of JEEA. He published a large number of papers in top journals, such as QJE, RES, EJ and JEEA.