Present positions:

– Head of Jobsand Income Division at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
– Affiliated professor in the Economic Department of Sciences Po
– Affiliated professor at IZA ((Institute for the Study of Labor)

Positions held:

– Executive Director of the Chair of Career Paths Security at Sciences Po and GENES
– Advisor to the French Minister for the Economy, Finance and Employment
– Economist at the International Monetary Fund
– Assistant Professor at La Sorbonne University


PhD in Economics,  La Sorbonne University (University Paris 1)
PhD.Phil. in Economics, Paris School of Economics
Master of Science in Management – Grande Ecole, ESSEC (Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales)

Main publications


– Les discriminations au travail, Presses de Sciences Po, with Marie-Anne Valfort, 2018

– Des compétences pour les jeunes défavorisés, Presses de Sciences Po, September 2016.

– Labor Economics, The MIT press, with Pierre Cahuc and André Zylberberg, 2014.

– Améliorer l’assurance chômage, with Pierre Cahuc, Presses de Sciences Po, 2014.

– La machine à trier, with Pierre Cahuc, Olivier Galland and André Zylberberg, Editions Eyrolles, 2011


–  «The Difficult School-to-Work Transition of High School Dropouts: Evidence from a field experiment»Journal of Human Resources, forthcoming. S. Carcillo with P. Cahuc and A. Minea (2019),

– «The Effectiveness of Hiring Credits», Review of Economic Studies, forthcoming. 86( 2), pp. 593–626, S. Carcillo, with P. Cahuc, and T. Le Barbanchon (2019)
– « The Detaxation of Overtime Hours: Lessons from the French Experiment », with P.Cahuc, Journal of Labor Economics, 32(2), pp.361-400, 2014
– « Youth Unemployment in Old Europe: The Polar Cases of France and Germany », with P. Cahuc, U. Rinne and K. F. Zimmermann , IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, pp. 2-18, 2013
– « Can Public Sector Wage Bills Be Reduced? », with P. Cahuc, in Fiscal Policy after the Financial Crisis, edited by Alberto Alesina and Francisco Giavazzi, chapter 9, pp. 359-404, 2013, NBER, The University of Chicago Press, 2013

– « Is short-time work a good method to keep unemployment down? », with P. Cahuc, Nordic Economic Policy Review, 1, pp.133-169, 2011

– « The Shortcomings of a Partial Release of Employment Protection Laws: The Case of the 2005 French Reform », with Pierre Cahuc, Economic Policy, 2006

– « Bilateral Workers-Firms Training Decisions and an Application to Discrimination », with E. Wasmer, Annals of Economics and Statistics, 71/72 pp. 317-345, 2003


Economic field of expertise:

Labor Economics, Public Policy