Vincent Boitier


Department of Economics, Le Mans University

47B Avenue Olivier Messiaen, 72000 Le Mans, France

Current Position

2017- Assistant professor, Le Mans University

Past Position

2016-2017 Postdoctoral researcher and lecturer, Valenciennes University

2011-2016 Teaching Assistant, University Paris 1


2017 Postdoctoral fellow, Valenciennes University

2015 Ph.D. in Economics, Paris School of Economics-University Paris 1

2011 Magistère d'Economie, University Paris 1

2011 M.Sc. in Economics, Paris School of Economics

2010 M.A. in Econometrics, University Paris 1

2009 B.A. in Economics, University Paris 1


Schelling paradox in a system of cities, with E. Auvray (Le Mans University), accepted in Mathematical Social Science

Growth and ideas in a perfectly competitive world: A complement, accepted in Economics and Business Letters

Growth and ideas in a perfectly competitive world, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics

The role of labor market structure in urban sprawl, Regional Science and Urban Economics

Reduced form wage equations in the credible bargaining model, with A. Lepetit (Federal Reserve Bank), Labor Economics

The unemployment volatility puzzle: A note on the role of reference points, Theoretical Economics Letters

Working Papers

Social mixing in the city, with E. Auvray (Le Mans University), R&R in Journal of Public Economic Theory

Hierarchy of trade and sequential exporting, appendix, with A. Vatan (CEPII)

Monopolistic competition, free entry and occupations in the city

Toward a general theory of systems of cities, new version coming soon

The fundamental surplus in a risk-free world, coming soon

Monpolistic competition with infinite product variety networks

Work in progress

System of cities: A dynamical perspective, with C. Bertucci (CNRS-Ecole Polytechnique)

Monopolistic competition and free entry: A dynamical perspective