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Yves Zenou is a professor of economics and holds the Richard Snape Chair in Business and Economics at Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) since January 2016.
Yves Zenou was previously a professor of economics at Stockholm University (2007-2015), at the Universite du Maine, a visiting professor at the department of economics at the University of California, Berkeley (2009-2010), a professor of economics at the University of Southampton, UK (2000-2003), a Research Fellow at CORE, Belgium (1994-1996) and a Guest Professor at the European University Institute, Osaka University, Sciences Po (Paris), Tel Aviv University. His research is both theoretical and empirical and his interests include: (i) Social interactions and network theory, (ii) Search and matching theory, (iii) Urban economics, (iv) Segregation and discrimination of ethnic minorities, (v) Identity and assimilation of immigrants, (vi) Criminality and (vii) Education.
Yves Zenou is also affiliated to the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN, Stockholm), the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR, London) and the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA, Bonn). He is also a visiting professor at the University of Southampton.
He is Elected Fellow of the Econometric Society and Fellow of the Regional Science Association International.
He is currently the Associate Editor of Regional Science and Urban Economics, Journal of Public Economic Theory, Journal of Urban Economics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, IZA Journal of Migration, and Annals of Economics and Statistics. He was previously (2007-2017) the Editor of Regional Science and Urban Economics and Associate Editor (2012-2017) of the Journal of the European Economic Association.

I organized a summer school and a symposium on the the economics of networks on 25-29 June 2018 in Melbourne.
See: https://www.monash.edu/business/sens18

Here is a description of my research in an accessible format:
http://www.bbc.com/storyworks/future/masters-of-change/social-networks-and-human-behaviour?

Actor of change: If you don’t like it, change it! The new campaign of Monash University

My own video on Social Inequality: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6hOp08Gx3c#inequality%20#economics




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