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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 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 and received the 2018 Dean's Award for Excellence in Research.
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.

Can less punishment lead to less crime? See my podcast on this issue: How to reduce crime using network theory

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?