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Full Professor, Université de Lille, LEM (UMR 9221)

Associate Researcher, Telecom ParisTech , ESS department

Associate Researcher, LaRGE, Strasbourg University

Affiliate to SciencesPo LIEPP

Member of Observatoire de l’Ethique Publique

— I study economics, politics and political economy —

Lastest publications:

« How does COVID-19 affect Electoral Participation? Evidence from the French Municipal Elections » (with O.Gergaud, A.Noury and A.Garel), PLOS-ONE, forthcoming

« Politicians at higher levels of government are perceived as more corrupt  » (withP-G.Méon), European Journal of Political Economy, 2020

« Is the EU held accountable for economic performances? Assessing vote and popularity functions before and after membership  » (with C.Le Gall and R.Magni-Berton), European Journal of Political Research, 2020

« Educated dictators attract more foreign direct investment » (with S.Panel and L.Weill), Journal of Comparative Economics, 2020

The Black Duncan Prize for my paper « Is Civic Duty the Solution to the Paradox of Voting? »

Duncan Black Prize

Contact :

Université Lille, Faculté de Sciences économique et sociale

Bât. SH2, bureau 121

F 59655 Villeneuve d’Ascq Cedex


Fax : 33.(0)

E : abel.francois{at}univ-lille.fr

Blog collectif sur la politique : http://slowpolitix.blogspot.fr/

SSRN : http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=90547

Repec/Ideas : https://ideas.repec.org/e/pfr149.html

Research gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Abel_Francois

LinkedIn : http://fr.linkedin.com/in/afrancois