Department of Economics and the College
Stéphane Bonhomme’s research focuses on microeconometrics. He is interested in the econometric modeling of unobserved heterogeneity and panel data. His main area of applications is labor economics, in particular the analysis of earnings inequality and dynamics.
His most recent publication is “Functional Differencing,” in Econometrica. He has also co-authored numerous articles, including “Identifying Distributional Characteristics in Random Coefficients Panel Data Models,” “Nonlinear Panel Data Analysis,” and “Recovering Distributions in Difference-in-Differences: A Comparison of Selective and Comprehensive Schooling.” He is currently serving as one of the managing editors of the Review of Economic Studies and is a recipient of grant funding from the European Research Council.
Most recently, Bonhomme was a professor at Spain’s Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI). He was also a member of the faculty at New York University. He received both his master’s degree in macroeconomics and his PhD in economics from the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.
Bonhomme joined the University of Chicago faculty in 2013.