Hillel Rapoport is Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, and a research fellow at IZA, CESifo, Harvard Center for International Development, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, CEPII and EUI's Migration Policy Center. A member of Bar-Ilan University’s Economic Department until 2013, he also held visiting positions at Stanford University (in 2001-03) and at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (in 2009-11). Since 2008 he is the scientific coordinator of the “Migration and Development” annual conferences jointly organized by the World Bank and the French Development Agency. His research focuses on the growth and developmental impact of migration and on the economics of immigration, diversity, and refugees’ relocation and resettlement.
Rapoport is the editor of two books (“Brain gain or brain drain: the international competition to attract talent”, Oxford University Press 2012, and “The economics of immigration and social diversity”, Elsevier, 2006) and has published research articles in general economics journals such as Review of Economics and Statistics, Economic Journal, Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, and in field journals such as Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Public Economics, World Development or International Migration Review.