Etienne Lalé is an associate professor in the department of economics at the Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada). He received his PhD in economics at Sciences Po Paris in 2013. His research focuses on macroeconomics and labor economics, with a special interest in understanding cyclical and secular fluctuations in labor markets. His current work analyses: the equilibrium and welfare effects of employment protection; the determinants of worker reallocation across occupations; the cyclical behaviour of hours and employment; long-run changes in labor market dynamics.