Frédéric Robert-Nicoud is Professor of Economics at the University of Geneva since 2009 and a CEPR affiliate since 2004. He has been a Lecturer of Economic Geography and the London School of Economics and Political Science, a Professor of Economics at HEC Lausanne (2016-2017), a Peter Kenen Visiting Professor / Fellow at Princeton University (2009-2010), and Maria de Maetzu Visiting Professor at CEMFI (2018). He did his PhD in Economics at the LSE under the supervision of Tony Venables and Steve Redding. His research interests include urban economics, international trade, and political economics. He sits on the editorial boards of Regional Science and Urban Economics and of the Journal of Urban Economics. He is an Economics editor of the Journal of Economic Geography and was awarded the August Lösch Prize in 2008.