Florian LEON

Florian LEON

Postdoctoral researcher

Faculty or Centre Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Research Unit UR CREA
Postal Address Campus Limpertsberg, Université du Luxembourg
162 A, avenue de la Faïencerie
L-1511 Luxembourg
Campus Office BRA 4.09
Email
Telephone (+352) 46 66 44 5133
Fax (+352) 46 66 44 35133

Research Interests 

Development economics ; Financial economics ; Applied econometrics (panel data)

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Florian Léon is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at CREA (University of Luxembourg). He holds a PhD (2014) in economics at the Université d’Auvergne (France). His research focuses on financial development and in particular on banking, microfinance and islamic finance.

Last updated on: Monday, 15 February 2016

CV Florian Léon

Position

  • Current position: 2015- Post-Doctoral Fellow, CREA, University of Luxembourg
  • 2013-2015 Research and teaching assistant (ATER), Universit e d'Auvergne, France
  • 2009 Research assistant (internship), (Summer) LASAARE (Morocco) supervised by F. Mourji

Education

  • 2010-2014 PhD in Development Economics, CERDI, Université d'Auvergne, France
    Thesis title : Bank competition in Africa: Three essays
  • 2008-2010 Master's Degree in Development Economics, CERDI, Université d'Auvergne, France
  • 2004-2007 Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Université de Nancy2, France
  • 2005-2007 Undergraduate in History, Université de Nancy2, France



Last updated on: 15 Feb 2016

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In press

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See detailLong-term finance and entrepreneurship
Leon, Florian

in Economic Systems (in press)

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See detailRegional foreign banks and financial inclusion: Evidence from Africa
Leon, Florian; Zins, Alexandra

in Economic Modelling (in press)

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2019

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See detailHousehold credit and growth: International evidence
Leon, Florian

E-print/Working paper (2019)

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See detailRemittances and credit in developed and developing countries: A dynamic panel analysis
Leon, Florian; Fromentin, Vincent

in Research in International Business and Finance (2019), 48

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See detailInformation sharing, credit booms and financial stability: Do developing economies differ from advanced countries?
Leon, Florian; Guérineau, Samuel

in Journal of Financial Stability (2019), 40

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2018

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See detailCorruption and tax compliance: Evidence from small retailers in Bamako, Mali
Bertinelli, Luisito; Bourgain, Arnaud; Leon, Florian

E-print/Working paper (2018)

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See detailThe Credit Structure Database
Leon, Florian

E-print/Working paper (2018)

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See detailConvergence of credit structure around the world
Leon, Florian

in Economic Modelling (2018), 68

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See detailLong-term finance and entrepreneurship
Leon, Florian

E-print/Working paper (2018)

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See detailDo banks and microfinance institutions compete? Microevidence from Madagascar
Leon, Florian; Baraton, Pierrick

E-print/Working paper (2018)

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See detailIslamic banking development and access to credit
Leon, Florian; Weill, Laurent

in Pacific-Basin Finance Journal (2018), 52

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2017

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See detailImplications of loan portfolio concentration in Cambodia
Leon, Florian

in Economics Bulletin (2017), 37(1), 282-296

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2016

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See detailDoes the expansion of regional cross-border banks affect competition in Africa? Indirect evidence
Leon, Florian

in Research in International Business and Finance (2016), 37

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See detailFinancial Constraint, Entrepreneurship and Sectoral Migrations
Leon, Florian; Baraton, Pierrick

E-print/Working paper (2016)

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See detailInformation sharing, credit booms and financial stability
Leon, Florian; Guérineau, Samuel

E-print/Working paper (2016)

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See detailIslamic Banking Development and access to credit
Leon, Florian; Weill, Laurent

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2015

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See detailDoes bank competition alleviate credit constraints in developing countries?
Leon, Florian

in Journal of Banking and Finance (2015), 57

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