Florian LEON

Florian LEON

Postdoctoral researcher

Faculty or Centre Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Research Unit UR CREA
Postal Address Campus Kirchberg, Université du Luxembourg
6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi
L-1359 Luxembourg
Campus Office G 207
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 detailCorruption and tax compliance: evidence from small retailers in Bamako, Mali
Bertinelli, Luisito; Bourgain, Arnaud; Leon, Florian

in Applied Economics Letters (in press)

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

in Economic Development and Cultural Change (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 detailLong-term finance and entrepreneurship
Leon, Florian

in Economic Systems (2019), 43(2),

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See detailThe provision of long-term credit and firm growth
Leon, Florian

E-print/Working paper (2019)

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See detailHousehold credit and growth: International evidence
Leon, Florian

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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 detailPourquoi la microfinance n’a pas éradiqué la pauvreté?
Leon, Florian

Article for general public (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

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See detailLa concurrence croissante entre banques et institutions de microfinance
Leon, Florian; Baraton, Pierrick

Article for general public (2018)

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See detailInteractions croissantes
Leon, Florian; Baraton, Pierrick

Article for general public (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

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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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