Florian Mayneris is an Associate Professor at ESG-UQAM and a CEPR Research Fellow. He received his PhD from Paris School of Economics in 2009. His research focuses on international trade, urban economics and regional and industrial policies. He is interested in the determinants of the economic performance of firms, neighborhoods and regions. He has also been involved in the evaluation of several clusters, enterprise zones and export promotion policies, commissioned by various French and Belgian public authorities.