Bio and Research Interests

Research interests

The theory of incentives
Regulation and Competition Policy
Preferences under risk and uncertainty
Emotions, Feelings, Altruism, Decision-Making and the Brain


Cécile Aubert is Professor at the University of Bordeaux. She has previously been assistant professor at the University of Cambridge, UK, and the University Paris Dauphine, and lecturer at UC Berkeley. She has published research on two main themes: i) incentives and enforcement for regulation and competition policy, and ii) incentives and attitudes to risk and ambiguity when emotions and feelings matter.

Current position

Professor, University Montesquieu Bordeaux IV

Former positions

2003 - 2006Assistant Professor, University Paris Dauphine
2001 - 2003Lecturer, University of Cambridge, Economics Faculty and Fitzwilliam College
2000 - 2001Lecturer and Research Associate, UC Berkeley