Bio and Research Interests

Research interests

Industrial Organization
Competition Policy
Economics of Information

Current position

2012President, European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE)
Professor of Economics, University Toulouse 1 Capitole
Professor, Ecole Polytechnique
Senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France
Expert of the World Bank, OECD, the European Commission, ARCEP

Former positions

2007 - 2011Director of IDEI
1998 - 2001Fellow of Editorial Board of The Journal of Public Economics
1992 - 1995Director of the Laboratory of Industrial Organization, CREST-INSEE, Paris
1992 - 1999Fellow of Editorial Board of The Review of Economic Studies
1989 - 1992Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique (ENSAE), INSEE
1986 - 1988Service de la Conjoncture, INSEE
1983 - 1986Assistant d'Economie, ENSAE, INSEE


1992"Habilitation" to supervise thesis, University of Toulouse I
1992Ph.D. in economics, University Toulouse I
1983Statistician Economist, ENSAE
1983Diplôme d'Études Approfondies, EHESS
1981Engineer, École Polytechnique

Grants and awards

2013 - 2018ERC Grant n°340903 for COOPETITION
2012Raymond Barre Chair
September 2011NHH 2011 Honorary Doctorate
2003Senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France
1989Fullbright grant
1988NATO grant
Fellow, Econometric Society


Articles in a refereed journal

Contributions to books