Bio and Research Interests

Research interests

Microeconomic theory
Theory of organisation
Industrial and competition policy
Development economics
Transition economics

Current position

2012Director of the IAST (Institute for Advanced Study inToulouse)
2000Professor of Economics, Université Toulouse I
2000Managing Editor, Economic Policy
1989Research Fellow at CEPR

Former positions

1999 - 2001Reader in Economics, University of Cambridge
1998Professor Assistant, École Polytechnique, Paris
1988 - 1999Assistant Director of Research, University of Cambridge
1980 - 1994Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford


1988D.Phil. (Economics), University of Oxford
1982M.Phil. (Economics), University of Oxford

Grants and awards

November 20134th FUE-Diversity Prize
2009Fellow of the European Economic Association Council


Articles in a refereed journal


Contributions to books