Bio and Research Interests

Research interests

Industrial Organization
Development Economics
Public Economics, Health, Labor and Education
Household Demand modeling
Risk Sharing
Program Evaluation
Health economics


Pierre Dubois is professor of Economics at TSE, fellow of the CEPR and of the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London. His work includes research on industrial organization, demand models, household behavior, health and pharmaceuticals, food demand, development economics and applied econometrics. He has been published in economics journals such as the American Economic Review, Econometrica, the Journal of Political Economy, the Review of Economic Studies, the RAND Journal of Economics, the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the International Journal of Industrial Organization, the Journal of Development Economics and the Journal of Labor Economics. Pr. Dubois received his PhD in economics from EHESS Paris, has been assistant professor at the University of Montréal, has held visiting positions at Berkeley and Northwestern University and has been Visiting Professor at Harvard University. He is currently managing Editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization and associate editor of the European Economic Review, as well as Scientific Director of the Toulouse School of Economics.

Current position

2014Research Fellow, Institute for Fiscal Studies, London
2013Managing Editor of International Journal of Industrial Organization
2012Associate Editor of European Economic Review
2009Professor of Economics, University of Toulouse 1 Capitole
2009Associate Editor, Annales d'Economie et de Statistique
2007Member of the European Development Research Network (EUDN)
2004Research Fellow of CEPR

Former positions

2015Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University
2011 - 2016Junior member of Institut Universitaire de France (IUF)
2010 - 2011Visiting Scholar Department of Economics, Northwestern University and CSIO
2009 - 2015Director of DEEQA (2nd year PhD)
2007 - 2009Deputy Director of GREMAQ (UMR, UT1-CNRS-INRA-EHESS)
2005 - 2006INRA ESR MAIA Team Director
2002 - 2005Lecturer, EHESS
2000Visiting researcher, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California at Berkeley
1999Assistant Professor, University of Montréal
1999 - 2009INRA Research Director, Toulouse


2005"Habilitation" to supervise thesis
1999Ph.D. EHESS, Paris
1994Statistician Economist, ENSAE

Grants and awards

2016Fondation du Risque Chaire Santé, Dauphine
2016ANR Grant (Agence Nationale de la Recherche) « Open Research Area for the Social Sciences in Europe» (2016-2018)
2015IDEX "Emergence" University of Toulouse 2015-2017
2015Fondation du Risque Chaire Santé, Dauphine
2011ANR Grant (Agence Nationale de la Recherche) "Open Research Area" avec Rachel Griffith (2011-2014)
2011 - 2016Junior member of the French University Institute (IUF)
2009France-Berkeley Fund Award (with Céline Bonnet and Sofia Berto Villas Boas)
2009Laurier de la recherche de la ville de Toulouse
2006ANR Grant (Agence Nationale de la Recherche) with Bruno Jullien and Thierry Magnac (2006-2010)
2001France-Berkeley Fund Award (with Ethan Ligon)
2000European Economic Association Young Economist Award