TSE digital center


Digital economy

The rapid development of digital technology is generating new challenges and a fundamental transformation in the daily lives of citizens and organizations, with a significant impact on individuals, governments and businesses around the world. Toulouse School of Economics undertakes research that helps public and private sector organizations understand the opportunities and risks of the digital economy. 

Based in particular on the research activities conducted since 2015 in the framework of the Jean-Jacques Laffont Digital Chair, TSE created in 2018 a research center of excellence dedicated to the digital economy, bringing together the expertise, financial support and knowledge of private and public partners. The ambition is to establish one of the best digital economy research centers in Europe and to exercise intellectual leadership in this field.

The main activities of the Center: 

  • Scientific production: scientific publications, academic conferences, seminars, etc...
  • Transfer of knowledge: to practionners and policy makers
  •  Public debate: dissemination of economic knowledge

The Center is organized around five research focuses: 

  • Digital platforms
  • Analytics and economics of Big Data
  • Artificial intelligence and society
  • Financial technologies and digital markets
  • Intellectual property in the digital economy