Christian Gollier

Christian Gollier

TSE Research Faculty

UT1 Capitole

Managing Director of TSE

Research interests

Economics of Uncertainty
Environmental economics


Christian Gollier is the Executive Director of the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), which he founded with Jean Tirole in 2007. He is also PresiChristian Gollier has published more than a hundred articles in international scientific journals. He is or has been associate editor, editor or co-editor of scientific journals such as Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Journal of Risk and Insurance and Management Science. He has also published 10 books on risk, including "The Economics of Risk and Time" (MIT Press, 2001), which won the Paul A. Samuelson Award. He has also published "Pricing the Planet's Future" at Princeton University Press (2012), and "Ethical Asset Pricing and the Good Society" at Columbia University Press (2017), which resulted from the "6th Arrow Lecture" he gave in New York. In 2019, he published "Le climat après la fin du mois", published by PUF, which received several awards. He participated in the drafting of the 4th and 5th GIEC reports. He also regularly publishes articles in the written press, notably in Les Echos and Le Monde.dent of the European Association of Environmental and Resources Economists. In addition to his activities as an internationally recognized researcher, Christian Gollier has a rich experience in teaching throughout the world. Before joining the University of Toulouse, he taught at the University of Louvain (Belgium), the University of California at San Diego (USA), HEC (Paris), and Ecole Polytechnique. He spent a sabbatical semester in the Department of Economics at Harvard University (2012). He held a visiting professorship in the Department of Economics at Columbia University for the academic year 2015-2016. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics and a Master's degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Louvain. He has received numerous scientific awards, as well as an ERC advanced grant from the European Union. His research ranges from the fields of uncertainty economics, environmental economics, finance, consumption, insurance, and cost-benefit analysis, with a particular interest in long-term effects.


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