Economics of Uncertainty
Christian Gollier's research spans the fields of economics of uncertainty, environmental economics, finance, consumption, insurance and cost-benefit analysis, with a particular interest in long-term sustainable effects. He founded the Jean-Jacques Laffont / Toulouse School of Economics Foundation with Jean Tirole in 2007, and has been its director since 2009 (with a hiatus in 2015-2016). Since June 19, 2023, he has been Director of the “grand établissement TSE”. He has published more than 130 articles in international scientific journals, as well as 7 books on risk, including "The Economics of Risk and Time" (MIT Press), which won the "Paul A. Samuelson Award (2001). In 2012, he published a book entitled "Pricing the Planet's Future" at Princeton University Press, which he presented at the "6th Arrow Lecture" at Columbia University. Christian Gollier is one of the authors of the 4th and 5th reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC, 2007 and 2013). In addition, he regularly advises several governments on their public investments evaluation policies and the ecological transition. He is Past-President of EAERE, the European Association of Environmental Economists. During the academic year 2021-2022, he held a chair at the Collège de France. His recent book for the general public, "Le Climat après la fin du mois" (PUF 2019), deals with the importance of taking action in the face of climate change and has been a great success in France.