Christian Gollier

Christian Gollier

TSE Research Faculty

Managing Director of TSE

Current position

2018 Managing Director
2011 Advisor for la Cour des Comptes on nuclear costs
2007 Member of the GIEC, the advisers group who received the 2007 Peace Nobel Prize
2005 Chairman of the Scientific Council of the Observatoire de l'Epargne Européenne
1992 Professor of Economics, Toulouse 1 Capitole University

Former positions

2017 - December 2017 Vice-President, TSE
2015 - 2016 Visiting professor, Columbia University, New York
2009 - 2015 Director of Toulouse School of Economics
2007 - 2009 Director of the Laboratoire d'Economie des Ressources Naturelles
2006 Member of the Jury d'agrégation de sciences économiques
2004 Vice scientific director at CNRS, in charge of environment in social science


2020 Co-editor, Environmental and Resource Economics
2016 Co-editor of the Journal of Risk and Insurance


  Ph.D. in economics (Louvain)
  Engineer in applied math

Grants and awards

2019 Marcel Boiteux Award for his book "Le Climat avant la fin du mois", Association for Energy Economics
2019 Member of the French Authority commission climat et finance durable (CCFD), Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution (ACPR)
2019 Best Paper Award for the article "New methods in the classical economics of uncertainty: Comparing risks", SCOR-Geneva Risk and Insurance Review
2018 Publication of Enduring Quality Award pour l'article publié en 2002 ”Discounting an uncertain future, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
2015 Awarded Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur.
2015 Elected best teacher of the Toulouse School of Economics (L3)
2013 Prize of the Foundation Edouard Bonnefous
2012 Fellow of the Econometric Society
2012 Member of Academia Europaea
2011 Erik Kempe Award
2010 One of the leading authors of the Fifth IPCC Assessment Report
January 2009 Member of the Economic Council for Durable Development
2009 Management Science Meritorious Award
2009 - 2014 Senior Fellow, Institut Universitaire de France
December 2008 European Research Council Grant
2008 Kulp-Wright Book Award 2008 of the American Risk and Insurance Association for "Competitive Failures: Theory and Policy Implications", P.-A. Chiappori and C. Gollier eds, June 2006, MIT Press
2007 Kulp Wright Book Award for an outstanding original contribution to the literature of risk management and insurance
2005 Prize of the best paper "Optimal Portfolio Management for Individual Pensions Plans" presented at the First World Risk and Insurance Economics Conference, Salt Lake City
2003 Kulp Wright Book Award for The Economics of Risk and Time
2001 Paul A. Samuelson Award
1997 - 2002 Junior Fellow of the Institut Universitaire de France
  Winner of the following awards: "Royale Belge"(1988), "Ernst Meyer"(1989) and "Robert C. Witt (1995, 2002)


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