Jean Tirole

Jean Tirole

Chairman, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)

Chairman of the Executive Committee, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST)

Current position

2013 Member of the French Strategic Research Council
2011 Chairman of the Executive Committee, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST)
2011 Member of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques
2009 Chairman of the Board of Directors, Toulouse School of Economics
2008 Member of the Conseil d'Analyse Économique of the Prime Minister
1995 Directeur d'Etudes cumulant, EHESS
1992 Scientific director, Institut d'Économie Industrielle
1992 Visiting Professor MIT

Former positions

2007 - 2009 Director, Toulouse School of Economics
2006 - 2009 Fellow of the Haut Conseil de la Sciences et de la Technologie
2001 President, European Economic Association
1998 President, Econometric Society
1984 - 1991 Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1981 - 1984 Researcher; CERAS, École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées

Education

1981 Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1978 Engineer, École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées
1978 Docteur de 3ème Cycle, Decision Mathematics, Paris IX - Dauphine
1976 Engineer, École Polytechnique
1976 Diplôme d'Étude Approfondie, Decision Mathematics, Paris IX -Dauphine

Grants and awards

2014 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel
2014 Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics
2013 Stephen A. Ross Prize in Financial Economics
2013 Honorary doctorate degree, Hitotsubashi University
2013 Honorary doctorate degree, Université de Lausanne
2013 Honorary Fellow of the Royal of Society of Edinburgh
2012 Honorary doctorate degree, Athens University of Economics and Business
2012 Honorary doctorate degree, University of Rome Tor Vergata
2012 Grand Prix of the "Académie d'Occitanie"
2011 ILB and EIF Award for the best paper in finance ("Leverage and the Central Banker's Put") written with Emmanuel Farhi
2011 Member, Académie des Sciences morales et politiques
2011 Honorary doctorate degree, University of Mannheim
2010 European Research Council Grant
2010 CME Group - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Prize in Innovation Quantitative Applications
2010 Claude Levi-Strauss Prize
2010 Officier dans l’Ordre National du Mérite
2009 Fellow of the Academie des Sciences, Inscriptions et Belles Lettres de Toulouse
2008 (Inaugural) Frontiers of Knowledge Award of the BBVA Foundation
2008 Cercle d'Oc Prize
2007 Chevalier de la légion d'honneur
2007 "Risques" - "Les Echos" Award
2007 Honorary doctorate degree, London Business School
2007 Honorary doctorate degree, HEC Montreal
2007 Gold medal, CNRS
2007 Gold medal, city of Toulouse
2004 Institute of Scientific Information-Thomson Price Winner in Economics
2002 Médaille d'argent, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
2002 Lauréat du Prix Dargélos de l'Ecole Polytechnique
1999 Distinguished Fellow Award, Industrial Organization Society
1998 John von Neumann Award, Rajk Lazlo College for Advanced Studies, Budapest University
1997 Public Utility Research Center Distinguished Service Award, University of Florida, Gainesville
1996 Center for Economic Studies Prize, Munich
1993 Foreign Honorary Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
1993 Foreign Honorary Member, American Economic Association
1993 Yrjo Jahnsson prize of the European Economic Association
1989 Doctorat Honoris Causa, Université Libre de Bruxelles
1988 - 1989 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship
1985 - 1987 Sloan Fellowship