Pierre-André Chiappori is the E. Rowan and Barbara Steinschneider Professor of Economics at Columbia University. A former student of the Ecole normale supérieure, he received a Master in Mathematics at the University Paris VI in 1976 and a PhD in Economics at the University Paris 1 in 1981. He has taught in France (Paris 1, EHESS, Ecole Polytechnique, ENSAE) before joining the University of Chicago as Professor of Economics. He has been a faculty member at Columbia since 2004. His research focuses on household behavior, risk, insurance and contract theory, general equilibrium and mathematical economics. He has been involved in numerous conferences as organizer or keynote speaker and has been editor and co-editor of many international economic publications, including the Journal of Political Economy, published by the University of Chicago. He is a Fellow of the European Economic Association, of the Econometric Society and of the Society of Labor Economists, and a Distinguished Fellow of the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics at the University of Chicago.