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Jean Tirole

Scientific Director of IDEI
Member of the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
Member of the Excecutive Committee, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST)

Contacts

Email:
Phone:+33 (0)5 61 12 86 42
Fax:+33 (0)5 61 12 86 37
Office:MF 529

Secretary

Pierrette Vaissade
Email:
Phone:+33 (0)5 61 12 85 79
Fax:+33 (0)5 61 12 86 37
Office:MF 526

Links

Long CV (PDF file, 176 Kb)
Long CV (in french) (PDF file, 168 Kb)
CNRS Information about Gold Medal (PDF file)
CME Group - MSRI Prize
CNRS Press Release about Gold Medal
Announcement of BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award
Notice sur la vie et les travaux de Maurice Allais
Photos
Press Photos


| Research Interests | Professional experiences | Work in progress | Publications | Participations |

 

Research Interests

Industrial Organization
Regulation
Organization Theory
Game Theory
Finance
Macroeconomics
Psychology

Professional experiences

Current position

1992Scientific director, Institut d'Économie Industrielle
1992Visiting Professor MIT
1995Directeur d'Etudes cumulant, EHESS
1999-2006,2008Member of the Conseil d'Analyse Économique of the Prime Minister
2009Chairman of the Board of Directors, Toulouse School of Economics
2011Member of the Excecutive Committee, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST)
2011Member of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Poltiiques
2013Member of the French Strategic Research Council

Former positions

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

Education

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

Grants and awards

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

Work in progress

Articles in working paper series

Mimeos

Publications

Articles in refereed journals

Articles in working paper series

Books

Contributions to books

Articles in the Press

Reports

  • Protection de la propriété intellectuelle: une introduction et quelques pistes de réflexion, n. 41, Rapport pour le Conseil d'Analyse Economique, 2003.
  • La protection de l'emploi, n. 44, Rapport pour le Conseil d'Analyse Economique, 2003.
    (with Olivier Jean Blanchard)

Participations

Articles in the Press

Interviews