Thierry Verdier

Thierry Verdier

Associate Chair

Ecole des Ponts - ParisTech

Campus Jourdan – 48 Boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris

Building A, 2nd floor, office 204

Phone +33(0)1 43 13 63 08

  • International Trade
  • Development Economics
  • The political economy of institutions
  • Interactions

Research Interests

International Trade, Growth and Development, Political Economy and Income Distribution, Economic Sociology

Education

  • Ecole Polytechnique, 1981-1984
  • Ecole nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC), 1984-1987
  • PhD Dissertation "Strategic Behavior in International Economics and Contract Theory" Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, 1987-1991 (Supervisor: R. Guesnerie)

Positions

  • Ingénieur Général des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC)
  • Directeur d'axe "Economie Géographique, Economie Internationale et Developpement"  de l' UMR PjSE
  • Directeur d’Etudes (cumulant) at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
  • Co-responsable scientifique de la thématique "Mondialisation et développement" du LABEX OSE

Fellowships and Honors

  • Laureate of the Review of Economic Studies Tour (best PhD students in the USA and Europe) in 1990.
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship : joint at Harvard and MIT in the "Research Training Group in Political Economy" 1992-1994.
  • Fellow of the European Economic Association (2005-  )
  • Member of the European Economic Association Council (2005-2010)
  • Research Fellow of the Center of Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London (1994- )
  • ERC Advanced Grant  "The Economic s of Cultural Transmission and Applications to Communties, Organizations and Markets" (TECTACOM)  (2013-2018)

Language

French (native), English (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), Spanish (read, written)