Economics serving society
Bernard Caillaud

Bernard Caillaud

PSE Chaired Professor

Ecole des Ponts - ParisTech


Campus Jourdan – 48 Boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris

6th floor, office 05

Phone +33(0)1 80 52 16 05

Director Analysis and Policy in Economics Master

  • Game Theory
  • Mechanism Design and Economics of Contract
  • Competition Policy
  • Organization economics


If you are interested in the whole list (I'd wonder why !), check my vitae.


Greatest hits

Here are a few of my papers I like best:

  • “Regulation, Competition and Asymmetric Information”, 1990, Journal of Economic Theory, Vol 52, N° 1, pp 87-110.
  •  “Competing Vertical Structures: Precommitment and Renegotiations”, 1995, joint w/ B.Jullien and P.Picard, Econometrica, Vol 63, N°3, pp 621-646.
  • “Parties as Political Intermediaries”, 2002, joint w/ J.Tirole, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol 117, N°4, pp 1453-1491.
  • “Chicken & Egg : Competition among Intermediation Service Providers”, 2003, joint w/ B.Jullien, the Rand Journal of Economics, Vol 34, N°2, pp 309-328.
  • “Essential Facility Financing and Market Structure”, 2004, joint w/ J.Tirole, Journal of Public Economics, Vol 88, pp 667-694.
  •  “Consensus Building: How to Persuade a Group”, 2007, joint w/ J.Tirole, American Economic Review, Vol 97, N°5, 1877-1900.
  •  “Strategic Loyalty Reward in Dynamic Price Discrimination”, 2014, joint w/R. De Nijs, Marketing Science, Vol 33, N°5, 725 – 742.


Recently recorded

These are recent pieces:

  •  “Joint Design of Emission Tax and Trading Systems”, 2017, joint w/ G. Demange, Annals of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming.
  •  “ Taxation of a Digital Monopoly Platform”, 2017, joint w/ M.Bourreau and R. De Nijs, Journal of Public Economic Theory, forthcoming.


Independent labels

These may still be interesting and relevant, if you speak french:

  • « Le défi de la propriété intellectuelle », 2008, Les Cahiers Français, N°347, 79-84 (in French).
  • «  Valoriser les investissements de l’Ecole des Ponts en économie », 2014, Rapport au Directeur de l’Ecole des Ponts ParisTech (in French).
  • «  La fiscalité du numérique », 2015, joint w/ M. Bacache, F. Bloch, M. Bourreau, J. Cremer, H. Cremer, G. Demange, S. Gauthier, Rapport à France Stratégie (in French).