Toulouse School of Economics and Institut D’Économie Industrielle
Jean-Charles Rochet is a former student of École Normale Supérieure (Paris) and holds a Ph.D.in Mathematical Economics from Paris – Dauphine University . His dissertation won the Arconati-Visconti award. He has taught in Paris, France (Dauphine University, ENSAE and École Polytechnique) , London, U.K. ( B.P. visiting professor, London School of Economics, 2001-02) and has visited many universities and central banks all over the world. He is a member of the Institut Universitaire de France and a Fellow of the Econometric Society since 1995. He has also been council member of European Economic Association, and associate editor of Econometrica.
He is currently Professor of Economics at the Toulouse School of Economics and Research Director at Institut D’Économie Industrielle. He has written more than 60 articles in international scientific journals and 5 books , including Microeconomics of Banking (with X. Frexias, MIT Press), When Insurers Go Bust (with G. Plantin, Princeton UP), and Why are there so Many banking Crises? (Princeton UP). His research interests include financial stability, payments economics, industrial organization of financial markets, risk management, contract theory, and solvency regulations for financial institutions.