Université Libre de Bruxelles and CEPR
Mathias Dewatripont holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, 1986. He is professor at ULB where he teaches introductory economics (at the Solvay Business School), and microeconomic theory and contract theory (in the Economics Department).
He is laureate of the 1998 Francqui Prize and of the 2003 Jahnsson Medal.
He was Managing Editor of the Review of Economic Studies (1990-94) and one of the three Programme co-chairs of the 2000 World Congress of the Econometric Society (Seattle), of which he is Fellow and Council Member.
In 2005, he was President of European Economic Association. He has been Research Director of CEPR as well as part-time Visiting Professor at MIT since 1998.
He is a member of European Commission DG-Competition’s Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy and of European Commission President J.M. Barroso’s Group of Economic Policy Analysis.
His general research area is the theory of incentives and organizations, with applications to banking and corporate finance as well as to transition economics.