Jean Tirole Wins Nobel Prize for Economics

13 October, 2014

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2014 was awarded to Jean Tirole "for his analysis of market power and regulation".

Jean Tirole is one of the most influential economists of our time. He has made important theoretical research contributions in a number of areas, but most of all he has clarified how to understand and regulate industries with a few powerful firms.


In October 2003 Prof. Tirole visited CERGE-EI to give a research seminar on "Incentives and Prosocial Behavior" and to discuss his research with our faculty and students. Prof. Tirole was the 14th Nobel Prize in Economics Winner to speak at CERGE-EI.