Gaël Giraud


Dr Gaël Giraud, Economist, senior researcher at C.N.R.S. (French national centre for scientific research), Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, University of Paris , Paris School of Economics.

Gaël Giraud is a French economist, specialized in general equilibrium theory, game theory and finance.

A former fellow of Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, of ENSAE (Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique) and of CORE (Center of Operations Research, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium), he earned his Ph.D. at the Laboratoire d’Econométrie de l’Ecole Polytechnique in 1998. Currently affiliated with University of Paris 1-Sorbonne Economic Center (CES) and the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), he is currently advisor of 7 PhD students. He has also been appointed Associate Professor at ESCP-Europe business school. In 2009, he was nominated as Best French young economist by Le Monde/Le Cercle des économistes.

He is also a member of Paris School of Economics, a French “Laboratory of Excellence” devoted to financial regulation (LabEx ReFi), the European NGO Finance Watch, the Nicolas Hulot Foundation and the French Expert Committee for the national Debate on the Ecological Transition.

Between 1999 and 2004, he worked as a quantitative consultant in various French investment banks.

He published 4 books, the last one being : Illusion financière, Les Editions de l’Atelier, 2012