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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Economics and Finance D-index 129 Citations 145,409 256 World Ranking 11 National Ranking 1

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2015 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2014 - Nobel Memorial Prize laureates in Economics for his analysis of market power and regulation".

2014 - Nobel Prize for his analysis of market power and regulation

2008 - BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award

2007 - CNRS Gold Medal, French National Centre for Scientific Research Economics

1993 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1993 - Foreign Honorary Member, the American Economic Association

1993 - Yrjö Jahnsson Award

1988 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

1986 - Fellows of the Econometric Society

1985 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Elected Fellow of the European Economic Association


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Microeconomics
  • Finance

His main research concerns Microeconomics, Incentive, Industrial organization, Competition and Public economics. His work in Microeconomics is not limited to one particular discipline; it also encompasses Reputation. His work carried out in the field of Incentive brings together such families of science as Procurement, Government and Politics.

His Industrial organization study combines topics in areas such as Market power, Patent pool, Vertical restraints, Welfare and Investment. His studies in Competition integrate themes in fields like Network effect and Monopoly. His Public economics research incorporates elements of Private information retrieval, Rationality, Principal–agent problem, Information flow and Productivity.

His most cited work include:

  • The Theory of Industrial Organization (8845 citations)
  • A Theory of Incentives in Procurement and Regulation (3250 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of investigation include Microeconomics, Incentive, Industrial organization, Competition and Market liquidity. The various areas that Jean Tirole examines in his Microeconomics study include Procurement and Social Welfare. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Politics and Reputation.

His Industrial organization research integrates issues from License, Welfare and Monopoly. Jean Tirole frequently studies issues relating to Competitor analysis and Competition. His Market liquidity study frequently draws connections between related disciplines such as Financial system.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Microeconomics (30.81%)
  • Incentive (26.57%)
  • Industrial organization (21.96%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2010-2020)?

  • Microeconomics (30.81%)
  • Incentive (26.57%)
  • Market liquidity (11.99%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His scientific interests lie mostly in Microeconomics, Incentive, Market liquidity, Industrial organization and Competition. While the research belongs to areas of Microeconomics, Jean Tirole spends his time largely on the problem of Welfare, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Coopetition. His Incentive study incorporates themes from Law, Public policy, Politics and Negotiation.

His studies deal with areas such as Financial contagion and Financial intermediary, Deposit insurance, Financial system as well as Market liquidity. Jean Tirole interconnects Quality, Key, Intellectual property and Downstream in the investigation of issues within Industrial organization. The concepts of his Competition study are interwoven with issues in Power and Monopoly.

Between 2010 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Collective Moral Hazard, Maturity Mismatch, and Systemic Bailouts † (565 citations)
  • Identity, Morals, and Taboos: Beliefs as Assets (413 citations)
  • Inside and Outside Liquidity (232 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Microeconomics
  • Finance

Jean Tirole focuses on Microeconomics, Incentive, Monetary economics, Market power and Competition. His work carried out in the field of Microeconomics brings together such families of science as Power and Negotiation. His research integrates issues of Equity, As is, Law, Reputation and International economics in his study of Incentive.

In general Monetary economics study, his work on Market liquidity often relates to the realm of Joint and several liability, thereby connecting several areas of interest. The study incorporates disciplines such as Marketing, Corporate governance, Transparency and Certification in addition to Market power. Jean Tirole has included themes like Executive compensation, Human multitasking, Monopsony and Ex-ante in his Competition study.

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Best Publications

The Theory of Industrial Organization

Jean Tirole.

18530 Citations

A Theory of Incentives in Procurement and Regulation

Jean Tirole;Jean-Jacques Laffont.

6884 Citations


Jean Charles Rochet;Jean Marcal Pierre Tirole.
Journal of the European Economic Association (2003)

5620 Citations

Financial Intermediation, Loanable Funds, and The Real Sector

B. Holmstrom;Jean Marcal Pierre Tirole.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (1997)

4474 Citations

Formal and Real Authority in Organizations

Philippe Aghion;Jean Marcal Pierre Tirole.
Journal of Political Economy (1997)

4312 Citations

Some Simple Economics of Open Source

Josh Lerner;Jean Marcal Pierre Tirole.
Journal of Industrial Economics (2003)

3827 Citations

Incentives and Prosocial Behavior

Roland Bénabou;Roland Bénabou;Jean Tirole.
The American Economic Review (2006)

3643 Citations

The Theory of Corporate Finance

Jean Marcal Pierre Tirole.
Research Papers in Economics (2005)

3420 Citations

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation

Roland Bénabou;Jean Tirole.
The Review of Economic Studies (2003)

3375 Citations

Two-sided markets: a progress report

Jean Charles Rochet;Jean Tirole.
The RAND Journal of Economics (2006)

3307 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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