The nomination of Gaël Giraud fully fits within the partnership of the IAS-Nantes with the French Development Agency (AFD).
Chief economist for the French Development Agency, Gaël Giraud is also research director at CNRS and doctoral student in Catholic theology. He is a former student of École normale supérieure (rue d’Ulm), he graduated at the Paris School of Economics, Statistics and Finance (ENSAE), and holds a doctorate in applied mathematics from the École Polytechnique. He is Professor of Economy at l’École nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, and director of the Energy and Prosperity Chair. He has published fifteen or so research articles in Anglo-saxon academic reviews in economy, and four books including La Théorie des jeux (Flammarion, 2005), 20 Propositions pour réformer le capitalisme, (Flammarion, 2009), Le Facteur 12, pourquoi il faut plafonner les revenus, with Cécile Renouard (Carnets Nord, 2012) and Illusion financière (Les Éditions de l’Atelier, 2013).
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