Dr. Jean-Francois Laslier

Professor of Economics

Dr. Jean-Francois Laslier is a Professor in the Department of Economics and the Director of the Econometrics Laboratory at the Ecole Polytechnique in Palaiseau, Paris, France. He is also a researcher from the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), a government-funded research organization under the administrative authority of France’s Ministry of Research. He was elected Member of the Council of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare from 2004 to 2009.

His research interest is in Social Choice Theory, Game Theory, and Experimental Economics, for applications to the theory of democracy. In particular he is interested in voting rules, voters’ behavior, and parties strategies. Jean-Francois Lasliers holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Conservatoire National de Arts et Metiers, France (CNAM), a Master’s of Advanced Studies in Applied Mathematics from the University Paris Dauphine, and a Statistician Economist degree from the Paris Graduate School of Economics, Statistics and Finance (ENSAE), France.