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Jean Tirole

FRONTIERS OF KNOWLEDGE LAUREATE

Economics Finance and Management

1st edition

The Economics, Finance and Management Award in this edition of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Laureate has gone to French economist Jean Tirole. Tirole is a leader in the analysis of inefficiencies deriving from the possession of inside information among economic agents.

CITATION (EXCERPT)

The award is granted to Jean Tirole “for his economic analysis of optimal contracts and optimal design of public policies in a variety of contexts where asymmetry of information and conflicting incentives play a key role, including regulation, corporate finance and the analysis of economic organizations.”