Podcast | The common good after COVID – Institute for Fiscal Studies
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This week, we bring you this year’s IFS annual conference given by Professor Jean Tirole, Honorary President of the Toulouse School of Economics.
In his speech, he explains how economics can be used to shape narratives and help solve the biggest crises facing our societies and governments.
Jean Tirole is a founding member of the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and of the Institute for Advanced Study of Toulouse (IAST). He is also affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he holds a visiting professor position, and the Institut de France. He received (solo) the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2014 for his analysis of market power and regulation. He is also the recipient of numerous other international distinctions, including the inaugural Yrjö Jahnsson award from the European Economic Association (1993), the inaugural Frontiers of Knowledge award from the BBVA Foundation (2008), the CNRS gold medal (2007) and Northwestern University’s Nemmers. price (2014). His research focuses on industrial organization, regulation, finance, macroeconomics and banking, and economics based on psychology.
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