Bernard Salanié’s research interests range from microeconomic theory to econometric methods. His best-known contributions investigate asymmetric information, as well as behavior under risk. He has also worked in several areas of applied microeconomics: labor economics, public finance, and the economics of marriage.
Salanié is a professor of economics at Columbia University, where he has taught since 2005. He is an Associate Editor of the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics and of Research in Economics. Since 2014, he has served as executive vice-president of the Econometric Society. He is the author of three graduate textbooks and more than 50 papers. Salanié also published an equation-free book in France, L’économie sans tabou, and contributed to various French newspapers: Le Figaro, Les Echos, and La Tribune.
Salanié was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society in 2001. Before moving to New York, he served in a variety of positions at INSEE in Paris, from business surveys and forecasting to macroeconomic policy studies to teaching and research. He was also a Professor at Ecole Polytechnique. He has held visiting positions at the Toulouse School of Economics, the University of Chicago, and Stanford University. He was a managing editor of the Review of Economic Studies between 2003 and 2007.
Salanié received his PhD in Economics from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in 1992.
Salanié will present at the Econometrics Workshop on October 29.