Rida Laraki

Director of Research
University of Paris Dauphine
5/29/18 6/4/18

Rida Laraki has been the director of research CNRS in computer science at LAMSADE (University of Paris Dauphine) since 2013 (and researcher at the CNRS since 2001). From 2006 to 2017, he acted as a professor of Economics at the École Polytechnique. In September of 2017, Laraki was named as an honorary professor at the University of Liverpool (computer science department).

He graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique (promotion X93) and earned his PhD in Mathematics at the University Pierre et Marie Curie (in 2000, Habilitation in 2011). His research is in game theory, social choice, economic theory, optimization, learning, and operations research. 

He is known for his voting system majority judgment invented with Michel Balinski. They published a book on the subject with the MIT Press in 2011. I also organize a weekly seminar on game theory at the Institut Henri Poincaré (since 2001) and have organized several conferences and workshops. I am an  associate editor of three international journals, responsible for the doctoral program in computer science at the University of Paris Dauphine, and responsible for the french scientific society on the mathematics of optimization and decision: SMAI-MODE.