Universities – Aix – Faculty

Coordinator:

Prof. Pierre Garello is Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Economics of Aix-Marseille Université. He teaches the course ‘Legal Framework for the Digital Economy’. His fields of interest include decision theory, public economics, contract and competition law and, more generally, the development of an approach of law and economics based on the tools developed by the so-called Austrian School of Economics.

Teaching Staff:

Ass. Prof. Pierre Bentata is Research Professor at ESC Troyes since 2015. He holds a LLM (EMLE Program) and a Ph D. in Economics. He teaches microeconomics, econometrics and contemporary economic problems. His research focuses on economic analysis of law, especially on issues of environmental liability and the training of judges’ decisions in civil liability trials. Outside his academic activity, he regularly appears in the national economic press and he is the author of three books.

Belleflamme

Paul Belleflamme graduated in economics at the University of Namur (1991), where he received his doctoral degree in economics (1997). He also holds a Master of Arts in Economics from Columbia University (1992). In 1998, he became lecturer in economics at Queen Mary, University of London. In 2002, he joined Université catholique de Louvain, where he was attached to the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) and to the Louvain School of Management (LSM). Since 2017, Paul is Professor at AMSE (Aix-Marseille School of Economics) and a member of GREQAM.Paul’s main research area is theoretical industrial organization, with a special focus on innovation in the digital economy (which is also the main topic of his blog, www.IPdigIT.eu). Paul has published widely in leading economics journals and, with Martin Peitz, is the author of Industrial Organization: Markets and Strategies (Cambridge University Press, 2010 and 2015). Paul is a fellow of the CESifo Research Network. He is co-editor of E-conomics and managing editor of Regards Economiques. He also served as associate editor of Information Economics and Policy, and of Review of Network Economics. Paul will be teaching the course ‘Competition Law for New Business Models’.