Eric Brousseau is Professor of Economics and Management at the University Paris-Dauphine; a member of PSL Research University. He holds the "Governance and Regulation" Chair hosted by the Fondation Paris-Dauphine, and he is the scientific director of the Club des Régulateurs (French club of Regulatory Authorities)-. He is also involved with the European University Institute in Florence. He is the founder and the director of the Institutional and Organizational Economic Academy (IOEA), and a past-President of the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics (SIOE). He is also an honorary member of the Institut Universitaire de France.
His research focuses on economic governance, market regulation and the dynamic of institutional frameworks. He is interested in the organization and evolution of institutions shaping economic activities; hence detailed researches on how regulatory frameworks emerge, evolve and perform in various contemporary or historical, national or transnational contexts; as well as on the interactions between self- and public regulations. He pays a special attention to the consequences of digital technologies and the Internet on governance issues.
He has published nearly a hundred scientific papers and has edited about fifteen books and symposia. He has been involved in researches funded by the French Government, the European Commission, the US National Science Foundation, the UN, and the OECD.
He is the current director of the Doctoral School of Paris-Dauphine. He is one of the creators of Master Program "Network Industries and Digital Economics" (IREN); jointly operated between Paris-Dauphine, Polytechnique, CentraleSupelec TélécomParisTech and the University Paris-Sud. He is also the director of the Master Program "Telecom and Media Management".
While he was at the University of Paris Ouest, Eric Brousseau was the director of EconomiX, a leading Research Center of the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) from 2005 to 2011. He also chaired the CNRS's Research Consortium "Information and Communication Technologies and the Society" (GDR TICS) from 2002 to 2009.