Marc Ivaldi currently holds the following positions:
Ivaldi served as the Scientific Director of the Social Sciences and Humanities Division at the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. He specializes in applied industrial organization, applying econometric methods to evaluate firms’ conduct, designing business models, testing theoretical predictions on market equilibrium, contractual arrangements, and regulatory schemes.
He mainly studies network and transport service industries (rail, air, energy, telecommunications, banking and information technologies). He is an expert on empirical methods for competition and regulation policies and has advised government authorities and firms on different policies on mergers. He has published many articles in prominent academic journals.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Toulouse.