Bio and CV

Patrick Legros studied in France and in the US and started his career at Cornell University. He is full professor of economics at the Université libre de Bruxelles in Belgium  and was between 2016 and 2019 Distinguished Professor of Economics at the University of Northeastern . He is a fellow of the research centre ECARES at SBSEM,  and a fellow of CEPR. His research interests are in industrial organization, the theory of organizations, the theory of assortative matching in markets, information economics, and the design of education policies. He has been granted an ERC Advanced grant for developing an “Organizational Industrial Organization”. He is currently the managing editor of the Journal of Industrial Economics and was a member of the European Advisory Group on Competition Policy at the European Commission between 2013 and 2020.


A full curriculum vitae is available by following this link: Last Vita Legros

Academic Positions

  • 20202016

    Distinguished Professor of Economics

    Northeastern University

  • present2000

    Professeur ordinaire

    Université libre de Bruxelles

  • 20022000

    Professeur of Economics

    Université libre de Bruxelles

  • 20001996

    Chargé de cours

    Université de Liège

  • 19961989

    Assistant Professor of Economics

    Cornell University

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 1986-1989

    Ph.D. in Social Sciences

    California Institute of Technology

  • Ph.D. 1985

    Doctorat de troisième cycle - Analyse et politique économiques

    Université de Paris XII

  • Coopération 1983-1985

    French Military service (``coopération``)

    University of Tunis

  • scholar 1981-1982

    Visiting scholar

    MEDS Department, Kellogg Business School, Northwestern University

  • B.A. 1978

    License de Sciences Economiques et de Gestion

    Université Paris XII