Biographical Information

born 7 February 1975 in Munich, Germany


Professor (Directeur de Recherche), Paris School of Economics & CNRS/Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne

Some other affiliations

  • LSE Choice Group, London School of Economics, U.K.
  • Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS), London School of Economics, U.K.
  • Institute for History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST), Group "Decision, Rationality, Interaction" (DRI), Paris, France
  • Institute for Global Studies (Collège d'Etudes Mondiales), Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris, France
  • Society for Social Choice and Welfare, Caen

Some responsibilities

  • Associate Editor of Social Choice and Welfarer (since 2010) and Theory and Decision (since 2012)
  • Editorial Board Member of Economics and Philosophy (since 2009) and The Reasoner (2009-2012)
  • Advisory Board Member of Theory and Decision Libarry, series "Rational Choice in Practical Philosophy and Philosophy of Science" (since 2013)
  • External Expert of the Dept. of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE, since 2019
  • Paris Seminar Ethics & Economics (EthiEco), oo-organizer and co-founder , since 2013
  • Society for Social Choice and Welfare, Caen, Council Member, 2013-17
  • Société de Philosophie des Sciences, Paris, France, Administrative Board member, 2012-2014


  • since 2015: Research Professor (Directeur de Recherche), CNRS, France
  • early 2018: Guest Professor, Visva-Bharti University, Dept. of Economics & Politics, India
  • 2011-15: Professor of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
  • 2011-15: Research Fellow (Charg� de Recherche), CNRS, France
  • 2009-11: Lachmann Fellow for research in economics and philosophy, London School of Economics, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
  • 2009: Habilitation (external) at the Economics Faculty of Karlsruhe University (Thesis)
  • 2006-9: Nuffield Foundation New Career Fellow, London School of Economics, Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science
  • 2005-8: Assistant Professor of Economics, Maastricht University, Department of Quantitative Economics (tenured in 2008)
  • 2002-5: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Philosophy, Probability and Modelling Group, Centre for Junior Research Fellows, Konstanz University

University Education

  • Doctorate in Mathematics from Oxford University, 2004, following doctoral studies at Oxford, Brasenose College (1999-2002). Area: probability theory and statistics, econometrics.
  • Diplom in Mathematics (major) and Economics (minor) from Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU), Munich, Germany, 1999, following studies at Technical University of Muhich (1993-1995), Oxford University (1995-1996), and Ludwig Maximilians University (1996-1999).

Some prizes, distinctions, or grants

  • CNRS grant for the project �Justice and Interests� of an international network led by Gilles Campagnolo, 2020-23
  • CNRS grant for the project �Morality, social choice, and artificial intelligence� (MOSCAI) of a 9-member team led by Yann Chevaleyre, 2019-22
  • Grant of the French National Research Agency (ANR) for the project "Coping With Heterogeneous Opinions" of a 17-member team led by Eric Danan, 2017-21
  • Franco-German Grant of the French National Research Agency (ANR) and the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the project "Collective Attitude Formation" of a 19-member Franco-German team led by Mikael Cozic and Olivier Roy, 2017-20
  • Collaborative Grant of Paris School of Economics for the project "Normative Economics: Ethics, social norms, individual behaviour, and collective choice" of F. Dietrich, M. Fleurbaey, J.-F. Laslier, G. Ponthi�re and S. Zuber, 2017-21
  • Excellence Programme Grant of the French National Research Agency (ANR) for the project "Microbehavioural Foundations of Institutional Design" of R. Sanver (leader), D. Bouyssou, F. Dietrich, J. Lang, J.-F. Laslier, M. Nunez, M. Ozturk and A. Touskias, 2016-19
  • Grant of the French National Research Agency (ANR) for the project "Fairness in intertemporal economic environments with risk" of S. Zuber (leader), K. Decancq, F. Dietrich, M. Fleurbaey and G. Ponti�re, 2013-6
  • 5th Social Choice and Welfare Prize of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare, awarded to F. Dietrich and C. List at the Society�s general meeting in Moscow, 2010
    Laudatio by John RoemerPhotoPrize Lecture
  • Ludwig Lachmann Research Fellowship, London School of Economics, 2009-11
  • Excellent Young Scholar Award, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Maastricht University, 2007
  • Veni Fellowship, Dutch Science Foundation, 2006-8
  • New Career Development Fellowship, Nuffield Foundation (U.K.), 2006-9
  • Research Fellowship, German Research Foundation, 2005 (not taken up)
  • Doctoral Scholarship, Cusanus Foundation (Germany), 2000-2
  • Graduate Scholarship, Mathematical Institute, Oxford University, 2001