Professor of Economics at the Toulouse School of Economics and CEPR Research Fellow
Paul Seabright is Professor of Economics at the Toulouse School of Economics. He was formerly a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford and of Churchill College, Cambridge, and Reader in Economics at the University of Cambridge. He has published research in a wide range of areas of both theoretical and applied microeconomics, with a particular focus on industrial organisation and competition policy.
He is the author of several books, including The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life (Princeton 2004), which was shortlisted for the 2005 British Academy Book Prize and will appear in a second edition in May 2010 with a new chapter on the financial crisis. He is a member of European Commission DG-Competition's Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy and a Council Member of the European Economic Association.
Recent work by Paul Seabright
An experiment reveals that church members enrolled in formal insurance give less money to their church and to other charitable organisations