Paul Belleflamme graduated in economics at the University of Namur (1991), where he received his doctoral degree in economics (1997). He also holds a Master of Arts in Economics from Columbia University (1992). In 1998, he became lecturer in economics at Queen Mary, University of London, where he obtained a Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP) in November 2001. In 2002, he joined Université catholique de Louvain, where he was attached to the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) and to the Louvain School of Management (LSM). At the start of 2017, Paul took a leave of absence from Université catholique de Louvain so as to acquire new experiences. He is currently Professor at AMSE (Aix-Marseille School of Economics) and a member of GREQAM; he is also visiting professor at Kedge Business School.
Paul’s main research area is theoretical industrial organization, with a special focus on innovation in the digital economy (which is also the main topic of his blog, www.IPdigIT.eu). Paul has published widely in leading economics journals and, with Martin Peitz, is the author of Industrial Organization: Markets and Strategies (Cambridge University Press, 2010 and 2015). Paul is a fellow of the CESifo Research Network. He is co-editor of E-conomics and managing editor of Regards Economiques. He also served as associate editor of Information Economics and Policy, and of Review of Network Economics.