Alexandre de Cornière's webpage

I am an assistant professor at the Toulouse School of Economics, and a member of the TSE Digital Center.

My research interests are in industrial organization, digital economics and competition policy.

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Working papers

  • Data and Competition: A General Framework with Applications to Mergers, Market Structure and Privacy Policy [paper] (with Greg Taylor)

  • Social Media and the News: Content Bundling and News Quality [paper] (with Miklos Sarvary)

  • Upstream Bundling and Leverage of Market Power [paper] (with Greg Taylor), Revise & Resubmit, The Economic Journal (supersedes Application Bundling in System Markets [paper])


  • A Model of Biased Intermediation [paper] (with Greg Taylor), The RAND Journal of Economics 50.1 (2019), 854–882

  • Consumer Privacy and the Incentives to Price-Discriminate in Online Markets [paper] (with Rodrigo Montes), Review of Network Economics 16 .3 (2017): 291-305

  • Search Advertising [paper], American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 8.3 (2016): 156-88

  • Online Advertising and Privacy [paper] (with Romain de Nijs), The RAND Journal of Economics, 47.1 (2016): 48-72

  • Integration and Search Engine Bias [paper] (with Greg Taylor) , The RAND Journal of Economics, 45.3 (2014): 576-597

Short Vitae

2015- present: Assistant Professor, Toulouse School of Economics

2012-2015: Postdoc at Nuffield College & Department of Economics, Oxford

2008-2012: PhD in Economics, Paris School of Economics

Before that: Master APE, ENSAE, ENS Cachan

Full Vitae (pdf)