I'm a Phd in Economics at Institut Mines-Telecom, Business school, LITEM 
My research interests are digital platform, economics of privacy, industrial organization, machine learning and artificial intelligence, advertising.
I use Python to generate and manage original database: webscraping, Web API, Jupiter and Pandas program. 


Vincent Lefrere is a Phd student of Economics at Institut Mines-Télécom, Business School, LITEM. He was visiting researcher at the Carnegie Mellon University at the PEEX research group. During his bachelor at Université Paris Sud, he spent one year at the University of Calgary in Canada. In 2016, he graduated with honors from the Master IREN Paris Saclay with a specialization in digital economics. He started his Phd in October 2016 supervised by Grazia Cecere and Fabrice Le Guel at Institut Mines Telecom, Business School LITEM, funded by "Futur & Ruptures" scholarship. His general research interests are machine learning and artificial intelligence, economics of privacy, digital platforms, economics of the internet.


  • Training: ZEW Text as data in Economics

Upcoming conferences:

  • Grant: University Paris Saclay: Call for projects doctoral seminars 2019
  • ASSA Annual Meeting discussant in "Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Economics at the Crossroads", Atlanta January 2019
  • Visiting Researcher at Carnegie Mellon University at Peex lab Fall 2017
  • Co-organizing :

Fields of research:

  • Digital economics
  • Machine Learning and artificial intelligence
  • Digital platforms
  • Python and web scraping
  • Economics of privacy