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economics professor

Jean Mercier Ythier, French economics professor. Achievements include research in economic theory of gift-giving and wealth redistribution.

Background

Ythier, Jean Mercier was born on February 25, 1960 in Antony, Hauts-de-Seine, France. Son of Frantz and Viviane Mercier Ythier.

Education

Master of Arts, Institute Political Studies, Paris, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Political Studies, Paris, 1989. Student, Harvard University, Massachusetts, 1986—1987.

Career

Assistant professor University Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, 1989—1991, maître de conference, 1991—2002. Professor University Metz, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in economic theory of gift-giving and wealth redistribution.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: The Economics of Reciprocity, Giving and Altruism, 2000, Handbook of the Economics of Giving, Altruism and Reciprocity, 2006.

Connections

Married Nathalie Damoiselet, July 17, 1994. 1 child Aloys.

father:
Frantz Ythier

mother:
Viviane Mercier Ythier

spouse:
Nathalie Damoiselet

child:
Aloys Ythier