Estelle Cantillon

Visiting Professor of Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School
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Estelle Cantillon, Visiting Professor of Public Policy, is a FNRS senior research associate and professor at the Solvay Brussels School where she teaches environmental economics in the M.A. programmes and advises doctoral students in market design, industrial organization, and environmental economics.  Her research lies at the boundary between market design and industrial organization. She has published on auctions, procurement and competition in the financial industry. Her current research spans school choice and environmental market design.  Estelle is a member of the executive committees of the European Economic Association and the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics, an Associate Editor at the Rand Journal of Economics, a member of the Economics Council of OXERA, a consultancy, and a member of the steering committee of Re-Bel (Rethinking Belgium). She has recently launched a European-wide research network, "Matching in Practice" (, whose goal is to foster developments at the interface between theory, empirics, experiments and policy on allocation and admission procedures in education. Estelle holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and has held prior appointments at Yale University and Harvard Business School before joining the faculty at the Solvay Brussels School in 2004.

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