Short Bio

Olivier Gossner is a specialist of Game Theory working at the intersection of Economics and Mathematics. His research interests lie in the role of informaiton in strategic interactions, repeated games, and bounded rationality.

He is a fellow of the Game Theory society.

He is the Vice-President for Communicaitons of the Game Theory Society since 2022.


Academic Affiliations

  • present2014

    Professor of Economics

    Department of Economics, Ecole Polytechnique

  • present2006

    CNRS senior researcher


  • present2008


    Department of Mathematics

    London School of Economics



  • Habilitation 2004

    Habilitation à diriger les recherches, Economics

    Université Paris Dauphine

  • Ph.D. 1996

    Ph.D. in Mathematics

    Université Paris 6

  • Undergraduate 1989-1993

    Ecole Normale Supérieure


Past positions

  • 2005-2014
    Paris School of Economics
  • 1998-2006
    Chargé de Recherche CNRS
  • 1997-2002
    CORE Fellow, Université Catholique de Louvain
  • 1995-1996
    Human Capital Mobility Fellow, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Visiting positions

  • 2005-2008
    Invited Professor, MEDS, Kellogg School of Business
  • 2004-2005
    Institute for Advanced Studies, Jerusalem