Pierre-André Chiappori has been elected to the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences in the Political Economy, Statistics and Finance section, to fill a place left vacant by the death of the French academic Pierre Bauchet.
Two hundred years after the famous sculptor François-Joseph Bosio, born like him in Monaco, Pierre-André Chiappori joins the prestigious Institut de France.
After graduating from high school at the Lycée Albert 1er, he joined the Ecole Normale Supérieure in 1974, was awarded a mathematics degree in 1977, and then received a doctorate in economics from the University of Paris in 1981.
After a brilliant career in France – CNRS, EHESS, Ecole polytechnique – he moved to the United States in 1997, first to the University of Chicago, then to Columbia University where he held the E Rowan and Barbara Steinschneider professorship.
He regularly visits Monaco where he chairs the scientific committee of IMSEE and the Advisory Board of the International University of Monaco and also sits on the board of directors of Monaco Asset Management. Pierre-André Chiappori is also a board member of major international corporations.
The Academy of Moral and Political Sciences, founded in 1795 and restored in 1832, is one of the five academies to come under the umbrella of the Institut de France. It is also the oldest French institution devoted entirely to law and the human sciences.