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About Stéphane

Stéphane joined the Government Outcomes Lab in January of 2021, following a research collaboration agreement between the Blavatnik School of Government and the Sorbonne Business School in Paris (IAE). He is a professor of Economic and Public Management at the Sorbonne Business School-University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, where he runs a research group working on the economics of public-private partnerships.

Stephane’s research has been published and presented in a range of journals and conferences including the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, the Journal of Behavioral Economics and Organization and The Review of Industrial Economics. He has also published several books, the most recent one being The Economics of Public-Private Partnerships, 2018. You can find a full list of Stéphane's publications in his personal webpage here.

Stéphane has been regularly involved in reports for international institutions such as OECD, UN and European Parliament. 

Peer-reviewed articles

J. Beuve, S. Saussier. (2021) Renegotiations and Renewals of Public Contracts, Review of Industrial Organization,

A. Mayol, S. Saussier. (2021) Contract renewals, prices and deprivatizations: The case of water in France." Applied Economics, vol. 53, no. 21, pp. 2447-56

J. Beuve, et al. (2019) Political contestability and public contract rigidity: An analysis of procurement contracts." J. Econ. Manage. Strat., vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 316-35

L. Athias, S. Saussier. (2018) Are public private partnerships that rigid? And why? Evidence from price provisions in French toll road concession contracts. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, vol. 111, pp. 174-86

L. Chever, et al. (2017) "The law of small numbers: investigating the benefits of restricted auctions for public procurement." Applied Economics, vol. 49, no. 42, pp. 4241-60,

E. Chong, S. Saussier, B. Silverman. (2015) Water Under the Bridge: Determinants of Franchise Renewal in Water Provision Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 31 (suppl 1), pp.i3-i39.

C. Desrieux, E. Chong, S. Saussier. (2013) Putting all one's eggs in one basket: Relational contracts and the management of local public services Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 89, pp.167 - 186.

J. Beuve, S. Saussier. (2012) Interfirm cooperation in strategic relationships: the role of formal contract" Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press (OUP), 21 (4), pp.811-836.


S. Porcher, S. Saussier. (2019) Facing the Challenges of Water Governance. Palgrave Macmillan

S. Saussier, J. de Brux. (2018) The Economics of Public-Private Partnerships. Springer International Publishing