François LE GRAND

Associate Professor

Research center : ETH


Quantitative finance & economics


Professor at emlyon business school and associate researcher at ETH Zurich, I am a graduate of École Polytechnique and ENSAE. I also received a doctorate from EHESS while working at Barclays Capital.
My primary focus in research has been on risk economics, but for some years now, I am also interested in the applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in health.
My work has been published in academic journals such as Econometrica, Management Science, Journal of Economic Theory or Plos One, and I also write tribunes for the French mainstream media (Le Monde, Les Echos). I have some experience in consulting for non-academic partners as well.

2004 - 2007: PhD at Paris School of Economics/EHESS (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales). Thesis: Intertemporal Asset Allocation: Application to Public Debt Management under the supervision of Prof. Gabrielle Demange
  • 2002 - 2004: Master in Economics at Paris School of Economics/EHESS. Master in Economics and Statistics at the ENSAE (Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique), Malakoff (France)
  • 1999 - 2002: Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau (France): BS in Mechanics and Economics
2014 - Now: Associate Professor of Finance at emlyon business school, Ecully, France
  • 2011 - Now: Associate Researcher at the Chair of Integrative Risk Management of ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2008 - 2014: Assistant Professor of Finance at emlyon business school, Ecully, France.