Antoine Bommier holds the Chair of Integrative Risk Management and Economics at ETH Zurich since 2010. Prior to that, he worked at the Institut National d’Etudes Démographiques (1998-2002) and the University of Toulouse (2002-2010) as a CNRS researcher. His work focuses on economic demography and decision theory.



Analyse économique des comportements de cycle de vie/Economic analysis of life-cycle behavior


Modèles de cycle de vie / Life-cycle models

After a brief introduction to the origins of life-cycle theory, we will discuss the main life-cycle models that are currently used in the literature, with a particular attention to recursive approaches.   The lecture will emphasize the main assumptions that are embedded in those models.

  • Mardi 7 mars 2017 

Epargne et choix de portefeuille / Savings and Portfolio Choice

We will discuss the application of recursive life cycle-models to the modeling of saving behavior and portfolio choice.

  • Jeudi 9 mars 2017

Economie et accroissement de la longévité / Economics of Aging Part

This lecture will focus on intertemporal choice under uncertain lifetime. We will explain how longevity extension may impact saving behavior and aggregate wealth accumulation.

  •  Mardi 14 Mars 2017 

Théorie économique de la valeur de la vie / The value of life in EconomicsDans le cadre du séminaire de

The value of a statistical life is an economic concept that quantifies the willingness to pay for mortality risk reduction. In this lecture, we will discuss the formal definition of such a concept, how it is estimated from empirical data, and used for policy recommendations. We will emphasize the role of theoretical assumptions.

  •  Jeudi 16 mars 2017 de 12h à 13h - Ecole d'économie de Paris (salle A2) - 48, bd Jourdan 75014 Paris