Marc Bourreau and Marianne Verdier

Marc Bourreau is Professor of Economics at Telecom ParisTech (Paris, France). He is also a research associate at the laboratory of industrial economics (LEI) of the Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST). His research interests include economic and policy issues in the telecommunications and payment industries. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed economics journals, such as The American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, The European Economic Review, the International Journal of Industrial Organization and the Journal of Banking and Finance.

Marianne Verdier is an Assistant Professor of economics at the University Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense. She received a PhD from Telecom ParisTech in economics and has worked as an expert for the payment card scheme “Le Groupement des Cartes Bancaires, CB”. The subject of her dissertation was « interchange fees and pricing of payment card systems ». She has published is several journals about interchange fees, such as Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic Surveys, International Journal of Industrial Organization (accepted paper), or COMMUNICATION&STRATEGIES.