Emmanuelle Auriol, is Professor of economics at Toulouse School of Economics, France. Auriol studied Economics at the University of Toulouse I where she received her PhD in 1992. After spending one year at the University of California at Berkeley as a post-doc she joined the Economics Department at Toulouse. She passed the French economics aggregation in 1996 and she spent 2 years at the University of Aix-Marseille II. Since 1998 she has been a professor at Toulouse School of Economics. She is a fellow of the EEA, CEPR, EUDN, CESifo, and a member of the EEA Council and of the executive committee of EUDN. Her research interests include industrial organization, regulation, labor economy, collective decision making and development economics. She studies government conduct and performance with a special focus on developing economies. She relies both on theory and empirical studies to derive policy recommendations on industrial organization issues such as privatization, regulation or markets design. Since in practice policy implementation matters as much as policy design, she also studies incentive in public organizations and government structure. Throughout the years she received several grants and awards for her research.