Aleksandra & Xavier Boutin


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Xavier Boutin's Research

Research Interests:

Applied microeconomics and microeconometrics, industrial organization, competition policy, public policies

Current work:

I am currently working on various projects regarding competition and the dynamics of innovation. Working versions upon request.


Peer-reviewed academic journals (in English):

The Deep-Pocket Effect of Internal Capital Markets (with Giacinta Cestone, Chiara Fumagalli, Giovanni Pica, Nicolas Serrano-Velarde), The Journal of Financial Economics, July 2013, vol. 109(1), pp. 122-145.

The Effects of Retail Regulations on Prices: Evidence from the Loi Galland (with Pierre Biscourp and Thibaud Vergé), The Economic Journal, December 2013, vol. 123(573), pp. 1279-1312.

The Environmental Effects of Green Taxation: The case of the French "Bonus/Malus" (With Xavier D'Haultfoeuille and auline Givord)The Economic Journal (Feature), forthcoming.


Une méthodologie d'évaluation comptable du coût du capital des entreprises françaises: 1984-2002 (with Simon Quantin), Economie et Statistique, vol. 413(1), pages 47-64.

The "Loi Galland" and French consumer prices (with Guillaume Guerrero), Conjoncture in France, June 2008.

Unpublished working papers:

Are prices really affected by mergers? (with Lionel Janin), Working Papers of the DESE g2006-09, INSEE, DESE.