Julie de Brux

Doctor in Economics


  • Member of Chaire E-PPP
  • Executive Director, Citizing


Research interests:

  • applied industrial organization
  • public services;
  • public-private partnerships;
  • contract economics;
  • renegotiation;
  • competition;
  • innovation;


Ph.D. in Economics : May 2008- November 2011

Ph.D. title : « Renegotiation and Performance in Public-private Contractual Arrangements – An economic analysis »


  • « To allot or not to allot public services in Europe – An incomplete contract approach » , with C. Desrieux, forthcoming in the European Journal of Law and Economics
  • « The dark and bright sides of renegotiation. An application to transport concession contracts « , Utilities Policy, 2010 (18), p77-85
  • « Risques, choix des projets à réaliser et choix contractuels », Transports, 2011, n°465 (with C. Desrieux & V. Piron)
  • « Une analyse économique des partenariats public-privé », joint report with S. Saussier & V. Piron, ordered by IGD (the French PPP Institute), La Documentation Française, forthcoming

Working papers:

  • « Renegotiations and contract renewals in public-private arrangements » (with J. Beuve & S. Saussier), in submission
  • « Concession contracts : better satisfaction for users? », in submission
  • “L’évaluation préalable dans les Contrats de Partenariat. Contribution à l’Evolution des Pratiques d’Evaluation”, joint report with C. Ménard and J.M. Oudot, ordered by IGD (French PPP Institute)


  • Invited Speaker, European PPP’s on the move, October 20th-21st, Brussels, Belgium
  • 15th annual conference of the International School for New Institutional Economics (ISNIE), june 16th-18th 2011, Palo Alto, USA
  • 28th Journées de Microéconomie Appliquée (JMA), 2nd-3rd June 2011, Sousse, Tunisia
  • 2nd International conference on Contracts, Procurement and Public-Private Agreeements, 30th-31st May 2011, Paris, France
  • 21st annual conference of the European Public Choice Society (EPCS), 28th-30th April 2011, Rennes, France
  • 27th annual conference of the European Association of Law and Economics (EALE),September 23rd-25th 2010, Paris, France
  • 14th annual conference of the International Society for New Institutional Economics (ISNIE), June 17th-19th 2010, Stirling, Scotland
  • Invited Keynote Speaker for the Transport Infrastructure Session, 3rd Annual PPP inCEE and SEE Summit, June 8th-9th 2010, Budapest, Hungary
  • Invited Speaker to the CICA-IFIs 2010 Conference hiion Efficient Construction andSustainable Development, February 11th 2010, World Bank, Washington D.C., USA
  • Invited Speaker to the Heads of Procurement-CICA Conference , November 2nd-3rd2009, Thessaloniky, Greece
  • 58th annual congress of the French Association for Economic Sciences (AFSE), September 10th-11th 2009, Paris, France
  • 36th annual conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE), September 3rd-5th 2009, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • European School of New Institutional Economics (ESNIE), May 15th-20th 2009, Cargese, Corsica, France
  • Centre for Competition and Regulatory Policy (CCRP) workshop, January 23rd 2009, London, U.K.
  • 7th Conference on Applied Infrastructure Research, October 10th-11th 2008, Berlin, Germany


  • Les territoires dans la stratégie et le pilotage d’entreprises, Master Stratégies Territoriales et Urbaines, Sciences-Po Paris
  • Les Partenariats Public-privé, 3-day seminar, Master Management Urbain Environnement et Services, ESSEC business school
  • Organisational Economics, with Pr. Ménard, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Graduate Level
  • Economics of Public Organisations, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master Level
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics, Ecole Centrale de Paris, Ingeneers Graduate Level