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Romain Lestage

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Romain Lestage



Applied microeconomic theory, industrial organization, urban economics, cultural economics.

Digital markets, network industries, innovation, regulation, economy of China and Northeast Asia.


Central University of Finance and Economics (Beijing, China)

School of Management Science and Engineering

Since 2016: Associate professor

2013-2016: Assistant professor

Research: Theoretical and empirical research on the economics of the Internet, telecommunications, and media.

Teaching: Economics of Innovation and New Technology (undergraduate), Microeconomics (undergraduate), Industrial Organization (undergraduate), Advanced Economics Reading (undergraduate and graduate), Academic and Professional Communication (undergraduate and graduate), Managerial Economics (graduate), Topics in French Culture, Economy, and Public Policy (undergraduate).

Supervision of reports and research projects by graduate and undergraduate students.


February 2012 – July 2013: Researcher, Telecom ParisTech (Paris, France), Economics and Social Sciences Department.

Theoretical and empirical research on the economics of the Internet and media.

March 2011 – February 2012: Postdoctoral researcher, Seoul National University (Seoul, South Korea), Technology Management Economics and Policy Program.

Research: Theoretical and empirical research on regulation and innovation in telecommunications.

Teaching: Managerial Economics (graduate, 45 hours), Industrial Organization (graduate, 45 hours).

Supervision of research projects in telecommunications and energy economics.


Ph.D. in Economics, Université Sorbonne Paris Nord, January 2011. Funded by France Telecom Group.

Title: Liberalization, investment and innovation: The case of telecommunications.

Advisors: David Flacher (professor at Université Sorbonne Paris Nord), Jean-Hervé Lorenzi (professor at Université Paris-Dauphine).

M.Sc. in Industrial Organization, Université Paris-Dauphine, 2006.

B.Sc. in Economics and Management, Université Paris-Dauphine, 2004.


Papers in refereed journals

Input price discrimination, demand forms, and welfare; with G. Gaudin.Journal of Industrial Economics,forthcoming, 2021.

Input price discrimination and non-controlling vertical shareholding.Journal of Regulatory Economics,59(3): 226–250, June 2021.

Net neutrality and asymmetric platform competition; with M. Bourreau.Journal of Regulatory Economics, 55(2):140-171, April 2019.

E-commerce and the market structure of the recorded music industry; with M. Bourreau and F. Moreau.Applied Economics Letters, 24(9):598-601, February 2017.

Input prices and product differentiation.B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 16(3), July 2016.

Niveau d’accès et investissement dans les réseaux de telecommunications; with M. Bourreau and P. Doğan.Revue Economique, 67 :141-152, March 2016.

Level of access and infrastructure investment in network industries; with M. Bourreau and P. Doğan.Journal of Regulatory Economics, 46(3):237-260, December 2014.

Infrastructure investment and optimal access regulation in the different stages of broadband market liberalization”; with D. Flacher.Telecommunications Policy, 38(7):569-576, August 2014.

Competition and investment in telecommunications: Does competition have the same impact on investment by private and state-owned firms?; with D. Flacher, J. Kim, and Y. Kim.Information Economics and Policy, 25(1):41-50, March 2013.

Access regulation and infrastructure investment in the mobile telecommunications industry; with J. Kim, Y. Kim, N. Gaston, D. Flacher, and Y. Kim.Telecommunications Policy,35(11):907-919, December 2011.

Chapters in books

Le déploiement de la fibre, in M. Bourreau (ed),Régulation des communications électroniques, chapter 13. Lavoisier, Paris, 2016.

Les politiques de libéralisation et l’innovation : le cas du secteur des télécommunications, with D. Flacher, in Jean-Hervé Lorenzi and Alain Villemeur (eds),L’innovation au cœur de la nouvelle croissance,pp.263-297. Economica, Paris, 2009.

Presentations in international conferences

Econometric Society,Asian meeting, 2019. International Telecommunications Society, ITS Seoul, 2018.Singapore Economic Review,2015 Conference.The Industrial Organization Society, 2013 Conference.European Association for Research in Industrial Economics, 2009 and 2010.


B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy; Communications and Strategies; Economics of Innovation and New Technology; Information Economics and Policy; International Journal of Industrial Organization; Journal of Industry, Competition & Trade; Revue d’Economie Industrielle; Review of Industrial Organization.