Portrait Gérard Pogorel
Gerard PogorelProfessor Emeritus

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Gérard Pogorel is Professor of Economics (since 1995, emeritus since 2010) with the Department of Economic and Social Sciences (SES) of Télécom Paris, a department he headed from 1995 to 2002. He previously worked at HEC Paris, Paris- Dauphine, Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne, at the University of Technology of Compiègne, as well as in universities in Europe (Göteborg, Naples), in the United States (Harvard, UC San Diego) and in Asia (Tokyo, Shanghai, Bandoeng, Bangkok).

He holds a Doctorate in Economics, a Doctorate in Organizational Sciences. He graduated in Management Science from HEC Paris, and in Social Sciences from the Sorbonne. He does research on industrial strategies and public policies in the fields of technology, the digital economy, telecommunications, and the media.

Co-founder of the European Conference on Radio Spectrum Management, he was its chairman/rapporteur. Expert for the European Commission, he was chairman of the monitoring committee of the framework program for research and technological development of the European Union, chairman of the monitoring committee of the research program on the information society of the EU. He is a co-author of a report to the Italian Prime Minister evaluating operators’ investments in broadband networks in the perspective of the European digital agenda. He participates in numerous international committees with governmental and regulatory authorities, as well as scientific committees in the field of telecommunications and media policy and regulation in Europe and Asia.

From 2021, he is a Senior Fellow with the European Liberal Forum, a Political Foundation with the European Parliament, and is involved in the definition of public policies for European sovereignty and autonomy, in particular in digital areas.

Activités : enseignement, recherche, projetsActivities : Teaching, Research, Projects


1/ Shortcomings of telecoms regulation, the low tariffs/low investments vicious circle, funding of network developments by platforms

2/ Radio Spectrum Policy, frequency assignment by auctions and alternative methods, negative impacts of lopsided assignments methods on innovative services diffusion

3/ Telecom Media Convergence, Streaming services, the uneasy relation between telcos, TV broadcasters and streaming services, re-defining cultural diversity in a European and international perspective

4/ European Strategic Sovereignty and Autonomy: policy and business implications, future perspectives on international trade, and markets. Defining trust circles and trusted ecosystems


Frequent contributions to PolicyTracker (radio spectrum), EurActiv and Mace Magazine (European issues), Il Sole 24 Ore, Corriere delle Communicazioni.

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