is an associate Professor in Organization Studies at University Institute of Technology and researcher at CRCGM, University of Clermont Auvergne/France. His research is specialized in the policies and management of journalism and media industry.
He is the author of the chapter “Market Structure and Innovation Policies in France", in van Kranenburg (dir), Innovation Policies in the European News and Media Industry: A Comparative Study. Berlin/Heidelberg, Springer Verlag (2017) and (with Patrick Le Floch) of the chapter “France: Press Subsidies – Inefficient but Enduring”, in Murschetz (dir), State Aid for Newspapers - Theories, Cases, Actions. Berlin/Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag (2013).
Matthieu Lardeau is also managing partner of a communication agency and freelance reporter for a metropolitan newspaper. Previously he spent 10 years in the media industry as journalist, chief editor and business and communication officer.
He holds a PhD in Management Science from ESSEC Business School, a Research Master in Management Science from University of Paris X-Nanterre, a Specialized Master in Marketing and Communication from ESCP Europe and Beirut School of Business, a Master in Political Science from Sciences Po Aix. He was visiting researcher at Scancor Center at Stanford University, CA.