30 economists and one conviction : the need for an open debate

Jean PISANI-FERRY

Present positions :

  • Responsable du Programme et des idées de En Marche
  • Professor at the Hertie School of Governance (Berlin)
  • Columnist for Project Syndicate and the Chinese magazine Caixin

Positions’ held :                                                                                 

  • Commissioner-General for Policy Planning
  • Director of Bruegel (Brussels), research and debate center for economic policies in Europe
  • Executive President of the Conseil d’Analyse Economique (Council of Economic Analysis)
  • Senior Economic Advisor to the French Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry, Dominique Strauss-Khan and Christian Sautter
  • Director of the CEPII (Centre d’Études Prospectives et d’Informations Internationales)

Education :

  • Graduate from the Centre d’études des programmes économiques
  • Graduate in mathematics from the University Paris V
  • Engineer (Supelec)

Main publications :

  • «The euro crisis and its aftermath», Oxford University Press, 2014
  • Politique économique, avec Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Benoît Coeuré et Pierre Jacquet, De Boeck, 2004, 2009. Nouvelle édition entièrement refondue, octobre 2012. Version anglaise Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, September 2010. Version chinoises et serbo-croate en préparation.
  • Le Réveil des Démons: la crise de l’euro et comment nous en sortir, Fayard, novembre 2011, nouvelle édition mars 2013, Pluriel. Traduction espagnole El Despertar de los Demonios, Antoni Bosch, Barcelone, février 2012. Traduction grecque, édition Polis, Athènes, mai 2012.
  • EU-IMF assistance to euro area countries: An early evaluation (with André Sapir and Guntram Wolff), Bruegel Blueprint No 19, June 2013.
  • “The knowns unknowns and the unknow unknowns of EMU”, Journal of International Money and Finance Vol 34, pp 6-14, 2013. Available as Bruegel Policy Contribution 2012/18, October 2012.
  • “The fiscal implications of a banking union”, report to the ECOFIN Council, shortened version available as Bruegel Policy Brief 2012/02, September 2012.
  • Sudden stops in the euro area” (with Silvia Merler), Review of Economics and Institutions Vol 3 No3, 2012; earlier version available as Bruegel Policy Contribution No 2012/06, March.
  • “Europe’s growth problem (and what to do about it)”, with Zsolt Darvas and Guntram Wolff, Bruegel Policy Brief 2013/03, April.

Economic field of expertise:

Economy policy and European Economy