Present positions 

  • Chief Economist at the French Treasury
  • Professor at the University Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne
  • Professor at the Paris School of Economics
  • Non-resident researcher, Bruegel
  • Member of the High Council for Financial Stability
  • Member of the Council of Mandatory Contributions
  • Member of the Conseil National de Productivité
  • Member of the Conseil général de la Banque de France

Previous positions 

  • Member of the Policy committee to the French Ministry of finance
  • Chairperson of the Conseil d’Analyse économique (Council of Economic Analysis)
  • Professor, University Lillle 2, University Paris – Nanterre and Ecole polytechnique
  • Director at CEPII, Centre for Prospective Studies and International Information
  • Columnist, France-Culture
  • President of the French Association of Economic Sciences

Educations and degrees 

  • PhD in Economics at the University Paris IX – Dauphine
  • Graduated, Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris

Main publications 


Economic Policy, with B. Coeuré, P. Jacquet et J. Pisani-Ferry, De Boeck, 4th edition 2017
Interest Rates, with L. Boone et V. Coudert, la Découverte, 3rd edition 2015.
Economic Policy, withB. Coeuré, P. Jacquet et J. Pisani-Ferry, De Boeck, 4th edition 2017.
The international monetary system: an introduction, Livre sonore, De Vive Voix, 58 min., 2012
Economy of the Euro, with B. Coeuré, La Découverte, collection Repères, 3rd edition, 2014.
International Monetary Macroeconomics, Economica, 2nd edition 2015.

Book chapters and other publications

– “Memo for the Commissioner responsible for taxation,” in Demertzis, M., and G. Wolff (eds.), Braver, Greener, Fairer, Memos to the EU leadership 2019-2024, pp. 114-129, Bruegel, September 2019.
– “Towards a Franco-German approach on Euro area’s economic governance”, in Nida-Rümelin, J., von Daniels, D., and N. Wloka (eds.), Internationale Gerechtigkeit und Institutionelle Verantwortung, De Gruyter, pp. 205-220, 2019.
– “La connaissance au service de la société”, in Savoir, Penser, Rêver, p. 83-103, Flammarion, 2018.
– Macroprudential developments in the macroeconomic policy framework in the euro area, Annales des Mines, août 2018, pp. 79-83.
– “Unequal imbalances”, in Ordo-liberalism vs. Anglo-Saxon-Latin pragmatism: Incompatible economic philosophies?, CEPR ebook, 22 novembre 2017.
– Europe’s Political Spring: Fixing the Eurozone and Beyond, with Francesco Giavazzi, Vox-EU, 31 mai 2017.
– The euro zone in search of coordination, Revue Française d’Economie, n°125 spécial « L’Europe après 60 ans », 1er trimestre, 2017.
– Making the most of the European single market, avec V. Aussilloux, C. Fuest et G. Wolff, Note du Conseil d’Analyse Economique n°38, février 2017. Making the best of the European single market, Bruegel Policy Contribution n°3, 2017.
– “Making the European semester more efficient”, in Investment and growth in advanced economies, Conference proceedings, ECB forum on central banking, Sintra, 26-28 June 2017, pp. 325-332.
– “Jobs union”, in A. Bénassy-Quéré and F. Giavazzi, eds., Europe’s political spring: fixing the eurozone and beyond, CEPR ebook, 31 May 2017.
– Reconciling risk sharing with market discipline: A constructive approach to euro area reform, Franco-German Report, 17 janvier 2018,  CEPR Policy Insight No. 91, avec M. Brunnermeier, H. Enderlein, E. Farhi, M. Fratzscher, C. Fuest, P.-O. Gourinchas, P. Martin, J. Pisani-Ferry, H. Rey, I. Schnabel, N. Véron,  B. Weder di Mauro, and J. Zettelmeyer.
– “The International Monetary System in Perpetual Search of Stability”, in Bergsten, C. F. and A.G. Russell, International Monetary Cooperation: Lessons from the Plaza Accord after Thirty Years, chapter 13, Peterson Institute of International Economics, April 2016, pp. 237-260.
– “A sovereignless currency”, In Baldwin, R. and F. Giavazzi, eds., How to Fix Europe’s Monetary Union, CEPR e-book, 2016.
– Which fiscal union for the euro zone?, avec X. Ragot et G. Wolff, Note du Conseil d’Analyse Economique n°29, février 2016.
– “Maastricht flaws and remedies”, In Baldwin, R. and F. Giavazzi, eds., The Eurozone Crisis: A Consensus View of the Causes and a Few Possible Solutions, CEPR e-book, 2015.
– “The euro as an international currency”, In Badinger, H. and V. Nitsch (eds.), Handbook of the Economics of European Integration, 2015.


Research interests

International monetary issues; European integration; economic policy