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

Jacques MISTRAL

Present positions:

  • Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, Washington DC
  • Special advisor, Institut Français des Relations Internationales (IFRI)

Previous positions:

  • Helen L DeRoy Visiting Professor, The University of Michigan
  • President of the Association Paul Ricoeur
  • Independent director of BNP Paribas Cardif
  • Professor at the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique (ENSAE), the Institut d’Etudes Politiques, the Ecole Polytechnique, the University of Paris XIII, the University of Antilles-Guyanne, 1977 to 2007
  • Economic advisor to the Prime Minister Michel Rocard, 1988 to 1991
  • Executive vice-president, AXA group (CEO AXA Marine Aviation / EVP Asia / EVP Human resources / EVP Finance), 1992 to 2000
  • Special advisor to the Minister of economy and finance Laurent Fabius, 2000 to 2001
  • Minister financial counselor to the French Embassy, Washington, United States, 2001 to 2006
  • Member of the Council of Economic Analysis, Prime Minister’s Office
  • Honorary president of the Political Economic Society, 2008 to 2011

Education:

  • Graduate from the Ecole Polytechnique
  • Agregation in Economics
  • D in Economics, University Paris IX, Dauphine, and University Paris I

Main publications:

  • Guerre et paix entre les monnaies – Fayard 2014
  • Europe’s Crisis, Europe’s Future (with Kemal Dervis) – Brookings Press – 2014
  • Growth, Convergence and Social Conditions: Where is Europe Headed? in Growth, Convergence and Income Distribution: the Road from the Brisbane Summit – TT20 – Brookings Press 2014
  • La gouvernance d’un monde ouvert: cooperation monétaire ou tentation du chacun pour soi? Revue d’économie financière 2014
  • Pour un solide partenariat Franco-Allemand (avec H. Utterwede) in Et si le soleil se levait à nouveau à l’Ouest? – Fayard – 2013
  • Uncomfortable Exits: A Tale of Two Lenders of Last Resort
- TT20- Brookings Press – 2013
  • Currency Wars: this Time, is it for Real? – Brookings 2013
  • L’émergence de la Chine (avec P. Artus) – Documentation Française – 2011
  • «La réorientation de la croissance chinoise », Note de l’Ifri, mars 2011
  • «Peut-on gouverner la mondialisation? », Note de l’Ifri, février 2011
  • Le G20 et la nouvelle gouvernance économique mondiale (dir.) – PUF – 2010
  • «La troisième révolution américaine », Perrin, 2008 – Prix du meilleur livre d’économie

 

Economic field of expertise:

International economy and finance- Macro-economic policies – America/China/the Eurozone