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

Philippe TRAINAR

Current responsibilities:

Senior Global Advisor to the Chairman, Chief Economist of the SCOR group

Board member of the reinsurance companies SCOR Global P&C, SCOR Global Life, SCOR UK, SCOR Underwriting and MutRé, of the publishers PUF and Editions Belin, and of the Toulouse School of Economics

Member of the Scientific Board of the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Régulation (ACPR), and of the Scientific Board of the Maurice Allais Foundation

Chairman of the Risk Commission of the Association des Professionnels de la Réassurance en France (APREF)

Editor in Chief of the Revue Française d’Economie, and member of the editorial committees of the magazines Commentaire, Risques and Sociétal, as well as the Revue d’Economie Financière

Lecturer at the Paris-Dauphine University

Previous responsibilities:

Chief Risk Officer and Executive Committee member of the SCOR group

Director of Economic, Financial and International Affairs at the Fédération Française des Sociétés d’Assurance (2000-2006)

Advisor to the French Prime Minister, Edouard Balladur (1993-1995)

Financial attaché to the French embassy in Germany (1985-1987)Member of the French Council of Economic Analysis, the National Economic Commission, the Conseil des Prélèvements Obligatoires (compulsory levies council), the Pensions Advisory Council and the CRO forum

Board member of IDEI

Lecturer at the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, the Ecole Nationale d’Assurance, and IEP Paris

Education:

Graduate of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (1981)

Latest publications:

“Quel rôle pour la fiscalité de l’épargne et de l’assurance ?” Risques n°99, 2014

“Reprendre des risques” in “Et si le soleil se levait à nouveau sur l’Europe ?” JH Lorenzi and C. de Boissieu, Fayard, 2013

“Financement des PME : quel rôle pour le secteur des assurances” in “Financement des PME, grands défis, nouvelles voies”, Ed. JP Betbèze, PUF, 2013

“Assurance, stabilité financière et risque systématique”, Revue d’Economie Financière, n°101, 2011

“Le vieillissement, un phénomène mondial” in “Le choc des populations : guerre ou paix,” P. Dockès and JH Lorenzi, Fayard 2010

“De l’utilité de la finance et de l’innovation financiere”in “Le monde a-t-il besoin de la finance ?”, Ed. B. Coeuré, les Cahiers de la finance, PUF, 2010

“Investissements et investisseurs de long terme” with JH Lorenzi, A. Quinet and J. Glachant, la Documentation française, 2010

“Securitization, Insurance and Reinsurance” with J.D Cummins, the Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2009

Main areas of expertise:

Macroeconomics, risk and insurance, tax, pensions and social security, finance, international economics