Françoise Benhamou

President of the Cercle des économistes


Françoise Benhamou is the President of the Cercle des économistes. She is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the Sorbonne Paris Nord University, teaches at Sciences Po Paris and in various other French and foreign universities and institutions, and plays a key role in various cultural and academic institutions.

She chairs the Ethics Committee of Radio France and is Vice-President of the Advisory Committee of the ARTE channel. She is also a member of several committees and scientific councils, including those of the Jean Jaurès Foundation, the CNIL, ARCOM, Terra Nova, the Bibliothèque nationale de France, and various cultural programs, such as the DEMOS program of the Philharmonie de Paris.

His professional background includes significant roles, such as his former affiliation with the ARCEP College, his participation on the Board of Directors of the Louvre Museum, as well as academic and research positions.

Françoise Benhamou holds two agrégations, one in economics and one in social sciences. His main publications (academic articles, reports, books) on topics such as IP challenges in the digital context, funding through donations and patronage, cultural markets.

Françoise Benhamou is a renowned economist who plays an essential role in promoting economic and cultural reflection in France.

Area of Expertise

  • Culture and Media Economy
  • Telecom economics
  • Internet Economy
  • Public Policies
  • Industrial Economics