Hélène Rey

Member of the Cercle des économistes, Professor of Economics at London Business School


In 2007, Hélène Rey became Professor of Economics at the London Business School. She has received numerous awards, including the Order of the British Empire for her services in economics. She was elected a Fellow of the British Academy, the Econometric Society, the European Economic Association and a foreign member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a correspondent of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences.

Prior to that, she was Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University from 2000 to 2007. She was also a professor at the London School of Economics from 1997 to 2000.

She has held various positions of responsibility in economic and financial policies as a member of the Council of Economic Analysis, the Economic Commission of the Nation and the College of the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (French Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority). She is Vice-President of the CEPR, a member of the High Council for Financial Stability, and a member of the External Board to the Managing Director of the IMF.

She holds a Ph.D. in economics from the London School of Economics and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. She also holds a degree in Economic Systems Engineering from Stanford University and ENSAE.

His recent publications include work on U.S. monetary policy, the Global Financial Cycle, and analyses of the international monetary and financial system. She is a member of the Group of Thirty and the Bellagio Group. She was elected President of the European Economic Association.

Area of Expertise

  • Finance
  • International Macroeconomics