Professor Emeritus of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po), Paris and at LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome, Jean-Paul Fitoussi is also research director at OFCE, an institute dedicated to economic research and forecasting and a member of the Centre for Capitalism and Society at Columbia University

Since 1997, he has been a member of the Economic Commission of the Nation. From 1990 to 2010 he was President of OFCE.

He has published a number of articles in international scientific journals on inflation and unemployment theories, open-economy theory, macroeconomic theory and policy, and European integration. He has also published numerous books and essays on related subjects. Among his last books are:

  • Mismeasuring our lives, with Joseph Stiglitz and Amartya Sen, the New Press, 2010;

  • After the Crisis, the Way Ahead, with Edmund S. Phelps, Christopher Pissarides and al., Luiss University Press, 2010;

  • Report on the State of the European Union, with Jacques Le Cacheux, Palgrave, 2010.

Dr. Fitoussi has contributed regularly to French and foreign newspapers and is columnist for La Repubblica, Le Monde and Project syndicate.

From 2000 to 2009 he has been an expert at the European Parliament, Commission of Monetary and Economic Affairs. He was also a member of the UN Commission on the Reform of the International Monetary and Financial System and Coordinator of the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress (2008-2009).

Dr Fitoussi was awarded the Prize of the Association Française de Sciences Economiques, and the Rossi Prize of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques. He has received distinctions, including Honorary Dean of the Faculty of Economy of Strasbourg, Doctor Honoris Causa from the universities of Buenos Aires and Tres de Febrero, Professor Onorario of the University of Trento.He is Officier de l’Ordre National du Mérite and Officer de la legion d’honneur in his own nation, and Grand Officier de l’ordre de l’Infant Henri in Portugal.


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