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Benoît Coeuré

Head of Innovation Hub, Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Benoît Cœuré became Head of the BIS Innovation Hub in 2020. He is a member of the Bank's Executive Committee. Previously, he was a member of the Executive Board of the ECB. From 2013 to 2020, he chaired the BIS's Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures.

Prior to joining the ECB, he served in various positions at the French Treasury and the French debt management office. Between 2007 and 2009, he was France's Assistant Secretary for Multilateral Affairs, Trade and Development, co-chair of the Paris Club, and G8 and G20 Finance Sous-Sherpa for France. From 2009 to 2011, he was Deputy Director General and Chief Economist at the French Treasury.

Mr Cœuré is a graduate of the École Polytechnique in Paris. He holds an advanced degree in Statistics and Economic Policy from the École nationale de la statistique et de l'administration économique (ENSAE), and a bachelor's degree in Japanese. He has authored articles and books on economic policy, the international monetary system and the economics of European integration.

Mr Cœuré is a graduate of École polytechnique in Paris. He holds an advanced degree in statistics and economic policy and a B.A. in Japanese. He has taught international economics and economic policy at École polytechnique and at Sciences Po in Paris, and authored articles and books on economic policy, the international monetary system and the economics of European integration, including most recently: "Economic Policy: Theory and Practice" (Oxford University Press, 2010).

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Blog Post

Central bank communication in a low interest rate environment

Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at an event organised by Bruegel, Brussels, 31 March 2017

By: Benoît Coeuré and Bruegel Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: March 31, 2017
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The three dimensions of the euro area crisis

Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Asia-Europe Economic Forum conference on European troubles, Asian worries, Brussels, 21 January 2013.

By: Benoît Coeuré Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: January 22, 2013
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Working Paper

The Crisis: Policy Lessons and Policy Challenges

Bruegel Director Jean Pisani-Ferry, with Agnès Bénassy-Quéré (CEPII, University Paris-Ouest and Ecole Polytechnique, Paris), Benoît Coeuré (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris) and Pierre Jacquet (ENPC, Paris, and Agence Française de Développement) provide an in-depth analysis of the financial crisis. The authors review the main causes of the crisis, pointing to three different, non-mutually exclusive lines of explanation: […]

By: Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Benoît Coeuré, Pierre Jacquet and Jean Pisani-Ferry Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: December 2, 2009