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Sébastien Jean

Professor of economics, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers

Sébastien Jean is professor of economics at Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (Paris), in charge of chaire Jean-Baptiste Say d’économie industrielle, since March 2022. He has previously been Director of CEPII, the French leading centre for research and expertise in international economics, from 2012 to 2021, and a Senior Scientist with INRAE, the French national institute for research on agriculture, food and environment, from 2007 to 2022, after holding other positions at OECD and CEPII. He is also a member of France’s Council of Economic Advisers (Conseil d’analyse économique) and National Productivity Council (CNP), a Research Associate with CEPII, a Policy Associate with GEP (University of Nottingham, UK), and a fellow of CESifo Research Network (Munich, Germany). He has taught in various institutions. He graduated from Ecole Centrale de Paris and holds a PhD in economics from University of Paris-1.  

His research and policy works mainly deal with international trade, trade policies, and international economic policy.

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