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Christian de BOISSIEU is Professor of Monetary and Financial Economics at the University of Paris I (Panthéon – Sorbonne) and he teaches at the College of Europe (Bruges). Former Consultant to the World Bank, the European Commission and the European Parliament, he was also economic adviser to the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry until 2011. He is honorary President of the French Finance Association. In 2007 – 2008, he was appointed member of the Attali Commission. In 2009, he was appointed member of the “Great Loan” Commission. In 2011, he was appointed member of the French SEC (Autorité des Marchés Financiers AMF) for a five – year mandate. He is also fellow of the Academy of Technology and of the Royal Academy of Belgium.

From 2003 to 2012, he has been Chairman of the French Council of Economic Analysis (Conseil d’Analyse Economique) which advises the Prime Minister on economic and social issues.

He has published many books and articles in the field of monetary, banking and financial analysis and economic policy. He is a regular columnist for newspapers in France and abroad.

Professor de Boissieu received his Ph.D in economics in 1973 (University of Paris). He was post-doctoral fellow at Northwestern University and Harvard University, and visiting scholar at the University of Minnesota and at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Washington D.C).

He is also Commander of the “Légion d’honneur” and has been granted decorations by several foreign countries.