CEPII, Recherche et Expertise sur l'economie mondiale
  What is the CEPII?
French research center in international economics, the CEPII produces studies, researches, databases and analyses on the world economy and its evolution. Founded in 1978, it is part of the network coordinated by the Economic Policy Planning for the Prime Minister .

  Who is the CEPII’s work aimed at ?
Private and public decision-makers,
international institutions,
economists, civil society, press.

  And for firms?
Le Club du CEPII (The CEPII Business Club) regularly organises conferences especially aimed at firms, relying on the CEPII’s expertise and its research networks.
  How is an independant judgment guaranteed ?
The only criteria for publication are pertinence and scientific quality. This principle is applied under the supervision of the Scientific Committee. The committee is currently chaired by Francesco Giavazzi, Professor at Bocconi University in Milan and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  Who sets the CEPII’s work program ?
The CEPII’s board, which gathers twice a year leading executives from governmental bodies as well as independent experts. The board also reviews the annual report.

  How does the CEPII conduct his work ?
With databases, models, expertise and international cooperation. The CEPII is organized around four research programs, each led by a scientific supervisor.