CEPII, Recherche et Expertise sur l'economie mondiale
Sébastien Jean


Trade & Globalization
Competitiveness & Growth
Economic Policy

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updated : May 5, 2017
Sébastien Jean is Director of CEPII.

He is also Senior Scientist with INRA. He is a Policy Associate at the University of Nottingham and an affiliate member of CESifo Research Network (Munich, Germany). He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Paris I, and he graduates as an engineer from the Ecole Centrale de Paris.

He headed CEPII's research programme on "International trade models and databases" from 2001 to 2005, before joining the OECD Economics Department as a Senior Economist (2005-2006). Since 2007, he is a Senior Scientist with INRA, the French Instituted for Agricultural Research. He also collaborated with CEPII as a Scientific Advisor until his nomination as Director of CEPII in December 2012. He has been teaching in numerous institutions, among which Ecole Polytechnique, Sciences Po Paris, ENSAE, American University in Paris, Ecole Centrale or Ecole des Mines. His research works mainly deal with international trade, trade policies, computable general equilibrium models, development economics, agricultural economics, migrations and foreign investment.  

Economic Policy
Trade Policy
International Trade and Labor Markets