Professor Daniel Cohen, who passed away 20 August 2023, was Professor of Economics, and former head of the Economics department, École normale supérieure. He was President and founding member of the Paris School of Economics. Many of his books saw popular success, including Private Lending to Sovereign States, Our Modern Times and The Wealth of the World and the Poverty of Nations, which has been translated into 15 languages. He was educated at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (1973-1976) receiving a Agrégation de Mathematiques in 1976, a Doctorat d'Etat ès Sciences Economiques in 1986 from Paris X, and Agregation des Facultés de Droit et de Sciences Economiques in 1988. Daniel, a long-time member of CEPR, was co-Director of CEPR's International Macroeconomics programme from 1992 until 1999, and contributed to many CEPR events and publications.