Sébastien Jean is professor of economics at Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (Paris), where he holds the chaire Jean-Baptiste Say d’économie industrielle. 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 previously been Director of CEPII, the French leading centre for research and expertise in international economics, from 2012 to 2021, after holding positions at INRAE, OECD and CEPII. His research and policy works mainly deal with the applied economic analysis of globalization, with special emphasis on international trade, trade policies, and international economic policy. He has taught in various institutions. He graduated from Ecole Centrale de Paris and holds a PhD in economics from University of Paris-1.