Philippe Martin - New Dean of EAP, Sciences Po

Monday, February 21, 2022

CEPR is delighted to congratulate our Vice-President, Philippe Martin, on his recent appointment as Dean of Science Po's prestigious School of Public Affairs (l'École d’affaires publiques - EPA).  In making the appointment, Mathias Vicherat, President of Sciences Po, said, "Philippe Martin knows Sciences Po inside out: a distinguished economist within our permanent faculty, he has also chaired the Conseil d'Analyse Économique (CAE) since 2018. He comes to the role with a strategic vision for the School of Public Affairs that combines academic excellence with a bid to tackle new challenges in the training of future leaders."

You can find out more about both the School of Public Affairs and Philippe's appointment here (English version) and here (French version)

Philippe Martin has been a CEPR fellow in the International Macroeconomics and Finance programme since 1995, and, since 1997, also in the International Trade and Regional Economics programme. In 2020 he was appointed Vice-President with special responsibility for CEPR's presence in Europe.

From 2015 to 2016 he was the economic advisor to Emmanuel Macron, then Minister of the Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs. He was previously chair of the economics department of Sciences Po (2008-2013) and was also a professor at the Paris School of Economics (2000-2008) and the Graduate Institute in Geneva. He was an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (2001-2002).

He was co-editor of the journal Economic Policy from 2006 to 2011. As Junior Member of the Institut Universitaire de France, he was awarded the title of 'best young French economist' in 2002 by Le Cercle des économistes. His research covers macroeconomics and international finance, international trade and economic geography. His current research is on the euro crisis and on the rise of protectionism and he is active in current European policy debates. His work has been published in international scientific journals such as the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Public Economics, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Regional Science and Urban Economics. He has co-written several books including Economic Geography and Public Policy (2003, Princeton University Press) and The Economics of Clusters? Lessons from the French Experience (2010, Oxford University Press).  He is a regular participant in the radio show 'L’économie en question' on France Culture.

He is a graduate of Sciences Po and holds a doctorate in economics from Georgetown University, Washington DC.

You can find details of some of Philippe's CEPR contributions here, including:

DP15834 Will Schumpeter Catch Covid-19? Mathieu Cros, Anne Epaulard, Philippe Martin

DP15742 Trade Imbalances and the Rise of Protectionism Samuel Delpeuch, Etienne Fize, Philippe Martin Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Philippe Martin, Todd Messer

Policy Insight 91: Reconciling risk sharing with market discipline: A constructive approach to euro area reform Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Markus K Brunnermeier, Henrik Enderlein, Emmanuel Farhi, Marcel Fratzscher, Clemens Fuest, Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Philippe Martin, Florence Pisani, Hélène Rey, Nicolas Véron, Beatrice Weder di Mauro, Jeromin Zettelmeyer

Also his VoxEU columns here, including:

Reforming the EU macroeconomic policy system: Economic requirements and legal conditions

What 100,000 bank accounts tell us about French SMEs in September 2021

Helicopter money as a last resort contingent policy

A new template for the European fiscal framework

Pricing of carbon within and at the border of Europe