Associate Director of Ifri's Geoeconomics and Geofinance initiative 


Sébastien Jean is professor of economics at Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (Paris), in charge of 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, and a Senior Scientist with INRAE, the French national institute for research on agriculture, food and environment, from 2007 to 2022, after holding other positions at 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.

Domaines d'expertise
Initiative Géoéconomie et géofinance