Prof. dr. Roger Guesnerie is currently holding the 'Economy Theory and Social Organization' Chair at the College de France, is director of studies at the EHESS (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences...
Prof. dr. Roger Guesnerie is currently holding the 'Economy Theory and Social Organization' Chair at the College de France, is director of studies at the EHESS (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales) and is Chairman of the Board of the Paris School of Economics.
Prof. dr. Guesnerie's research focuses on public economics, social insurance, redistribution, and more recently on the expectation failures underlying economic crisis and the design of climate policies. Along an impressive career, he has lectured for example at Ecole Polytechnique, the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, Churchil College and the LSE (London School of Economics).
Prof. dr. Guesnerie has authored or co-authored many Economic Policy reports. Among the recent reports are: 'The economic stakes of the greenhouse effect' and 'Competition Policy', both for the French Council of Economic Analysis advising the Prime Minister. Other items include : 'Research and Sustainable Development' and 'Cost-Benefit Analysis and Resorption of Economic Imbalances' for other bodies of the French Government.
Beside his research and lecturing is prof. dr. Guesnerie a scientific committee member of the Journal of Public Economic Theory, Macroeconomic Dynamics, the New Palgrave Dictionary… In the past, he held a number of editorial positions, including co-Editor of Econometrica and associate editor of many scientific journals like the 'Review of Economic Studies'. He has also written for a general audience a broadly praised book, 'l'économie de marché'.
Prof. dr. Guesnerie has received a number of scientific honors, among which the Silver Medal of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, (National Scientific Research Centre", CNRS) received in 1993. He has been made Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite (The National Order of Merit) in 1987, and the Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (National Order of the Legion of Honor) in 2006.
Prof. dr. Guesnerie is condemned for his unique and groundbreaking perspective on economy.