Fitoussi on Festival dell'Economia di Trento, 2009.
|Born||August 19, 1942|
|Institution||Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris|
|Alma mater||University of Strasbourg|
|Information at IDEAS/RePEc|
Jean-Paul Fitoussi (born August 19, 1942) is a French economist of Sephardi Jewish descent. He currently is a Professor of Economics at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris, where he has taught since 1982. Fitoussi served as President of the Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Econoniques, an institute dedicated to economic research and forecasting, from 1989 to 2010.
Born in La Goulette, Tunisia, Fitoussi earned his Ph.D. cum laude in Law and Economics from the University of Strasbourg. From 1979 until 1983, he was a professor at the European University Institute in Florence, and a visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1984.
His research interests includes inflation, unemployment, and the role of macroeconomic policy.
- 2010, Mismeasuring Our Lives: Why GDP Doesn't Add Up [Paperback] Joseph E. Stiglitz (Author), Amartya Sen (Author), Jean-Paul Fitoussi (Author) ISBN 978-1-59558-519-6, The New Press.
- ———; Saraceno, Francesco (2008), "Fiscal Discipline as a Social Norm: The European Stability Pact", Journal of Public Economic Theory 10 (6): 1143–1168, doi:10.1111/j.1467-9779.2008.00400.x.
- ——— (1994), "Wage Distribution and Unemployment: The French Experience", American Economic Review 84 (2): 59–64, doi:10.2307/2117802.
- ———; Le Cacheux, Jacques (1988), "On Macroeconomic Implications of Price Setting in the Open Economy", American Economic Review 78 (2): 335–340, doi:10.2307/1818146.
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