Sébastien JEAN
113, rue de Grenelle
75007 Paris, France
sebastien.jean (at) cepii.fr
Update : 2018-08-02
Professional Positions

Other Professional Activities

Teaching Positions


      Main research interests:
- International economic policy
- International trade
- Trade policies
- International macroeconomics
- Computable general equilibrium models
- Agricultural economics
- Development economics
- Migrations
- Foreign investment
- Labour economics
  • Dec. 2012 - Director, Centre d'études prospectives et d'informations internationales (CEPII), Paris, France.  
  • 2007-2012 Scientific Advisor, CEPII.  
  • Jan. 2007 - Senior Scientist (Directeur de recherche), Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA - French Institute for Agronomic Research), INRA-AgroParisTech Joint Research Unit "Public Economics", Paris.  
  • Oct. 2005 – Dec. 2006 Senior economist, OECD Economics Department, Structural Policies Analysis Division 1, Paris, France.  
  • Nov. 2001 - Sept. 2005 Senior economist, Head of the International Trade programme, CEPII.  
  • Oct. 2000 - Sept. 2001 Visiting consultant, OECD, Economics Department, Resource Allocation Division.  
  • 1992 - 2000 Economist, CEPII.  
  • 2018 - Member of the French National Productivity Council (Conseil National de la Productivité).  
  • 2017 - Member of the Strategic Committee of the French Treasury (Ministry of Finance).  
  • 2015 - Member of the inaugural Editorial Board of the GTAP Journal of Global Economic Analysis.  
  • 2013 - Affiliate member, CESifo Research Network, Munich, Germany.  
  • 2008 - Member of the Editorial Board of the review OECD Journal: Economic Studies (formerly OECD Economic Studies).  
  • 2007 - 2017 Member of the GTAP Consortium's Advisory Board (Global Trade Analysis Project, Purdue University, USA).  
  • 2006 Associate Researcher, CEPII.  
  • 2005 - Policy Associate, GEP, University of Nottingham, UK.  
  • 2005 - 2012 Member of the Strategic Advisory Board, Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP, previously Centre for Research on Globalisation and Labour Markets), University of Nottingham, UK.  
  • 2003 - 2005 Chairman, "Trade Policy" Scientific Grouping (Groupement d'intérêt scientifique), formed by INRA's Economics Department, Forecasting Directorate and External Economic Relationships Directorate (French Ministry of Finance), and CEPII.  
  • 2002 - 2005 Co-ordinator of the European Consortium for Trade policy Analysis (ECTA), lead by the CEPII, and gathering INRA (Station d'Economie de Rennes, and Unité Mixte de Recherche en Economie Publique de Paris-Grignon) and WIFO (Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna), with ITC (International Trade Commission, WTO-UNCTAD, Geneva) as an associated member. This consortium was in charge of a 3-year framework contract "to provide economic analysis in support of bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations" (Trade 2002/-A2-01, budget 600 k€).  
  • 2002 - 2005 Member of the GTAP Consortium's Advisory Board.  
  • March 2001 - Aug. 2001 Member of the editorial board, review Economie Internationale.  
  • 2001 - 2005 Co-editor, review Economie Internationale.  
  • 1998 - 2005 External fellow, GEP, University of Nottingham, UK.  
  • Alan A. Powell Award 2004 for outstanding service on the GTAP Advisory Board.  
  • Research contracts for The World Bank, European Commission (DG Agriculture, DG Trade, DG Industry, DG Research), European Parliament, OECD (DSTI, TAD), ILO, French Ministry of Finance, French Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs.  
  • 2011 - 2013 Invited Professor, Trade Policies, Sciences Po Paris, Master PSIA.  
  • Ph.D. supervisor for Christophe Gouël (2008-2011), Hugo Valin (2010-2014) and Anaïs Maillet (2012-2015).  
  • 2008 - 2011 Invited professor, Advanced International Trade, Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique (ENSAE), Paris.  
  • 2007 - 2009 Professor, Applied Econometrics, American University of Paris.  
  • 2007 - 2012 Lecturer in Macroeconomics, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris.  
  • 2002 - 2005 Lecturer in Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris.  
  • 1996 - 1999 Supervisor of working groups, Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique (ENSAE), Paris.  
  • 1996 - 2000 Lecturer in International Economics, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris.  
  • 1994 - 1995 Lecturer in Microeconomics, Université Paris-Sud XI.  
  • 1993 - 1995 Lecturer in Microeconomics, DELTA (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales-EHESS).  
  • 1993 - 1995 Lecturer in International Economics and in International Finance, Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.  
  • 1992 - 1995 Lecturer in Economics, Ecole Centrale de Paris.  
    EDUCATION Top of page
  • 2005 H.D.R. (Aptitude for Research Direction), University of Paris-I. Under the supervision of Prof. Lionel Fontagné.  
  • May 1999 Ph. D. "International Trade and the Labour Market", Université de Paris-I Panthéon-Sorbonne, graduated Magna cum laude, publishing allowance and proposition for the AFSE prize. Advisor: Prof. Lionel Fontagné. Board of examiners : Profs. Antoine d'Autume, Daniel Cohen, Riccardo Faini, Didier Laussel and Pierre Morin.  
  • Diplôme d'études approfondies (D.E.A.) (equivalent of M.Phil.) "Economic Analysis and Policy", DELTA - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, 1992.  
  • Engineer, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales de Barcelona, Polytechnic University of Catalunya, Barcelona, 1991.  
  • Engineer, Ecole Centrale de Paris (option Economist-Engineer), Paris, 1991.  
    LANGUAGE Top of page
  • French (mother tongue).
  • English (fluent).
  • Spanish (fluent).
  • Catalan (very good understanding).