is Professor of Economics at the Université Paris-Dauphine and Advisory Board Member of The Independent Institute
. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the Université Paris-Dauphine and he is past President of the Mont Pèlerin Society, a Knight of the Légion d'Honneur, and an Officer of the Ordre national du Mérite.
He has been a consultant to the International Monetary Fund, government of Niger, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, and Harvard Institute for International Development. And, his books include L'ordre monétaire mondial, La vérité sur la monnaie, Macroéconomie, Libre-échange et protectionnisme, La concurrence, L'arbitraire fiscal ou comment sortir de la crise
, and Liberalism