Agnès Bénassy-Quéré is a Professor at Paris School of Economics, University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, and the Chair person of the French Council of economic analysis. She is also a Member of the Commission Economique de la Nation (an advisory body to the Finance minister), the French macro-prudential authority, the Cercle des Economistes, and is affiliated with CESIfo.
She holds a PhD in economics from University Paris-Dauphine. She then worked for the French Ministry of economy and finance, before moving to academic positions successively at Universities of Cergy-Pontoise, Lille 2, Paris-Ouest and Ecole Polytechnique. She also served as a Deputy-director and as a Director of CEPII, the French research center in international economics, as a columnist at France Culture and as a member of the Shadow ECB Council. Her research interests focus on the international monetary system and European macroeconomic policy.