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Jean Pisani-Ferry

Commissioner-General of the French Prime Minister’s Policy Planning Staff, Former Bruegel Director

Jean Pisani-Ferry

Expertise: Macroeconomics CV: Download CV Twitter: @pisaniferry

Jean Pisani-Ferry was the first Director of Bruegel from 2005-2013. He is currently the Commissioner-General of the French Prime Minister’s Policy Planning Staff in Paris and professor of economics with Hertie School of Governance.

He was previously Executive President of the French PM’s Council of Economic Analysis (2001-2002), Senior Economic Adviser to the French Minister of Finance (1997-2000), Director of CEPII, the French institute for international economics (1992-1997), and Economic Adviser with the European Commission (1989-92).

His current research interests are economic policy in Europe and global macroeconomics.

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Bruegel's Annual Conference

Bruegel's Annual Conference is a closed-door event with three panel discussions on banks and capital markets, growth perspectives, and monetary policy and central banking.

Speakers: Wassim Chourbaji, Zsolt Darvas, Anna Ekström, Luc Frieden, Otmar Issing, Joanne Kellermann, Rachel Lomax, Mario Monti, Alvaro Nadal, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Dirk Schoenmaker, Paul Sheard, Jean-Claude Trichet, Nicolas Véron and Guntram B. Wolff
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Bruegel year in review - 2013

Bruegel Director Guntram Wolff looks back at 2013 to summarize the think-tank’s contributions to the main policy debates of the year.

By: André Sapir, Guntram B. Wolff, Georg Zachmann, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Karen E. Wilson, Mario Mariniello, Reinhilde Veugelers, Suparna Karmakar and Zsolt Darvas Topic: Energy & Climate, European Macroeconomics & Governance, Finance & Financial Regulation, Global Economics & Governance, Innovation & Competition Policy Date: December 20, 2013
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Blog Post

Jean Pisani-Ferry

The euro-area rebalancing challenge

The euro area faces a process of significant internal rebalancing. Over last decade, intra-area imbalances have grown on a number of macroeconomic dimensions. Southern Europe has massively lost competitiveness and built up large current account deficits vis-à-vis the North, where industrial activity has been increasingly concentrating (Figures 1 and 2). After remaining on a declining […]

By: Jean Pisani-Ferry Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: August 7, 2013
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Blueprint

EU-IMF assistance to euro area countries: an early assessmentEuropean Parliament

EU-IMF assistance to euro area countries: an early assessment

This study provides an early evaluation of the assistance programmes implemented by the Troika in Greece, Ireland and Portugal. The study assesses the economic impact of the programmes and the consequences of their particular institutional set-up.

By: Jean Pisani-Ferry, André Sapir and Guntram B. Wolff Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance, European Parliament, Global Economics & Governance Date: June 16, 2013
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Opinion

Jean Pisani-Ferry

Europe’s Troika should grow up

In early 2010, a group of men (and a few women) in dark suits landed in Athens. They belonged to a global institution, the International Monetary Fund, and to a pair of regional ones, the European Commission and the European Central Bank.

By: Jean Pisani-Ferry Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: June 6, 2013
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External Publication

Deleveraging and global growth

Deleveraging and global growth

Paper based on the Asia Europe Economic Forum conference of 21-22 January 2013.

By: Jean Pisani-Ferry, Sébastien Jean, Helmut Hauschild, Masahiro Kawai, He Fan and Yung Chul Park Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: April 24, 2013
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Jean Pisani-Ferry

La voie étroite de l’intelligence budgétaire

Le débat sur l’austérité budgétaire a repris en Europe. Ce n’est pas étonnant. 

By: Jean Pisani-Ferry Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: April 23, 2013
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Book

EU-Korea Economic Exchange

EU-Korea Economic Exchange

Articles published during the Bruegel/Korea Institute of Finance project on ‘EU-Korea policy responses to the global financial and economic crisis and the scope for internationalisation of the financial services industry’

By: Zsolt Darvas, Chung-Han Kim, Shahin Vallée, Nicolas Véron, Haesik Park, Georg Zachmann, Jeong Ho Suh, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Christopher Byungho Suh, Reinhilde Veugelers, Hyoungsik Noh, Sungwook Park, Jabonn Kim, Mansoo Jee, Marco Antonielli and Mario Mariniello Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: April 22, 2013
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An evaluation of the Troika's programmes in the euro area

On Friday April 19th 2013, Bruegel fellows Jean Pisani-Ferry, André Sapir and Guntram Wolff presented a study evaluating the Troika’s recent programmes in the euro area. The presentation took place at the Peterson Institute in Washington, D.C. The paper, called EU-IMF assistance to the euro area: an early evaluation, is available here.

By: Jean Pisani-Ferry and Guntram B. Wolff Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance, Global Economics & Governance Date: April 21, 2013
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Jean Pisani-Ferry

Is the Euro Crisis Over?

Financial crises tend to start abruptly and end by surprise. Three years ago, the euro crisis began when Greece became a cause for concern among policymakers and a cause for excitement among money managers. Since the end of 2012, a sort of armistice has prevailed. Does that mean that the crisis is over?

By: Jean Pisani-Ferry Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: April 20, 2013
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Jean Pisani-Ferry
Zsolt Darvas
Guntram B. Wolff

Europe’s banks need to be recapitalised – now

Europe’s growth performance was disappointing before the financial crisis. It has been dismal since. Five years into the “great recession”, the risk for Europe is to remain trapped in stagnation. Vicious circles are apparent across the continent: weak growth undermines deleveraging and fuels banking fragility.

By: Jean Pisani-Ferry, Zsolt Darvas and Guntram B. Wolff Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: April 15, 2013
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Policy Brief

Europe's growth problem (and what to do about it)

Europe's growth problem (and what to do about it)

The issue: The European Union's pre-crisis growth performance was disappointingenough, but the performance has been even more dismal since theonset of the crisis.

By: Zsolt Darvas, Jean Pisani-Ferry and Guntram B. Wolff Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: April 11, 2013
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