Updated May 2018


Born July 9, 1954, Arras (62)
Adress: Aix-Marseille Université, AMSE, 5 Boulevard Bourdet, 13001 Marseille
Mobile: (+33)06 64 50 98 77


PhD in Economics, 1987 "Economic Theory of the Measurement of Inequality" Supervisor : Prof. Alan Kirman

Members of the Committee: A.Atkinson, F.Bourguignon, L.Gevers, G.Gilbert, A.Kirman, B.Monjardet, C. Mouton
"Agrégation de sciences économiques" (competitive exam for professorship), 1988

Academic Position

1988-1991: Professor of Economics, University of Rennes 1
1991-2002: Professor of Economics, University of Cergy - Pontoise
2002-        : Research Director, EHESS, in Marseille

Research Area

Inequalities, redistribution, equality of opportunity, taxation, economics of higher education, housing economics, voting, public economics, causality in social sciences.

Professional Organizational Service

Founder and Head of the Economic Department of the University of Cergy-Pontoise, 1991-1994
Vice-President of the University of Cergy-Pontoise in charge of research, 1996-1999
Founder and Head of the research center THEMA (Cergy-Pontoise University), 1993-2003
Scientific Director of IDEP (Institute of Public Economics in Marseille), 2003-2005
Director of IDEP, 2005-2011
Responsible for the Chair in Public Economics and Sustainable Development of the University of Marseille, 2009-2012
Director of the Laboratory of Excellence LABEX “Aix-Marseille School of Economics” 2011-2017

Economic Advisor

Annales díÉconomie et de Statistiques, Editor, 2005-2009, Member of the steering committee 2009-2013
Économie Publique/Public Economics, Editor in Chief, 2003-2012
Associate Editor, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2003-2010 and Journal of Economic Inequality, 2002-
Scientific Adviser of the Council of Strategic Analysis (Paris), 2007-
Member of the Economic Council of Sustainable Development (Paris), 2009
Member of the Council for the Development of Social Sciences, 2009-2011
Member of the Council of the Compulsory Duties (CPO), 2011-2014
Member of the Council of Economic Advisors (CAE) (who report to the French Prime Minister), 2012-2017
Co-président of the workshop on production taxes « assises de la fiscalité 2014 » French Treasury

Member of Scholarly societies

Member of the Circle of Economists, 2009-
Member (Elected) of the Council of the Society of Social Choice and Welfare, 2010-2016
Member (Elected) of the Council of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ), 2013-
President of the French Economic Association (AFSE), 2014 (Second Vice-President in 2013-2014 and First Vice-President 2012-2013)

Scientific coordinator

Congress of the French Economic Association (AFSE) 2013 Aix-en-Provence

CV enb anglais

Download CV in pdf version