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Gérard ROLAND (Berkeley) is visiting with us this year


The Department is honoured to be hosting distinguished Visiting Faculty, Professor Gérard ROLAND throughout the academic year 2018/19.

He is the E. Morris Cox Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley. He is also a CEPR research fellow, where he was programme director between 1995 and 2006. He serves as editor of the Journal of Comparative Economics, and was an associate editor for several other journals.

He has received a number of awards and honours, notably the Medal of the University of Helsinki, and named Officier de l'Ordre de Leopold II. He was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in Behavioral Sciences in Stanford in 1998-1999, programme chair of the Fifth Nobel Symposium in Economics devoted to the Economics of Transition in 1999. He was named Jean Monnet Professor at Universite Libre de Bruxelles in 2001 and received an Honorary Professorship of Renmin University of China in 2002.

Professor Roland is specialised in political economics as well as comparative and institutional economics. His current research focuses on institutions and development, culture and economics, political institutions and economic outcomes, reforms in China and North Korea, the European Parliament and European institutions.

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Location: Department of Economics, 28 rue des Saints Pères, 75007 Paris - Office J 408