Gene GROSSMAN (Princeton) is visting with us now !

The Department of Economics is pleased to announce the arrival of Gene M. GROSSMAN, Jacob Viner Professor of International Economics in the Department of Economics and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He directs the International Economics Section (IES) since 1999 and served two terms as Chair of the Economics Department. 

Gene GROSSMAN has received numerous professional honours and awards including the Bernard-Harms Prize from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, an Honorary Doctorate from St. Gallen University, and fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society in 1992 and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1997. He is also affiliated to NBER (Research Associate) and CEPR (Research Fellow) and sits on a number of scientific committees and councils. He is notably a Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Institute of New Structural Economics (Peking University) as well as the Scientific Committee of the French Committee for International Trade Law. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic Growth, the Review of International Economics, the European Journal of Political Economy, and the German Economic Review.


- International trade, notably work on the determinants of international competitiveness in dynamic, research-intensive industries;
- Relationship between economic growth and the environment, notably a pair of widely-cited papers which initiated a voluminous literature on the so-called “Environmental Kuznets Curve”;
- Political forces that shape modern trade politics (special interest politics, interest groups and trade policy);
- The effects of trade on the wage distribution.

His most research examines how social identification may affect the political economy of trade policy.

Read more about Gene M. GROSSMAN and his research (link)

Date: October to December 2019
Location: Department of Economics, 28 rue des Saints Pères, 75007 Paris - Office F 405