Isabelle Méjean is a professor at Ecole polytechnique, a researcher at CREST and a Research Affiliate at
the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). She was previously an economist at CEPII and then at the
IMF Research Department. She received the prize for the best young economist awarded by Le Monde and
the Cercle des économistes in 2020. She is a member of the French Expert Group on Minimum Wage and
editor of the European Economic Review.
Her work focuses on international trade and macroeconomics.
She has published her work in the American Economic Review, Econometrica and the Journal of
International Economics, among others. In 2017 she received a ‘Starting Grant’ from the European Research
Council for a research project on business networks in international markets.
She holds a PhD from the University of Paris 1‐Panthéon‐Sorbonne