Sébastien Jean

Professor at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM)

Sébastien Jean is Professor of Economics (Professeur titulaire de la Chaire Jean-Baptiste Say d’économie industrielle), at the Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (CNAM). He was from 2012 to 2021 Director of CEPII, the French leading think tank in international economics. He was also until February 2022 a Senior Scientist with INRAE, the French national institute for agricultural research. He is a Policy Associate with the Nottingham Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP, UK), an affiliate member of CESifo Research Network (Munich, Germany), and a member of France’s National Productivity Council. He previously held positions at CEPII and at the OECD Economics Department and taught in various institutions. His research and policy works mainly deal with international trade, trade policies, and international economic policy. He graduated from École centrale de Paris and holds a PhD in Economics from University of Paris 1.

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Publications of Sébastien Jean


The Inflation Reduction Act: how should the EU react?


Bolstering Europe’s Economic Strategy vis-à-vis China


Dissecting EU‐China Economic Relations


Competition and Trade: Which Policies for Europe ?


International Trade Under Attack: What Strategy for Europe ?


Time to Decide on French Agriculture