Sébastien Jean is Director of CEPII, the French leading think tank in international economics. He is also a
Senior Scientist with INRAE, the French national institute for agricultural research, 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.