This new instance, with the rapporteurs Olivier Blanchard, the former chief economist of the IMF and the Nobel prize winner Jean Tirole, must be installed this Friday.
homing. Emmanuel Macron installs this Friday, a committee of 26 economists both French and international, which will have a floor on three "grand challenges" in the world economy in the post-coronavirus : climate, inequality, and demography, has announced the Elysee.
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The commission is mandated to "present recommendations to make economic policy more effective," to meet these three challenges. It will make a final report in December 2020.Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
The head of State surrounds himself with a new council of experts, after the scientific council on the epidemic, or specialized advice, such as the presidential council on Africa or the presidential council of the cities. This new instance, with the rapporteurs Olivier Blanchard, the former chief economist of the IMF and the Nobel prize winner Jean Tirole, must be installed during a video conference this Friday.
She should respond to the wish of Emmanuel Macron to "rethink our dogmas-level economic French, european and international," in a setting that is now "at the limits of contemporary thought", according to the Elysée.
Nobel prize winners Peter Diamond and Paul Krugman
The commission includes among its members the world's leaders as Nobel prize winners Peter Diamond and Paul Krugman, the former vice-president of the world Bank and an expert on the economics of climate Nicholas Stern and former economic advisor to Bill Clinton and a specialist in inequality Laura Tyson.
There are also Jean Pisani-Ferry, Philippe Aghion, two relatives of Emmanuel Macron, as well as the former us Treasury secretary Lawrence Summers, the chief economist of the OECD, Laurence Boone and the French Daniel Cohen.
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On the climate, inequality, and demography, the head of the State considers that "solutions to economic news are necessary, more so in economies hit by the crisis of the Covid," says the presidency.