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Professor Paul De Grauwe

Paul De-GrauweProf Paul De Grauwe
John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy

European Institute

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6464
Email: p.c.de-grauwe@lse.ac.uk
Room: COW 1.03


Prior to joining LSE, Paul De Grauwe was Professor of International Economics at the University of Leuven, Belgium. He was a member of the Belgian parliament from 1991 to 2003. He is honorary doctor of the University of Sankt Gallen (Switzerland), of the University of Turku (Finland), the University of Genoa, the University of Valencia and Maastricht University.

He obtained his PhD from the Johns Hopkins University in 1974.
He was a visiting professor at various universities- the University of Paris, the University of Michigan, the University of Pennsylvania, Humboldt University Berlin, the Université Libre de Bruxelles, the Université Catholique de Louvain, the University of Amsterdam, the University of Milan, Tilburg University, the University of Kiel. He was also a visiting scholar at the IMF, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, the Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank.

He was a member of the Group of Economic Policy Analysis, advising President Barroso. He is also director of the money, macro and international finance research network of CESifo, University of Munich. He is a research fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels and the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London.

Research Interests

His research interests are international monetary relations, monetary integration, theory and empirical analysis of the foreign-exchange markets, and open-economy macroeconomics. His published books include "The Economics of Monetary Union", Oxford, which was translated in ten languages (including Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese and Japanese), and is now in its thenth edition. Other books are "International Money. Post-war Trends and Theories", Oxford, and "The exchange rate in a behavioural finance framework", Princeton, 2006 and Lectures on Behavioral Macroeconomics, 2012.

Positions Held

John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy, European Institute


EU421 Policy-Making in the European Union
EU446  The Political Economy of European Monetary Integration
EU452 Political Economy of Europe
EU455 Concepts in Political Economy

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