Hélène REY

Member - Cercle des économistes

Present positions

  • 2007 – London Business School, Professor of Economics.
  • 2012 – Member of the Commission Economique de la Nation
  • 2014 – Member of the Haut Conseil de Stabilité Financière

Positions held

  • 2006-2007 : Princeton University , Economics Department, Woodrow Wilson School and Bendheim Center for Finance, Professor of Economics and International Affairs.
  • 2000-2006 : Princeton University, Economics Department, Woodrow Wilson School and Bendheim Center for Finance, Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs
  • 1997-2000  : London School of Economics and Political Science, Lecturer
  • 2010-2012  : Member of the Conseil d’Analyse Economique
  • 2010-2014  : Member of the Board of the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution Founding Chair of the scientific committee of the ACPR.


  • 1998 : London School of Economics, Ph.D. in economics
  • 1998 : Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, Ph.D.
  • 1994 : Stanford University, M.S. Engineering Economic Systems

Main publications

  • “Dilemma not trilemma Dilemma not Trilemma: The global financial cycle and monetary policy independence, forthcoming, Jackson Hole conference proceedings, 2013 Kansas City Fed.
  • External Adjustment, Global Imbalances and Valuation Effects”, with P.O. Gourinchas, 2014, Handbook of International Economics, Gopinath, Helpman and Rogoff eds.
  • “Home Bias in Open Economy Financial Macroeconomics”, with Nicolas Coeurdacier, Journal of Economic Literature, 2013, 52(1), 63–115 also NBER WP 17691.
  • “The Financial Crisis and the Geography of Wealth Transfers” with P.O. Gourinchas and Kai Truempler, Journal of International Economics, 2012, vol. 88(2),

Economic field of expertise

International macroeconomics and finance


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