Member - Cercle des économistes

Present positions:

  • Professor at the Paris School of EconomicsUniversity Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Scientific advisor to the Centre d’Etudes Prospectives et d’Informations Internationales (CEPII)
  • Advisor to the International Trade Center (UNCTAD-WTO)
  • Member of the Conseil d’analyse économique (Council of Economic Analysis)

Positions held:

  • Director of the Centre d’Etudes Prospectives et d’Informations Internationales (CEPII)
  • Part-time professor at the Institut Universitaire Européen (Firenze)
  • Supply Professor at the Free University of Brussels and Professor at the University of Nantes
  • Consultant to the Bank of France, to the OECD Development Centre, to the OECD Directorate for Science Technology and Industry, to the World bank, to the Ministry of Finance of the Luxembourg, and to the French Ministry of Finance


  • Agrégation in Economics (rank: 1st)
  • Research Habilitation from the University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne
  • D. in economics from the University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne

Main publications:

  • Blonigen B., Fontagné L., Sly N., Toubal F. (2014), Cherries for sale: The incidence and timing of cross-border M&A, Journal of International Economics, 94(2): 341-357.
  • Cheptea A., Fontagné L., Zignago S., (2014), European Export Performance, Review of World Economics, 150(1): 25-58.
  • Fouré J., Bénassy-Quéré A., Fontagné L. (2013), Modelling the world economy at the 2050 horizon, Economics of Transition, 21(4): 617-654 (lead paper).
  • Berthou A., Fontagné L. (2013), How do Multiproduct Exporters React to a Change in Trade Costs, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 115(2), 326–353.
  • Fontagné L., Mitaritonna C. (2013), Assessing Barriers to Trade in the Distribution and Telecom Sectors in Emerging Countries, World Trade Review, 12(1): 57-78.
  • Bricongne J.C., Fontagné L., Gaulier G., Taglioni D., Vicard V. (2012), Firms and the global crisis: French exports in the turmoil , Journal of International Economics, 87(1):134-146.

Economic field of expertise:

International trade, trade policies, European integration, foreign direct investments

Site : http://lionel.fontagne.free.fr/


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