Member - Cercle des économistes

Present positions:

  • Professor at the Paris School of EconomicsUniversity Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Director, Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne (UMR 8174 CNRS)
  • Scientific advisor to the Centre d’Etudes Prospectives et d’Informations Internationales (CEPII)

Positions held:

  • Member of the Conseil d’analyse économique (Council of Economic Analysis)
  • 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:

  • The Factory-Free Economy – Outsourcing, Servitization, and the Future of Industry, Lionel Fontagné and Ann Harrison eds. Oxford University Press, Oxford, March 2017.
  • Berthou A., Fontagné L. (2016), Variable Trade Costs, Composition Effects, and the Intensive Margin of Trade, The World Economy, 39(1): 54-71.
  • Fontagné L., Orefice G., Piermartini R., Rocha N. (2015), Product Standards and Margins of Trade: Firm-Level Evidence, Journal of International Economics, 97(1): 29-44.
  • 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).
  • 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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