Associate Professor - Université Catholique de Lille
Paul Jorion is associate professor at the Université Catholique de Lille, he is also a columnist at Le Monde-Économie, L’Écho and Trends-Tendances. He was a member of the High Level Expert Group on the Future of the Belgian Financial Sector, also a member of Jacques Attali’s study group on the positive economy. He is a Doctor in the Social Sciences from the Free University Brussels. He holds MAs in sociology and social anthropology. He’s lectured at the universities of Brussels, Cambridge, Paris VIII and at the University of California at Irvine. He was from 1984 to 1987 a United Nations Officer (FAO), working on development projects in Africa. Also an Artificial Intelligence researcher and developer at British Telecom (Connex project) from 1987 to 1990.
Paul Jorion worked in the American financial world as a pricing specialist from 1998 to 2007. Prior to this he was at one time a trader on the futures markets in a French investment bank. He wrote a book on the consequences for the stock market of the bankruptcy of Enron: Investing in a Post-Enron World (McGraw-Hill 2003).
La crise du capitalisme américain (La Découverte 2007; Le Croquant 2009)
Comment la vérité et la réalité furent inventées (Gallimard 2009)
Penser tout haut l’économie avec Keynes (Odile Jacob 2015)
Le dernier qui s’en va éteint la lumière (Fayard 2016)
Se débarrasser du capitalisme est une question de survie (Fayard 2017)