Editorial Board Membership
Global Economy Journal, The Berkeley Electronic Press
"Managing Monetary Policy in a Globalized Economy: Choices and Challenges for the ECB", International Trade and Finance Association, 17th International Conference, Miami, Florida, May 16-19, 2007
“How to create jobs in Europe”, European Ideas Network, Lyon, September 21-23, 2006
"Firms and the Environment in the Global Economy:Conceptual Background and Policies", International Trade and Finance Association, 15th International Conference, Istambul, Turkey, May 18-21, 2005
"La mondialisation et l'emploi", French Senate, January 29, 2005
"EMU economic policies: some long-run proposals for reform", European Ideas Network, Berlin, September 9-11, 2004 "The Stability and Growth Pact: the Centipede's Resurrection from Ashes", Fourteenth International Conference, International Trade and Finance Association, San Antonio, Texas, May 19 to 22, 2004
"Fiscal and Monetary Policies in the EU", European Ideas Network Conference, Madrid, September 12-13, 2003.
"Optimal Tax Harmonisation in Europe: A Trojan Strategy", Thirteenth International Conference, International Trade and Finance Association, Vassa, Finlande, May 28-June 1st, 2003.
"Le protocole de Kyoto, relance ou enlisement ?", Les Cinquièmes Entretiens de l'Association Française de Sciences Economiques, Paris, March 28, 2003.
"Tax Competition in Europe : a War of Attriction Game", (with T. Warin), 53rd International Atlantic Economic Society Conference, Paris, March 13-17, 2002.
"Understanding ECB Monetary Policy Management" (with R. Vranceanu), 12th International Conference of the International Trade and Finance Association, Ramkhamhaeng Uniiv. Bangkok, Thaîlande, May 30-31, 2002.
"The Speculators' Behavior in a Model of Self-fulfilling Currency Crises" (with R. Franck), 2002 North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA, June 20-24, 2002.
"Are Policy Announcements an Effective Defense of Fixed Exchange Rate Regimes?" (with R. Franck), Department of Economic Seminars, Bar-Ilan University,Israël, November 4, 2001.
"Do Policy Announcements Trigger Currency Crises and Recessions?", 52nd International Atlantic Economic Conference, Philadelphia, USA, October 11-14, 2001.
"Are Policy Announcements an Effective Defense of Fixed Exchange Rate Regimes?" (with Raphaël Frank), 16th Annual Congress of European Economic Association, Lausanne, August 29th-September 1st, 2001.
"Do Policy Announcements Trigger Currency Crisis and Output Losses?", (with R.Frank), Conference on The Open Economy Macromodel : Past, Present and Future, Ben Gurion and Bar Ilan Universities, Israel, June 18-21, 2001.
"Tax Competition in Europe : a War of Attraction Game" (with T.Warin), International Trade and Finance Association, 11th International Conference, Washington, DC, May 26-27, 2001.
"Tax Harmonization Versus Tax Competition in Europe : Game Theoretical Approach", (with T.Warin), 51st International Atlantic Economic Conference, Athens, Greece, March 13-20, 2001.
"Fiscal Policy and the Euroland : Do we Need to Handcuff the Policymarkers" (witj T.Warin) 50th International Atlantic Economic Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, USA, October 15-18, 2000.
"Fiscal Policy in the European Monetary Union : An Analytical Framework" (with T.Warin), International Trade and Finance Association, 10th International Conference, Montpellier, June 7-10, 2000.
"Euro-dollar Exchange Rate Strategies : a Game Theoretical Approach", International Trade and Finance Association (ITFA), 10th International Conference, Casablanca, Maroc / Maroco, 26-29 Mai 1999.
Affiliations and Academic Responsibilities
Member of the American Economic Association.
Director of the International Trade and Finance Association.
Member of the North American Economics and Finance Association.
Consulting & Other Activities
Associate Editor, Global Economy Journal, since 2005.
Member of Brussels' Initiatives Group, 2002.
Editor of the European Business and Economic Development, since 1992.
Editorial Board for the Open Economies Review, 1990 to 1993.
Member of European Parliament : 1986-1989, 1993-1994 and 1996-1999.
Member of the Economic and Social Council of France, 1994-1999.
Visiting Professor, Carnegie-Mellon University. 1976-1977.
Monetary Expert, European Commission. 1976-1979.
Special Advisor to the Commissioner in Charge of Taxation, European Commission, 1990-1993.