Bio


Dr. Éloi Laurent is a Senior Research Fellow at OFCE (Sciences Po Centre for Economic Research, Paris), Professor in the School of Management and Innovation at Sciences Po and Visiting Professor at Stanford University. A macroeconomist by training (PhD, highest honors) and laureate of Sciences Po (summa cum laude), his current work focuses on environmental sustainability and well-being and social-ecology. He is the author or editor of twelve books (five translated into several languages), three governmental reports and a hundred articles published in French and international journals. Dr. Laurent has a background in policy making as a former parliamentary assistant in the National Assembly (Paris) and aide to the French Prime Minister and an extensive international academic experience as a visiting scholar at New York University and Columbia University, Visiting Professor at the University of Montreal and Visiting scholar and Visiting Professor at Harvard University. He currently teaches new indicators of well-being, resilience and sustainability at Stanford University and Sciences Po and ecological economics in Sciences Po. He is the author (most recently), in French, of the two best-sellers Nos Mythologies Economiques (2016) and Nouvelles mythologies économiques and Notre bonne fortune (2017) and in English, Fruitful Economics (2015), Report on the State of the European Union-Is Europe Sustainable? (2015) and Measuring Tomorrow: Accounting for Well-being, Resilience and Sustainability in the 21st century (2018).