Economics serving society
François Bourguignon

François Bourguignon

PSE Emeritus Professor

Paris School of Economics

Campus Jourdan – 48 Boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris

6th floor, office 10

Phone +33(0)1 80 52 16 11

  • Income and Wealth inequality
  • Economy wide country studies (Brazil, China, India…)
  • International Trade and Trade policy
  • Education
  • Wealth, income, redistribution and tax policy

Working papers


  • Foreign Aid and Governance: a Survey François Bourguignon and Jan Willelm Gunning, July 2018, Foreign Aid and Governance, Forthcoming: Handbook of Economic Development and Institutions, J-M Baland et al. (eds), Princeton UNiversity Press 
  • Poverty aversion and the need-governance trade-off François Bourguignona nd Jeran-Philippe Platterau, Poverty aversion and the need-governance trade-off,  August 2018
  • Inequality of Opportunity François Bourguignon, Inequality of Opportunity, July 2018, Forthcoming in J. Stiglitz et al. (eds) For Good Measure: Advancing Research on Well-being Metrics beyond GDP