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Scientific Chair Banque de France

A Chair dedicated to financial & monetary international questions

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The Chair Banque de France at the Paris School of Economics, opened in september 2009, is the result of a partership between the french central bank, member of Eurosytème, and an international research center in Economics. Sharing the same vision about scientific needs on international questions, these two entities have created this Chair to favour the development of research on the architecture of the financial & monetary international system, and on international Macroeconomics.
This Chair is co-managed (since sept. 2018) by Agnès Bénassy-Quéré (PSE/Paris 1) and Olivier de Bandt (Banque de France).

Chair Holder : Agnès Bénassy-Quéré
Member of the steering commitee : Axelle Ferrière
Logistic contact : Joanne Lorek
Press contact : Sylvain Riffé Stern

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The Bank of France

Created in 1800 and member of the Eurosystème since 1999, it leads several missions: preparing and applying the euro-currency unit and its monetary policy, allowing the free circulation of euros, monitoring the main financial markets, watchnig out the means and systems of payment, stabilizing the Euro-zone...
The Bank of France has also been appointed national missions, such as controlling financial actors, analysing the financial situation of the private sector and the french firms, protecting households... More: