Daniel Cohen

French economist

Daniel Cohen is a French economist and a professor at the Paris School of Economics as well as a senior advisor to the bank Lazard.

Daniel Cohen is an economist, a member of the Prime Minister’s Conseil d’Analyse Économique and an associate editorialist at Le Monde newspaper. He was also co-director of the International Macroeconomics Programme at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London, a member of the Institut Universitaire de France, and a member of the Council of the European Economic Association.

He was named “Economist of the Year” in 1997 for Richesse du Monde, pauvretés des nations, which received the Prix du Livre d’Économie 2000, the Prix Léon Faucher of the Académie des Sciences Morales, and sold over 25,000 copies. Nos Temps Modernes received the Synapsis Prize for “Mutations and Work”. These two books have been translated into several languages.


He is an excellent speaker, on topics such as globalization, international relations, emerging markets or the crisis and its consequences on companies.





Spoken languages: French, English


  • Richesse du monde, pauvreté des nations

  • Homo Economicus, prophète (égaré) des temps nouveaux

  • La mondialisation et ses ennemis

  • Nos temps modernes