The report of Major Future Economic Challenges by Olivier Blanchard and Jean Tirole

June 23, 2021 Debate

Last summer, French President Emmanuel Macron asked Olivier Blanchard, Professor of Economics Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, and Jean Tirole, Honorary Chairman of Toulouse School of Economics and Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse , to chair an independent international commission on the challenges of the post-covid society.

Presented today at the President, their three-part report focuses on three long-term structural challenges: global warming, economic inequality and the demographic challenge.

The report is available on the France Stratégie website.

– Climate  Change, headed by Chrisitan Gollier, Professor and Executive Director of the Toulouse School of Economics and Mar Reguant, Associate Professor in Economics at Northwestern University, Illinois

– Economic Inequality and Insecurity, headed by Dani Rodrik, Professor of International Political Economy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and Stefanie Stantcheva, Professor of Economics at Harvard University

Demographic Change: Aging, Health and Immigration, headed by Axel Börsch-Supan, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich and Professor of Economics at the Technical University of Munich Claudia Diehl, Professor of Sociology at the University of Konstanz Carol Propper, Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School