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Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas

Professor of Global Management
Haas Economic Analysis and Policy Group
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Academic Status: On duty
Personal Homepage: http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~pog
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)


PhD, Economics, MIT
MA, Economics, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
MA, Engineering, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees
BA, Physics, Ecole Polytechnique



Positions Held

At Haas since 2013

2013 – present, Professor of Economics, Haas School of Business

2007 – present, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley Economics Department

2003 – 2007, Assistant Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley Economics Department

1998 – 2003, Assistant Professor of Economics, Princeton University

1996 – 1998, Assistant Professor of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business


External Service and Assignments

  • Program co-director NBER International Finance and Macroeconomics, since 2017
  • Managing Editor, Journal of International Economics, since 2017
  • Editor-in-chief, IMF Economic Review, 2009-2016
  • Member of the Council of Economic Advisors to the French Prime Minister, 2012-2013
  • CEPII Scientific Committee, 2013-2018; Bellagio Group, since 2011

Current Research and Interests

  • Global macroeconomy
  • External imbalances
  • Eurozone
  • International monetary system

Selected Papers and Publications

  • Obstfeld and Gourinchas, Stories of the Twentieth Century for the Twenty-First, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, January 2012, 4(1), pp.226-265.
  • Gopinath, Gourinchas, Hsieh and Li, International Prices, Cost and Markup Differences American Economic Review, 101(6), pp.2450-86, October 2011
  • Caballero, Farhi and Gourinchas, An Equilibrium Model of `Global Imbalances’ and Low Interest Rates, American Economic Review, 98(1), March 2008.
  • Gourinchas and Rey, International Financial Adjustment, Journal of Political Economy, 115(4), August 2007.
  • Gourinchas and Jeanne, The Elusive Gains from International Financial Integration, Review of Economic Studies, 73(3), July 2006
  • Gourinchas and Parker, Consumption over the LifeCycle, Econometrica, 70(1), January 2002


  • EWMBA201A

Honors and Awards

  • Bernacer prize for best European economist working in macroeconomics and finance under the age of 40 (2008)
  • Prix du meilleur jeune economist, for the best French economist (2007)

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