Francesco Saraceno is Deputy Department Director at OFCE-Sciences Po. He holds Ph.Ds in Economics from Columbia University and La Sapienza University of Rome. His main research interests include the relationship between inequality and macroeconomic performance, European macroeconomic policies, and the interaction between structural reforms, fiscal and monetary policies. He published in several international journals such as Journal of Public Economic Theory, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Journal of Financial Stability.
In 2000 he became member of the Council of Economic Advisors for the Italian Prime Minister’s Office. In 2002 he moved to Paris to work at the French Observatory on Economic Conditions (Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Économiques), the Research Center in Economics of Sciences-Po. He is in charge of the Economics concentration of the Master of European Affairs at Sciences-Po Paris, where he teaches international and European macroeconomics. He also teaches at the Master of Public Affairs, and is Academic Director of the Sciences Po-Northwestern European Affairs Program. He manages the Economics area of the Jakarta School of Government and Public Policy. He is member of the Scientific Board for the LUISS School of European Political Economy (SEP), where he also teaches macroeconomics. He maintains a blog on European matters, and regularly intervenes in the public debate on the EU economy.