Professor of international economics and economic policy, Queen Mary University of London
Brigitte’s research focuses on macroeconomics and monetary policy. Her latest book “Remembering Inflation” has been published by Princeton University Press. Her career has included periods working in international financial institutions, investment banking and consultancy work on macroeconomic policy questions for governments. Concurrently with her present appointment in Queen Mary University, Brigitte is also Director of the Centre for Globalization Research in the same university, and a Trustee of Effective Intervention, a UK charity involved in research-focused projects on infant mortality and primary education in India and West Africa. Brigitte is one of a group of thirty economists from eleven EU member states who are signatories of the European Solidarity Manifesto (2013) advocating a controlled dismantlement of the European Monetary Union. She is member of various boards such as the REPEC committee on plagiarism, the scientific committee of A/simmetrie, the OMFIF Advisory Board and the editorial board of the Journal of Corporate Finance Research (JCFR). In 2007, Brigitte was appointed a Chevalier in the Ordre des Palmes Académiques, a decoration awarded by the French government for services to education.
Jun 21, 2022 22:54 pm UTC| Economy
We are in a double bind right now. Prices are going through the roof but all the signs suggest that the economy is weakening. The answer to higher prices is normally to raise interest rates, but this also induces people...