Dr. Éloi Laurent is a Senior Economist at OFCE (Sciences Po Centre for Economic Research, Paris). A macroeconomist by training (PhD, highest honors) and laureate of Sciences Po (summa cum laude), his current work focuses on environmental sustainability and well-being, social ecology and territorial economy. He is the author or editor of ten books (four translated into several languages), several government reports and a hundred articles published in French and international journals.
Dr. Laurent has a background in policy making as a former parliamentary assistant in the National Assembly (Paris) and aide to the French Prime Minister and an extensive international academic experience as a visiting scholar at New York University and Columbia University, Visiting Professor at the University of Montreal and Visiting scholar and Visiting Professor at Harvard University.
He currently teaches new indicators of well-being and sustainability at Stanford University and Sciences Po. He is (inter alia) the author, in French, of Social-écologie (2011), Le Bel avenir de l'Etat Providence (2014), Un Nouveau Monde Economique (2015) and Pour une transition social-écologique (2015) and in English of Fruitful Economics (2015), Report on the State of the European Union-Is Europe Sustainable? (2015) and The Well-being and sustainability transition: From Measurement to Policy (forthcoming 2017).