Patrick Lenain

Senior Associate, Council on Economic Policies

About Patrick Lenain

Patrick Lenain is a Senior Associate with CEP. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Economics at Université de Paris-Est Créteil and teaches corporate social responsibility at EM-Normandie business school. Prior to joining CEP, Patrick worked during 23 years for the OECD, where he led policy-advice work on topics ranging from taxes, public finances, healthcare, inequality, wellbeing, gender and climate change. He has co-founded the OECD Global Forum on Productivity, which gathers policymakers and academics to advance joint engagements and best practice on productivity. He is as a member of Luxembourg’s National Productivity Council. Patrick also worked for the International Monetary Fund in several senior positions, including as Resident Representative in Kyiv, Ukraine, as well as at the European Commission and the French Treasury. He has published five books on macroeconomics, international finance, and responsible business. Patrick graduated from Université de Paris-Dauphine with a Doctorate in Economics, where he wrote a PhD thesis on the benefits of international economic cooperation. He grew up in France and today lives in Paris.

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