Francesco Saraceno is Senior Economist 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, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics.
In 2000 he became member of the Council of Economic Advisors for the Italian Prime Minister's Office. He has been on leave since March 2002, when 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 LUISS International Group on Economic Policy (LIGEP).
He maintains a blog on European matters