Professor of Economics, ULB
Philippe Weil is professor of economics at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Business, ULB. He obtained his Economics Ph.D. at Harvard. His academic career has taken him from Harvard University, where he was on the faculty of the Economics Department, to ULB, Sciences Po in Paris (where he was Dean of the Graduate School and president of the Observatoire français des conjonctures économiques) and back to ULB. He is a CEPR research fellow, former director of its macroeconomics programme and currently chair of the CEPR-EABCN Euro Area Business Cycle Dating Committee.
Philippe Weil’s research interests lie at the intersection of macroeconomics and finance. He has worked on asset pricing, the representation of risk and intertemporal preferences, the theory of precautionary savings, time-use by gender, optimal inflation and most recently on the on the macroeconomic impact of the interplay between labor, credit and goods market frictions.