Cadot Olivier

Prof. Olivier Cadot
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  • International Trade
  • Economic Development

Olivier Cadot holds a Ph.D in Economics from Princeton University and a Masters in Economic History from McGill University. He is currently professor of International Economics and director of the Institute of Applied Economics at the University of Lausanne. Prior to taking up his position at Lausanne, he was Associate Professor of Economics at INSEAD. He has held visiting appointments at UCLA and McGill University, New York University, Université d’Auvergne, Koç University and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. Professor Cadot has been mission chief and consultant on World Bank missions to emerging countries and has advised the French Government, the Swiss Federal Government and the European Commission on trade-policy matters. He also worked for the OECD and the International Monetary Fund. He was elected best teacher of the year at HEC Lausanne and was nominated three times for the Outstanding Teacher Award at INSEAD. He has contributed regularly to international executive programmes.

Professor Cadot is a Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research in London and Associate Scholar of CERDI and the CEPREMAP. He also serves on the editorial board of the Revue d’Economie du Developpement and on the scientific advisory board of the Fondation Jean Monnet. He has published numerous scholarly papers on international trade and economic development.