Professor Jacques Garello

Professor Jacques Garello is an economist and Professor Emeritus Uny Paul Cézanne (Aix-Marseille), France, where he taught Monetary Theory, Institutional Economics and History of Economic Thought.

He was the founder of the ‘Nouveaux Economistes’ a group of free market economists in 1977, and also launched the famous Summer University of New Economics in Aix-en-Provence which has been running for 32 years. It is an annual international meeting attended by several well-known economists in the tradition of classical liberal thought.

Professor Garello is President of the ALEPS (Economic Freedom and Social Progress Association), the oldest free market think tank in France, which was created in 1965 by Jacques Rueff and other members of the Mont Pèlerin Society. ALEPS publishes a quarterly review (Liberté Economiqueet Progrès Social), and La Nouvelle Lettre, a weekly letter which comments on political, scientific and social events, mainly in France.

Professor Garello is a board member of the IREF (Institute for Research in Economic and Fiscal Issues) and has been associated with it since 2004.

He managed research on the French Social Security system and the transition from ‘pay as you go’ to pension funds in 2008-2009. He is the supervisor of a European website and a weekly newsletter on European fiscal policies and taxation.

Professor Garello has written several books on French economic policies and the history of economic thought, mainly devoted to Frederic Bastiat and Jean Baptiste Say.

He was awarded the Grand Prix de l’Académie Française in 1994, and has received many distinctions, as a doctor honoris causa of the Francisco Marroquin Uny and the ‘Legionary of Liberty’.

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