Hélène Rey

Hélène Rey is Professor of Economics at London Business School. She received her undergraduate degree from ENSAE, a Master in Engineering Economic Systems from Stanford University and her PhDs from the London School of Economics and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. Until 2007, she was at Princeton University, as Professor of Economics and International Affairs in the Economics Department and the Woodrow Wilson School. In 2005 she was awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. She received the 2006 Bernácer Prize (best European economist working in macroeconomics and finance under the age of 40) for “her important research on the determinants and consequences of external trade and financial imbalances, the theory of financial crisis and the internationalization of currencies. Her contributions help to improve our understanding of the connections among globalization, exchange rates and external markets”. She has published widely in top journals (Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of International Economics, Review of Financial Studies). She is associate editor of the International Journal of Central Banking, Journal of the European Economic Association and of the Economic Journal. She is on the board of the Review of Economic Studies and a member of the Council of the European Economic Association. She is a CEPR Research Fellow and an NBER Research Associate. She is a member of the Scientific Council of the Fondation Banque de France and a member of the Bellagio Group on the international economy. She writes a regular column for the French newspaper Les Echos.

Content by Hélène Rey
  • Publication - Working Paper

    Reforming the International Monetary System (Working Paper)

    27 Mar 2011 | Emmanuel Farhi, Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Hélène Rey

  • Project

    External Volatility and Macro Insurance

    External volatility from sharp movements in terms of trade and reversals in gross financial flows is a pressing concern for developing and emerging countries, and has been a key driver of aggregate fluctuations in the recent financial crisis. Unfettered, it disturbs exchange rates, interest rates and domestic economic activity, generates boom-bust cycles in commodities and...

    1 Mar 2010 | Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Emmanuel Farhi, Hélène Rey