Francois de Soyres

Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Board

François de Soyres is a Senior Economist in the International Finance division of the Federal Reserve Board.

He has written research and policy papers on the consequences of Global Value Chain participation, exploring different macroeconomic aspects such as the transmission of shocks and synchronization of business cycles across countries, the sensitivity of exports to devaluations or the global impact of regional trade agreements. In 2019, he was a core team member for the World Development Report on Global Value Chains and lead the chapter on macroeconomics consequences.
He has also worked extensively on the consequences of the Belt and Road Initiative and the systemic impact of transport infrastructure investments for the reallocation of comparative advantage across countries.

He holds a PhD in economics from the Toulouse School of Economics and Masters of Engineering from Columbia University and Ecole Centrale Paris


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