Norbert Gaillard

Economist and Independent Consultant

Norbert Gaillard is Economist and Independent Consultant ( His PhD dissertation, completed in 2008 and supervised by Professor Marc Flandreau, dealt with sovereign rating methodologies. Norbert Gaillard was a Fulbright Fellow at Princeton University. He has served as Consultant to the IFC, the World Bank, the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (France), the State of Sonora (Mexico), the OECD, and the European Parliament. He has published several books, book chapters, and research articles on sovereign risk, subnational risk, and credit rating agencies. His latest book is A Century of Sovereign Ratings (Springer, New York, October 2011; Chinese translation forthcoming).

CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey