Paul De Grauwe is professor of international economics at the University of Leuven, Belgium. He was a member of the Belgian parliament from 1991 to 2003.
He is doctor honoris cause of the University of Sankt Gallen (Switzerland), of the University of Turku (Finland), and the University of Genoa.
He obtained his Ph.D from the Johns Hopkins University in 1974.
He was a visiting professor at various universities, the University of Paris, the University of Michigan, the University of Pennsylvania, Humboldt University Berlin, the University of Amsterdam. He was also a visiting scholar at the IMF, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan.
He is a member of the Group of Economic Policy Analysis, advising President Barroso.
His research interests are international monetary relations, monetary integration, theory and empirical analysis of the foreign-exchange markets, and open-economy macroeconomics. His published books include “The Economics of Monetary Union”, Oxford, “International Money. Post-war Trends and Theories”, Oxford, and “The exchange rate in a behavioural finance framework”, Princeton.