Jean-Pierre Danthine

“Capitalism and the planet: an impossible marriage?”

Jean-Pierre Danthine
Honorary Professor at EPFL

Wednesday September 27th 2023 | 6:00 pm | Forum Rolex
In English

Co-organized with the College of Management of Technology (EPFL) and Enterprise for Society Center (E4S)

Jean-Pierre Danthine is Professor at the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne – College of Management of Technology), Managing Director of the Enterprise of Society Center (E4S) and President of the Paris School of Economics. 
He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London. He was a member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank from January 2010 to April 2012 and its vice-chairman from May 2012 until he retired on June 30, 2015. 

Before joining the Swiss National Bank, Jean-Pierre Danthine was Professor at the University of Lausanne and Managing Director of the Swiss Finance Institute. His publications have appeared in Econometrica, the Journal of Political Economy, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Finance and other leading international journals.

5:30 pm
Doors open

6:00 pm
Welcome adress
Martin Vetterli, President of EPFL

6:15 pm                                                                                                  

Campus Lecture
“Capitalism and the planet: an impossible marriage?”                             

Jean-Pierre Danthine, Honorary Professor at EPFL

6:45 pm
Special Address from College of Management of Technology     

(CDM)Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Director of CDM, EPFL

7:00 pm
Forging an economy for tomorrow: Roundtable 

Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Swiss National Bank, Isabelle Moret, Head of the Department of the Economy, Innovation, Employment and Heritage (DEIEP) of the canton of Vaud, Nollaig Forrest, Chief Sustainability Officer at Holcim, David Bach, Professor at IMD (moderator)

7:45 pm

8:15 pm
End of the event