Marc Fleurbaey

Economist and philosopher, Princeton University

Marc Fleurbaey is Robert E. Kuenne Professor in Economics and Humanistic Studies, Professor of Public Affairs and the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. He has held various teaching and research positions in France, and visiting positions at the LSE, CORE, Oxford. He is a former editor of the journal Economics and Philosophy and is the coordinating editor of Social Choice and Welfare. He is the author of Fairness, Responsibility, and Welfare (2008), a co-author of Beyond GDP (with Didier Blanchet, 2013), A Theory of Fairness and Social Welfare (with François Maniquet, 2011), and the coeditor of several books, including Justice, Political Liberalism, and Utilitarianism: Themes from Harsanyi and Rawls (with Maurice Salles and John Weymark, 2008) and the Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy (with Matt Adler, 2016). He has been a coordinating lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and is one of the initiators of the International Panel on Social Progress. His research on normative and public economics and theories of distributive justice has focused in particular on the analysis of equality of opportunity, on fair allocation and social choice theory, with applications to income taxation, health policy and climate mitigation.