Guillaume PLANTIN is Professor of Economics at Sciences Po since 2016. In 2018, he was appointed as Sciences Po's Research and Faculty Dean.
He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Guillaume Plantin is also a member of the Institute of French Actuaries since 1997 and is a Member of the Scientific Committee of the French Prudential Supervisory Authority.
Until the creation of Sciences Po’s School of Management and Innovation, Guillaume Plantin was scientific director of the Master Finance & Strategy, programme formerly run by the Department of Economics. He was member of the French Economic Advisory Council to the French Prime Minister (Conseil d'Analyse Economique) from 2012 to 2014.
He conducts research on the determinants of financial stability and on monetary policy. His papers are published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Review of Economic Studies, and other journals as well as a number of practitioner oriented journals. In 2015 his paper « Shadow Banking and Bank Capital Regulation » was runner-up for the Review of Financial Studies' "Best Paper Award". He has also published two books to date: "Risk Theory and Reinsurance", co-authored with Griselda Deestra (ed. Springer-Verlan) that has been translated "Théorie du Risque et Réassurance" (ed. Economica), and "When Insurers Go Bust: An Economic Analysis of the Rile and Design of Prudential Regulation", co-authored with Jean-Charles Rochet (ed. Princeton University Press). He was awarded a prestigious ERC Starting Grant at the end of 2010 for his project « Risk Incentives in Financial Institutions and Financial Instability » (RIFIFI).
Before joining Sciences Po, Guillaume Plantin was Professor of Finance at the University of Toulouse 1-Capitole, and an Associated Researcher at the Toulouse School of Economics. He started his career as a supervisor at the French Insurance Supervisory Authority (1997-2001). He then was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA-2003-2006), and at the London Business School (2006-2009).
Guillaume Plantin holds a PhD in Economics from University of Toulouse 1-Capitole.