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The French outlook on EU digital agenda
À propos de cet événement
Le 27 septembre 2023 de 17:45 à 19:00
Amphithéâtre Jean Moulin
13 rue de l'Université, 75007, Paris
Open to Sciences Po students, faculty and staff only (a Sciences Po card will be required to access the venue).
For this event organised as part of the Digital, New Technology and Public Policy stream, we are honoured to welcome Mr. Jean-Noël Barrot, French Minister Delegate reporting to the Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty, with responsability for Digital Affairs.
As new technologies continue to demonstrate their promise and destabilizing effects, digital issues have become an essential part of our daily lives, and an immediate concern for governments. On a European scale, this means establishing strong collaboration between states to ensure support for the digital transition. In this masterclass, Jean-Noël Barrot, Minister Delegate for Digital affairs , will share France’s point of view on these digital negotiations at the European level, as well as the strategy adopted by the French government to drive forward the country’s digital transition and grow its tech sector.
- Opening: Valérie Peugeot, Scientific Advisor of the Digital, New Technology and Public Policy stream at the School of Public Affairs and Philippe Martin, Dean of the School of Public Affairs.
- Presentation by Jean-Noël Barrot
- The Minister's presentation will be followed by a discussion led by students from the Digital, New Technology and Public Policy stream, and then by a Q&A with the rest of the audience.
Jean-Noël Barrot is the French Minister Delegate reporting to the Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty, with responsability for Digital Affairs. Prior to joining the government, Barrot represented the 2nd constituency of the Yvelines department in the National Assembly from 2017 to 2022 where he also held the position of Vice-Chairman of the Finance Committee of the National Assembly. Jean-Noël Barrot is an economist.
From 2013 to 2017, he was a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), before being appointed professor at HEC Paris. His research focuses on finance, production networks, and the evaluation of business support public policies. He graduated from HEC Paris, holds masters from the Paris School of Economics, HEC and Sciences Po, as well as a Ph.D. obtained at HEC Paris.
Jean-Noël Barrot belongs to the Mouvement Démocrate (MoDem) where he served as national spokesperson (2018), then as secretary general (2018-2022) and finally as vice president (since July 2022).
Born on May 13, 1983, in Paris, Jean-Noël Barrot is a laureate of the French-American Foundation's "Young Leaders" program (class of 2020). His work has been published in leading international such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics and Management Science.