Michel Aglietta

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Michel Aglietta is a French economist
Economist
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, currently Professor of Economics
Economics
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 at the University of Paris X: Nanterre
University of Paris X: Nanterre
Paris West University Nanterre La Défense formerly called Paris X Nanterre is a French university in the Academy of Versailles. It is one of the 13 successor universities of the University of Paris. It is located in the western suburb of Nanterre, near La Défense, the business district of Paris...

. Michel Aglietta is a scientific counsellor at CEPII, a member of the University Institute of France, and a consultant to Groupama
Groupama
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. An alumnus
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 of the École Polytechnique
École Polytechnique
The École Polytechnique is a state-run institution of higher education and research in Palaiseau, Essonne, France, near Paris. Polytechnique is renowned for its four year undergraduate/graduate Master's program...

, from 1998 to 2006, he was a member of the Circle of economists. From 1997 to 2003, he was a member of the Council of economic analysis for the Prime Minister. His monograph A Theory of Capitalist Regulation: The US Experience (Verso, 1976) laid the foundation for the Regulation school
Regulation school
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 of economics. He is a teacher at HEC Paris.

In October 1974, Michel Aglietta published his thesis, entitled Régulation du mode de production capitaliste dans la longue période. Exemple des États-Unis (1870–1970), for his doctorate thesis at the University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne
University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne
Pantheon-Sorbonne University or Paris 1 is a university in Paris, France. With eight hundred years of excellence to build on, the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, a descendant of the Sorbonne and the Faculty of Law and Economics of Paris, is one of the largest universities in France today...

. He is also aggregate professor for the universities in Amiens
Amiens
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, after he was administrator of the INSEE
INSEE
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. The jury who marked his thesis consisted of Professors Raymond Barre
Raymond Barre
Raymond Octave Joseph Barre was a French centre-right politician and economist. He was a Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs under three Presidents and later served as Prime Minister under Valéry Giscard d'Estaing from 1976 until 1981...

, H. Brochier, Carlo Benetti, J.Weiller and Edmond Malinvaud
Edmond Malinvaud
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.

Michel Aglietta was one of the founders in 1976, with Robert Boyer, of the regulation school
Regulation school
The Régulation School is a group of writers on political economy and economics whose origins can be traced to France in the early 1970s where economic instability and stagflation were rampant in the French economy. The term ‘régulation’ was coined by Frenchman Destanne de Bernis who aimed to use...

.

He is a specialist in international monetary economy, known for his work on the functions of financial markets.

Main works

  • Dérives du capitalisme financier, 2004
  • Macroéconomie financière, 1995–2005
  • La violence de la monnaie, avec André Orléan, 1984
  • Régulation et crises du capitalisme, 1976–1997
  • La monnaie souveraine, avec André Orléan, 1998

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