1994, MSc in Engineering Economic Systems, Stanford University; 1998, PhD in Economics, London School of Economics; 1998, PhD, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. 1997-2000, Lecturer, London School of Economics and Political Science; 2000-06, Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Princeton University; 2006-07, Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School and Bendheim Center for Finance. Since 2007, Professor of Economics, London Business School. 2010, Member of the Board, Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel, the French regulatory authority for banks and insurance companies. Member, Commission Economique de la Nation. Recipient of awards: Alfred P Sloan Research Fellow (2005-07); Bernácer Prize, for best European economist working in macroeconomics under age 40 (2006); Fellow, British Academy (2011); Birgit Grodal Prize (2012); Yrjo Jannhsson Prize (2013), OBE for services to economics.