World Trade Organization and DEFI, Université de la Méditerranée.
Hubert Escaith holds a Master in Economics (1976) from the University of Aix-Marseille (France) and a doctorate in Mathematics Applied to Economics (1982) from the University for Social Sciences in Toulouse (France). He also has a Master in Management Information and Decision Support Systems (1988) from the Ecole Supérieure de Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC, Paris, France).
After a research post in economics and statistics with the French "Delégation à la Recherche scientifique et technique", he joined the UN in 1982. His first assignment was in the Middle East, where he worked on food security issues and rural development. He moved to Latin America in 1988, first in Mexico, then in Santiago. He held various positions, focusing on economics and statistics, trade and regional integration. In October 2006, he left his post of Director of the ECLAC Statistics and Economic Projections Division to join the WTO as Chief Statistician.
Articles by Hubert Escaith:
The new World Input-Output Database
13 May 2012, 30402 reads
Japan's earthquake and tsunami: Global supply chain impacts
28 April 2011, 21970 reads
Supply chains and financial shocks
16 June 2009, 12576 reads
Holmes, McGrattan, Prescott
Beck, De Haas, Ongena