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Department : Public & Private Policy
Emeritus Professor
Campus de Cergy



  • 1970 : Doctorat in Economics and Business Administration (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France )
  • 1964 : MBA (Wharton School, United States of America )
  • 1961 : MSc in Management (ESSEC Business School, France )


    Full-time academic appointments

    • 1969 - Present : Emeritus Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)


  • 1935 : Chevalier de l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques


  • 1971 : Eisenhower Foundation fellowship

Journal articles


Book editor

Book chapters

Conference Proceedings

Presentations at an Academic or Professional conference

Working Papers

Book reviews

Press article, video or other popular media

Research activities

    Function in an academic association

  • 1935 - Present : Chairman of the scientific Committee for Urban Research of CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research)
  • Participation in scientific commissions or reviewer for a conference

  • 1935 - Present : Director of Institut des Villes, du Territoire et de l'Immobilier
  • 1935 - Present : Scientific leader of Prospects for French Cities in Europe for DATAR

Professional activities

    Member of an professional association, of an expert group or of a board of directors

  • 1935 - Present : International Expert: urban authorities and urbanization issues in Asia Pacific, United Nations (CESAP)
  • 1936 - Present : Member of the Executive Board of the Ateliers Internationaux de maîtrise d'oeuvre urbaine, Cergy-Pontoise, Ile de france
  • 1937 - Present : President of the Observatoire de la Ville, Bouygues Immobilier fundation