Jean-Marie Grether

Chair of international economy


Jean-Marie Grether is professor of international economics at the University of Neuchâtel since 2000. He has been Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business, in 2009-2011 and 2013-2015. He is vice-rector of the University since January 2017. He has been teaching in Europe, Mexico and Argentina.

He received his Ph.D. from the University of Geneva in 1995. His areas of expertise are trade policy (political economy, impacts on competitiveness), international migration, inequalities, development and the environment.


  • International trade and development
  • Trade liberalization and competitiveness
  • Migration and international trade
  • Regional integration agreements
  • International trade and the environment


  • Micro-économie 1
  • Economie internationale
  • Sustainable Development Economics
  • Global Public Goods
  • Trade Policy Analysis
  • Empirical Research II


General public articles

VOX - Columns


  • Primer Congreso Internacional de Tecnologías Disruptivas con Enfoque Sustentable, Instituto Tecnológico Alvaro Obregón, Ciudad de México, October 22-26, 2018, "Gases de Efecto Invernadero y Política de Cambio Climático en Suiza: Lecciones para el Mundo?" (por videoconferencia).
  • Ifo lunchtime seminar, Munich, February 5, 2014
  • Paris Trade Seminar, Science Po, Paris, April 10, 2012
  • Academia Nacional de Ciencias Económicas, Buenos Aires, October 19, 2011
  • European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 17th Annual Conference, Amsterdam, June 24-27, 2009
  • European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 16th Annual Conference, Gothenburg, June 25-28, 2008
  • European Trade Study Group, Ninth Annual Conference, Athens, September 13-15, 2007
  • European Trade Study Group, Eigth Annual Conference, Vienna, September 7-9, 2006


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  • Email: jean-marie.grether@unine.ch