Dr. Marc Auboin is a Counsellor in the Economic Research and Statistics Division of the WTO, and a member of the WTO Task Force on the Finance Crisis and Trade. Previously he held several positions at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), was Deputy-Secretary General of the Monetary Committee of the European Union, worked for the French Treasury. Mr. Auboin holds a PhD in Economics from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, and was a research fellow at the London School of Economics, and Yale University. He now lectures at the World Trade Institute in Switzerland and at CERDI in France, and used to lecture at the Universities of Paris-Sorbonne, Sciences-po Paris, Louvain-la-Neuve, and Oxford. He published pieces of research on trade and finance issues in the IMF’s World Economic Outlook, and in WTO Discussion and Working Paper Series.