Marc Fleurbaey is Robert E. Kuenne Professor at Princeton University (USA).

He is the editor of Social Choice and Welfare and former editor of Economics and Philosophy. He is Chapter Coordinator for the fifth Assessment Report (2014) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He was a member of the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi Commission on Measuring Economic Performance and Social Progress.

Research project

Marc Fleurbaey holds the Chair of Welfare Economics and Social Justice at the Collège d'études mondiales and one of the facilitators of the International Panel on Social Progress (

His research in economics and philosophy has been devoted to normative economics, distributive justice and public policy evaluation. The main areas of application are measurement of social protection, climate policies, health priorities, and optimal taxation. He was professor of economics and researcher at the CNRS in France.

Selected Publications

He has published Fairness, Responsibility, and Welfare (Oxford 2008) and A Theory of Fairness and Social Welfare (Oxford Handbook of Well-Being) and Beyond GDP (Oxford 2013, with F. Maniquet) Public Policy (2016, with M. Adler), as well as numerous articles in economics of well-being, public economy and political philosophy.

Recent Publications:

►Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy, Oxford University Press. 2016 (co-ed.: Matthew Adler)

►Au-delà du PIB?  Paris: Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, 2014. (co-author: D. Blanchet).

Beyond GDP. Measuring Welfare and Assessing Sustainability, Oxford University Press, 2013 (co-author: D. Blanchet)

►Equality of Opportunity. The Economics of Responsibility, World Scientific Publishing, 2012 (co-author: F. Maniquet)