Chiappori sworn in as new finance minister

Pierre-André Chiappori has been officially sworn in as the new Minister of Finance and Economy by Prince Albert II.

While Pierre-André Chiappori technically assumed his position on 18th March 2024, the official swearing in ceremony at the Prince’s Palace took place on Friday 12th April.

The Palace announced on Wednesday 13th March that Prince Albert II had appointed Pierre-André Chiappori to the prominent role of Minister of Finance and the Economy. He succeeds Marco Piccinini who filled the role temporarily in September 2023 when Jean Castellini stepped down after more than a decade on the job.

Prince Albert and Finance Minister Pierre-André Chiappori. Photo credit: Michel Alesi, Prince’s Palace

Pierre-André Chiappori has a Ph.D in economics from the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. He has taught in France at Paris 1, EHESS, École Polytechnique, and ENSAE, before joining the University of Chicago as professor of economics. He is a member of the European Economic Association, was elected to the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences in 2017, and received the insignia of Knight of the Order of Merit in 2023.

In the Principality, Pierre-André Chiappori has chaired the Scientific Council of the Monegasque Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (IMSEE) since 2011 as well as the International Advisory Board of the International University of Monaco.

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