Arnaud Orain


University of Paris 8

Arnaud Orain is professor of economics at the University of Paris 8 (France) and was Davis Fellow of the History Department of Princeton University in 2015-2016. He specializes in the history of economic thought of the French Enlightenment, with a particular emphasis on anti-physiocracy on the one hand, and the links between religion (jansenism), literature and economics, on the other hand. He is currently completing a book dedicated to a cultural histroy of the John Law's financial system in France, from 1717 to the Revolution."