Lifetime achievement award: Jacques de Larosière

An early international debut

Jacques de Larosière became a specialist in monetary issues soon after joining the Ministry of Finance in Paris (see box below). By the time he was in his thirties, he was running external finance. He worked with Georges Pompidou, who became president of France after the departure of Charles de Gaulle in 1969 and especially closely with Valery Giscard d’Estaing, who was finance minister from 1969 to 1974 and then president.

Central Banking founder Robert Pringle

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: