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Pierre Garello

President of IES-Europe and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal des Économistes et des Études Humaines, Pierre Garello is Professor of Economics at the Faculté d’Economie et Gestion of Aix Marseille University in France. He has published various articles on Austrian economics, law and economics (especially competition law and contract law). He is the editor-in-chief of the Journal des Économistes et des Études Humaines, a scholarly review dealing with economic, legal, philosophical and political issues, in the tradition of the French Classical Liberal School. He is also at the center of a liberal network in Europe and is the coordinator of the European liberal think tanks Resource Bank. He is directing research for IREF, a think tank that promotes tax competition and sound public finances.


Youcef Maouchi
Executive Director

Originally from Algeria, Youcef Maouchi is the director of the Institute for Economic Studies-Europe. He holds a PhD in economics from Aix-Marseille Université, France. Committed to advancing individual freedom, tolerance, the Rule of Law, and free speech in the Muslim world he regularly speaks and organizes conferences and seminars on the link between Islamic law, liberty and development. His research interests are Islamic contracts law, Islamic finance and economic analysis of law. From 2013 to 2015 he was a teaching and a research fellow and Aix Marseille Université. He was also a regular lecturer on Islamic Finance at the Legal and Commercial Cooperation with the Arab World program at the Aix-Marseille Law School and in economics at the Kedge Business School. He also worked as a research assistant for Atlas Network’s francophone project