Research interests: International Macroeconomics, International Finance (contagion, financial crisis, debt markets),
European Monetary Integration, Applied Econometrics (time series and panel data methods)
FDI (institutional determinants) & Energy economics.
Current position:2011 – ... Adjunct professor, IÉSEG School of Management - Paris
2007 – 2014 Research Afﬁliate, CES - University of Paris 1: Development & Globalization team
2010 – feb/sept. Lecturer, Economics Department, University of Evry
2007 – 2008 Post-doctoral Fellowship, University of Bretagne Occidentale
2005 – 2007 Lecturer (ATER), Economics Department, University of Evry
2005 – spring Visiting Ph.D. scholar, Economics Department, Brown University, USA
2002 – 2005 Teaching assistant, Faculty of Economics, University of Paris 1
2002 - 2006 Ph.D. student, TEAM - University of Paris 1 and CNRS
Feb. 2002- 2006 - PhD Thesis in Economics, University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. Title: Pegging the small currencies to the euro.
Jury: Antoine de Masson d'Autume (Professor at University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Gérard Duchene (Professor at University Paris-Est, referee), Mathilde Maurel (Researcher CNRS & University of Paris 1, president of jury), Dominique Redor (Professor at University of Paris-Est, referee) and Taoufik Rajhi (Professor at University of Poitiers, Paris 1 & AFDB, advisor). Defended December 2006.
2005 – Visiting PhD student supervised by Professor Emeritus of Economics Peter Howitt, Brown University, Economics Department, Providence, USA
2001 – Master (DEA) in International and Development Economics, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
2000 – License in International Economics, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies
Scholarships and Grants:
2010 - march CNRS Spring School on the Evaluation of public policies, Aussois
2007 - 2008 Post-doctoral Fellowship, University of Bretagne Occidentale
2005 - spring Ph.D. Scholarship, Brown University, Economics Department, Providence, USA
2000-2001 French Government Scholarship for master studies, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Participation in Funded Research Projects:
2007-2008: ANR-IFB Grant - CHALOUPE (CHAngement gLObal, dynamiqUe de la biodiversité marine exploitée et viabilité des PEcheries)
1 / Publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals:
 Matei, I. (2016) "The link between energy consumption and economic growth: empirical evidence for Black Sea countries",
The British Journal of Economics, Management & Trade, Vol. 14(1), pp. 1-8.
 Matei, I. and C. Stamin (2016) "Explaining the relationship between energy consumption and economic growth in a dynamic panel model:
Are the BRICs countries different?", International Journal of Environmental & Agriculture Research, Vol 2(7), 183-188.
 Matei, I. (2014) "Finance as a driver of growth? Evidence for EU countries", Revue d'économie politique, Vol. 124 (4), pp. 571-586.
 Matei, I (2013) "Empirical analysis of the links between sovereign bond markets and economic growth for European non- EMU countries",
Banks and Bank Systems, Vol. 8(3), pp. 58-71.
 Matei, I. (2013) "Government bond market linkages within EMU: evidence from a multivariate Granger causality analysis",
Economics Bulletin, Vol. 33(3), pp. 1885 - 98, .pdf
 Le Floc'h ,P., I. Matei and T. Mehmet, ( 2012) "Commercial sizes and prices on the French Monkfish fishery: a time series analysis",
Bruxelles Economic Review, Vol. 55(1), pp. 97-115.
 Krifa-Schneider, H. and I. Matei, (2010) "Business climate, political risk and FDI in developing countries: evidence from panel data",
International Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 2(5), pp. 54-65, .pdf
 Matei ,I. (2010) "Contagion and causality: an empirical analysis on sovereign bond spreads", Economics Bulletin , Vol 30, No. 3,
 I. (2009) "Testing for price convergence: how close are EU New Member States to euro zone?", Economics Bulletin,
(4), pp. 3083-94, .pdf
 Héricourt, J. and I. Matei, (2007) "Transmission de la politique monétaire dans les PECO: que savons-nous vraiment?",
Économie et Prévision, Vol. 180 -181, pp 221-238, .pdf.
2/ Working papers (submitted/in revision):
2016 Is there a link between energy consumption and economic growth? OECD countries revisited, in revision.
2016 Financial development and economic growth nexus: new evidence for Emerging European countries, in revision.
2016 Sovereign Debt Crisis and Economic Growth: New Evidence from the Euro Area, submitted.
2016 Does energy consumption stimulate economic growth? Empirical evidence for Emerging European countries, submitted.
2011 Political Risk and FDI in developing and transition countries (with H. Krifa-Schneider), in revision.
3/ Works in progress :
- Empirical evidence on sovereign bond spread drivers in the euro area market (with A. Cheptea)
- Regulation, institutions and FDI: An Empirical Study (with H. Krifa-Schneider and T. Verbeke)
- Interactions between inflation, debt and economic growth: lessons from euro area countries
4 / Chapters in books:
2015 Matei, I., "Are price dynamics homogenous across Emerging Europe? Empirical evidence from panel data”, in Monetary Policy, forthcoming.
2014 Matei, I., "Finance and Growth Causality: empirical evidence for Emerging Europe", chapter in book Market Microstructure and Nonlinear Dynamics -
Keeping Financial Crisis in Context, Eds: Gille Dufrénot, F. Jawadi & W. Louhichi, Springer - Verlag.
2012 Matei, I., Cheptea, A., "Sovereign bond spread drivers in the EU market in the aftermath of the global financial crisis”, chapter in book Advances in
Econometrics: Essays in honor of Jerry Hausman, Eds: Badi H. Baltagi, Whitney K. Newey, Halbert L. White & R. Carter Hill, Chapter 12, Vol. 29, pp.327-352
2012 Matei, I. "Euro zone bond market and economic growth: a time series analysis”, chapter in book Recent Developments in Alternative Finance: Empirical
Assessments and Economic Implications, Eds: W. Barnett and F. Jawadi, Emerald Publishing, Vol. 22, pp. 39-51.
2011 Matei I. ”Contagion et causalité: une investigation empirique”, chapter in book Les enseignements de la crise des subprimes, in A. Diemer et S. Dozolme,
Editions Clément Juglar, pp. 203-211.
2010 Matei, I., European Exchange rate credibility: an empirical analysis”, chapter in Nonlinear Modeling of Economic and Financial Time-Series,
Vol. 020 (chapter 5), Eds.William Barnett & F. Jawadi, International Symposia in Economic Theory and Econometrics
2007 Héricourt J. & I. Matei,”Impact des chocs monétaires dans les Pays de l'Europe Centrale et Orientale: Quelles implications pour l’adoption de l’euro?” in,
Krifa-Schneider, L’élargissement européen: quels enjeux et défis majeurs?, Paris: L’Harmattan, pp. 89-109 .pdf
5 / Other publications (procedings, working papers...):
2011 "Regulation, institutions and FDI: An Empirical Study" (with Krifa-Schneider, H., Verbeke, T), Proceedings of 72th IAES Conference,
Washington DC, 20-23 October.
2009 "Prices and output co-movements: an empirical investigation for the CEECs", Les Cahiers de recherche de l'ESCE, No. 11, pp. 283-305.
2008 "Capital dynamics under long-term changes in marine fish communities: the case of French fleets exploiting..” in, Proceedings of the 14th Conference
of the International Institute of Fisheries Econ. and Trade IIFET (with Le Floc'h P., O. Thébaud, Daurès F., Jezequel S, M. Travers). pdf
2005 "Crise et contagion: cas des Pays de l'Europe de l'Est" (avec M. Ben Abdallah) Cahiers de la MSE, Série Blanche # 2005.44 . pdf
Referee reports: Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Bankers Markets and Investors, Economics Bulletin, Economic Modelling, Economie Internationale/International Economics, International Review of Applied Economics, Research in Business and Management, Advances in Econometrics-Essays in Honor of Jerry Hausman (Emerald Publishing), Alternative Finance (Emerald Publishing),Handbook: Market microstructure and non-linear dynamics (Springer Publishing) and referee for international conferences.
2011 - 2017 IÉSEG Paris, Adjunct professor: macroeconomics, applied mathematics in economics, econometrics (undergraduate)
2012 - 2016 IÉSEG Paris, Adjunct professor: statistics and probabilities (undergraduate)
2009 - 2010 Rouen Business School, External lecturer: international finance (graduate)
2009 - 2010 University of Evry val d'Essonne, Assistant professor: econometrics, statistics (undergraduate)
2007 - 2008 ISG Paris, External lecturer: macroeconomics, international economics (undergraduate)
2005 - 2007 University of Evry, Assistant professor: introduction in financial theories, economic methods (undergraduate)
2002 - 2005 University of Paris 1, Teaching assistant: macroeconomics, mathematics, financial mathematics (undergraduate)
Derniere mise à jour: 18/09/2016