Jean-Noël Barrot

Jean-Noël Barrot, 37, is a Member of Parliament elected in the 2nd district of Yvelines and the Vice-Chairman of the finance committee at the French National assembly. He is Secretary general of the Democratic Movement (MoDem). Previously, he served on the Departmental council of Haute-Loire.

At the National assembly, he served as the speaker for the law on the growth and transformation of businesses (PACTE), for which he had written a report on business financing with Alice Zagury, at the request of Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Economy and Finance.

He also chaired the committee on the means of control and evaluation in parliament, which drafted a roadmap for the creation of a permanent congressional budget office. He worked on the creation of the LexImpact tax simulator, the first quantitative tool allowing MEPs to assess the impact of their proposals. He organized the Evaluation Meetings, an event bringing together 600 MEPs, civil servants and academics at the National assembly in 2018 and 2020.

Jean-Noël Barrot is an economist. From 2013 to 2017, he was a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), before being appointed professor at HEC Paris. His research focuses on finance, production networks, and the evaluation of business support public policies. He graduated from HEC Paris, holds masters from the Paris School of Economics and Sciences-Po, as well as a Ph.D. obtained at HEC Paris.


Functions in the National assembly

Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Finance, the General Economy and Budgetary Control
Member of the public policy evaluation and control committee
Member of the evaluation and control mission
President of the France-Uruguay friendship group

Political commitments

Secretary General of the Democratic Movement (MoDem)
Vice-president of the European Mouvement