Christian Lefèvre

Professor at the Institute for Urban Affairs at the University of Paris 8 and researcher at the LATTS (Laboratoire Techniques, Territoires et Sociétés) Centre, he has carried out studies on government of metropolitan regions for the French Ministry of Public Works, the City of Paris, the European Commission and several governments and international organisms (OECD, United Nations and the Inter-American Development Bank, among others). From 2002 to 2005 he was co-president of CITTA (Cities as International and Transnational actors), a network of the European Science Foundation. He is a member of the executive committee of the European Urban Research Association (EURA) and editor of the academic review Metropoles. He has written numerous articles and books, notable amongst which is Gouverner les métropoles (LGDG-Dexia, 2009).

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