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The Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales (CEPII) is the main independent French institute for research into international economics.
Founded in 1978, the CEPII has a core team of around 30 economists. The four main research areas are: factor markets and growth; the international financial and monetary system; EU economy; international trade models.
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