Guy Sorman

Notable French Author, Philosopher, Economist, and Journalist

Guy Sorman is a notable French author, philosopher, economist, and journalist.

He is the author of over 20 books on contemporary affairs, covering the five continents. He is a regular columnist for Le Figaro, the Wall Street Journal, and other publications around the world.

Sorman taught economics at the Paris Institute of Political Sciences from 1970 to 2000 and at many other Universities over the globe. In 1985, he was a visiting scholar at Stanford, Hoover Institution.

He has also held several public offices, including advisor to the prime minister of France (1995-1997) and deputy mayor of Boulogne, near Paris.

His books include Empire of Lies: The Truth About China in the Twenty-First Century.

Featured Work

JUL 1, 2009 Podcast

Economics Does Not Lie: A Defense of the Free Market in a Time of Crisis

In the 20th century, privatization and market capitalism have reconstructed Eastern Europe and lifted 800 million people—in China, Brazil, and India—out of poverty. What ...

APR 15, 2008 Podcast

Empire of Lies: The Truth About China in the Twenty-First Century

"There are not six million Tibetans in China," says Guy Sorman. "There are one billion." If the many Chinese who are not beneficiaries of economic ...