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Jean-Francois Ouvrard

Jean-Francois Ouvrard is the head of macro-analysis and forecasting division at the DG Economics and International Relations, in charge of forecasting and modeling for France. Before joining the Banque de France in 2015, Jean-François Ouvrard hold several positions at Insee, French Treasury and Rexecode.

Mater in Macroéconomics at Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
Ecole Polytechnique

Current Position
Head of macro-analysis and forecasting division

Previous Position
Director of Economic studies (Coe-Rexecode)
Head of short term economic outlook (Insee)
Head of climate and agriculture division (DG Tresor)
Macroeconomist (DG Tresor)
Macroeconomist (Insee).

Research Interest
Applied macroeconomics, forecasting


+33 (0)1 42 92 33 88
Banque de France, 49-1376 DGEI, 75049 Paris Cedex 01

Chart 1: Inflation-output growth trade-off under a disorderly transition scenario
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Post n°265

Climate change and implications for the conduct of monetary policy

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Chart 1: Direct impact on selling prices of the additional costs generated by the health measures
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Post n°214

How are the costs of adapting to Covid reflected in prices?

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Figure 1: Household savings ratio in France (in % of disposable income)
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Post n°206

Uncertainty due to Covid-19 is contributing to French household savings

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Chart 1: Deviation of projected activity in December 2020 from the pre-crisis path
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Post n°204

The economic channels of the Covid-19 crisis in France

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Chart 1: France: Projections of the volume of GDP, compared to the post-2008 trajectory
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Post n°182

How to interpret the rebound in French GDP in 2021-2022?

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More favourable results for the net borrowing of NFCs using a 2014 base (% of GDP)
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Post n°85

Firms' net borrowing improved slightly over the last 10 years

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Post n°65

The labour share in value added: a complex assessment

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Post n°50

The impact of oil prices on inflation in France and the euro area

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  • Ralentissement démographique et chômage : Quels enseignements des modèles macroéconomiques ? (2008),  Revue Economique, vol. 59(5) , avec R. Rathelot et O. Simon
  • Incitations et transitions sur le marché du travail. Une analyse des stratégies d'acceptation et de refus d'emploi (2002) Revue Economique vol. 53(6), avec T. Laurent, Y. L'Horty and P. Maillé

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