Erwan Gautier

Head of the Microeconomic Analysis Division

Erwan Gautier

Erwan Gautier is Head of the Microeconomic Analysis Division. He graduated from ENSAE in 2004 and holds a PhD in Economics from the EHESS - Paris School of Economics (2008) (winner of the Banque de France Foundation’s 2009 PhD Award). He was previously an economist at the Banque de France Research Centre, then from 2004 to 2010 in the Microeconomic Analysis Division. From 2010 to 2016 he was Assistant Professor then Full Professor of Economics at the Universities of Brest and Nantes. From 2016 to 2019 he was an economist in the Banque de France’s Monetary Policy Division. His research focuses on inflation, price and wage dynamics and monetary policy. He has published articles in international journals such as Review of Economics and Statistics, Economic Journal, American Economic Journal :Macroeconomics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking....

Current Position

Head of the Microeconomic Analysis Division

Previous Position

  • Deputy Head of the Microeconomic Analysis Division, Banque de France (2019-2022)
  • Economist, Banque de France Monetary Policy Division (2016-2019)
  • Full Professor, University of Nantes (2013-2016)
  • Full Professor, University of Brest (2012-2013)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Nantes (2010-2012)
  • Economist, banque de France Research Centre then Microeconomic Analysis Division (2004-2010)
  • Trainee Economist, Banque de France Short-Term Business Conditions Division (2002-2003).


  • Agrégation des Universités (2012)
  • PhD in Economics, EHESS (2008)
  • MA in Economics, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University (2004)
  • MSc in Economics and Statistics, ENSAE (2004)

Research Interest

Inflation, price and wage dynamics, monetary policy.


Academic Publications



30 August 2021
26 March 2021