Jean-Charles Bricongne

Jean-Charles Bricongne is currently Deputy-Director in the Business Surveys, Microeconomic and Structural Analysis Department, and was previously Deputy-Director in the International Economics and Cooperation Department in Banque de France. He graduated from the Ecole Centrale Paris, from Sciences Po Paris and holds a PhD from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne/ Paris School of Economics. He previously worked as a seconded national expert on internal imbalances in the European Commission (DG ECFIN), especially on credit and housing. He was before counsellor of the General Director of Economics and Research, Head of a unit in charge of trade and competitiveness in Banque de France, and seconded expert on monetary and financial issues in the French statistical institute (INSEE). He has been a Senior Lecturer at Sciences Po Paris, Professor at Paris Dauphine University and Adjunct Professor in Tours and Orléans Universities and is currently Adjunct Professor in Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University. He is an associate and affiliate researcher in LEO (Laboratoire d'Economie d'Orléans) and LIEPP (Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire d'Evaluation des Politiques Publiques, connected to Sciences Po Paris) respectively. He has written on various topics in applied trade analysis, globalization statistics, financial macroeconomics, housing, migrations, high-frequency indicators, the implementation of data-science technics to economics, and the links between financial and real economy.

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PhD from Paris I University: Essays on the links between the real and financial spheres in the international economy with a special focus on the crisis

Research Master in Money, Banking and Finance at the Panthéon Sorbonne University (Paris I)

« Agrégation » in economics and management

Ecole nationale de la statistique et de l’administration économique (ENSAE)

Certificate of Upper Specialized Studies: Economic Calculation & Macroeconomic Policy

IEP Paris (“Sciences Po Paris”)

Ecole CENTRALE Paris

Current Position

Deputy-Director in the Business Surveys, Microeconomic and Structural Analysis Department

Previous Position

BANQUE DE FRANCE  (International Economics and Cooperation Department), Deputy Director (2019-2021)

EUROPEAN COMMISSION (Macroeconomic imbalances and adjustment unit), Seconded national expert (economic impact of structural reforms and imbalances surveillance) (2014-2018)

BANQUE DE FRANCE (Directorate General for Economics and International relations)

Advisor to the Director General (2012-2014)

BANQUE DE FRANCE (Competitiveness and foreign trade research division), Head of division (2009-2012)

INSEE (National Statistical Institute) (Division in charge of the analysis of the economic situation), In charge of Monetary and Financial Affairs. Also member of the Macroeconomics Team of CREST (Statistical and Economics Research Centre) (2007-2009)

BANQUE DE FRANCE (Division in charge of national financial accounts)

Head of the entity (7 agents) in charge of the National Quarterly Financial Accounts, the MUFA (Monetary Union Financial Accounts) and GFS (Government Finance Statistics) Working Groups of the ECB, 2004-2007)

BANQUE DE FRANCE (Divisions in charge of monetary statistics & national financial accounts), Economist Statistician, in charge of the analysis of monetary developments in France and in the Euro Area, then Head of the project of National Quarterly Financial Accounts (2001-2004)

Research Interest

International economics


Macro-financial issues / intermediation

Data-science and economics

High-frequency indicators

History and economics

+33 (0)1 42 92 47 36
Banque de France, 49-1443 DGEI, 75049 Paris Cedex 01

Publications Working Paper Series no. 921:

Using the Press to Construct a New Indicator of Inflation Perceptions in France

By De Bandt Olivier, Bricongne Jean-Charles, Denes Julien, Dhenin Alexandre, De Gaye Annabelle, Robert Pierre-Antoine
  • Published on 08/25/2023
  • 62 pages
  • EN
  • PDF (3.69 MB)
Publications Working Paper Series no. 916:

Satellites Turn “Concrete”: Tracking Cement with Satellite Data and Neural Networks

By d’Aspremont Alexandre, Ben Arous Simon, Bricongne Jean-Charles, Lietti Benjamin, Meunier Baptiste
  • Published on 06/27/2023
  • 36 pages
  • EN
  • PDF (1.42 MB)
Publications Working Paper Series no. 881:

From Macro to Micro: Large Exporters Coping with Common Shocks

By Bricongne Jean-Charles, Carluccio Juan, Fontagné Lionel, Gaulier Guillaume, Stumpner Sebastian
  • Published on 07/15/2022
  • 49 pages
  • EN
  • PDF (1.39 MB)
Publications Banque de France Bulletin no. 239:

The increase in the money supply during the Covid crisis: analysis and implications

By Bê Duc Louis, Jude Cristina, Bricongne Jean-Charles, Bussière Matthieu, Penalver Adrian, Vari Miklos, Sédillot Franck, Wicky Yann
Thematic: Politique monétaire et inflation
  • Published on 03/10/2022
  • 13 pages
  • EN
  • PDF (401.55 KB)
Publications Working Paper Series no. 847:

Can satellite data on air pollution predict industrial production?

By Bricongne Jean-Charles, Meunier Baptiste, Pical Thomas
  • Published on 11/18/2021
  • 37 pages
  • EN
  • PDF (1.71 MB)
Publications Working Paper Series no. 842:

Financial flows, macro-prudential policies, capital restrictions and institutions: what do gravity equations tell us?

By Bricongne Jean-Charles, Antoine Cosson, Albane Garnier-Sauveplane, Lecat Rémy, Peresa Irena, Yuliya Vanzhulova
  • Published on 10/25/2021
  • 43 pages
  • EN
  • PDF (2.76 MB)
Publications Working Paper Series no. 835:

Productivity Slowdown, Tax Havens and MNEs’ Intangibles: where is Measured Value Creation?

By Bricongne Jean-Charles, Delpeuch Samuel, Lopez Forero Margarita
  • Published on 10/07/2021
  • 60 pages
  • EN
  • PDF (1.38 MB)
Publications Working Paper Series no. 827:

Web Scraping Housing Prices in Real-time: the Covid-19 Crisis in the UK

By Bricongne Jean-Charles, Meunier Baptiste, Pouget Sylvain
  • Published on 08/31/2021
  • 42 pages
  • EN
  • PDF (4.42 MB)
Publications Banque de France Bulletin no. 235:

Covid-19 and house prices in the UK: what can be learned from web-scraping data?

By Bricongne Jean-Charles, Chatelais Nicolas, Meunier Baptiste, Pouget Sylvain, Coffinet Jérôme, Kintzler Étienne
Thematic: Economic research
  • Published on 07/29/2021
  • 7 pages
  • EN
  • PDF (282.87 KB)
Publications Banque de France Bulletin no. 231:

Tracking the economy during the Covid-19 pandemic: the contribution of high-frequency indicators

By Coffinet Jérôme, Delbos Jean-Brieux, Kaiser Vojtech, Kien Jean-Noël, Kintzler Étienne, Lestrade Ariane, Mouliom Michel, Nicolas Théo, Bricongne Jean-Charles, Meunier Baptiste
Thematic: Macroeconomics, microeconomics and structures
  • Published on 12/03/2020
  • 14 pages
  • EN
  • PDF (1.65 MB)
Publications Working Paper Series no. 453:

Aggregate Fluctuations and International Migration

By Beine Michel, Bricongne Jean-Charles, Bourgeon Pauline
  • EN
  • PDF (871.8 KB)
Publications Working Paper Series no. 380:

Disintermediation or financial diversification? The case of developed countries

By Boutillier Michel, Bricongne Jean-Charles
  • EN
  • PDF (844.62 KB)
Publications Quarterly Selection of Articles no. 23:

Autumn 2011

By Cayssials Jean-Luc, Servant François, Clerc Laurent, Kempf Hubert, Ragot Xavier, Bourgeon Pauline, Bricongne Jean-Charles, Gaulier Guillaume, Gandolphe Sarah, Hauton Gaël, Viol Sandrine, Birouk Omar, Bouloux Alain-Nicolas
  • EN
  • PDF (903.65 KB)
Publications Working Paper Series no. 265:

Firms and the global crisis: French exports in the turmoil

By Bricongne Jean-Charles, Fontagné Lionel, Gaulier Guillaume, Taglioni Daria, Vicard Vincent
  • EN
  • PDF (385.54 KB)
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2023 Journal of International Economics (forthcoming), Productivity Slowdown and Tax Havens: where is measured value creation? (with S. Delpeuch & M. Lopez-Forero)

2022 Journal of Housing Economics, Web-scraping housing prices in real-time: the Covid-19 crisis in the UK, (with B. Meunier & S. Pouget)

2022 World Economy, The proximity-concentration trade-off with multi-product firms: Are exports and FDI complements or substitutes? (with S. Franco Bedoya & M. Lopez Forero)

2019 Open Economies Review & European Commission Discussion Paper, Is private debt excessive? (with L. Coutinho, A. Turrini & S. Zeugner)

2018 World Economy & European Commission Discussion Paper, Compared Performances of French Companies on the Domestic and Foreign Markets (with J. Bardaji, B. Campagne & G. Gaulier), also INSEE Working Document and in "French economy, accounts and files"

2017 Revue Économique (with P. Pontuch), La crise s'est-elle accompagnée d'un sous-investissement dans l'immobilier résidentiel dans les pays de la zone euro ?

2017 Scandinavian Journal of Economics (with M. Beine & P. Bourgeon), Aggregate Fluctuations and International Migration, also CESifo and Banque de France working papers

2017 Open Economies Review & European Commission Discussion Paper, Interlinkages between Household and Corporate Debt in Advanced Economies (with A. Mordonu)

2012 Journal of International Economics (with L. Fontagné, G. Gaulier, D. Taglioni and V. Vicard), Firms and the global crisis: French exports in the turmoil

Available as Banque de France working paper, ECB working paper and online on VOX

2011 Revue d’Economie Politique (with M. Boutillier), Disintermediation or financial diversification? The case of developed countries (also Banque de France Bulletin, n°146, 2006)

2011 Économie et Statistique (with J.-M. Fournier, V. Lapègue & O. Monso), The subprime crisis: from a financial to an economic crisis (and Note de conjoncture INSEE, 2009)

2011 Économie et Statistique (with D. Bellas, L. Fontagné, G. Gaulier & V. Vicard)

An analysis of the dynamics of French firms’ exports from 2000 to 2009

Working Papers

2019 Document de travail du LEO & European Commission Discussion Paper & VOX, Assessing House Prices: Insights from HouseLev, A dataset of price level estimates (with A. Turrini & P. Pontuch) (

2019 Jean-Charles BRICONGNE, Nuria MATA GARCIA, Alessandro TURRINI, Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure, economic reforms and policy progress in the European Union LIEPP Working Paper n°87, Avril 

2016 Macroeconomic Relevance of Insolvency Frameworks in a High-debt Context: An EU Perspective, European Commission Discussion Paper 32, joint with Maria Demertzis, Peter Pontuch and Alessandro Turrini

2016 The Quantity Theory of Money Revisited: The Improved Short-Term Predictive Power of Household Money Holdings with Regard to Prices, LEO Working Paper

2014 Jean-Charles BRICONGNE, Do prizes in economics affect productivity? LIEPP Working Paper n°24, avril

HouseLev database, residential house prices in levels for 40 countries, available in the annexes of:

Updated on: 03/03/2023 11:05