Katja Schmidt

Katja Schmidt is head of the public finance division at the DG Economics and International Relations. Previously, she was deputy head of the same division and senior economist at the conjunctural analysis division. Before joining the Banque de France in 2012, she worked as economist at the Ministry of Economics and the Ministry of Labour in Germany and at the OECD. Her research focuses on various topics in macroeconomics. 

Current position

Head of the public finance division (since 2019)

Previous position

Deputy head of the public finance division (2017-2018)
Senior economist at the conjunctural analysis division (2012-2017)


Master of Science in Economics, Humboldt University of Berlin

Research interests

Macroeconomics, time series, macroeconomic forecasts



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Publications Working Paper Series no. 663:

Explaining and Forecasting Euro Area Inflation: the Role of Domestic and Global Factors

By Béreau Sophie, Faubert Violaine, Schmidt Katja
  • Published on 02/28/2018
  • 37 pages
  • EN
  • PDF (2.3 MB)
Publications Rue de la Banque no. 37:

The impact of import prices on inflation in the euro area

  • 5 pages
  • EN
  • PDF (671.06 KB)

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