Rémy Lecat

Deputy Director of Research and Risk Analysis, ACPR

Rémy Lecat

Current Position

Deputy Director of Research and Risk Analysis, ACPR

Previous Position

Deputy Director of European and Multilateral Policies


  • PhD in Economics, EHESS/PSE (2013)
  • Master 2 "Money, Bank, Finance", Paris-X-Nanterre, (2001)
  • MPhil in Economics, Cambridge University (1996)
  • Diploma, IEP Paris (1995)

Research Interest

Productivity analysis, production function, housing market


Academic Publications

  • "Real Estate and Corporate Investment: Theory and Evidence of Heterogeneous Effects Across Firms," with D.Fougère and S.Ray, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, September 2019.

  •  “The Inverted-U Relationship Between Credit Access and Productivity Growth”, with P.Aghion, A.Bergeaud, G.Cette and H.Maghin, Economica, pages 1-31, January 2019.

  • "Firm-level productivity dispersion and convergence," with G.Cette and S.Corde, Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 166(C), pages 76-78, 2018.

  • "The role of production factor quality and technology diffusion in 20th century productivity growth," with A.Bergeaud and G.Cette, Cliometrica, Volume 12, Issue 1,  pp 61–97, January 2018.

  •  “Long-term growth and productivity projections in advanced countries”, with G.Cette and C.Ly-Marin, OECD Journal: Economic Studies, vol. 2016(1), pages 71-90, 2017.

  • « How do firms adjust production factors to the cycle? » with G Cette and A.O.A. Jiddou, The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, De Gruyter, vol. 16(2), pages 361-394, June, 2016.

  • « Productivity trends from 1890 to 2012 in advanced countries », with A Bergeaud and G Cette, Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 62(3), pages 420-444, 09, 2016.

  • « Production factor returns: the role of the production factors utilization », with G.Cette, N.Dromel and A.-C. Paret, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 97(1), pages 134-143, March 2015.

  • « The housing market: the impact of macroprudential measures in France », with S.Avouyi-Dovi and C.Labonne, Financial Stability Review, April 2014.

  •  “Labour relations quality and productivity: An empirical analysis on a French firm panel” with Gilbert Cette, Nicolas Dromel and Anne-Charlotte Paret, Review of Economics and Institutions, North America, 4, Jul. 2013.

  • « Bulle immobilière » et politique d’octroi de crédits : enseignements d’un modèle structurel du marché français de l’immobilier résidentiel » (2013), with Pamfili Antipa, Revue de l’OFCE n°128 - Ville et logement, pp 163-187.

  •  “Convergence of firm-level productivity, globalisation and information technology: Evidence from France”, with Paul-Antoine Chevalier and Nicholas Oulton, economics letters, Volume 116, Issue 2, August 2012, Pages 244–246.

  • « Determinants of productivity per employee: An empirical estimation using panel data », with Nicolas Belorgey and Tristan-Pierre Maury, economics letters, 91 (2006), pp 153-157.