Jean-Michel Charpin

Former member of the Cercle des économistes


Current Positions:

  • Inspector General of Finance
  • Member of the Academy of Technologies
  • Vice-President and Treasurer of the Paris School of Economics

Previous Positions:

  • Director-General of INSEE
  • Planning Commissioner
  • Head of Asset and Liability Management at BNP, member of the BNP General Management Committee
  • Director of Economic Research at BNP
  • Director of CEPII
  • Chief of Staff to Jean Le Garrec, Secretary of State to the Prime Minister in charge of Planning and then the Civil Service
  • Professor of Economics at the École Centrale
  • Vice-President, then President of the French Association of Economic Science

Key Publications:

  • “The use of economic analysis in the conduct of environmental policies: the example of solar energy”, Annales d’économie et de statistique, special issue n°1, 2012
  • “Perspectives on Statistical Information: Six Major Changes,” Revue d’économie financière, August 2010
  • “The Code of Good Practice for European Statistics: Genesis, Elaboration and Application”, Journal de la société française de statistique, n°4, 2006
  • “Prospective Economic Study of the Nuclear Electricity Sector”, Report to the Prime Minister, with B. Dessus and R. Pellat, La Documentation française, 2000
  • “The Future of Our Pensions”, Report to the Prime Minister, La Documentation française, 1999
  • “L’économie française en perspective”, Rapport pour le Commissariat général du Plan, La Découverte, 1993

Key areas of expertise:

  • Macroeconomics
  • Statistics
  • Retreats
  • Energy