Gilbert Cette is Deputy Director General, Economics and International, Banque de France and Associate Professor at the University of Aix-Marseille. (The views expressed in this paper are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the institutions he belongs to.)
He studied and got his Ph.D. in Economics at University of Paris 1. Gilbert Cette has done empirical investigations, focusing on growth, productivity, innovations, labor economics and structural reforms.
He has been a member of the Economic Analysis Council and the Minimum Wage Expert Group. He has chaired the AFSE (French Association of Economic Science) in 2012-2013. He co-chairs the Séminaire Emploi and chairs the Minimum Wage Expert Group. He is a member of the Editorial Board of : The Review of Income and Wealth, International Productivity Monitor, Economie et Statistique, Telos and Futuribles.
He has published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Review of Economics and Statistics, the European Economic Review, the Review of Income and Wealth, Economics Letters, among others. He has also published several books, the last ones being on labour market structural reforms.
Further information may be obtained at http://www.gilbertcette.net/.