Agnès Bénassy-Quéré is Deputy-Governor at Banque de France, on leave from University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Paris School of Economics where she is a Professor of economics. Prior to joining the Banque de France, she was Chief economist at the French Treasury (2020-2023). From 2012 until 2017, she chaired the French Council of Economic Aanalysis. Prior positions include Director of CEPII, the French research institute in international economics (2006-2012), and academic positions at the Universities of Paris-Nanterre, Lille and Cergy-Pontoise, as well as at École Polytechnique.
She was also a Member of the French macro-prudential authority, the tax advisory council, the productivity council, the Franco-German council of economic experts, and the Banque of France general board. She was in charge of the CEPR European Economic Architecture Research and Policy Network, and was a non-resident fellow at Bruegel. Her research interests focus on the international monetary system and European macroeconomic policy.