Economie et Statistique / Economics and Statistics

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Dernière mise à jour le : 24/02/2017

Economie et Statistique, published by Insee, was founded in 1969. Initially monthly and aimed at disseminating the work of the statisticians and researchers of the Institute, the journal is now widely open onto the contributions of researchers from other horizons and has evolved into an academic journal. There are eight issues a year, which may be grouped in double or triple special issues.

Articles are published under the responsibility of their authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Insee or other institutions.

In 2017, from the issue number 491-492, Economie et Statistique becomes Economie et Statistique / Economics and Statistics

Publisher: Insee

ISSN 0336-1454; e-ISSN 1777-5574

Manuscripts can be submitted in French and in English and all the articles are published online simultaneously in French and in English. Each issue is available on the Insee website, immediately at the moment of the publication and on a free basis. This immediate and free online access gives the articles a high visibility.

The printed version is in French only.

Main objectives

Economie et Statistique / Economics and Statistics publishes articles covering any micro- or macro- economic or sociological topic, either using data from public statistics or other sources. The journal also publishes articles dedicated to statistical or econometric methods of interest for applied research in economics and social sciences. Economie et Statistique / Economics and Statistics, a journal of statisticians and economic and social researchers, is also aimed at contributing to the economic and social debate by providing analyses of high quality in their scientific approach and accessible to readers not necessarily specialists on the topics or methods implemented in articles.

Scientific Committee

Created in 2003, the Scientific Committee yearly review of published issues and contributes to the definition of the journal editorial strategy. Its members are:

  • Alain Chenu, President (Observatoire Sociologique du Changement - Sciences Po/CNRS),
  • Jérôme Bourdieu (École d’Économie de Paris),
  • Pierre Cahuc (École Polytechnique, ENSAE et Crest),
  • Gilbert Cette (Banque de France et École d’Économie d’Aix-Marseille),
  • Jacques Le Cacheux (OFCE et Université de Pau et des pays de l’Adour),
  • Yannick l'Horty (Université de Paris Est-Marne La Vallée),
  • Joël Maurice (École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées),
  • Claudia Senik (Université de Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne et École d’Économie de Paris),
  • Catherine Sofer (Université de Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne),
  • Louis-André Vallet (Observatoire Sociologique du Changement - Sciences Po/CNRS),
  • François-Charles Wolff (Université de Nantes),
  • et Laurence Bloch (Insee & Crest, Editor-in-Chief).

Advisory Editorial Board

Created in 2013, the Advisory Editorial Board assists the Editor-in-Chief in the selection of articles. Its members are :

  • Luc Arrondel (École d’Économie de Paris),
  • Antoine Bozio (Institut de politiques publiques / École d’Économie de Paris),
  • Clément Carbonnier (Théma / Université de Cergy-Pontoise),
  • Erwan Gautier (Banque de France et Université de Nantes),
  • Pauline Givord (Insee & Crest),
  • Florence Jusot (Université de Paris-Dauphine, Leda-Legos et IRDES),
  • François Legendre (Université de Paris Est-Créteil),
  • Claire Lelarge (Banque de France & Crest),
  • Laurent Lesnard (Observatoire Sociologique du Changement - Sciences Po/CNRS),
  • Claire Loupias (Direction générale du Trésor),
  • Thepthida Sopraseuth (Théma / Université de Cergy-Pontoise),
  • et Sophie Ponthieux (Insee & Crest, Deputy Editor-in-Chief).

Title History

Economie et Statistique from N°1 (1969) to N°490 (2016) - ISSN 0336-1454 - e-ISSN e-1777-5574

Economie et Statistique / Economics and Statistics from N°491-492 (2017) - ISSN 0336-1454 - e-ISSN 1777-5574

All the issues and articles are available online :

  • for issues published since September 2001, on the Insee website
  • for earlier issues, on the archive portal to Insee publications Epsilon.

Abstracting and Indexing

Economie et Statistique / Economics and Statistics is available on the French portal Persée

The journal is also indexed in Repec and in the database EconLit of journals referenced by the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL).


Economie et Statistique / Economics and Statistics is a category 3 journal in the CNRS ranking and a category B journal in the HCERES ranking.

Submission and Guidelines for Authors

Manuscripts should be sent to the editorial office ( The manuscript must be original work and not submitted at the same time to any other journal. Submissions are accepted in French or in English.

The standard length of an article is of about 11,000 words (including tables, figures, list of references, boxes and appendices if any, not counting online complements). Manuscripts of more than 12,500 words will not be considered. Manuscripts must be submitted in MS-Word.

Submissions must include two separate files:

  • a one-page file providing:
    • the title of the article;
    • the first name, name, affiliation-s (at most two), e-mail et postal addresses of each author;
    • an abstract of maximum 160 words (about 1050 characters including spaces), briefly presenting the question(s), data and methodology, and the main conclusions;
    • JEL codes and a few keywords;
    • acknowledgements.
  • an anonymised file of the article (including the main text, illustrations, bibliography and appendices if any), mentioning only the title, abstract, JEL codes and keywords on the front page.

Contact us

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