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Antonin BERGEAUD

Assistant Professor

Economics and Decision Sciences

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Biography

Antonin Bergeaud is a specialist in economic growth and innovation. His research focuses on the long-run determinants of GDP evolution, whether through the study of sources of heterogeneity between firms, the creation and diffusion of innovations, or the dynamics of productivity.

Antonin received his PhD from the Paris School of Economics in 2018 and is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique. Prior to working at HEC, he was a research economist at the Banque de France

Scientific articles

Recruitment Difficulties and Firms’ Characteristics: An Analysis of French Company Data

Economie et Statistique / Economics and Statistics, October 5th 2022, vol. 534-35, pp 43-59, (in coll. with G. CETTE, J. STARY)

Réflexions sur la productivité / Thoughts on productivity

Futuribles, July-August 2022, vol. 449, n° 4, pp 55-67, (in coll. with G. Cette, R. Lecat)

Adjustment Costs and Factor Demand: New Evidence from Firms’ Real Estate

Economic Journal, January 2021, vol. 131, n° 633, pp 70-100, (in coll. with S. Ray)

Convergence of GDP per capita in advanced countries over the twentieth century

Empirical Economics, November 2020, vol. 59, n° 5, pp 2509-2526, (in coll. with G. Cette, R. Lecat)

Innovation and Top Income Inequality

Review of Economic Studies, January 2019, vol. 86, n° 1, pp 1-45, (in coll. with P. Aghion, U. Akcigit, R. Blundell, D. Hemous)

Missing Growth from Creative Destruction

American Economic Review, August 2019, vol. 109, n° 8, pp 2795-2822, (in coll. with P. Aghion, T. Boppart, P. J. Klenow, H. Li)

Coase Lecture - The Inverted-U Relationship Between Credit Access and Productivity Growth

Economica, January 2019, vol. 86, n° 341, pp 1-31, (in coll. with P. Aghion, G. Cette, R. Lecat, H. Maghin)

Firm Dynamics and Growth Measurement in France

Journal of the European Economic Association, August 2018, vol. 16, n° 4, pp 933-956, (in coll. with P. Aghion, T. Boppart, S. Bunel)

The role of production factor quality and technology diffusion in twentieth-century productivity growth

Cliometrica, January 2018, vol. 12, n° 1, pp 61-97, (in coll. with G. Cette, R. Lecat)

Classifying patents based on their semantic content

PLOS One, 2017, vol. 12, n° 4, pp e0176310, (in coll. with Y. Potiron, J. Raimbault)

Working papers

Opposing firm-level Responses to the China Shock: Horizontal Competition Versus Vertical Relationships?

NBER Working Paper Series - National Bureau of Economic Research , 2021

Technological change and domestic outsourcing

Centre for Economic Performance , 2021

The impact of Regulation on Innovation”

NBER Working Paper Series - National Bureau of Economic Research , 2021

A Theory of Falling Growth and Rising Rents

NBER Working Paper Series - National Bureau of Economic Research , 2019

The Heterogeneous Impact of Market Size on Innovation: Evidence from French Firm-Level Exports

NBER Working Paper Series - National Bureau of Economic Research , 2018

Scientific articles

Recruitment Difficulties and Firms’ Characteristics: An Analysis of French Company Data

Economie et Statistique / Economics and Statistics, October 5th 2022, vol. 534-35, pp 43-59, (in coll. with G. CETTE, J. STARY)

Réflexions sur la productivité / Thoughts on productivity

Futuribles, July-August 2022, vol. 449, n° 4, pp 55-67, (in coll. with G. Cette, R. Lecat)

Adjustment Costs and Factor Demand: New Evidence from Firms’ Real Estate

Economic Journal, January 2021, vol. 131, n° 633, pp 70-100, (in coll. with S. Ray)

Convergence of GDP per capita in advanced countries over the twentieth century

Empirical Economics, November 2020, vol. 59, n° 5, pp 2509-2526, (in coll. with G. Cette, R. Lecat)

Working papers

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, École d'économie de Paris (Paris School of Economics) - France

Academic appointments

Academic Responsibilities at HEC

  • 2022- Assistant Professor, Economics and Decision Science HEC Paris

External Academic Responsibilities

  • 2020- Lecturer Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris
  • 2019- Associate Center for Economic Performance (CEP), LSE
  • 2018- Lecturer Sciences Po Paris

Scientific Activities

Editorial activities

  • Econometrica; Quarterly Journal of Economics; American Economic Review Insight; Economic Journal; Journal of European Economic Association; Quantitative Economics; European Economic Review; PLOS ONE; Journal of Industrial Organization; Economics of Transition; Political Studies; Review of Economic Dynamics; International Productivity Monitor; Economic Bulletin; Revue Economique