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With Emmanuel Cugny and Jules De Kiss to comment on economic news: Rock Backgammon, member of the Circle of Economists, professor of economic policy at Ecole des Ponts-ParisTech; and Denis Ferrand, Director of the Rexecode Economics Institute.
Weak growth, rising corporate results: the resilient French economy ?
Economic activity is holding up, but beware of the resurgence of inflation. French growth decelerated in the third quarter, with GDP rising by only 0.2% after a jump of 0.5% in the spring, according to data released Friday by INSEE. On his side, inflation picked up sharply to 6.2% year on year in October after slowing in August and September. At the same time, from TotalEnergies to Safran via Air France-KLM and Danone, many companies are announcing good results or turnover.
How to explain what can appear as a paradox? The French economy seems resilient, but for how long?
Return of profits: what is a living wage for a boss?
Multinationals, SMEs, public or private companies: the question of the remuneration of business leaders is back on the table.