France: "The price of gasoline has a very direct impact on the purchasing power of households"

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Prices at the pump reach records AFP / Philippe Huguen

By: Florent Guignard Follow

Faced with the rise in fuel prices, government spokesman Gabriel Attal mentioned several avenues on Wednesday, October 13.

At 1.5354 euros per liter, according to data from the Ministry of Ecological Transition, the price of diesel had never reached such a sum.

First victims: the most precarious households.

What possible measures to ensure that the purchasing power of the French is not too affected?

Elements of answer with the economist and director of the OFCE, Xavier Timbeau. 


The French Observatory of Economic Conjunctures (OFCE) at Sciences Po Paris has just launched a public debt observatory via the


web application

, which simulates fiscal policy to reach a debt target.


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