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Seminars


21-11-2019 | PEPES Seminar: Brian KNIGHT (Brown)
Brian KNIGHT is Professor of Economics at Brown University, Vice Chair of the Economics Department. He is also a NBER Research Associate. He previously worked as an economist in the Division of Research and Statistics at the Federal Reserve Board and has held visiting faculty positions at Yale University and Harvard University. He previously served as a co-editor at the Journal of Public Economics and is on the Editorial Board at the American Economic Review. Research interests include political economy, fiscal federalism, and local public finance. His research has been published in the top peer-reviewed journals.  Brian KNIGHT will present a paper, joint with Ana TRIBIN, at the next PEPES Seminar on the theme: Opposition Media, State Censorship, and Political Accountability: Evidence from Chavez’s Venezuela (link to paper, PDF) More about Brian KNIGHT and his research This is the last PEPES Seminar of the semester: please join us in March 2020 when the series resumes !
22-11-2019 | FRIDAY Seminar: Xavier RAGOT (Sciences Po)
Xavier RAGOT is Professor of Economics and CNRS Director of Research at the Department. He is also President of the OFCE. He is also a Member of the Conseil d'analyse économique and of the Conseil économique de la Nation. Previously he has served as a high-ranking civil servant: as Chief Economist at the Ministry of Economics in 2012 and as Senior Economist for the Banque de France from 2008 to 2011. His research interests focus on macroeconomics, incomplete markets (theory and computation) and monetary economics. Xavier RAGOT will present a paper at the next Friday Seminar on the theme: Social Preferences and the Optimal Dynamics of Public Debt and Taxes (link to paper to follow) More about Xavier RAGOT and his research The next Friday Seminar will host Julia CAGÉ (Sciences Po) on November 29th.
25-11-2019 | DEPARTMENTAL Seminar: Mark DEAN (Columbia University)
Mark DEAN is Associate Professor of Economics at Columbia University. Prior to joining Columbia, he was an Assistant Professor at Brown. And before embarking on an academic career, he was an economist at the International Economic Analysis Division of the Bank of England. He is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Theory. His primary fields of research and teaching are Microeconomic Theory, Behavioural Economics, and Experimental Economics. His secondary fields are Neuroscience and Economics, Application of Behavioural Models to Development Economics. Mark DEAN will present a paper, joint with Nathaniel NELIGH, at the next Departmental Seminar on the theme: Experimental Tests of Rational Inattention (link to paper, PDF) More about Mark DEAN and his research The next Departmental Seminar will host Corina BOAR (NYU) on December 2nd.
29-11-2019 | *EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION* FRIDAY Seminar: Julia CAGÉ (Sciences Po)
Julia CAGÉ is Assistant Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the LIEPP's "Evaluation of Democracy" research group since 2018. She is also a CEPR Research Affiliate. Her research focuses on political economy, industrial organization and economic history. She is particularly interested in the media economy. Julia CAGÉ will present a paper, joint with Anna DAGORRET, Pauline GROSJEAN, and Saumitra JHA, at the next Friday Seminar on the theme: Heroes and Villains: The Effects of Combat Leadership on Collaboration in War-Time France (link to Abstract, PDF) More about Julia CAGÉ and her research The next Friday Seminar will host Pauline CORBLET and Edgar DEWITTE (PhD Candidates Sciences Po) on December 6th. 
02-12-2019 | DEPARTMENTAL Seminar: Corina BOAR (NYU)
Corina BOAR is Assistant Professor of Economics at New York University (NYU). She is also a NBER Research Faculty Fellow. Prior to joining NYU, she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton University. She has also held a number of Visiting Scholarships: she was a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis as well as at Saint Louis and she was a Visiting Scholar at the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance. Her research interests include Macroeconomics, Consumption, and Entrepreneurship. She uses both data analysis and quantitative models to understand the determinants of individuals’ consumption-savings and labour market decisions, as well as the ensuing implications for the evolution of macroeconomic aggregates, and the effectiveness of government policies. Corina BOAR will present a paper, joint with Mark AGUIAR and Mark BILS, at the next Departmental Seminar on the theme: Who are the Hand-to-Mouth? (link to paper to follow) More about Corina BOAR and her research The next Departmental Seminar will host Mohammad AKBARPOUR (Stanford) on December 9th.
06-12-2019 | FRIDAY Seminar: Pauline CORBLET (PhD Candidate Sciences Po) and Edgar DEWITTE (PhD Candidate Sciences Po)
Pauline CORBLET is a PhD Candidate at Sciences Po and is working on a thesis entitled 'A Structural Analysis of Dynamic Matching's Factors on the Labour Market',  supervised by Alfred GALICHON. Pauline CORBLET will be the first speaker to present a paper at the next Friday Seminar on the theme: Title: TBA More about Pauline CORBLET and her research *************************************** Edgar DEWITTE is a PhD Candidate at Sciences Po and a Doctoral Fellow affiliated to the LIEPP. He is working on a thesis entitled "Essays on the Economics of Democracy" under the supervision of Julia Cagé. Edgar DEWITTE will be the second speaker to present a paper at the next Friday Seminar on the theme: Title: TBA More about Edgar DEWITTE and his research   This is the last Friday Seminar before the holiday season: please join us again March 6th, 2020 !  
09-12-2019 | DEPARTMENTAL Seminar: Mohammad AKBARPOUR (Stanford)
Mohammad AKBARPOUR is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Stanford Graduate School for Business and Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stanford. Prior to joining Stanford he was a Research Fellow, at the Becker-Friedman Institute of the University of Chicago. He is on leave this semester as a Visiting Professor at Harvard. His research work is on designing market institutions and understanding the role of networks in the economy. Recently, he has been looking at questions related to economic inequality, organ markets, and information diffusion in networks. Mohammad AKBARPOUR will present a paper, joint with Suraj MALLADI and Amin SABERI, at the next Departmental Seminar on the theme: Just a Few Seeds More: Value of Network Information for Diffusion (link to paper) More about Mohammad AKBARPOUR and his research This is the last Departmental Seminar before the holiday season: join us again on January 13th when we will host Johannes ABELER (Oxford).
11-12-2019 | Seminar Banque de France / Sciences Po: Antoine MARTIN (Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
The last Banque de France/Sciences Po Research Seminar "Banks and the Financial System: what regulation?" before the holiday season will host Antoine MARTIN (Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York) on the theme: What happened to US money markets in mid-September 2019 ? Banque de France / Sciences Po Research Seminars discuss issues on banking, financial systems and financial regulation. The objective is to confront the approaches and ideas of academics and practitioners. If you would like to attend, please contact Sandrine LE GOFF by email. Seminars are organized by Vivien Levy-Garboua (BNP Paribas), Denis Beau (Sous-Gouverneur, Banque de France), Stéphane GUIBAUD (Professor at Sciences Po).
16-12-2019 | *JOB TALK*: Adrien BILAL
Adrien BILAL is a PhD Candidate in Economics at Princeton University and will present his job market paper on the theme: The Geography of Unemployment (link to paper) Research fields: Primary: Macroeconomics, International Trade Secondary: Economic Geography, Labour, Continuous-Time Methods More about Adrien BILAL and his research NB The hour of the job talk is to be confirmed.  

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