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Seminars


20-11-2017 | Departmental Seminar : Eric FRENCH (University College London)
Eric FRENCH is a Professor of Economics at University College London, Co-director of the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (Institute for Fiscal Studies), and is a Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and CEPR. French's research interests include: household behavior over the lifecycle; the impact of government and private pensions on savings and labor supply; the impact of health insurance on medical spending, savings, and labor supply; the impact of disability insurance programs on labor supply; the impact of the minimum wage on employment and spending of minimum wage households; and dynamic structural modelling. Eric FRENCH will present a paper, joint with Hans-Martin von GAUDECKER and John BAILEY JONES, at the next Departmental Seminar on the theme: The Effect of the Affordable Care Act on the Labor Supply, Savings, and Social Security of Older Americans (link to paper, PDF) More about Eric FRENCH and his research The next Departmental Seminar will host Chris TABER on November 27th.
21-11-2017 | *UPDATED* TRADE Seminar Sciences Po/PSE : Kalina MANOVA (Oxford)
Kalina MANOVA is an Associate Professor of Economics at Oxford and Senior Tutor at Christ Church College. She is a CEPR Research Fellow, Associate at the LSE Centre for Economic Performance, a Research Affiliate at the International Growth Centre, and a Faculty Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. She serves on the editorial boards of Review of Economic Studies and Journal of International Economics. She is specialised in international trade and investment. Her research explores three themes in international economics: (i) the effects of financial frictions and resource misallocation on international trade, multinational activity, and the welfare impact of globalization; (ii) the role of firm heterogeneity, with a focus on productivity, product quality, and management practices; and (iii) the determinants of firms’ participation in global value chains and its consequences for firm performance and the aggregate economy. Kalina MANOVA will present a paper, joint with Andrew BERNARD, Emmanuel DHYNE, Andreas MOXNES, and Glenn MAGERMAN, at the next Paris Trade Seminar on the theme: The Origins of Firm Heterogeneity: A Production Network Approach (link to Abstract, PDF) More about Kalina MANOVA and her research The next Paris Trade Seminar will host Gerald WILLMANN on December 5th.
22-11-2017 | Banque de France/Sciences Po Research Seminar with Jean-Pierre DANTINE (Professor at PSE, former Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National...
The next Banque de France/Sciences Po Research Seminar "Banks and the Financial System: what regulation?" of the academic year 2017-18 will host Jean-Pierre DANTHINE (Professor at PSE, former Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank) on the theme: Macroprudential policy in practice, the Swiss experience 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), Guillaume Plantin (Professor of Sciences Po).
23-11-2017 | PEPES Seminar: Uwe SUNDE (LMU)
Uwe SUNDE is Professor of the Chair for Population Economics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (Munich). He is a Research Fellow at IZA, a CEPR Research Affiliate, Research Professor at DIW German Institute for Economic Research, Research Fellow at CESifo as well as Extramural Fellow at METEOR (Maastricht). He is member of the Scientific Council for Economic Policy and Editor of the Journal of the Economics of Aging. His research interests include long-term development and growth, political economy, labor economics, population economics, and behavioral economics. Uwe SUNDE will present a paper, joint with Matteo CERVELLATI and Elena ESPOSITO, at the next PEPES Seminar on the theme: Malaria Risk and Civil Violence (link to Abstract, PDF) More about Uwe SUNDE and his research The next PEPES Seminar will host Rachel KRANTON on November 30th.  
24-11-2017 | Departmental READING GROUP: Clément MAZET and Alaïs MARTIN-BAILLON
Clément MAZET will present a paper published in the Review of Economic Studies at the next meeting of the Departmental Reading Group. Field: International Trade Reading: Kalina MANOVA, "Credit Constraints, Heterogeneous Firms, and International Trade", Review of Economic Studies, Volume 80, 2013: pp 711–744 (link to paper, PDF) Link to abstract (PDF) Alaïs Martin Baillon will also present an Econometrica paper at the next meeting. Field: Macroeconomics Reading: Greg Kaplan and Giovanni L. Violante, "A Model of the Consumption Response to Fiscal Stimulus Payments", Econometrica, Volume 82, Issue 4, July 2014: pp 1199–1239 (link to paper, PDF) Link to abstract (PDF) présentera "A Model of the Consumption Response to Fiscal Stimulus Payments" de Kaplan et Violante Location: SciencesPo, 9 rue de la Chaise – Room 911 Link :https://sites.google.com/site/sciencesporeadinggroup/home
24-11-2017 | Friday Seminar : Andreea MINEA (PhD candidate SciencesPo)
Andreea MINEA is a PhD Candidate in Economics at SciencesPo. She is currently working on a thesis entitled Essays in Labor and Cultural Economics - Youth emancipation and employment, under the supervision of Yann ALGAN. Her research interests include Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics and Public Policy. Andreea MINEA will present a paper at the next Friday Seminar on the theme: Hiring Discrimination: Is the Search for Profit the Main Culprit? (link to Abstract, PDF) More about Andreea MINEA and her research An EXCEPTIONAL Friday Seminar will host Esther DUFLO on December 1st.
27-11-2017 | Departmental Seminar : Christopher TABER (University of Wisconsin)
Christopher TABER is the Walker Family Distinguished Chair in Economics and Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin. He is a Faculty Research Associate at NBER and Fellow at the Society of Labor Economics. He is also Associate Editor of Econometrica and Editor of Quantitative Economics. His research interests focus on labor economics, econometrics, and public economics. Christopher TABER will present a paper, joint with Nicolas ROYS, at the next Departmental Seminar on the theme: Skill Prices, Occupations and Changes in the Wage Structure for Low Skilled Men (link to paper, PDF) More about Christopher TABER and his research The next Departmental Seminar will host Bruno BIAIS on December 4th.
01-12-2017 | EXCEPTIONAL Friday Seminar: Esther DUFLO (MIT)
Esther DUFLO is the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics in the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a co-founder and co-director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). In her research, she seeks to understand the economic lives of the poor, with the aim to help design and evaluate social policies. She has worked on health, education, financial inclusion, environment and governance. Duflo has received numerous academic honors and prizes including the Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences (2015), the A.SK Social Science Award (2015), Infosys Prize (2014), the David N. Kershaw Award (2011), a John Bates Clark Medal (2010), and a MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellowship (2009).  With Abhijit Banerjee, she wrote Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty, which won the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award in 2011 and has been translated into more than 17 languages. Duflo is the Editor of the American Economic Review, a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. Esther DUFLO will present a paper, joint with Abhijit BANERJEE, Clement IMBERT, Santhosh MATHEW, and Rohini PANDE, at the next Friday Seminar on the theme: E-governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India (link to paper, PDF) More about Esther DUFLO and her research Another EXCEPTIONAL Friday Seminar will host David PALTIEL on December 8th.
04-12-2017 | Departmental Seminar : Bruno BIAIS (Toulouse School of Economics)
Bruno BIAIS Bruno BIAIS is Professor and Senior Researcher at the Toulouse School of Economics (CRM/CNRS/IDEI). He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society as well as Co-Editor of the Journal of Finance. His research interests include market microstructure, corporate finance, financial contracting, political economy, psychology and economics, and experimental economics. Bruno BIAIS will present a paper, joint with Christophe BISIERE (TSE), Mathieu BOUVARD (McGill) and Catherine CASAMATTA (TSE) at the next Departmental Seminar on the theme: The Blockchain Folk Theorem More about Bruno BIAIS and his research The next Departmental Seminar will host Andrea ICHINO on December 11th.
05-12-2017 | TRADE Seminar Sciences Po/PSE : Gerald WILLMANN (Bielefeld University)
Gerald WILLMANN Gerald WILLMANN is a Professor of Economics at Bielefeld University and Visiting Fellow at the Institute for the World Economy (Kiel). He is Editor of Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv/Review of the World Economics. His research interests focus on international trade and factor mobility, political economy, and public policy. Gerald WILLMANN will present a paper at the next Paris Trade Seminar on the theme: Title: TBA More about Gerald WILLMANN and his research The next Paris Trade Seminar will take place December 19th.
07-12-2017 | *AGENDA UPDATE* PEPES Seminar: Rachel KRANTON (Duke University)
Rachel KRANTON Rachel KRANTON is the James B. Duke Professor of Economics at Duke University. She is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and was awarded a Chaire Blaise Pascal.  She is currently serving on the Executive Committee of the American Economic Association. She studies how institutions and the social setting affect economic outcomes.  She develops theories of networks and has introduced identity into economic thinking.  Her research contributes to many fields including microeconomics, economic development, and industrial organization. Rachel KRANTON will present a paper at the next PEPES Seminar on the theme: Title: TBA More about Rachel KRANTON and her research After the holiday break, the PEPES Seminar will host Horacio LARREGUY on January 18th.  
08-12-2017 | EXCEPTIONAL Friday Seminar, organised in collaboration with LIEPP: David PALETIEL (Yale School of Management and Yale School of Public Health)
SciencesPo's Department of Economics and the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP), are pleased to co-host this week's Friday Seminar. David PALTIEL is Professor of Health Policy and Management at both the Yale School of Public Health and the Yale School of Management. Trained in the field of Operations Research, he addresses issues of resource allocation and decision-making in health and medicine. He has conducted numerous model-based cost-effectiveness analyses of prevention, screening, and treatment interventions, including several widely cited studies of expanded HIV detection and care. He has served on guideline review and advisory committees for the US National Institutes of Health, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the US Preventive Services Task Force, the Institut de Veille Sanitaire (France) and the French National Agency for AIDS Research (ANRS). He has served on six expert panels for the US National Academies, including panels that produced the 2004 report on the Ryan White CARE Act, the 2007 Evaluation of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, and the 2009 Review of Priorities in the National Vaccine Plan. Currently a faculty visitor at LIEPP, David PALTIEL will present a paper at the next Friday Seminar on the theme: Title: TBA More about David PALTIEL and his research The next Friday Seminar will host Tyler ABBOT on December 15th.

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