25-03-2019 | *UPDATED* SciencesPo Economics Seminar: Josep PIJOAN-MAS (CEMFI)
Josep PIJOAN-MAS is Associate Professor of Economics at CEMFI. He is also a CEPR Research Fellow. He has been awarded a number of prizes - both for research and his teaching: a "Salvador de Madariaga” Scholarship for senior researchers to visit UCL in 2018, the very First "Teaching of the Year Award" of CEMFI (2015-2016) and he was shortlisted for the 2016 Vanguardia de la Ciencia Award, which recognizes the most important scientific contributions of the year in Spain across all fields for the article 'Growing like Spain: 1995-2007'. His research focuses on household heterogeneity (consumption, savings, labor supply, health) and growth (resource misallocation, structural change). He is currently member of a Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad 3-year research project "Welfare analysis: education, employment, wages, and health" and just completed a Fundación BBVA 2-year research project on "Development, investment, and structural change” as research head.  Josep PIJOAN-MAS will present a paper at the next SciencesPo Economics Seminar on the theme: Investment Demand and Structural Change (link to paper) More about Josep PIJOAN-MAS and his research The next SciencesPo Economics Seminar will host Camille LANDAIS on April 1st.
28-03-2019 | PEPES Seminar: Romain WACZIARG (UCLA)
Romain WACZIARG is Professor of Economics and the Hans Hufschmid Chair in Management at UCLA's Anderson School of Management. He is also a NBER Research Associate (Political Economy, International Finance and Macroeconomics programs). Through his research he seeks to understand what explains economic performance and, in particular, what makes countries successful. Globalization, by reducing barriers to the flow of goods, capital, people and technology, especially, facilitates the spread of wealth. He is also interested in the causes and effects of the global spread of democracy: "is democracy a luxury good that only wealthy countries can afford, or does democracy promote prosperity? " Romain WACZIARG will present a paper, joint with Klaus DESMET, at the next PEPES Seminar on the theme: The Culture Divide (link to Abstract, PDF) More about Romain WACZIARG and his research
29-03-2019 | *UPDATED* Friday Seminar: Vladimir AVETIAN (PhD Candidate SciencesPo Economics)
Vladimir AVETIAN is a PhD candidate at SciencesPo Economics. He is working on a thesis entitled "The Media Bias and Opinion Dynamics in Social Media", supervised by Sergeï GURIEV. Vladimir AVETIAN will present a paper at the next Friday Seminar on the theme: Cultural and Economic Constraints on Discrimination: Evidence from Moscow Rental Housing (link to Abstract, PDF) More about Vladimir AVETIAN and his research The next Friday Seminar will host Nicolò DALVIT and Johannes BOEHM on April 5th.
02-04-2019 | TRADE Seminar Sciences Po/ PSE: Giammario IMPULLITTI (University of Nottingham)
Giammario IMPULLITTI is Associate Professor in the School of Economics at University of Nottingham.He is also a Research Fellow of CESifo Munich and Centro D'Agliano Milano. Before joining Nottingham he was an Assistant Professor at Cambridge University and IMT Lucca, and a Max Weber post-doctoral fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. His research spans two fields of specialization to include International Trade, Macroeconomics and Economic Growth. His research focuses on two major lines: the first studies the effects of globalization on growth and on labor market outcomes, such as unemployment and income inequality. The second line of research zeros in on the role of innovation policy in promoting growth and development. Giammario IMPULLITI will present a paper, joint with Ufuk AKCIGIT and Sina T. ATES, at the next Paris Trade Seminar on the theme: Innovation and Trade Policy in a Globalized World (link to paper) More about Giammario IMPULLITI and his research  
03-04-2019 | *EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION* Seminar Banque de France / SciencesPo: Romain RANCIÈRE (Professor at University of Southern California)
The next Banque de France/Sciences Po Research Seminar "Banks and the Financial System: what regulation?" of the academic year 2018-19 will host Romain RANCIÈRE (Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department of Economics at USC) on the theme: Inequalities and Macroeconomic Stability 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).
16-05-2019 | PEPES Seminar: Claudio FERRAZ (PUC de Rio de Janeiro)
Claudio FERRAZ is Itaú-Unibanco Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro as well as the Scientific Director of Latin America J-PAL. He is a Fellow at BREAD, an Affiliated Professor for the J-PAL, for Evidence in Governance and Politics and Research Affiliate at the International Growth Centre (IGC). He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Development Economics and the Latin American Economic Review, and he sits on the Editorial Board of the World Bank Economic Review. His research focuses on the relationship between political institutions and economic development.