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Etienne WASMER awarded ANR funding for a Collaborative Research Project ("PRC")


Etienne WASMER

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Etienne WASMER, Professor of Economics and Co-Director of SciencesPo's LIEPP, has been awarded a grant by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) for a collaborative research project  "ECHOPPE".

Professor Wasmer's research activities have presented opportunities to evaluate public policy and submit numerous policy reports, most notably to the Conseil d’Analyse Économique (CAE) overseen by the Prime Minister and the Minister of Employment as part of his role as an independent expert on the minimum wage in France.

In 2006, he was awarded the prize for the best young economist in France by Le Monde and the Cercle des économistes and he received the Wolowski prize in 2011 by the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences for his book, Principes de microéconomie (Pearson ed.). In 2010, he was the recipient of the AFSE prize for his work dedicated to students. Etienne Wasmer has also published État moderne, État efficace, with Marc Ferracci (ed. Odile Jacob, 2011). His research based work  has been published in the The American Economic Review, The Journal of the European Economic Association, The Journal of Monetary Economics, The American Economic Journal (macro), The European Economic Review, Labour Economics, The Economic Journal, The Journal of Urban Economics, Macroeconomic Dynamics, among others.

PRIMARY RESEARCH FIELDS

- Labour Economics
- Search Theory
- Discrimination and Human Capital

The project ECHOPPE is in keeping with Etienne WASMER's line of research. It aims to look at the economics of housing and the evaluation of public policies. Thierry MAGNAC from the Toulouse School of Economics heads up the collaborative research team.

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