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Yann ALGAN

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Research Interests

Public Economics, Political Economy, Experimental Economics, Social Interactions, Labour Economics

Current Position

 

  • Junior Member of Institut Universitaire de France IUF 2014-2019
  • Board of Senior Editors of Economic Policy
  • Member of the OECD High Level Expert Group on Well-Being HLEG
  • Other Affiliations:  CEPR, IZA and CEPREMAP (Co-head Observatory of Well-Being) and Co-Director of the Chair Labor Market Policies (Sciences Po Crest)

 

Awards and Grants

  • European Consolidator Grant (ERC) 2015-2020 - Project "Well-Being, Cooperation and Public Policy"
  • European Starting Grant (ERC) 2010-2014 - Project "Trust"
  • IUF member 2014-2019
  • Best French Young Economist 2009
  • Best French economic book and Best French Essay (LIRE) for "La société de défiance", 2009.
  • Best French economic Book, Prix Lycéen, La Fabrique de la défiance, 2013

 

News

New publications

Book

La Fabrique de la Défiance (Albin Michel 2012, with Pierre Cahuc and André Zylberberg)

 Book Web Site - Best Economic Book of the Year - Prix Lycéen (from High school students).

Press coverage: Le Monde, Liberation, Le Figaro, Les Echos, ChallengesL'Express, Le JDD, Alternatives Economiques, L'Expansion, Valeurs Actuelles, Economie Magazine, Le Nouvel Economiste,  Entreprises et Carrières, Le Temps,La Croix

 

Education and Past positions

  • Agrégation du supérieur Sciences économiques, 2004
  • Assistant Professor University Paris I, 2002-2004
  • Professor Paris School of Economics, University Paris Est, 2004-2008
  • Visiting Professor at MIT (2007) and at Harvard (2008)

 

Phd Studends

  • Marc Sangnier (Assistant Professor, Marseille School of Economics)
  • Helene Blak (Economist French Treasury)    
  • Camille Hémet (Assistant Professor, Ecole Normale Supérieure)
  • Elizabeth Beasley (Director, Observatory of Well Being Cepremap)
  • Jerome Hergueux (Post-Phd, Zurich and Harvard, Berkman Center)
  • Valeria Rueada (Post-Phd Oxford)
  • Johaness Buggles (Post-Phd HEC Lausanne)
  • Ivan Torré (on going)
  • Marta Fana (on-going)
  • Andreea Mirna (on-going)
  • Paul Vertier (on-going)