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Yann ALGAN

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Research Interests

Public Economics, Cultural Economics, Social Interactions, Political Economy, Experimental Economics, 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 Macroeconomic program) 
  • Personnalité associée au Conseil Economique, Social et Environnemental (CESE)

 

Awards and Grants

  • European Starting Grant (ERC) 2010-2014 - Project "Trust"
  • 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 (Post-Phd, Barcelone)
  • Jerome Hergueux (Exchange Phd program Harvard, Berkman Center)
  • Elizabeth Beasley (World Bank)
  • Valeria Rueada (on-going)
  • Johaness Buggles (on going, exchange Phd program Berkley)
  • Ivan Torré (on going)
  • Marta Fana (on-going)
  • Paul Vertier (on-going)