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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

 

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)

 

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

 

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)