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Yann ALGAN

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Current Position

  

News 

 

New publications

Trust, Growth and Happiness: New evidence and policy implications, with Pierre Cahuc, Handbook of Economic Growth, eds Philippe Aghion and Steven Durlauf, vol. 2A, 2013

Solving Macroeconomic Heterogeneous Agent Models, with Olivier Allais, Wouter Den Haan and Ponthus Rendhal, Handbook of Computational Economics,2014.

 

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)