Etienne Wasmer and his team in the Financial Times Magazine
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In an article devoted to house-price bubbles, the Financial Times Magazine come back to the results of Thomas Piketty's Capital au XXIe siècle, and to it's critic by Odran Bonnet, Pierre-Henri Bono, Guillaume Chappelle and Etienne Wasmer in the LIEPP Working Paper n°25: Le capital logement contribue-t-il aux inégalités ?.
Seminar organised by Denis Fougère and Agnès van Zanten, as part of the activities of the "Educational Policies" Research Group.
The sociologist Mieke van Houtte (Ghent University) and the economist Camille Terrier (PSE-ENS) will successively explain the conclusions of their research on gender gap in education. These presentations will be discussed by Elizabeth Beasley (Sciences Po/LIEPP) and Anne Revillard (Sciences Po/OSC-LIEPP).
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Health economics professor Jody Sindelar, from Yale University, was visiting at LIEPP in September 2014. She gave a seminar entitled “Using behavioral economics to change behavior. Sociologist Henri Bergeron, co-director of LIEPP “health policy research group”, led the discussion following the seminar.
In the LIEPP Policy Brief n°14, the three economists Clément Bosquet, Pierre-Philippe Combes and Cecilia Garcia-Peñalosa discuss the proportion of women occupying an executive position. Medias and researchers got interested in the issue:
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After Jean Tirole's Nobel prize and a recent statement by the French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, the idea of creating a single contract to reduce dualism of the labor market reemerges in the public debate. In June, 2013, Nicolas Lepage-Saucier, Juliette Schleich and Etienne Wasmer analysed the idea in a LIEPP Policy Brief: "Moving towards a single contract? Pros, cons and mixed feelings".
Le quotidien Les Echos ouvre ses pages au LIEPP. Dans la Chronique du LIEPP de cette semaine, Pierre-Henri Bono revient sur la controverse autour de "l'exil des forces vives de France". Pour le chercheur du LIEPP, une analyse sérieuse des chiffres révèle la caractère largement fantasmé de cette "fuite des cervaux".