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Boys and girls performance at school

"Educational Policies" Seminar, Dec. 16th
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Boys and girls performance at school: considering study culture and grade discrimination

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

16:00-18:00

Room Percheron
Sciences Po, 98 rue de l'Université, 75007 Paris

Free entrance, open until full
Thank you to registrate here: http://bit.ly/1xnwiGA

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).

Presentations will be given in English.

Football and discrimination

José de Sousa and Pierre Deschamps in Libération
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José de Sousa and Pierre Deschamps publish a column in the newspaper Libération. They comment on the results of a research project conducted with LIEPP.

Discover the research project: "Discrimination raciale et mobilité du travail : une expérience naturelle avec le marché européen des joueurs de football".

Rationality and addictive behaviour

Interdisciplinary insights
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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.

Women and executive jobs

Discussions about the LIEPP Policy Brief n°14
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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:

Josef Zweimüller

Visiting, Oct 29th - Nov 12th
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Josef Zweimüller (University of Zurich) is visiting LIEPP and Department of Economics from the 29th of October to the 12th of November, 2014.

B. Palier co-director of LIEPP

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Since October 1st, 2014, Bruno Palier has taken the role of co-director of LIEPP, along with Etienne Wasmer, following the departure of Cornelia Woll.

LIEPP hires

Research Assistant
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Le LIEPP recrute un(e) assistant(e) de recherche à temps plein pour coordonner ses activités.

Toward a single contract?

Policy Brief n°8 in Le Monde & Le Figaro
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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".

Chronique du LIEPP dans Les Echos

PH Bono sur la fuite des cerveaux
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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".

"Débats du LIEPP"

Le LIEPP lance une nouvelle collection de publications
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Le LIEPP lance un nouvelle collection de publications, intitulée "Débats du LIEPP"


Les “Débats du LIEPP” dresse​nt un panorama des différents points de vues​ scientifiques sur une même question d’évaluation des politiques publiques​. Ils sont d’un format moyen (20 à 40 pages) et incluent également les réactions de décideurs politiques concernés aux propositions des chercheurs.