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April 7, 2015



Jeudi 9 avril

USPC's Réseau Recherche Europe training cycle on European projects: Monter un projet collaboratif (rédiger une proposition)

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Mercredi 13 mai

LSE / Sciences Po Faculty Mobility Scheme : Deadline Call for Applications

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Jeudi 28 mai

Call for ERC Proof of Concept Grant Proposals: 2nd Deadline

Seminars and Conferences  

PEPES Seminar

Thursday 9 April 2015


PEPES Seminar Sciences Po / PSE: Farzad SAÏDI (Cambridge University) - April 9th

Inequality in the Field: Experimental Evidence from the Bolivian Amazon (PDF)

Date: Thursday, April 9th - 12:30 - 14:30

Location: Sciences Po Department of Economics, 28, rue des Saints Pères 75007  - Room H 402

Please be sure to register before Tuesday, April 7th at 12:00 PM : doodle

More about Farzad SAÏDI and his research

Paris Empirical Political Economy Seminar is a forum for front-line research in applied political economy providing top international scholars in the field with the opportunity to present their work. The seminar also aims to provide a common platform in which researchers working in this field in the Paris area may come together. Thursday, 12:30 - 14:00.

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Lunch Seminar

Friday 10 April 2015


Lunch seminar : Jean BARTHELEMY - April 10th

Jean BARTHELEMY will present Monetary Policy Switching and Indeterminacy, joint with Magali MARX.

More about Jean BARTHELEMY and his research

Date: Friday, April 10th - 12:30 - 14:30

Location: Department of Economics, 28 Rue des Saints Pères, 75007 Paris - Room H101

Please be sure to register before Thursday at 5:00 PM : doodle

Lunch seminars are dedicated to presentations by doctoral students from Sciences Po and also for research in progress by academics at Sciences Po. Second and third year PhD students are strongly advised to present here their first or second thesis chapter. Friday 12h30.


MONDAY 13 April 2015


Departmental Seminar: Guido FRIEBEL (Frankfurt) - April 13th

Date: Monday, March 30th - 14:45 - 16:45

Location: Department of Economics, 28 rue des Saints Pères, Paris 7 - Room H405

If you would like an appointment with the speaker, please email Leïla Brunoir.

More about Guido FRIEBEL and his research

Departmental seminars are Research Seminars with a focus on the field of the speakers. Meetings with the seminar speakers are an important component of the department seminar. PhD students, in particular in their third or fourth year, must use this opportunity to talk about their work.

TRADE Seminar

Tuesday 14 April 2015


Trade Seminar Sciences Po / PSE: Jose ASTURIAS (Georgetown) - April 14th

Competition and the welfare gains from transportation infrastructure: Evidence from the Golden Quadrilateral of India (PDF), joint with Manuel GARCIA-SANTANA and Roberto RAMOS.

Date: Tuesday April 14th - 14:30 - 16:00

Location: PSE-Université Paris 1, MSE, 106-112 boulevard de l'Hôpital, 75013 Paris - Salle 6ème étage

If you would like to meet the speaker: doodle

More about Jose ASTURIAS and his research

Trade seminars (EEP / INRA / Sciences Po) present recent works by French and foreign scholars about International trade and its frontiers with other fields. The seminar has become a major meeting point for trade economists in Paris. Tuesday, 14h45, every 2 weeks.

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Department Reading Group

Friday 10 April 2015


Reading Group - April 10th

Assia ELGOUACEM will present:

Effects of speculation and interest rates in a “carry trade” model of commodity prices (PDF) Journal of International Money and Finance,Volume 42  (April 2014): pages 88-112

by Jeffrey A Frankel

Date: Friday, April 10th - 10:30 - 12:00

Location: to be confirmed

Latest news  



Étienne WASMER revisits the innovative method used for drafting the contentious "Loi Macron"

Etienne WASMER (co-director of Sciences Po's LIEPP and Professor at the Department of Economics) signs this month's column for LIEPP in the French daily Les Échos

"In the tumultuous parliamentary procedure for the adoption of the "loi Macron" an important innovation has gone more or less unnoticed: the appointement of a commission made up of 10 independent experts who were asked to analyse certain provisions of the bill..." This is significant as ex ante pre-legislative evaluations are usually couched in vague terms and unsupported by empirical evidence.

Link to full article in Les Échos

More about Etienne WASMER and his research


EIB 2015 Prize in Economics: Call for Nominations

The call for nominations for the 2015 EIB Prize in Economics has just begun!

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The Banque de France and the Department of Economics renew their partnership

We are very grateful for the continuing support of the Banque de France that makes it one of the most innovative departments in Europe.

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The Department of Economics is recruiting five "A.T.E.R." (part-time)

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BUSINESS and Economics


Forum for Apprenticeships / Forum d'Apprentissage

Looking for an alternative to internships in order to gain professional experience while pursuing your degree?

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ODDO & Cie : Call for Applications for "Talent Days" - International Meeting

Are you an English, German or Scandinavian native-speaker and thinking of a career in investment banking and asset management?

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Jobs and internships ads  

A selection of job and internship offers by the department's partners


Job Offer - Mazars

Sciences Po's Department of Economics is pleased to relay the opportunities offered by its institutional partner: Mazars.

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Other news


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