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December 12, 2012



Mercredi 12 décembre

La fabrique de la défiance - Last book by Yann Algan (with P. Cahuc and A. Zylberberg): awarded the best economic book 2012 for high school

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Seminars and Conferences  

We wish you a Merry Christmas !

Christmas break: there will be no Econ News issue in the coming weeks. We will be back in January.


Gerard Roland (Berkeley) - special research seminar - Thursday, December 13

"Culture, Institutions and the Wealth of Nations" (joint with Y. Gorodnichenko)

Date: Thu, 2012/12/13 - 14:00 - 15:30
Location: Department of economics, 28 rue des St Pères, Paris 7, Room H101

Please answer the doodle for the schedule of the day.

read more about Gerard Roland

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Lunch seminar: Meradj Aghdam (Sciences Po) - Dec 14

Date: Fri, 2012/12/14 - 12:30 - 14:30
Location: H402, 28 Rue des Saints-Pères, 75007 Paris

Please register before Thursday 2pm: doodle

lunch seminars are devoted to work in progress by Phd students and faculty


Banque de France-Sciences Po International conference on the Economics of sovereign debt and default , Dec. 17-18, 2012

The Banque de France and Sciences Po will jointly organize a conference on the “Economics of sovereign debt and default”, to be held in Paris on December 17-18, 2012. The aim of the conference is to gather high quality recent research that explores the causes and consequences of sovereign default from three different, complementary perspectives: theoretical and empirical macroeconomics, macrofinance modeling, as well as economic history.

Date: Mon, 2012/12/17 - 09:00 - Tue, 2012/12/18 - 18:00
Location: Banque de France

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Lunch seminar: Dilan Olcer (Sciences Po) - Dec 21

Date: Fri, 2012/12/21 - 12:30 - 14:30
Location: H402, 28 Rue des Saints-Pères, 75007 Paris

lunch seminars are devoted to work in progress by Phd students and faculty

Latest news  

Sciences Po department of economics in top 5 European Universities for ERC grants

The department of economics of Sciences Po ranks well among European economics departments in the number of European Research Council grants held by permanent faculty. It is the smallest department among this list.

1. Università Bocconi (10 grants)
2. Toulouse School of Economics (9 grants)
3. London School of Economics (7 grants)
3. University College London (7 grants)
4. London Business School (6 grants)
5. Sciences Po (4 grants: Yann Algan, Jean Marc Robin, Thierry Mayer and Alfred Galichon)
5. Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (4 grants)
5. Universitat Pompeu Fabra (4 grants)
5. University of Zürich (4 grants)

Berkeley-Sciences Po award in economics: Study economics at UC Berkeley for one year

The Department of Economics, Sciences Po, in cooperation with the Department of Economics, the University of California at Berkeley, is very pleased to announce the 3rd edition of a special award program to honor excellence in the study of economics.

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Open Day at the Banque de France - on Friday, January 25, 2013

See the attached invitation and register before January 10

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Sciences Po Finance, the association of the Master Finance et Stratégie students - in "Le Journal des Grandes Ecoles"

Read the article (p.42-43) on line here:

"Finance Grandes Ecoles"

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Jobs and internships ads  

Job Offer - Anavim Advisory - Consultant in wealth management

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Internship - AventLidar Technology (Leosphere) - Administration and finance

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Internship - Fonds stratégique d'investissement (FSI) - Monitoring, reporting, investment - Motor industry

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Internship - Mensbridge & Associés - Consultant in personal assets management

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Internship - Editions Atlas - Junior finance project management officer

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