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May 18, 2015



Mercredi 20 mai

EIB 2015 Prize in Economics: DEADLINE Call for Nominations

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Mercredi 20 mai

Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED): DEADLINE 2015 Call for Applications (PhD students)

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Samedi 30 mai

Banque de France: DEADLINE Call for Applications for CIFRE

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Seminars and Conferences  

PEPES Seminar

Thursday 21 May 2015


PEPES Seminar Sciences Po / PSE: Raymond FISMAN (Columbia University) - May 21st

The Economics of Death Ceilings, joint with Yongxiang Wang.

Date: Thursday, May 21st - 12:30 - 14:30

Location: Sciences Po Department of Economics, 28, rue des Saints Pères 75007  - Room H 202 B

More about Raymond FISMAN 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.

>> PEPES Website

Lunch Seminar

Friday 22 May 2015

Lunch seminar : Simon WEBER and Quentin VANDEWEYER - May 22nd

Simon WEBER will present first his paper An empirical framework for matching with imperfectly transferable utility (PDF), joint with Alfred Galichon and Scott Kominers. Quentin VANDEWEYER will then present his paper Financial frictions and the slow productivity recovery puzzles.

More about Simon WEBER and his research

More about Quentin VANDEWEYER and his research

Date: Friday, May 22nd - 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.

TRADE Seminar

Tuesday 26 May 2015


Trade Seminar Sciences Po / PSE: Thomas CHANEY (TSE) - May 26th

Migrants, Trade and Investment, joint with Tarek Hassan and Konrad Buchardi.

Date: Tuesday May 26th - 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 please register: doodle

More about Thomas CHANEY 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.

>> Trade Seminar Website

Banque de France  / Sciences Po RESEARCH SEMINAR

Wednesday 27 May 2015


Banque de France/Sciences Po Research Seminar - May 27th

The next Banque de France/Sciences Po Research Seminar "Banks and the Financial System: what regulation?" will host Charles CALOMIRIS (Columbia University, Graduate School of Business) on the theme:

A historical point of view on financial crises and bailouts

The Seminar will also host Régis BRETON (Economic advisor, Financial Stability Directorate at the Banque de France) who will provide a practitioner’s view.

Date: Wednesday, May 27th - 17:00 to 19:00

Location: Sciences Po, Department of Economics, 28, rue des Saints Pères, 75007 Paris - Amphi CAQUOT

Banque de France / Sciences Po Research Seminars discuss issues on banking, financial systems and financial regulation. The objective is to confront the approaches and ideas of academics and practitioners. Tuesday, 17:00 - 19:00, once a month.

Seminars are organized by Vivien Levy-Garboua (BNP Paribas), Robert Ophèle (Banque de France), Philippe Martin and Guillaume Plantin (Professors of Sciences Po).

Latest news  



ANNUAL European Research Workshop in International Trade (ERWIT) - June 3rd to 5th

The Department is pleased to be hosting 2015's ERWIT with the support of the ERC.

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Third International Conference - June 8th

The Chaire Sécurisation des Parcours Professionnels will be hosting its third international conference which will focus on the situation facing young people in the aftermath of the economic crisis.

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Debate "Ethique et conformité dans les institutions financières : bilan des nouvelles pratiques" - June 11th

Patrick SUET, Secretary General of Société Générale and Responsible for Compliance, will analyse the impact of new compliance rules on finance.

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Hubert PRESCHEZ is appointed Senior Banker at Société Générale

Hubert PRESCHEZ, adjunct professor at Sciences Po's Department of Economics, has just been promoted Senior Banker in charge of global relations with major French corporations, including a dozen of CAC 40 index firms. Up until now Mr Preschez was Head of Corporate Finance France at Société Générale.

The Department's Master in Finance & Strategy students have benefitted from his immense experience for the past ten years - he teaches a second-year graduate course on M&A.


Société Générale press release (PDF, in French)



Congratulations to Florian OSWALD who will be joining the Department of Economics in September !


Florian OSWALD

Florian OSWALD is a PhD candidate at the Department of Economics of University College London (thesis defence: April 2015). He will be joining Sciences Po's Department of Economics as of September 1st, 2015.

His research interests are labor, housing, consumption, and applied econometrics.

More about Florian OSWALD and his research

Congratulations !

BUSINESS and Economics


Fête de l'Alternance - May 28th

BNP Paribas is offering 1850 alternanceships among 300 occupations : why not you ?

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Journée de l'Alternance - June 4th

The Group M6 is offering 35 alternanceships this Fall: meet your future mentors!

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Jobs and internships ads  

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


Alternanceship - IBM

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

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Internship - Aviva

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

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Job Offers - European Investment Bank

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

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Internship and Job Offer - European Investment Fund

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

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