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November 20, 2013



Mercredi 20 novembre

Forum Eco Libé - Sciences Po: De Pôle emploi au plein emploi

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Jeudi 14 novembre

Sergei Guriev publishes column in Project Syndicate

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Mercredi 11 décembre

Horizon 2020 - National Information Session

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Seminars and Conferences  

Quoc-Anh Do publishes an article in the American Economic Review

Congratulations to Quoc-Anh Do whose paper "Isolated Capital Cities, Accountability and Corruption: Evidence from US States" (joint with Filipe R. Campante) is forthcoming in the American Economic Review.

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Urszula Szczerbowicz awarded the "Prix solennel de Chancellerie" for 2013

Congratulations to Urszula Szczerbowicz, former PhD student at the Department of Economics at Sciences Po, for the "Prix solennel de Chancellerie" in Economics and Management for 2013.

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Sciences Po - Reseach Department - Zsofia Barany

On November 21st, 2013

Zsofia Barany, Assistant Professor of Economics at Sciences Po (Department of Economics) will be presenting her research on the topic of "Labor markets and Wage Inequality "

from 12:30 to 14:30 , Salle du Conseil, located at 13 rue de l'Université

Zsofia Barany, Macroeconomist, holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

After working on questions related to tax evasion, she is currently conducting research on the relationship between the minimum wage , structural change and inequality.
She teaches macroeconomics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at Sciences Po (Collège universiatire, Masters).

Learn more about Zsofia Barany


Exceptional Department Seminar : Stéphane Guibaud

Agency, Firm Growth and Managerial Turnover

Date: Thursday, 2013/11/21- 14:45 - 16:45
Location: Sciences Po, salle H202B, 28 Rue des Saints-Pères, 75007 Paris

Sciences Po – Lunch Seminar : Gong Cheng

"A growth perspective on foreign reserve accumulation"

Date: Friday, 2013/11/22- 12:30 - 14:30
Location: Sciences Po, salle H101, 28 Rue des Saints-Pères, 75007 Paris

Please register: doodle


Department Seminar - Jan Eeckhout (UCL), November 25

Stochastic Sorting with an Application to Executive Compensation

Date: Mon, 2013/11/25 - 14:45-16:15
Location: Department of Economics, 28 rue des Saints Pères, 75007 Paris, Room H402

More information about Jan Eeckhout

Please register "doodle" in order to meet with the speaker.

Monday seminars are research seminars with a focus on the field of the speakers


Yann Algan in "Le Monde Economie"

Yann Algan, Professor of Economics at Sciences Po in a debate for Le Monde Economie with Martin Hirsch (former High Commissioner for Active Solidarity against Poverty) on the theme:

Les institutions françaises freinent-elles l'économie?

Sciences Po - Direction Scientifique - Appel à propositions 2014

La Direction scientifique lance un appel à propositions scientifiques visant à soutenir financièrement le développement de projets innovants (par leurs objectifs ou parce qu'ils impulsent de nouvelles collaborations inter-centres ou inter-disciplines), sollicitant des moyens afin de préparer une demande de financement auprès d'agences de recherche.

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Other news

Latest news  


One of our PhD students will soon be defending her thesis.

Camille Hemet's Denfense: Birds of a feather cannot always flock together. Essays on the socio-economic impacts of local diversity

Thesis supervisor: Professor Yann Algan

Jury : Bruno Decreuse, Alan Manning, Thierry Mayer, Yves Zenou

Camille's website

The public defense will take place on November 20 at 14:30
Location : Salle de réunion, 3rd floor, 199 Boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris 75007

For a summary of her dissertation, please click on the link below

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Visitors in December


James Harrigan (University of Virginia)

James Harrigan is a Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and an Affiliated Professor in the Department of Economics at Sciences Po in Paris.

read more and visit his web page

Dates: 12/02/2013 - 12/13/2013 (Office E408)


Marc Henry ( Penn State University)

Marc Henry is a Professor of Economics at the Penn State University

read more and visit his web page

Dates: 12/16/2013 - 12/27/2013 (Office E406)


Jean-Dominique Sénard, speaker in Bertrand Jacquillat's course - Thursday, November 21

It is with great pleasure that the Department of Economics invites you to an exceptional lecture to be given by Jean-Dominique Sénard, Managing Chairman of Michelin, on the subject "Industrie et Finances''.

He is a special guest of Pr Bertrand Jacquillat for his course "Enjeux financiers contemporains", Master Finance et Stratégie.

Please note that the lecture will be given in French and that you are not required to enrol for it.

Date: Thurs, 2013/11/21 - 10:15-12:15
Location: Sciences Po, Room Eugène d'Eichthal, 27 rue Saint Guillaume, 75007 Paris

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Jobs and internships ads  

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


Mazars - Recrutment

Please be advised that Mazars still has few opened positions for internships and jobs in audit, starting january 2014 in France and abroad. Apply now


BPI - Recrutment

Please be advised that BPI, the French state ran Banque Publique d'Investissement that includes the former Fond Stratégique d'Investissement, has opened positions for internships and jobs starting january 2014 and June 2014 in various fields.
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Internship - BPI France - Capital Investissement

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Job Offer - OECD - Junior Economist and Policy Analyst

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Job Offer - OECD - Policy Analyst (Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance)

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Job Offer - OECD - Statistician

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Job Offer - OECD - Thomas J Alexander Fellowship Programme

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Econ News is published by the Department of Economics
Contact : econ.news@sciences-po.fr
Editor : Cathy Benard et Michelle N'Cho
Director of publication : Guillaume Sarrat de Tramezaigues

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