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March 12, 2015



Jeudi 12 mars

Call for ERC Consolidator Grant Proposals: Deadline

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Jeudi 19 mars

USPC's Réseau Recherche Europe training cycle on European projects: Monter un projet européen (initiation)

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Lundi 23 mars

Mobility Grants Call for Proposals: deadline

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Seminars and Conferences  


Banque de France  / Sciences Po RESEARCH SEMINAR

Wednesday 25 March 2015


Banque de France/Sciences Po Research Seminar - March 25th

The next Banque de France/Sciences Po Research Seminar "Banks and the Financial System: what regulation?" will host Mathias DEWATRIPONT (Vice Governor of the National Bank of Belgium) on the theme:

What protection for Bank Liabilities?

The Seminar will also host Vivien LEVY-GARBOUA (Affiliated Professor of the Department) to provide the practitioner’s view.

Date: Wednesday, March 25th - 17:00 at 19:00

Location (EXCEPTIONAL venue): Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution, 
61, rue de Taitbout, 75009 Paris - Auditorium Victoire

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).

This week


Exceptional Seminar: Current challenges for the European Central Bank with Benoît COEURÉ (ECB) - March 13th, 2015

Everything you wanted to know about QE (Quantitative Easing) and never dared to ask.

Benoït COEURÉ, member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, will mainly focus on QE for this "Questions and Answers" seminar.

The Seminar will also host the Department's Philippe MARTIN who will moderate.

NB This seminar is only for Sciences Po students and faculty: registration link

Date: Friday, March 13th - 17:00 - 19:00

Location: Sciences Po, Department of Economics, 28, rue des Saints Pères - Amphi Caquot

Lunch Seminar

Friday 13 March 2015

Lunch seminar : Léa TOULEMON and Odran BONNET - March 13th

Léa Toulemon (1st speaker) will present Does moving to a system with a more generous public health insurance increase medical care consumption? (PDF), joint with Laurent Davezies and Odran Bonnet (2nd speaker) will present Home, costly home : estimating the marginal willingness to pay for residential real estate in Paris.

More about Léa TOULEMON and her research

More about Odran BONNET and his research

Date: Friday, March 13th - 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 16 March 2015


Departmental Seminar: Bo E. HONORÉ (Princeton) - March 16th

Poor (Wo)man's Boots (PDF), joint with Luojia Hu.

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

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

More about Bo E. HONORÉ 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 17 March 2015


Trade Seminar Sciences Po / PSE: Federico TRIONFETTI (Aix-Marseille School of Economics) - March 17th

Comparative Skill Premia (copy available on request)

Date: Tuesday March 17th - 14:30 - 16:00

Location: PSE-Université Paris 1, MSE, 106-112 boulevard de l'Hôpital, 75013 Paris - Salle 17

If you would like to meet the speaker: doodle

More about Federico TRIONFETTI 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

PEPES Seminar

Thursday 19 March 2015


PEPES Seminar Sciences Po / PSE: Adam SZEIDL (CEU) - March 19th

Political Favoritism in Procurement: Evidence from Hungary.

Date: Thursday, March 19th - 12:30 - 14:00

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

More about Adam SZEIDL 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

Department Reading Group

Friday 13 March 2015


Reading Group - March 13th

Valeria RUEDA will present:

Wages and Informality in Developing Countries (PDF) NBER Working Paper 18347 (2012)

by Costas Meghir, Renata Narita and Jean-Marc Robin.

Date: Friday, March 13th - 10:30 - 12:00

Location: to be confirmed

Latest news  



OFCE Workshop iAGS: independent Annual Growth Survey - March 25th

The OFCE is pleased to present the 2015 iAGS coauthored by the IMK (Germany) and ECLM (Netherlands) Institutes.

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Mobility Grants : Call for Proposals

Sciences Po's Direction Scientifique has formally launched its 2015 call for mobility grants.

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Consultancy Fair and upcoming career events

If you're think of a career in consulting Sciences Po Avenir's Consultancy Fair is the place to be !

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BUSINESS and Economics


Breakfast with responsAbility

Thinking of a career in asset management ?

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Deloitte / Department of Economics : Case Study

Thinking of a career in consulting but not sure if you are ready to crack a case ? Not to worry : Deloitte and the Department will give you the tools !

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Jobs and internships ads  

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


Internship - Rothschild

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

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