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March 2, 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  



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.

NB This seminar is only for Sciences Po students and faculty.

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

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

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

PEPES Seminar

Thursday 5 March 2015


PEPES Seminar Sciences Po / PSE: Jacob N. SHAPIRO (Princeton University) - March 5th

Choosing Ungoverned Space: Pakistan's Frontier Crimes Regulation (PDF - updated), joint with Michael Callen, Saad Gulzar, and Arman Rezaee.

Date: Thursday, March 5th - 12:30 - 14:00

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

More about Jacob N. SHAPIRO 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 6 March 2015

Lunch seminar : Assia ELGOUACEM and Pierre DESCHAMPS - March 6th

Assi Elgouacem (1st speaker) will present Exhaustible Resource Exporters and External Savings and Pierre Deschamps (2nd speaker) will present Labor Mobility and Racial Discrimination (PDF), joint with José de Sousa.

More about Assia ELGOUACEM and her research

More about Pierre DESCHAMPS and his research

Date: Friday, March 6th - 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 9 March 2015


Departmental Seminar: Alan MANNING (LSE) - March 9th

Minorities, Marriage and the Melting Pot (PDF), joint with Marco Manacorda.

Date: Monday, March 9th - 14:45 - 16:45

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

More about Alan MANNING 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.

Department Reading Group

Friday 6 March 2015


Reading Group - March 6th

Etienne FIZE will present:

Learning While Voting: Determinants of Collective Experimentation (PDF) Econometrica 78 (3) 933-971 (2010)

by Bruno Strulovici.

Date: Friday, March 6th - 10:30 - 12:00

Location: to be confirmed

Latest news  



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


BPCE : applications for the "concours d'inspection générale" are now open !

Thinking of joining a General Inspection Department?

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Accenture / 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 : Accenture and the Department will give you the tools !

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Preparation for interviews in finance

Are you applying for positions in M&A, Private Equity/LBO, Corporate Finance, Advisory and Investment in Restructuring?

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Jobs and internships ads  

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


OECD Summer Corporate Internship Applications

Sciences Po and the OECD are pleased to launch the call for applications for the third annual edition of the OECD Summer Internship Programme procedure.

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Job Offer - PWC

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

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