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January 28, 2015



Vendredi 30 janvier

Deadline for Call for International Mobility Projects (Argentina)

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Samedi 31 janvier

ECB Call for projects for Lamfalussy Research Fellowship 2015: Deadline

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Mardi 3 février

ERC Deadlines: Starting, Proof of Concept and Consolidator Grants

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Mardi 10 février

SAB Grants: Deadline for Call for Proposals

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Seminars and Conferences  

Exceptional Conference with Philippe de Fontaine Vive, Vice President for Innovation at the EIB- January 30th, 2015

La BEI et le plan Juncker: relancer la croissance par l'investissement en Europe ?

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This week


Job Market Seminar: Ariell RESHEF (University of Virginia) - February 2nd

Ariell RESHEFF will present his job market paper The March of the Techies: Technology, Trade and Job Polarization in France, 1994-2007, with James Harrigan and Farid Toubal.

Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia, Ariell Resheff was awarded a PhD in Economics at New York Univeristy in Stanford in 2008. His research interests are income distribution, international trade, technological change, financial sector, and economic development.

Date: Monday, February 2nd - 15:00 - 16:30

Location: Department of Economics, 28, rue des Saints Pères - Room H 405

More about Ariell RESHEF and his research


Job Market Seminar: Pietro BIROLI (University of Chicago) - February 4th

Pietro BIROLI will present his job market paper Genetic and Economic Interaction in the Formation of Human Capital: The Case of Obesity (PDF)

Pietro Biroli is PhD candidate at the Department of Economics of the University of Chicago.  His research interests are health economics, labor economics, and applied microeconometrics.

Date: Wednesday, February 4th - 12:30 -14:00

Location: Department of Economics, 13, rue de l'Université, 75007 Paris - Room J 208

More about Pietro BIROLI and his research

TRADE Seminar

Tuesday 2 February 2015


Trade Seminar Sciences Po / PSE: Veronica RAPPOPORT (LSE) - February 3rd

Comparative Advantage and Specialization in Bank Lending (PDF), with D. Paravisini and P. Schnabl.

Date: Tuesday February 3rd - 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: doodle

More about Veronica RAPPOPORT and her 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.

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PEPES Seminar

Thursday 5 February 2015


PEPES Seminar Sciences Po / PSE: Ruben ENIKOPOLV (Barcelona) - February 5th

Electoral Rules and Political Selection: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan, with Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia, and Georgy Egorov

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

Location: PSE Campus Jourdan (48 boulevard Jourdan, Paris 75014)  - Room 8

More about Ruben ENIKOPOLOV 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

Latest news  



REMINDER: Deadlines for ERC calls for proposals are swiftly approaching

The European Research Council (ERC) has launched several frontier research grants under Work Programme 2015: if you are considering applying for ERC funding, NOW is the time!

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CONFERENCE on the Portuguese Job Market with Pedro MARTINS (Queen Mary, University of London) - February 4th

The Chaire Sécurisation des Parcours Professionnels is pleased to announce the visit of Pedro MARTINS (School of Business and Management at Queen Mary, University of London) from February 2nd to the 13th. He will give a conference open to the public.

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Sciences Po Forum de la Recherche 2015

Interested in research ? Sciences Po is the place to be February 5th !

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Important information concerning access to Sciences Po buildings

Since January 7th, security measures have been taken in Ïle de France ("plan Vigipirate Alerte Attentat"). In order to access any Sciences Po building professors and students will be asked to present Sciences Po ID: please read on

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BUSINESS and Economics


Banque de France Open House ("Portes Ouvertes") - January 30th

Have you been considering a career in public banking? If so, be sure to register for the Banque de France's Open House!

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Breakfast with PricewaterhouseCoopers - February 12th

Thinking of a career in consulting?

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Planet Finance "UMM Scholarships for field experiences in financial inclusion" Programme 2015 - Call for Applications

Planet Finance is inviting PhD, Master and Bachelor students enrolled in EU universities to apply to their “University Meets Microfinance” (UMM) Scholarship Programme

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Jobs and internships ads  

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


Job Offer and Internships - OECD

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

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Internship - Rothschild

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

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Société Générale - Assessment Center for Corporate Finance internships: February 12th

Are you ready for a career in corporate finance? Get assessed for a 6-month internship at Société Générale!

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Other news


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