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November 14, 2012



Mercredi 14 novembre

Alfred Galichon receives an ERC starting grant

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Seminars and Conferences  

Lunch seminar: Corentin Trevien (Sciences Po) - Nov. 16

'Are firms tax cut dependant? A Long-Term Evaluation of the French Enterprise Zones'

Date: Fri, 2012/11/16 - 12:30 - 14:30
Location: H402, 28 Rue des Saints-Pères, 75007 Paris

Please register before Thursday 2pm: doodle

lunch seminars are devoted to work in progress by Phd students and faculty


Florin Bilbiie (PSE) - research seminar - Monday, November 19

"Tax Cuts vs. Spending Increases: Welfare at the Zero Lower Bound." joint with Tommaso Monacelli and Roberto Perotti (both IGIER and Università Bocconi)

Date: Mon, 2012/11/19 - 14:45 - 16:15
Location: Department of Economics, 28 rue des St Pères, 75007 Paris, Room H402

Please answer the doodle for the schedule of the day.

read more about Florin Bilbiie

List of the research seminars for the academic year 2012-2012

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PSE/ SCIENCES PO: PEPES Seminar: Robin Burgess (LSE) - Nov. 22

Paris Empirical Political Economics Seminar (PEPES)

Robin Burgess (London School of Economics)

Date: Thu, 2012/11/22 - 15:00 - 16:30
Location: PSE Campus Paris-Jourdan - 48 boulevard Jourdan - 75014 Paris room F

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Banque de France-Sciences Po International conference on the Economics of sovereign debt and default , Dec. 17-18, 2012

The Banque de France and Sciences Po will jointly organize a conference on the “Economics of
sovereign debt and default”, to be held in Paris on December 17-18, 2012. The aim of the conference
is to gather high quality recent research that explores the causes and consequences of sovereign default
from three different, complementary perspectives: theoretical and empirical macroeconomics, macrofinance
modeling, as well as economic history.

Date: Mon, 2012/12/17 - 09:00 - Tue, 2012/12/18 - 18:00
Location: Banque de France

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Latest news  

Three professors of the department become members of the Council of Economic Advisors (Conseil d'Analyse Economique)

Pierre Olivier Gourinchas, Philippe Martin and Etienne Wasmer are appointed members of the Conseil d'Analyse Economique of the Prime Minister. They are nominated for a 2 year period.


Invitation to meet Sciences Po's Alumni, auditors and consultants at PwC, Nov.22

see the attached invitation

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Sciences Po/SNC Lavalin grant 2012 for engineer cursus

The submission process is open for applications from the Master Finance and Strategy students.

SNC Lavalin website: http://www.snclavalin.com/index.php?lang=fr

Application form is attached

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Jobs and internships ads  

OECD Young Professionals Program

Now open for applications until Nov. 25, 2012

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European Commission research positions, IPTS-JRC, Seville

The IPTS is the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission located in Seville (Spain). It offers the following research positions in the agro-food policy and trade modelling/analysis group:

·Quantitative Analysis of Agrifood and Trade Policies (Code: 2012-SVQ-J-40-000-0901, senior researcher)

· Economic Modelling and Policy Analysis (Code: 2012-SVQ-J-40-000-0904, senior researcher)

· Economic Modelling of Agricultural and Trade Policies (Code: 2012-SVQ-J-30-000-0902)

· Data Analyst for Agricultural and Trade Policies (Code: 2012-SVQ-J-30-000-0903)

Candidates with a strong interest in economic, model-based analysis of EU agricultural policies and international trade can find an exciting job involving research and policy-making. The positions offer many possibilities to network with academia and participate in EU research projects, workshops and meetings.

The fellowships duration and the approximate net monthly average salary are:

· category "Grant Holder 40" (senior researcher) two-year contract and EUR 5,000;

· category "Grant Holder 30" three-year contract and EUR 3,200.

More details on the vacancies can be found under http://recruitment.jrc.ec.europa.eu/?type=GH&inst=3582 .

The eligibility criteria and contract conditions are explained here http://ipts.jrc.ec.europa.eu/jobs/eligibility_criteria.cfm

Deadline for submission is 10 December 2012.

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