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December 5, 2012



Mercredi 5 décembre

Chaire sécurisation des parcours professionnels

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Seminars and Conferences  

PSE/ SCIENCES PO: PEPES Seminar: Nancy Qian (Yale) - Dec. 6

"The Institutional Causes of China’s Great Famine, 1959-1961"

(joint with Xin Meng and Pierre Yared)

Date: Thu, 2012/12/06 - 15:00 - 16:30
Location: PSE Campus Paris-Jourdan - 48 boulevard Jourdan - 75014 Paris / room F

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Lunch seminar: Koen Jochmans (Sciences Po) - Dec 7

`Profile-score adjustments for incidental-parameter problems'

Date: Fri, 2012/12/07 - 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


Matthew O. Jackson (Stanford) - research seminar - Monday, December 10

Financial Networks and Contagion

Date: Mon, 2012/12/10 - 14:45 - 16:15
Location: Department of Economics, 28 rue des St Pères, Room H101

Please answer the doodle for the schedule of the day.

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

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Latest news  

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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Recent publications by the faculty

Nicolas Coeurdacier (with Hélène Rey from London Business School and who is visiting the department this semester): “Home bias in Open Economy Financial Macroeconomics”, forthcoming in the Journal of Economic Literature.

Ruben Durante (with Brian Knight): “Partisan Control, Media Bias, and Viewer
Responses: Evidence from Berlusconi’s Italy”, forthcoming in the Journal of the European Economic Association.

Pierre Olivier Gourinchas (with Olivier Jeanne): “The Financial Crisis and The Geography of Wealth Transfers”, forthcoming, in the Journal of International Economics.

Philippe Martin (with Giancarlo Corsetti and Paolo Psenti):  "Varieties and the transfer problem", 2013, Journal of International Economics. Volume 89, Issue 1, Pages 1-12, January 2013 (lead article)

Philippe Martin and Thierry Mayer (with Mathias Thoenig) "The geography of conflicts and free trade agreements", 2012, Vol. 4 No. 4 (October), pp. 1-35 in the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics (lead article).

Thierry Mayer (with Jose de Sousa and Soledad Zignago) 2013, ``Market Access in Global and Regional Trade.'' forthcoming in Regional Science and Urban Economics.

Etienne Wasmer (with Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau), 2012. « The Cyclical Volatility of Labor Markets under  Frictional Financial Markets”, forthcoming in the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics.


Philippe Weil becomes the new Chair for the CEPR Euro area Business Cycle Dating Committee

The Centre for Economic Policy Research has appointed a new chair and new members to its Euro Area Business Cycle Dating Committee. The Committee's mission is to establish the chronology of recessions and expansions of the 11 original euro area member countries plus Greece for 1970-1998, and of the euro area as a whole from 1999 onwards.

The new chair is Philippe Weil, President of Observatoire français des conjonctures économiques (OFCE) in Paris, professor at the department of economics at Sciences Po and CEPR Research Fellow.

Jobs and internships ads  

United Nations and other International Organizations: International Vacancy Anouncements (professional and senior posts)

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Axa Global Graduate Program - Risk and finance 2013

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Internships - Exane - Middle office accounting, receivables & middle office file reviewing, risk control

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Internship - Nissan West Europe - Junior auditor (marketing)

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Internship - Smart & co - Reporting, financial department

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