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Alessandra BONFIGLIOLI is Associate Professor of Economics ("Reader") and, since September 2018, Director of Graduate Studies at the School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary University of London. She is a Research Fellow at Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), an Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (GSE), and an Associate Editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association.
She is a macroeconomist interested in international trade, growth and income inequality, and political economy. Her research focuses on the the determinants of income inequality and firm heterogeneity across and within countries, and on the effects of institutions on economic incentives and countries' economic performance.
Alessandra BONFIGIOLI will present a paper, joint with Rosario CRINO, Gino GANCIA, and Ioannis PAPADAKIS, at the next Paris Trade Seminar via Zoom on the theme:
Date: Tuesday, May 11th - 2:30 PM
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Franklin ALLEN is Professor of Finance and Economics and Executive Director of the Brevan Howard Centre at Imperial College London since 2014. Prior to joining Imperial College London, he was Professor at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he now has Emeritus status. He was formerly Vice Dean and Director of Wharton Doctoral Programs, Co-Director of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center, Executive Editor of the Review of Financial Studies and Managing Editor of the Review of Finance. He is a past President of the American Finance Association, the Western Finance Association, the Society for Financial Studies, the Financial Intermediation Research Society and the Financial Management Association, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society.
His main areas of interest are corporate finance, asset pricing, financial innovation, comparative financial systems, and financial crises. He is a co-author with Richard Brealey and Stewart Myers of the textbook Principles of Corporate Finance (8th-12th editions).
Franklin ALLEN will present a paper, joint with Gadi BARLEVY and Douglas GALE, at the next Departmental Seminar via Zoom on the theme:
Date: Monday, May 10th - 2:45 PM
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Gustave KENEDI is a PhD Candidate in Economics at Sciences Po, working on a thesis entitled Intergenerational Social Mobility : Measurement, Mechanisms and Policy, under the supervision of Pierre-Philippe COMBES.
Gustave KENEDI will present a paper at the next Friday Seminar via Zoom on the theme:
Does Financial Aid Improve the Educational Outcomes of High-Achieving Low-Income Students? Evidence from the French aide au mérite (abstract to follow)
Date: Friday, May 7th - 12:30 PM
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Christian BONTEMPS is Professor at the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and at the École Nationale Aviation Civile (ENAC). He is also the Executive Vice President of Education of the Executive Committee of the Air Transport Research Society (ATRS), in charge of the PhD programme, since July 2019. He was an Associate Guest Editor for the Journal of Transport, Economic and Policy, ”Selected papers from the ATRS World Conference" (2017-2019). He was a regular Visiting Faculty member at New York University Abu Dhabi for the Fall semester from 2017 to 2019.
He is specialised in theoretical econometrics (set identification, testing) and structural micro-econometrics as well as econometrics of contracts.
Christian BONTEMPS will present a paper, joint with Cristina GUALDANI and Kevin REMMY, at the next Empirical IO Seminar via Zoom on the theme:
Date: Tuesday, May 4th - 2:45 PM
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The Paris-London Public Economics conference is a two-day conference organised by faculty at the Department, the London School of Economics (LSE), University College London (UCL), the Institut des Politiques Publiques, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
The programme features research on a range of issues in public economics.
Professor Michael GREENSTONE (University of Chicago) will deliver the keynote address.
When? May 6th and 7th, 2021.
Funding from the European Research council (ERC), from the Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), from "Investissements d’avenir" for Paris Graduate School of Economics (PSE), and from the Centre for the microeconomic analysis of public policy (CPP) is gratefully acknowledged.