Empirical IO Seminar *in-person* - Nov 23rd

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Federico Ciliberto

*This seminar will take place in-person*

Federico CILIBERTO is Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia. He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and at DIW Berlin (the German Institute for Economic Research). Member of the Board of Directors of the Industrial Organization Society since 2018 and a Member of the Program Committee of the EARIE Annual Conference since 2015.

His research focuses on Industrial Organisation, Economics of Advertising, and Economics of the Airline Industry. He also works in the fields Applied Econometrics, Health Economics, and Economic History. He was awarded an important USDA Grant in 2018 for a three-year project on Genetically-Engineered Traits, Cross-Licensing and Competition in the U.S. Corn and Soybean Seed Industry.

Federico CILIBERTO will present a paper, joint with Gaurab ARYAL, Leland FARLER, and Ekaterina KHMELNITSKAYA, at the next Empirical IO Seminar on the theme:

An Event Study Approach to Valuing Pharmaceutical Drugs (paper available at the seminar)

More about Federico CILIBERTO and his research

Date: TUESDAY, November 23rd - 3:15 PM
Location: Department of Economics - 4th floor - Room H 405

The next Empirical IO Seminar will host Isabelle PERRIGNE (Rice University) & Quang VUONG (New York University) *exceptionally* on FRIDAY, December 10th at 3:15 PM.

Roy-ADRES Seminar *in-person* - Nov 22nd

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Roland STRAUSZ

*This seminar will take place in-person, at PSE*

Roland STRAUSZ is Full Professor and Chair of the Institute for Economic Theory 1 at Humboldt-Universität Berlin. He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and CESifo Research Fellow. Among his editorial duties he is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Theory, of Theoretical Economics, of the Review of Economic Design, and of the Journal of Economics. He was awarded both the Heisenberg-Professorship and Heisenberg-Scholarship, respectively at Humboldt and Freie Universität by the DFG (German Science Foundation).

His research interests include Contract Theory, Mechanism Design, Industrial Organization.

Roland STRAUSZ will present a paper, joint with Sebastian SCHWEIGHOFER-KODRITSCH, at the next Roy-ADRES Seminar on the theme:

Principled Mechanism Design with Evidence (paper to follow)

More about Roland STRAUSZ and his research

Date: MONDAY, November 22nd - 5 PM
Location: PSE, Jourdan Campus - Room R1-09

The next Roy-ADRES Seminar will host Takuro YAMASHITA (TSE) on November 29th.

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This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 101001694)

Departmental Seminar *in-person* - Nov 22nd

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Benjamin Faber

*This seminar will take place in-person*

Benjamin FABER is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley) and Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Economics. He is also - notably - Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), a Research Associate at the National Bureau for Economic Research (NBER), an Affliate at the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) and the International Growth Centre (IGC), and a Fellow at the CESifo Research Network. In 2020 he was named as Chair of Major Research Grant Committee, Private Enterprise Development in LowIncome Countries (PEDL). Among his editorial duties, he is Associate Editor of Econometrica.

His research is at the intersection of international trade and development economics.

Benjamin FABER will present a paper, joint with Alonso ALFARO-UREÑA, Cecile GAUBERT, Isabela MANELICI, and Jose P. VASQUEZ, at the next Departmental Seminar on the theme:

Responsible Sourcing? Theory and Evidence from Costa Rica (read paper)

More about Benjamin FABER and his research

Date: MONDAY, November 22nd - 2:45 PM
Location: Department of Economics - 4th floor - Room H 405

The next Departmental Seminar will host Roland BENABOU (Visiting Faculty, Princeton) on November 29th.

Friday Seminar *in-person* - Nov 19th

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Stefan Pauly

*This seminar will take place in person*

Stefan PAULY is a PhD Candidate in Economics at Sciences Po working on a thesis entitled The Spatial Distribution of Economic Activity, under the supervision of Thomas CHANEY.

His research interests are in trade, spatial economics, and innovation.

Stefan PAULY will present a paper at the next Friday Seminar on the theme:

Trading under Uncertainty: Evidence from Myanmar's Ethnic Conflicts (abstract to follow)

More about Stefan PAULY and his research

Date: FRIDAY, November 19th - 12:30 PM
Location: Department of Economics - 4th floor - Room H 405

The next Friday Seminar will host Moritz HENGEL and Victor AUGIAS (PhD Candidates, Sciences Po) on November 26th.

Sciences Po and CEPR Partnership

Strengthening Dialogue Between Economists, Policy-Makers, and Citizens
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On October 1st, Sciences Po signed a partnership agreement with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), under the aegis of France’s Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation. Read the interview with Beatrice Weder di Mauro, the Centre’s President, and Philippe Martin, Professor at the Department and the Centre’s Vice-President.

What is the Centre for Economic Policy Research?

Beatrice Weder di Mauro: Today, the CEPR consists of a network of over 1,600 economists based all around the world but focusing on Europe. It has continually developed the objectives it set itself when it was founded nearly thirty years ago. The first of these is to organise discussions between economists, for the most part working in academia, in order to provide an opportunity for them to meet, share ideas, discuss the findings of their research and critique one another as well. That is how science advances. All branches of economic research are represented within the centre: industrial organization, macroeconomics, economic history, international commerce, etc.

We also want to further develop our interactions beyond the academic sphere and to play a still more active role in European economic debates, particularly in addressing those making public policy decisions. The aim is to exploit core research and formulate proposals. We also seek to reach out to as many people as possible through publications that are accessible to the general public. This is what we do via the media platform VoxEu, which shares articles, videos and podcasts.

What was the basis for the partnership with Sciences Po?

Beatrice Weder di Mauro: One of them is circumstantial. Until now, the CEPR was based in London. However, it is an organisation with a strong European identity and, with Brexit, we felt the need to set ourselves up on the continent. Given the phenomenal part the European Union plays in our economies, a network such as our own cannot afford to be distanced from it. Another advantage is the ability this partnership will give us to strengthen our relations with a huge number of academic institutions, as well as central banks, ministries and actors in the private sector.

Why Sciences Po?

Philippe Martin: The aims of the CEPR and the Department of Economics at Sciences Po are closely aligned: academic excellence and a strong interest in public policy issues. Furthermore, Sciences Po’s reputation has been an asset in negotiating with those partners who made the development plans and the relocation to Paris possible. Put more simply, it is also because we know each other well! Two thirds of professors in the Department of Economics are affiliated to the CEPR. From a research perspective, the centre’s move to Paris is especially beneficial for the more junior researchers and PhD candidates; not only those at Sciences Po, moreover. The development of the CEPR’s activities will have a positive impact on all research in Europe.

Beatrice Weder di Mauro: I completely agree with everything Philippe has said. Philippe has acted as vice-president of the CEPR for over a year now and has proved particularly proactive in that capacity. I would just like to underline that each of us retains total independence, both academically and financially.

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