Departmental Seminar via Zoom - June 7th

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Kiminori MATSUYAMA is Professor of Economics at Northwestern University. He is also a Fellow of the Econometric Society, a 'chercheur associé' at the Centre de l’économie de l’innovation (Collège de France), a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), an International Senior Fellow at the Canon Institute for Global Studies, and a Fellow of the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory. He serves as a Member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Institute of New Structural Economics (Peking University), and as a Foreign Member of the Collegio Docenti of the Ph.D programme in Global Studies (University of Urbino). Among his editorial duties, he is notably an Associate Editor of the Journal of the Japanese and International Economies.

His research interests concern international trade and economic growth and development. He is particularly interested in understanding the mechanisms behind macroeconomic instability, structural transformation, as well as inequality across countries, regions, and households. He was the 1996 winner of the Nakahara Prize awarded to the best young economist by the Japanese Economic Association.

Kiminori MATSUYAMA will present one of his current projects, joint with Philip USHCHEV, at the next Departmental Seminar via zoom on the theme:

Three Classes of CRS Production Functions and their Applications to Monopolistic Competition
*The talk will be based notably on two papers: 'Constant Pass-Through' and 'When does procompetitive entry imply excessive entry?' 

More about Kiminori MATSUYAMA and his research

Date: Monday, June 7th - 4 PM
Location: Zoom

Exceptional Friday Seminar via Zoom - June 4th

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Andrea Prat

Andrea PRAT is the Richard Paul Richman Professor of Business at Columbia Business School and Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Columbia University. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, an Associate Editor of Theoretical Economics and a director of the Industrial Organisation programme of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Professor Prat was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2011 and a Fellow of the Econometric Society in 2013.

His research focuses on organisational economics and political economy. His current research in organisational economics explores - through theoretical modeling, field experiments, and data analysis - issues such as organisational design, corporate leadership, employee motivation, and optimal disclosure. His current research in political economy attempts to define and measure the influence of the media industry on the democratic process. 

Andrea PRAT will present a paper at the next Friday Seminar via Zoom on the theme:

Is Journalistic Truth Dead? Measuring How Informed Voters Are about Political News (abstract/paper to follow)

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Date: Friday, June 4th - 12:30 PM
Location: Zoom

PEPES Seminar via Zoom - June 3rd

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Michael Callen

Michael CALLEN is Associate Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics (LSE) since 2020. He is also the Research Program Co-Director at the International Growth Center (State Capabilities). He is notably affiliated to NBER, CEPR, BREAD, J-PAL, and CEGA.  Among his editorial duties, he is an Editorial Board Member of the Review of Economic Studies. Prior to joining the LSE he was Assistant Professor of Economics and Strategic Management at the Rady School of Management of the University of California at San Diego.

His primary research interests are political economy, development economics, and experimental economics. 

Michael CALLEN will present a paper at the next PEPES Seminar via Zoom on the theme:

Does Revolution Work? Evidence from the Birth of Nepal's Federal Democracy (read Abstract, PDF 53.7 KB)

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Date: Thursday, June 3rd - 4:30 PM
Location: Zoom 

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Empirical IO Seminar via Zoom - June 1st

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Katja Seim

Katja SEIM is a Professor of Economics at Yale University with joint appointments in the School of Management and in the Department of Economics. She is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and at the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation. In the 2016, she served as Chief Economist at the Federal Communications Commission for a year. Among her editorial activities, she is a Co-Editor of the RAND Journal of Economics.

Her research focuses on topics of industrial organisation and applied microeconomics. She studies how firms respond to public policies, including entry and technology deployment regulations, competition policy, and tax policy in their entry, product positioning, and pricing choices. Her work also evaluates the role of market power in affecting efficiency and distributional outcomes of government auctions to procure goods and services and sell assets. 

Katja SEIM will present a paper, joint with Eugenio J. MIRAVETE and Jeff THURK, at the next Empirical IO Seminar via Zoom on the theme:

Welfare Consequences of Nominal Excise Taxation (read Abstract, PDF 198.26 KB)

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Date: Tuesday, June 1st - 2:45 PM
Location: Zoom

2021 Summer Workshops in Economics

June 21st and 22nd
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We are pleased to announce that we are renewing with our expanded edition of our Summer Workshops in Economics after a year's hiatus due to COVID-19.

In 2021 we will be hosting:

  • Macroeconomics Workshop
  • Labour Economics Workshop

The event is co-sponsored by Sciences Po, the Banque de France, the Chair in Sovereign Debt, and the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

When? Monday, June 21st and Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
Where? Zoom

Registration is mandatory. If you would like to attend:


Organisers: Jean BARTHELEMY (Banque de France), Nicolas CŒURDACIER (Sciences Po) and Gaetano GABALLO (HEC), Erwan QUINTIN (University of Wisconsin)

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Download the programme (PDF 87.83 KB)

labour economics workshop - june 21st & June 22nd

Organisers: Ghazala AZMAT (Sciences Po, IZA) and Pierre CAHUC (Sciences Po, IZA)

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