PhD Day via Zoom - June 11th

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This year the Department is dedicating June 11th to our PhD students on Zoom, COVID-19 obliged. Our first year students will have the opportunity to present their work for the first time to their peers and faculty members. 

First time presentations can be daunting - save the date and come join us to warmly support our first year PhD Candidates !

  • 10.15–10.45 Leonard LE ROUX : Traditional leaders and local government in South Africa (thesis supervisor: Benjamin Marx
  • 10.45–11.15 Kevin PARRA RAMIREZ : Exchange of information and bank deposits in international financial centres (thesis supervisor: Philippe Martin
  • 11.15–11.30 Break 
  • 11.30–12.00 Nourhan HASHISH : The Egyptian Public Sector Minimum Wage: A Driver for Married Females Labor Force Participation? (thesis supervisor: Sergeï Guriev
  • 12.00–12.30 Mylene FEUILLADE : Within- and Between-City Real Income Disparities (thesis supervisor: Pierre-Philippe Combes)
  • 12.30–13.45 Lunch Break 
  • 13.45–14.15 Juan Sebastian IVARS : Team performance and market competition (thesis supervisor: Jeanne Hagenbach
  • 14.15–14.45 Moritz HENGEL : Hosting Media Bias: Evidence from the Universe of French Television and Radio shows (2002-2020) (thesis supervisor: Julia Cagé
  • 14.45–15.00 Break 
  • 15.00–15.30 Valentin MARCHAL : Is a low-inflation target compatible with degrowth? (thesis supervisor: Stéphane Guibaud
  • 15.30–16.00 Clemens GRAF VON LUECKNER : Decrypting Hidden Capital Flows (thesis supervisor: Stéphane Guibaud)

When ? Friday, JUNE 11th, 2021 - 10:15 AM to 4 PM
Where ? Join on Zoom (link to follow)
* For students whose internet connection is not optimal, they may present their work in Room H 405 (28, rue des Saints Pères)

Paris Trade Seminar via Zoom - June 8th

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Maarten BOSKER

Maarten BOSKER is Full Professor at the Erasmus School of Economics of Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre of Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and at the Tinbergen Institute, and is a Research Network Fellow at CESifo.

His research interests lie in applied econometrics, trade and economic development, economic geography, and urban history. 

Maarten BOSKER will present a paper, joint with Sophie DE VRIES ROBBÉ, at the next Paris Trade Seminar via Zoom on the theme:

Desarrollo alternativo: the Sensitivity of Colombian Coca Production to Legal Commodity Price Shocks (read Abstract, PDF 53.47 KB)

More about Maarten BOSKER and his research

Date: Tuesday, June 8th - 2:30 PM
Location: Zoom (link to follow)

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)

More about Andrea PRAT and his research

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)

More about Michael CALLEN and his research

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

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