Departmental Seminar - Oct 3rd

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Rafael Dix-Carneiro

Rafael DIX-CARNEIRO is Associate Professor of Economics at Duke University, currently on leave at the University of Zurich. He is also a a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and an Affiliate at the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD). Among his editorial duties, he is editor at Economia, the Journal of LACEA, and an associate editor at Quantitative Economics.

He works on topics related to International Trade, Labour Economics and Development Economics. His research focuses on the labour market adjustment process in response to trade shocks. Other topics of interest include labour market informality, migration, firms' behavior in response to exchange rate shocks, and crime. He has been awarded a number of grants by the National Science Foundation (NFS).

Rafael DIX-CARNEIRO will present a paper, joint with Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, Costas Meghir, and Gabriel Ulyssea, at the next Departmental Seminar on the theme:

Trade and Informality in the Presence of Labor Market Frictions and Regulations (read paper)

More about Rafael DIX-CARNEIRO and his research

Date: MONDAY, October 3rd - 2:45 PM
Location: Department of Economics - 4th floor - H 405

The next Departmental Seminar will host Sara HELLER (University of Michigan) on October 10th.


Friday Seminar - Sept 30th

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Jean-Marc Robin

Jean-Marc ROBIN is Professor of Economics and former Chair at the Department. He is also Professor of Economics (part-time) at University College London and a team member of the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice (CEMMAP) at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and an elected member of its Council as well as of the Council of the European Economic Association. In 2018 he became a Founding Fellow of the International Association for Applied Econometrics. In 2019, he became a Senior Fellow of the prestigious Institut universitaire de France (IUF).

His research interests focus on microeconometrics, labour microeconomics and search and matching. He has been awarded twice a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant for his project Wage Dynamics, Sorting Patterns in Labour Markets and Policy Evaluation (WASP) and in 2020 for his project Bipartite Network Models for Marriage and Labour Markets (MARNET).

Jean-Marc ROBIN will present a paper at our next Friday Seminar on the theme:

Identity and Marriage: Lessons from the German Reunification (paper to follow)

More about Jean-Marc ROBIN and his research

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

The next Friday Seminar will host Victor AUGIAS (Sciences Po) on October 7th.

PEPES Seminar - Sept 29th

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Noam Yuchtman

Noam YUCHTMAN is Professor of Managerial Economics and Strategy at the London School of Economics (LSE) since 2019, having been awarded a British Academy Global Professorship. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and serves on the editorial boards of the Review of Economic Studies, the Economic Journal, the Journal of the European Economic Association, Economica, and the Journal of Economic History.

His research is focused on four topics in the fields of political economy, economic history, and labour economics: the importance of educational content and the structure of educational institutions in the production of human capital, the political economy of legal institutions, the study of social interactions that shape economic and political behaviour, and the drivers of political ideology and participation in political movements.

Noam YUCHTMAN will present a paper, joint with Martin Beraja, Andrew Kao, and David Yang, at the next PEPES Seminar on the theme:

Exporting the Surveillance State via Trade in AI (read abstract, PDF 41.34 KB)

More about Noam YUCHTMAN and his research

Date: THURSDAY, September 29th - 12:30 PM
Location: Department of Economics - 4th floor - Room H 405

The next PEPES Seminar will host Elias PAPAIOANNOU (London Business School) on October 13th

Urban Economics - Oct 14th

Columbia/Sciences Po Alliance & HEC
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We are hosting a 1-day workshop in urban economics on the theme of Demography, Technological Change, Inequality and the Internal Structure of Cities.

Co-organisers: Don Davis (Columbia), Nicolas Cœurdacier (Sciences Po), Pierre-Philippe Combes (Sciences Po).

This event is sponsored by the Alliance Program with the support of Sciences Po, Columbia and HEC Paris.

Invited speakers will include:

Download the programme (PDF 268.22 PM)

When? FRIDAY, October 14th - 8:45 AM to 5 PM
Where? Sciences Po - Department of Economics - 28, rue des Saints Pères, 75007 Paris - Room H 405 (4th floor)

Entrance is free but registration is mandatory: if you would like to attend, please email Maria Ohlund

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Empirical IO Seminar - Sept 27th

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Giacomo Calzolari

Giacomo CALZOLARI is Professor of Economics and the Dean of Research at the European University Institute.  He is also an Associate Faculty member at the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Among his editorial duties, he is co-editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization, of European Economy – Banks, regulation, and the real sector, and of Labour: Review of labour economics and industrial relations. He is a member of the steering committee of the European Association of Industrial Economics, the Association of Competition Economics and the Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy of the European Commission.

His current research interests include competition policy, economics of regulation, industrial organization, banking regulation and supervision and the economics of incentives. He has been awarded the European Economic Association's Young Economist Award  and the 2014 Best Paper Award by the Association of Competition Economics.

Giacomo CALZOLARI will present a paper at the next Empirical IO Seminar on the theme:

Artificial Intelligence, Algorithmic Recommendations, and Competition (read abstract, PDF 54.69 KB)

More about Giacomo CALZOLARI and his research

Date: TUESDAY, September 27th - 3:15 PM
Location: Department of Economics - 4th flour - Room H 405

The next Empirical IO Seminar will host Liyang SUN (CEMFI) on October 11th.


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