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Founded and presided by three Nobel Memorial recipients (including Oliver Williamson), the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics (SIOE) “studies institutions and organisations, largely but not entirely from the perspective of economics”, and meets annually - the Department had the honour of hosting SIOE’s 20th Annual Conference in 2016, under the direction of Sergeï GURIEV).
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Better understanding the state of political systems – particularly in developing countries – via methods used by economists does not appear to be commonplace. However, it is an increasingly popular method that provides results which complement those obtained by political scientists. Benjamin Marx, permanent faculty member, has demonstrated their usefulness in research he has conducted in Kenya and Indonesia.
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Sciences Po, in cooperation with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), is pleased to announce that it will be co-organising an exceptional conference with the Banca d’Italia and the Banque de France, on the theme “Firms in Times of the Pandemic”.
The conference will take place in Paris, December 4th, 2020.
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First time presentations can be daunting - come join us to warmly support our first year PhD Candidates !
In this time of Covid-19, the Department is dedicating June 30th to our PhD students on zoom.
Our first year students will have the opportunity to present their work for the first time to their peers and faculty members:
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The 10th number of Cogito, Sciences Po’s Research magazine, is soon to be out with a special dossier on gender equality. It features an article by Ghazala AZMAT on gender inequalities in higher education - particularly true in the field of economics (read interview with Sergeï GURIEV, director of our PhD programme).
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The academic year 2019/20 is winding down: it is a timely moment to celebrate our young doctors (read below), our PhD candidates who will defend their theses in the following weeks (link), and our 1st year students who will be presenting their research for the first time June 30th (read below).
But first, who are our PhD students ?
Interview with Sergeï GURIEV, Director of Doctoral studies in economics.
"Our students focus on topics of great importance to society, economics and politics..."
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Tibor BESEDES is Associate Professor and Director of Doctoral Programs at Georgia Tech's School of Economics.
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2019/20 was yet another excellent year for the department's junior researchers
Our PhD programme trains top economists who seek to pursue university and academic careers in France or abroad, as well as careers requiring high-level doctoral training: in international organisations, think tanks, research institutions, government agencies, banks, and insurance companies.
- Sergeï Guriev