Sciences Po Students Selected for the 2020 Millennium Fellowship

Sciences Po Students Selected for the 2020 Millennium Fellowship

Out of over 15,000 applicants, they were the only students from a French institute of higher education to be selected for the programme. Over the fall semester 2020, ten Sciences Po students from our campus in Le Havre participated in the 2020 Millennium Fellowship programme. We spoke to students Farheen Nahvi, originally from Kashmir, and Leonora Sophia Muñoz, originally from The Philippines - who were also the Campus Directors for their cohort - about their experience, the project they carried out and what this achievement means for their future.

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Esther Duflo's Five Lessons For Harder Times

Esther Duflo's Five Lessons For Harder Times

On 11 September 2020, the School of Public Affairs welcomed 2019 Nobel Prize-winning economist Esther Duflo for its inaugural lecture, “Good Economics for Harder Times.” The title of this talk plays on the title of her book co-written with Abhijit V. Banerjee, Good Economics for Hard Times, published in November 2019, before the global health crisis hit. In the context at the start of the 2020/2021 academic year, Duflo discusses “harder times,” explaining that the global situation was already tough before the pandemic, but is now even more complex.

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