Stereotypes, Self-censorship and academic success

Research team: Nina Guyon (National University of Singapore)  Elise Huillery (Co-director of the Educational policies research group) The project seeks to account for the negative effects of stereotypes associated with underprivileged social classes on the academic success of adolescents coming from these social classes. These...

Educational Policies Research Group

The Educational Policies Research Group aims to enrich the understanding of crucial and current educational issues, and to explain the choices of decision-makers and actors. It includes a series of research studies that evaluates educational policies by focusing this analysis on students' educational backgrounds and experiences, on the...

Social mediation against violence in school

Research team: Yann Algan, Sciences Po Department of Economics Nina Guyon, National University of Singapore Elise Huillery, Université Paris Dauphine This project aims at measuring the impact of social mediation policies implemented in primary and secondary schools on the prevalence of violence. The team composed of Yann Algan,...

School aspirations and results: the chicken or the egg

Research team: Mathieu Ichou Students’ aspirations and ambitions are often considered as a decisive element in their academic success. But at the same time they are interpreted as an outcome of the students’ academic results. In this project, Mathieu Ichou questions this potentially reciprocal relation. As a first step he seeks to understand if...

Teachers' educational strategies as parents, and school career of teachers' children

Research team :  Agnès van Zanten (OSC-LIEPP) Carole Daverne-Bailly (Université de Rouen) Géraldine Farges (Université de Bourgogne) Séverine Kakpo (Université Paris 8)  Presentation :  Teachers’ children are better at school. They also reach better social positions than other middle class children (Sophie Devineau and Alain Léger,...

Transitions between public and private school

Research team: Denis Fougère (OCS and LIEPP) Olivier Monso (DEPP) Maxime Tô (UCL) This project studies the transitions between public and private schools in France. It uses panel data from the DEPP: 1997 panel for elementary school students and 1995 panel for secondary school students. The study has three components: A description of private...

Primary and secondary school teachers' retirement in France

Research team: Denis Fougère (OSC et LIEPP) Pierre Gouedard (LIEPP/Departement d'économie) This research project aims at evaluating the impact of the 2003 French reform of pension scheme. For teachers as for all civil servants, this reform changed many important dimensions of the previous scheme, sharpening the conditions to get full retirement...

Will Sooner be Better?

Research team: Denis Fougère (OSC and LIEPP) Olivier Filatriau (INSEE) Maxime Tô (UCL) Recent literature has found an important impact of cognitive and noncognitive skills accumulated during childhood on adult outcomes, such as health, education or labor market income (Almond and Currie (2011), Heckman, Stixrud, and Urzua (2006))....

"Priority Education Conventions" (CEP) Program at Sciences Po

Research Team: Agnès van ZANTEN (OSC and LIEPP) Project funded by the LIEPP since September 2015 Description of the project: This research focuses on the evaluation of the "Priority Education Conventions" (CEP) program based on an analysis of the backgrounds and experiences of students admitted to Sciences Po through this procedure. It aims...

ACCESSUP - Policies of access to higher education

Research Team: Agnès van ZANTEN (OSC et LIEPP) Denis FOUGERE (OSC et LIEPP) Description of the project :  The ACCESSUP project aims to study policies of access to higher education from a perspective encompassing their design, implementation and effects. This is rarely done in research. Generally, the research is concerned with the...
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