Thank you!

Richard Descoings
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Thank you to Richard Descoings, whose actions allowed for the considerable development of research at Sciences Po over the course of the past years. Richard Descoings notably supported the LIEPP project since its introduction, and provided all the necessary resources for its development. For this we thank him.

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Private International Law as Global Governance

Last meeting of the year
May 11, 2012
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PILAGG (Private International Law as Global Governance) is celebrating its last meeting of the year with the support of the Sciences Po Law School and the Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire d’Évaluation des Politiques Publiques (LIEPP).

Three round tables will take place on the following subjects: theory, methods and institutions.

 Among Guest speakers:

  • Antônio Augusto CANÇADO TRINDADE, International Court of Justice
  • Horatia MUIR WATT, Sciences Po Law School
  • David KENNEDY, Harvard Law School
  • Diego P. FERNÁNDEZ ARROYO, Sciences Po Law School


PILAGG is a Research Program which aims to draw the attention about the role that private international law should play in current times in order to contribute to global governance. It was firstly presented at the 2011 IGLP Workshop (Harvard Law School). Various workshops, open to the public and held at Sciences Po Law School (Paris) are organised throughout 2011/2012 and 2012/2013.

Read more: http://blogs.sciences-po.fr/pilagg/

See the report of the event

Policies and Job Seekers

"How Do Policies and Programs Affect Job Seekers’ Earnings?"
Rafael Lalive, 24 avril 2012

Rafael Lalive is professor of economics at University of Lausanne. He completed his Ph.D. in Economics at University of Zurich in July 2001.

His research interests include social interactions in labor market outcomes, the effects of unemployment insurance on unemployment duration, and compensating wage differentials. Among others, he has published in journals such as the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Public Economics and the Journal of the European Economic Association.

He has recently published “Counterfactuals and causal inference: Methods and principles for social research” with J. Antonakis, Review of S. L. Morgan and C. Winship. Structural Equation Modeling, 18, (2011).

Tuesday, 24 April 2012  - 12:30 - 14:00
Sciences Po, salle H405 - 28 rue des Saints Pères, 75007 Paris

Bernard Salanié

Visiting Professor (Columbia)
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Bernard Salanié is a Professor of Economics at Columbia University. His research fields are contract theory, insurance economics, labor economics, public economics, and theoretical and applied econometrics. He is an associate editor of the Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and Research Fellow of IZA and CESifo.

He has recently published L'économie sans tabou, Paris, Edition Poche-Le Pommier, 2011. His publication Institutions et emploi: les femmes et le marché du travail en France (with Guy Laroque) has been honored by the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences in 2004. He is the author of several manuals, of which the most recent is Théorie des contrats (second ed., Economica 2011) and “The Economics of Taxation” (second ed., MIT Press 2011).

Contact: bs2237@columbia.edu

Can media decide elections' outcome?

Emiliano Grossman & Ruben Durante
April 20th 2012
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A multidisciplinary approach for public policies' evaluation

Tuesday April 20th - 2:45pm - 4:45pm - Salle Sotel
Sciences Po - 27, rue St Guillaume, 75007 Paris

For further details, you may download the event's flyer (pdf format).