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18 May 2020

Gender Inequalities in Higher Education

By Ghazala Azmat, Department of Economics* In most OECD countries, women have surpassed men in college completion. On average, more than 50 percent of young […]
18 May 2020
Politiques des quotas d'égalité entre sexes . Crédits : Delpixel, Shutterstock

Are Quotas a Solution for Equality?

By Anne Revillard, OSC/LIEPP * Over the past few decades, gender equality policies have increasingly used quotas to promote women’s access to positions of power, […]
18 December 2019
Governing Finance Cogito 8 Crédits Sciences Po

Cogito 8 – Governing Finance

In an issue devoted to the challenging governance of finance, our researchers might have dwelled on reviewing and analyzing the financial crises in recent memory, […]
18 December 2019

Finance: A Political and Social Challenge

All projects need financing. The State, businesses and households can either finance projects with their own funds or loans. While loans used to be in […]
18 December 2019

Are Finance and Democracy Irreconcilable?

A historical overview Finance is now considered to be the main driver of growing inequality. At the same time, governments are being pilloried for their […]
18 December 2019

The 1980s Debt Crisis: the Players and the Archives

The memory of financial crises is a funny thing. The German hyperinflation of 1923 and the stock market crash of 1929 remain well-known references and […]
18 December 2019

Legislating to Make Money

Returning to the Gold Standard in Great Britain After the Napoleonic Wars The gold standard (1)The gold standard is a monetary system in which the […]
18 December 2019

Household Money, a Policy Issue

United States, 2008: “For Sale” signs cropped up in front of thousands of houses, becoming a symbol of almost forced household indebtedness. But as scandalous […]
18 December 2019
Allianz builing at la Défense. 2017

Regulating Insurance in Europe: a Frustrated Ambition

Finance immediately brings to mind the banking system and financial markets. The insurance sector’s major role is often overlooked. It plays a major role because […]