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16 March 2021

Cogito 13

Recent months have taught us the importance of the formation of choices and the acceptance of political decisions. Two original approaches are applied here to […]
16 March 2021

When Econometrics Sheds Light on the History of Social Relations

Applying recently developed econometric methods to analyse trade flows in Antiquity may seem bold. It is what Thomas Chaney, a researcher in the Department of […]
16 March 2021

Policy Elites and Politics: The Case of Obamacare

Does the idea of all-powerful elites shaping public policy to align with their interests reflect reality? If so, how do they pull it off? If […]
16 March 2021

When Earning a Living Costs Your Life

by Jean-Noël Jouzel,  Jérôme Pelisse (CSO), Catherine Cavalin, Emmanuel Henry (IRISSO) A History of the Lack of Recognition for Occupational Illnesses Occupational illnesses, such as […]
16 March 2021

Is Innovation a Matter of Destruction and Creation?

Like mechanization in the 19th century, innovation – and especially digital innovation – is often considered to be a job destroyer. This is not the […]
16 March 2021

Defending Humanity by Protecting its Heritage

A New Mandate for UN Peace Operations Following the destruction of World Heritage sites in Mali, Iraq, and Syria between 2012 and 2015, the UN […]
16 March 2021

Writing the History of Our Laws

New Trends, New Methods by Frédéric Audren, Law School In 2017, the tribes living along the banks of the Whanganui river, the third-largest in New […]
16 March 2021

Regulating the Poverty of Roma Migrants: the French, Italian, and Spanish Cases

by Olivier Legros, Céline Bergeon, Marion Lièvre et Tommaso Vitale Generally speaking, the presence of foreigners in precarious situations appears to be a recurring problem […]
16 March 2021

Passing Laws: When the End Justifies (or not) the Means

Even in democratic systems, governments are able to bypass regular legislative processes. What are the consequences, advantages and risks? To answer this question, Sylvain Brouard […]