11 April 2018

Understanding inequalities in higher education steering

Agnès van Zanten is a CNRS research director, a member of the Observatory for Social Change (OSC) and a professor at Sciences Po. She co-leads […]
11 April 2018

The spatial dimensions of educational inequalities

University professor Marco Oberti is the head of the Center for Studies in Social Change. His research is often comparative and focuses on segregation in […]
10 April 2018
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Lawmaking: a spurt of acceleration

The emergency procedure, renamed accelerated one since 2008, enables the government to call for a conciliation committee between the Assembly and the Senate after one reading only. […]
10 April 2018

Researchers are joining forces to better study the economics of housing

Housing is a key issue for the French population and a priority for public authorities. The research devoted to it, spread across several universities, needed […]
10 April 2018

Europe: an open history

Europa notre histoire (Europa, our history) is a book of unparalleled breadth that was recently published by Les Arènes. It is a real editorial feat […]
9 April 2018
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To describe law is to transform it

Day after day thousands of lawyers produce writings – memorandums, academic articles, pedagogical material, etc. – that do not have the force of law in […]
8 April 2018

Evaluating administrative simplification in higher education and research

Besides universities, a large number of institutions are involved in higher education and research in France. All of these institutions operate according to their own […]
7 April 2018

Do foreign pupils bring down middle school results?

Economist Denis Fougère is a CNRS research director at the Center for Studies in Social Change(OSC). He is co-head, with Agnès van Zanten, of the […]
7 April 2018

Learning to read: encouraging family reading to reduce inequalities

Sciences Po university professor Carlo Barone is a researcher at the Center for Studies in Social Change and is affiliated with the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary […]