21 September 2023
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European Cities: Governing the Transition to Sustainable and Decarbonised Mobility

by Charlotte Halpern  The European Union (EU) has committed to carbon neutrality by 2050, requiring a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation […]
30 May 2023

Should We Believe in Economic Impact Assessments?

How can we ensure, as rigorously as possible, that a public policy has the desired economic effects? Clément de Chaisemartin, a researcher in the Department of […]
13 December 2022

Unearthing the Roots of Inequality

Fighting against inequality requires questioning education systems, how they make it possible to remedy them, why they rarely succeed, or even aggravate them. This is […]
13 December 2022

Schoolyards: An Answer to Climate Challenges?

Like all large cities, Paris is, and will continue to be, particularly impacted by climate change. It is also a city brimming with potential for […]
17 February 2022

Protect Global Value Chains

Smoother Sailing for World Trade The pandemic has highlighted the importance of global value chains, an organisation of production which relies on the integration of […]
12 February 2022

Linking Gender and Climate

Why look at the links between gender and climate? What are the links between gender systems and climate change in the policies of international development […]
8 July 2021

Evaluating Environmental Policies

A New Research Area Interest in the results of public policies is growing among public institutions and civil society, while the environmental crisis is gaining […]
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

Counting the Forgotten in Politics

Financing political parties and candidates for their electoral campaigns is not a trivial phenomenon. Yet one of its essential dimensions – the “small” donations made […]