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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

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 […]
3 July 2020

The Long End of Slavery in the Maghreb

While the end of slavery has been the subject of much research, its history is so diverse and complex that many of its dimensions remain […]
13 February 2020
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When the Truth is Inconvenient or “Motivated” Reading of Information

In most economic and social contexts, agents base their decisions (to purchase, to invest, to accept a job offer, etc.) on  available information. This information […]
4 July 2019

Fighting energy insecurity

While the energy bill is weighing more and more heavily in the budget of the most modest household, implementing the means to ease the load […]
19 November 2018

Labor regulations under stress

What are the conflicts in professional relationships in France? What are the open or latent conflicts in the workplace? How are they regulated? These two […]
5 November 2018
Lyon, France - March 15, 2017: Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes building in Lyon. Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes is a region of France created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014 par ricochet64, Shutterstock

Citizen representations of regional democracy

Sixteen of France’s twenty-one metropolitan regions in 2014 were redrawn in January 2015. In this new context, what is citizens’ relationship to their new region? […]
16 April 2018

The “Young Christian Workers Movement”, at the forefront of social activism

As part of a research project funded by the European Union, Guido Panvini, a postdoc at Sciences Po’s Center for History, is seeking to examine […]
11 April 2018
Studio with studio with brick walls and ragged windows, spotlights, camera with special devices for shooting video Crédits Pavel L, Shutterstock

Creating illusion. Spotlight on the production designers

With support from the Foundation for the Social Sciences, which was created under the aegis of the Fondation de France, Gwenaële Rot, university professor and […]