20 May 2016

The trompe-l’œil of segregation

Urban segregation is a dominant theme in the public debate, and is often denounced as the origin of divides, apartheid, and ghettos confining the poor […]
20 May 2016

The children of immigrants are not doomed to failure

INED research officer and Nuffield College (Oxford) associate member, Mathieu Ichou wrote his doctoral thesis on the origins of educational inequalities and of the academic […]
20 May 2016

Attractiveness of political parties

Political scientist, Romain Lachat holds an excellence research chair in political behaviour funded by the USPC, and aims to contribute to the advancement of theoretical […]
20 May 2016
Old Age

Civic life for the most deprived

How can we ensure that over-fifty-year-olds, the poor, the most isolated people and those in need are able to participate more fully in civic life? […]
20 May 2016
Dix mois d’École et d’Opéra

Democratizing access to art and culture

Does offering children a range of musical activities improve their attitudes toward school? Do they get better results?  Do their attitudes change? Overall – including […]
20 May 2016

A new-generation electoral survey

In 2015, the French Ministry of the Interior awarded CEVIPOF a grant to develop and conduct a “new generation” electoral survey, called “The French Electoral […]
20 May 2016
Investissement

Is the Competitiveness and Employment Tax Credit effective?

The objectives of the Competitiveness and Employment Tax Credit – CICE – are multiple – international competitiveness, employment, innovation…-, as are its mechanisms and the […]
20 May 2016

When history sheds light on the evolution of an ecosystem

The coasts of Mediterranean Europe: ecosystems, societies and conflicts in the 19th and 20th centuries, USPC Junior Chair of Excellence awarded to Giacomo Parrinello Coastal […]
20 May 2016

European Union legislates less and less

  The European Union is regularly mocked for its desire to legislate on everything and in great detail. Yet analyses conducted by the Centre for […]