13 February 2020
Brancardiers portant secours à un blessé français : [photographie de presse] / [Agence Rol]. Source BNF/Gallica

The birth of medical emergencies

The number of visits to emergency medical services keeps growing. According to statistics from the Ministry of Solidarity and Health, it doubled between 1996 and […]
11 February 2020
Femme devant choisir entre responsabilités parentales et succès professionnel. Crédits image : GoodStudio/Shutterstock

The Paradox of Family Policy

Family policy expansion – and in particular childcare – is one of the hallmarks of welfare state’s transformation. Paradoxically it unfolds in a context of […]
24 January 2020
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From fake news’ URLs to their reception IRL #InRealLife

by Manon Berriche, PhD candidate at the médialab Since the 2016 American presidential election, the public debate has been overrun by concerns about disinformation. To […]
18 December 2019
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Cogito 8 – Governing Finance

In an issue devoted to the challenging governance of finance, our researchers might have dwelled on reviewing and analyzing the financial crises in recent memory, […]
18 December 2019

Finance: A Political and Social Challenge

All projects need financing. The State, businesses and households can either finance projects with their own funds or loans. While loans used to be in […]
18 December 2019

Are Finance and Democracy Irreconcilable?

A historical overview Finance is now considered to be the main driver of growing inequality. At the same time, governments are being pilloried for their […]
18 December 2019

The 1980s Debt Crisis: the Players and the Archives

The memory of financial crises is a funny thing. The German hyperinflation of 1923 and the stock market crash of 1929 remain well-known references and […]
18 December 2019

Legislating to Make Money

Returning to the Gold Standard in Great Britain After the Napoleonic Wars The gold standard (1)The gold standard is a monetary system in which the […]
18 December 2019

Entrepreneurial Finance: Beyond People

While high finance is increasingly seen as a deeply formal and impersonal universe of calculations and machines, especially since the advent of high-frequency trading, this […]