3 July 2020

For a Better Intergenerational Circulation of Assets

The issues of population aging and savings are intimately linked. Their relationship shapes the intergenerational distribution of wealth, and more importantly, the way in which […]
18 May 2020
Christophe de Margerie et Laurence Parisot. Troisième journée de l'Université du Medef 2009. Crédit image : Pierre Metivier, CC BY-NC 2.0

The New Spirit of Neoliberalism: Equality and Economic Prosperity

By Hélène Périvier, OFCE, head of PRESAGE and Réjane Sénac, CEVIPOF* During the 20th century, the legal, social, and economic situation of women living in […]
18 May 2020
Boris Kollar, candidat de Sme Rodina (Nous sommes une famille) lors des élections présidentielles en Croatie, janvier 2020. Source : Instagram-Sme-rodina

Gender and “Illiberal” Democracies: Towards a New European Divide?

By Maxime Forest, OFCE, PRESAGE* On February 21st, Le Monde published an article titled “Gender wars declared in Eastern Europe”. A few days later, The […]
13 February 2020
An old ibu (woman) sits among the ruins of her house in Pariaman, north of Padang, West Sumatra. Crédits image : US Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

No environmental economics without social justice

On September 18, 2019, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg appeared before the U.S. House of Representatives. When asked to submit a written version of her […]
6 July 2019

Civilising capitalism

In his latest book, Civiliser le capitalisme [Civilising capitalism] (Fayard), OFCE president Xavier Ragot confirms that reducing economic security and defending democracy requires rethinking economic […]
1 April 2018
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The new paths of economic science

The financial crisis that began in 2008 in the United States before hitting Europe, overturned the understanding of, and approaches to economics. Some consensuses were […]
3 October 2017

The carbon footprint of French households and international trade

1 June 2017: the United States withdrawal from the Paris agreement resounded like a thunderclap in a world that had a priori reached a consensus […]
4 February 2017

What pathways will lead to decarbonisation?

The Paris Agreement substantially increased the need to better understand the economic, social and environmental implications of the decarbonisation to which the global community has […]
2 June 2016
Banque Centrale Européenne

Strength in (European ) Union?

L’économie européenne 2016, a French Economic Observatory (OFCE) collective work, edited by Jérôme Creel, helps grasp the magnitude of the crisis that European institutions are […]