Press releases

18th March 2014 - French luxury and international competition: a research by the Paris School of Economics

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The effects of globalisation on businesses, employment and the balance of trade are regularly at the centre of economic, social and political debate. For developed countries, especially European ones, the emerging economies [...] provoke as much fear as expectation in relation to these matter.
What does the first scientific study of the luxury sector teach us?
How do we explain the success of luxury firms? What are the key issues ?
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9th Sept. 2013: PSE students and alumni 2013 summer awards


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Many institutions enjoy the summer break to reward the work done during the past academic year. The 2013 summer has been particularly rich in awards for PSE students: Jean-Edouard Colliard, Fanny Henriet and Marlon Seror have seen their theses and dissertations rewarded. Emmanuel Farhi, a former APE student (alumni 2001), has been named “Best Young Economist 2013”.
Presentation and interview of the winners.
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28th March 2013: Thomas Piketty 2013 Yrjö Jahnsson Award


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In 1993 the Finnish Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation established a biennial award, called the Yrjö Jahnsson prize, for a European economist under 45 years old who has made a contribution in theoretical and applied research that is significant to economics in Europe. The first award was presented at the 1993 Helsinki Congress...
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Feb. 2013 - Pierre-Yves Geoffard : the new Director of the PSE


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Après cinq années d’un développement continu sous la direction de François Bourguignon, PSE-Ecole d’économie de Paris s’est affirmé comme un pôle majeur de réflexion et d’action. Depuis le 1er février 2013, Pierre-Yves Geoffard a pris les commandes d’un des 3 meilleurs centres européens de recherche en économie - à la lisière d’un Top 10 mondial dans lequel le nouveau directeur ambitionne d’installer PSE. Tout en affirmant les spécificités, la diversité et l’originalité des recherches et enseignements qui y sont menés avec, à horizon 2016, un rassemblement de toutes les équipes dans un nouveau bâtiment sur le campus Jourdan…
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24th July 2012 - AFSE 2012 Conference: an excellent year for PSE economists !


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Chaque année, les économistes de PSE sont distingués par l’Association Française de Science Economique (AFSE). Cette année encore, lors du 61ème Congrès de l’AFSE qui s’est tenu début juillet à Paris, les travaux de trois doctorants ont été distingués, et un chercheur a reçu le prix Edmond Malinvaud (créé en 2010) qui récompense le meilleur article académique publié par un jeune économiste de moins de 40 ans dans une revue répertoriée par l’American Economic Association.
Ils nous présentent ici leurs recherches ; si vous souhaitez en savoir plus, rendez-vous sur leurs pages personnelles ou accédez à leur intervention en ligne : http://www.afse.fr/gene/main.php?base_id_ref=235
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Hippolyte d’Albis rewarded 2012 best young french economist


Quelle a été votre première réaction à la remise de ce prix ?
H.d’Albis: “Ce prix est décerné chaque année, depuis 2000, par Le Monde et le Cercle des économistes. La cérémonie, qui s’est déroulée dans une aile du palais du Luxembourg où siège le Sénat, est impressionnante : économistes, hommes politiques, journalistes etc. sont au rendez-vous, avec une qualité d’écoute « académique » ! Je suis honoré d’avoir reçu ce prix, des mains de Michel Camdessus et de Jean-Michel Charpin...”
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20th March 2012 - The PSE and the CREST join their forces to developp the Institut des politiques publiques (IPP)

PSE et le CREST s’associent pour développer l’Institut des politiques publiques
PSE-Ecole d’économie de Paris et le Centre de Recherche en Economie et Statistique (CREST) s’associent pour assurer le développement de l’Institut des politiques publiques. L’IPP, créé en septembre 2011 dans le cadre du Labex OSE-Ouvrir la Science Economique porté par PSE, vise à promouvoir l’analyse et l’évaluation quantitatives des politiques publiques.
Le 2 avril à 14h30 (Paris 14e), PSE et le CREST auront le plaisir de vous présenter l’IPP, ainsi que les résultats de sa première étude “Fiscalité et redistribution en France: 1997-2012”.
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16th feb 2012 - PSE 5th anniversary

PSE-Ecole d’économie de Paris :
après 5 ans d’existence, un nouveau chapitre s’ouvre...
Le 21 décembre 2006, six établissements prestigieux d’enseignement supérieur et de recherche, l’Etat et la Région Ile-de-France, ainsi que des entreprises privées instituaient en Fondation de coopération scientifique “PSE-Ecole d’économie de Paris” (Paris School of Economics)...
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25th January 2012 - Anne-Celia Disdier and Facundo Alvaredo awarded

A-C Disdier et F. Alvaredo : deux chercheurs de PSE primés.
Anne-Celia Disdier: Laurier « jeune chercheur 2011 » de l’INRA
Facundo Alvaredo: Bourse internationale « ESRC-DFID Grant 2011 »
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11th January 2012 - Une nouvelle enquête sur les décisions économiques des couples démarre prochainement !

Dans le cadre d’une collaboration unique entre PSE-Ecole d’économie de Paris, l’Université Cergy-Pontoise, l’Université Paris1-Panthéon-Sorbonne, le CNRS et l’ESSEC, des économistes recherchent des volontaires pour se prêter au jeu en couple en Laboratoire d’Economie expérimentale: face à de (vraies) fausses situations, comment chaque conjoint réagit-il pour acheter ? Pour planifier ?
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13th October 2011: 1 PSE alumni and 1 PhD student rewarded

Isabelle Méjean and Gabriel Zucman, PSE alumni and PhD student are laureates of the Prix « jeune chercheur en économie » 2011 (Fondation Banque de France) and FEEM Award 2011 (European Economic Association).
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16th June 2011 - NYU and PSE to announce global partnership

New York University (NYU) and the Paris School of Economics (PSE) announce a global partnership that will create a faculty exchange program between the two institutions. In addition to facilitating faculty and research collaboration between the schools, the partnership will bring members of the PSE faculty to teach courses in NYU’s global network, beginning at NYU Abu Dhabi this fall.
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7th March - Esther Duflo conference 24/03/11 “Policies, Politics: Against Political Economy”

One year ago, Esther Duflo was awarded the Clark Medal.
In April 2011, she will publish with Abhijit Banerjee a book « Poor economics : a radical rethinking of the way to fight global poverty ». On the 24 th of March, the Paris School of Economics and the J-PAL Europe will welcome her for the first time for a conference...
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February 2011 - Job Market : a key-moment in PhD students life (and their institutions)

Every year, some PhD students of the Paris School of Economics, on the verge of defending their thesis, decide to be candidate on the Job Market.
They aim at obtaining a position mostly in european or international universities, as well as in national or international institutions...
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23rd December : 3 researchers and alumni rewarded

3 researchers and alumni rewarded
> Nicolas Coeurdacier, Prix « jeune chercheur en économie » 2010 de la Fondation Banque de France
> Jeanne Hagenbach, Prix de thèse en économie 2010 AFSE-Association Française de Sciences Economiques
> Frédéric Koessler, Médaille de bronze 2010 CNRS - Institut des sciences humaines et sociales (INSHS)
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15th September 2010 : Nina Guyon and Florian Mayneris, two PSE prize winners

The FEEM prize of the European Economic Association and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) is awarded each year to young european economists (under 30). In 2010, two laureates out of three (among 600 candidates) have submitted an article from their PhD thesis written within PSE : Nina Guyon and Florian Mayneris.
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6th September 2010 : eight internationally-renowned Economists have joined PSE-EEP

Every year, Universities and Research Centres in Economics join battle to try to attract the best Economists on the market, whether they be new PhDs or established researchers. PSE-EEP is happy to announce that eight internationally-renowned Economists will be joining the School in September 2010...
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31th May 2010 : a Blaise Pascal Chair 2010 granted to Rachel Kranton

Financed by the State and the Ile-de-France Region, the Blaise Pascal Chairs allowed each year 5 internationally renowned scientists to stay a few months in a teaching and/or research center. From September 2010, the Paris School of Economics will host Rachel Kranton, a major contributor to modern economics sciences...
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26th April 2010 : E. Duflo, 1st Development Economist to receive the John Bates Clark medal

The American Economic Association has decerned, at the end of April 2010, the John Bates Clark medal to Esther Duflo, Professor at the Massachussets Institute of Technology and co-founder of the J-PAL, for her research in Development Economics. It is the second times that a french Economist (E. Saez, 2009) and a woman (S. Attey, 2007) is awarded.
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26th January 2010 : The Banque de France Chair of the Paris School of Economics, first international conference co-organised with the IMF

With the IMF and the financial support of the Cepremap, the first conference of this Chair on “Economic Linkages, Spillovers and the Financial Crisis” is held in Paris on the 28th and 29th of January 2010. This conference brings together leading academics and policy makers working on current global policy issues, including global imbalances, international trade, international business cycles, financial bubbles, and relevant aspects of the financial crisis.
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11th January 2010 : Final Report: The effect of a policy of parental involvement in secondary schools

The Paris School of Economics has produced a final report for Martin Hirsch, the High Commissioner for Youth, regarding the evaluation of a programme carried out in 2008-2009 in 40 Secondary Schools in the Créteil regional education authority. This evaluation is the first of its kind in France: due to the public-policy stakes – policies regarding pupils’ parents have attracted only little interest from policy makers to date – and the scientific research method employed – a random or “controlled” experiment carried out by the J-PAL Europe Research Centre of the Paris School of Economics
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26th November 2009: Lecture by Emmanuel Saez on the 15th of December 2009 – the first French Economist to receive the John Bates Clark medal

At the end of April 2009, the American Economic Association decerned the John Bates Clark medal to Emmanuel Saez, Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, for his research in Public Economics. In over a decade of work at the highest level, Emmanuel Saez has made significant theoretical and empirical contributions to a number of fields (optimal tax theory, as well as the distribution of income and wealth). On the 15th of December, PSE has been pleased to invite Emmanuel Saez for a lecture on ’Taxation and Redistributive Politics’ on the Jourdan campus.

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6th November 2009: B. Apouey and J. Grenet, two PSE prizewinners

Bénédicte Apouey, 29 years old, and Julien Grenet, 30 years old, have been awarded respectively the FEEM prize of the European Economic Association (EEA) and the prize of the French Economic Association (AFSE). The link below contains a presentation of and interview with these two young researchers who both carried out their PhD work at the Paris School of Economics.

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8th October 2009: The evaluation of reinforced accompanying measures for the long-term unemployed

Luc Behaghel, Bruno Crépon et Marc Gurgand

Which measures are best-adapted to help those at risk of long-term unemployment to find a job? Economists at CREST and PSE, and members of the Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Luc Behaghel, Bruno Crépon and Marc Gurgand have evaluated the relative effectiveness of two reinforced accompanying measures, one of which used a private-sector placement agency, and the other which was run by the ANPE via the programme « Cap vers l’entreprise ».

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