Paris School of Economics - École d'Économie de Paris

Economics serving society

Denis Cogneau

Denis Cogneau

PSE Professor

Senior Research Fellow IRD - Directeur d'études EHESS

Campus Jourdan – 48 Boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris

5th floor, office 05

Phone +33(0)1 80 52 16 85

  • Development Economics
  • Structural Change
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Political Economy and Economics of Institutions



Courses and Seminars:

Master Public Policy and Development (first year M1):

Measurement of social facts - with Julien Grenet and Paul Dutronc - 24 h + 12 h tutorial (S1) 

           Slides sessions 1 and 2 (2016/17)

Master Analysis and Policy in Economics (first year M1):

Introduction to Development with Sylvie Lambert and Oliver Vanden Eynde - 18h (S2)

           Slides sessions 1 and 2 (2016/17)

Master programs APE and PPD (second year M2), Research Seminar EHESS:

Economic History of Development in the colonial and postcolonial eras  - 24 h (S2)

           Syllabus 2016/17

Doctoral Students at PSE - EHESS:

Past Doctoral Students at EHESS:

  • Yannick Dupraz (Warwick U.)  Historical institutions and Development in Africa   (2016)
  • Léa Rouanet (World Bank)  Long-term Health Evolutions in Africa     (2015)
  • Lara Tobin (Office HLM 93)  Urbanization and Land Issues in Africa (2015)
  • Rémi Jedwab (G. Washington Univ.)  Natural Resources and Urbanization in Africa (2012)
  • Phillippe Leite (World Bank)  Social Programs in Brazil (2012)
  • Anne Olivier (Consultante) Access to Water in Developing Cities (2010)
  • Thomas Bossuroy (World Bank) Social Mobility and Ethnicity in Africa (2009)
  • Elise Huillery (Univ. Dauphine)  French Colonization in Western Africa (2008)

Past Doctoral Students at Sciences-Po:

  • Michael Grimm (Passau Univ.)  Economic Demography in Africa (2002)