Economics serving society
Denis Cogneau

Denis Cogneau

PSE Professor

Directeur d'études EHESS

Research Director IRD

Campus Jourdan – 48 Boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris

5th floor, office 05

Phone +33(0)1 80 52 16 85

  • Political economy of development
  • History of Development
  • Structural Change, Inequalities and Development

Work in Progress

POLITICAL ECONOMY OF COLONIALISM - COLECOPOL research program

   State Capacity in Africa from colonial times to present - with Yannick Dupraz, Justine Knebelmann,   and Sandrine Mesplé-Somps

    Colonial Public Finance in West Africa  [Working Paper]

    Taxation in Africa from Colonial Times to Present [Working Paper]

     French Capitalism and the Colonial Empire - with Pierre-Cyrille Hautcoeur, Elisa Grandi, Sebastian Garcia Cornejo, David Smadja

     Conscription and Taxation in French Colonial Africa - with Zhexun Mo [Slides EHESS]

 

DEVELOPMENT AND ECONOMIC HISTORY OF AFRICA

     Living Conditions in Colonial Africa (1880-1960)  - with Alexander Moradi [Slides WEHC Kyoto]

     Inequality in Africa  (1990-2017)  - with Lucas Chancel, Amory Gethin, Alix Myczkowski, Anne-Sophie Robilliard [Working Paper]

     Land Use, Agricultural Productivity and Urbanization in Africa - with Lara Tobin and Liam Wren-Lewis [Slides CSAE Oxford]

     Malaria and Child Mortality in Africa - with Pauline Rossi  [Working Paper]