Economics serving society

“Contre la solitude sociale”, Daniel Cohen (March 2020)

Discover this new book, published last March (Editions de l’aube) by Daniel Cohen, professor at the Paris School of Economics (PSE) and at the École normale supérieure (ENS).

Dedicated page on the publisher’s site:

Extract from the back cover, by Eric Fottorino:

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“To read Daniel Cohen, to listen to him think aloud for us, is an opportunity and a constantly renewed lesson. Let him explain to us why employment in our country is a big slow boat, let him lean concretely on the real condition of the minimum wage earners or on the possible ways of universal income, whether it addresses the theme of retirement or whether it tries to measure the economic and social impact of the Yellow Vests (Gilets Jaunes) crisis, including on the way of to govern, the economist is never short of arguments and illustrations to embody his word, make it accessible and make us think by opening us unsuspected doors.”

The author

Daniel Cohen is a professor of economics at the École normale supérieure in Paris and at the Paris School of Economics. Specialist in sovereign debt issues, he is also the director of the economics department of the ENS Paris and of the Center for Economic Research and Its Applications (CEPREMAP). Daniel Cohen is a columnist for Le Monde and a columnist for L’Obs.