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(October 18, 2017) Launching Seminar of the new MSc “Economic Decision and Cost Benefit Analysis”

Launching Seminar of the new Master of Science “Economic Decision and Cost Benefit Analysis” (EDCBA).
October 18, 2017 - Jourdan Campus, Paris. 5 pm > 7 pm

This launching seminar will be held in English.

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5 pm - Welcome Speeches and Introduction
> Sophie Mougard, Director of the Ecole des Ponts ParisTech
> Pierre-Yves Geoffard, Director of the Paris School of Economics
> Emile Quinet, Emeritus Professor Ecole des Ponts ParisTech

5.20 pm - Recent development in economic evaluation: the academic perspective
> Fanny Henriet (PSE-CNRS) and Hélène Ollivier (PSE-CNRS): “Choices of methods in Economic Evaluation”
> Nicolas Coulombel (Ecole des Ponts ParisTech): “Economic evaluation of transport and urban development projects”
> Lise Rochaix (PSE-Paris 1): “Economic evaluation in Health Care”

5.40 pm - Economic evaluation in practice
> Sylviane Gastaldo and Luc Baumstark (‎Commissariat Général à l’Investissement): “The Use of Cost-Benefit Analysis for Investment Projects in France”
> Julie de Brux (Citizing, Founding Partner): “Socio-economic impact studies: in need for mixing academic achievements with pragmatism to evaluate new types of projects”
> Xavier Fournet (Associate at KPMG): “Economic evaluation of smart buildings”
> Wladimir Andreff (Observatoire Economique du Sport, President of the Scientific Council): “Cost-benefit analysis of sport infrastructures and mega-sporting events”

6.40 pm - Presentation of the EDCBA Master of Science
> Jean-Olivier Hairault (PSE-Paris 1), Deputy Director of Education
> Dominique Jacquet (Ecole des Ponts ParisTech), Director of the Department of Economics
> Carine Staropoli (PSE-Paris 1), Director of the EDCBA MSc
> Abdelkader Slifi (Ecole des Ponts ParisTech), Academic Director of the Department of Economics

7 pm - Cocktail

Contact & Registration

October 18, 2017: Sylvain Riffé Stern, sylvain.riffe
Students who are interested in this Masters, and firms or institutions who might like to become a partner in it, please contact the Director of the Masters, Carine Staropoli, carine.staropoli

Download the EDCBA brochure

The EDCBA program starts in September 2018: to read all the available information about the courses, the admission process, the job prospects, the tuition fees... download the pdf brochure

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