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American Foundation for PSE

“From the beginning, PSE has always put a high priority on international dialogue. The American Foundation for the Paris School of Economics (AFPSE) aims to support this effort by encouraging and facilitating exchange with the United States.”

Georges de Ménil, President, AFPSE


Purpose
To promote a better understanding of contemporary economic and social issues in France and elsewhere in the world.

Activities
Logo AFPSE 100x56 > Supporting programmes and projects at PSE
> Creating and developing fellowships and scholarships
> Strengthening and reforming the teaching of economics in French high schools


Events

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November 3, 2016, Pascal Lamy Dinner Debate

The Honorable Anne-Claire Legendre, The Consul General of France and the American Foundation for the Paris School of Economics are glad to welcome on November 3, 2016, Pascal Lamy [EU Trade Commissioner (1999-2004), General Director WTO (2005-2013)]. During this dinner, he will discuss “Europe in Crises
The dinner will support fellowships at American Universities of PSE students, and will fund an international evaluation of the teaching of economics in French high schools supervised by the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques of the Institut de France
Apéritif at 6 pm, Discussion at 6.30 pm, Dinner 7.40-9 pm
Consulat de France, 934 Fifth Avenue, New York City

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10th March 2015, Acemoglu/Piketty Dinner Debate

March 2015, the French Consulate on Fifth Avenue in the heart of New York City was the scene of a dinner debate between Daron Acemoglu, MIT professor, and Thomas Piketty, Associated Chair at PSE and EHESS directeur d’études.

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1. Adam Davidson, Thomas Piketty, Daron Acemoglu
2. Maximilian Belmont, George de Menil, James Jordan
3. Martin Tandler, Pierre-Yves Geoffard
4. Pierre-André Chiappori, Sheldon Danziger
5. Joanna Migdal, Benjamin de Menil
6. Frank Brochin, Jagdish Bhagwati
7. Frederick and Annelyse Allen
8. Sheldo Danziger
9. George de Menil
10. Consul General Bertrand Lortholary
11. Daron Acemoglu, Adam Davidson, Thomas Piketty
12. Aziz Friedrich
13. Pauline Brown
14. Somerset Waters
15. Bernard Selz
16. Martin Lipton
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23rd September 2013, gala dinner in honor of Christine Lagarde

September 2013, the Harvard Club of New-York City was the scene of a gala dinner in honor of Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF.

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16th May 2011, gala dinner in honor of Olivier Blanchard

16th May 2011, the French Consulate on Fifth Avenue in the heart of New York City was the scene of a gala dinner in honor of Olivier Blanchard, IMF Chief Economist.

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1. Kristina Orfali, Pierre-Andre Chiappori, Jagdish Bhagwatti
2. Julian Allen, Janine Hill, John Heimann
3. Georges de Menil, George Soros, Robert Solow
4. Henry Breck and George Soros
5. Thor Thors and Lois de Menil
6. Philippe Lalliot
7. Nouriel Roubini
8. Olivier Blanchard
9. Robert Solow and Lois de Menil
10. Jacquine Arnold
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30th November 2010, gala dinner in honor of Jacques de Larosière

November 2010 - The French Consulate on Fifth Avenue in the heart of New York City was the scene of a gala dinner before Christmas in honor of one of the most outstanding financial statesmen in the world, Jacques de Larosière.
Mr de Larosière - Managing Director of the IMF (1978-1987), Governor of the Banque de France (1987-1993), President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and DEvelopment (1993-1998) and Chairman of the High Level Committee on tje Reform of the European Financial Regulatory Structure (2008-2009) - was the guest, Novembrer 30, 2010 of the Consul General Philippe Lalliot and of the AFPSE-Amercian Foundation for the Paris School of Economics.
Notable among the guests of the evening were Paul Volker (who huddled in the entrance of the Consulate with his longtime international colleague and friend), Liz Rohatyn (former Chair of the Board of the New York Public Library, and wife of Ambassador Felix Rohatyn), Craig Stapleton (former U.S. Ambassador to Paris), Diony Lebot and Everett Schenk (the chairs of Société Générale Americas and BNP Paribas North America), John Heimann (former U.S. Comptroller of the Currency), many eminent financiers, and several Columbia University Professors including the Nobel Prize winner Ned Phelps.
Mr. De Larosière delivered the Eugene J. Sheffer Distinguished Lecture under the Rotunda at Columbia University the following day on “The Aftermath of the Financial Crisis : Towards a New Framework for Monetary Policy”. His visit to New York, organized by the American Foundation of the Paris School of Economics and the Maison Française of Columbia, was the first since the adoption by the European Parliament, September 22, of a new financial regulatory structure for the E.U., of which he was the principle architect.
The dinner was sponsored by Société Générale Americas, BNP Paribas North America, Schlumberger Ltd., Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Air-France-KLM, the Florence Gould Foundation, Janine Hill, Georges de Ménil et Marc Leland.

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1. Jacques de Larosiere
2. Jacques de Larosiere and Fred Allen, Paul Volcker and Liz Rohatyn
3. Jacques de Larosiere, Paul Volcker and Everett Schenk
4. Georges de Menil, Bernard Selz and Jacob Frankel
5. Liz Rohatyn
6. Diony Lebot and her colleagues
7. Pierre-Yves Geoffard
8. Frank Brochin
9. Table of Columbia Professors
10. Air France table
11. Jacques de Larosiere
12. BNP Table
13. Akiko Suwa’s Table
14. Akiko Suwa
15. Janine Hill
16. Georges de Menil
17. Ernie Stern and Tom Hill
18. BNP table
19. Padma Desai
20. Philippe Lalliot
21. Craig Stapleton


Tax deductions
The American Foundation for the PSE is a 501 (c)3 organization dedicated to the advancement of economic understanding in France and elsewhere. For all types of sponsorship, contributions to the AFPSE – American Foundation for the Paris School of Economics are deductible from taxable income for all individuals and corporations which pay tax in the United States. AFPSE can also receive grants from other public and private foundations. For further information : http://www.afpse.org

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