APE Masters - PPD Masters - PhD Program - Job Market Candidates - PSE Summer School - MOOC - Exchange programs - Students and Alumni awards - Associations - Teaching PSE “Online ressources APE&PPD

PSE: Economics Serving Society - English subtitles

What do our Professors, Students, Partners and Alumni think about the PSE and its main mission “Economics Serving Society”? Watch our new video, in English and French, with English subtitles.

APE and PPD Masters

The Paris School of Economics proposes two Masters programmes, in close partnership with a number of top French academic institutions. Applications for 2017/2018 are now closed.

Being a PhD student at PSE

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The PhD program is a continuation of the Masters program. PhD students at PSE are registered at the Ecole Doctorale d’Economie ED465; this program is very demanding and the thesis must be completed within a three year period.
How to write a thesis at PSE? Students can enroll in the PSE Doctoral program once they have successfully completed one of thePSE Masters programs (APE or PPD). In order to enroll in the PhD program, a student must first have a staff member from the Paris School of Economics who has agreed to be their thesis supervisor. It is this future thesis supervisor who submits the student’s application. Please, note that direct applications from external candidates are not considered.

  • More information : see the dedicated webpage
  • PSE Job Market Candidates: in 2016-2017, PSE presents 8 candidates at the ASSA Meetings: Hamzeh Arabzadeh, Thomas Fagart, Sarah Flèche, Basile Grassi, Maria Kuecken, Claire Labonne, Jordan Roulleau-Pasdeloup, Miklos Vari.

PSE Summer School

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The PSE Summer School offers research-oriented teaching by leading experts in their fields. These started in 2016 with four topics that brought together over a hundred participants from all over the world. The participants rated the programmes 3.5 out of 4 on average (regarding course contents, professors and organization). This first successful round has encouraged PSE to continue developing its Summer School in 2017. In Paris, during 3 weeks, from June 19th to July 7th, the 2017 PSE Summer School will propose ten programs.


This French MOOC is developed in partnership with the Paris Dauphine University, Paris Science and Letters (PSL), the Research Institute for Development (IRD) and the Paris School of Economics (PSE). It presents the different methods of evaluating the impact of public policies that have developed very significantly at the academic level over the last 10 years.

PSE Exchange programs

PSE has entered into bilateral agreements with prestigious universities overseas and participates in a number of European exchange networks:
Bilateral agreements : New-York University (New-York & Abu Dhabi) and University of California Berkeley
Networks : EBIM, EDEEM, EDP, PODER and QED

PSE Students and Alumni awards

Each year, PSE students and Alumni are awarded national and international Prizes: the John Bates Clark Medal, the Young Economist Award, Le Prix du meilleur jeune économiste etc.

Students and Alumni life

Two associations are in charge of students and alumni life at the Paris School of Economics, organizing events all year long:
SYNAPSE - the students association
ALUMNI PSE - the alumni association

Are you a group of students visiting Paris ?
If you would like to meet PSE academics and students and visit our campus, please contact us directly so that we can set up a meeting during which we could talk about PSE and the Masters programmes.
S. Riffé Stern : sylvain.riffe psemail.eu

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APE Masters - PPD Masters - PhD Program - Job Market Candidates - PSE Summer School - Exchange programs - Students and Alumni awards - Associations - Teaching PSE “Online ressources APE&PPD