Economics

13th Meeting of the Urban Economics Association

Mariona Segú will participate in the 13th Meeting of the Urban Economics Association that will take place the upcoming October in Columbia University, in New York City. She will present the paper entitled “Do short-term rental platforms affect rents? Evidence from Airbnb in Barcelona” which is a collaboration with Miquel-Àngel Garcia-López, from Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona and Jordi Jofre Monseny and Rodrigo Martínez Mazza from IEB in Universitat (…)

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Roland Rathelot (U. Warwick) at the Economics Seminar

The next RITM Economics Seminar will take place on Monday 15october, in Gaudemet (Jean Monnet – 54 boulevard Desgranges – 92330 Sceaux) from 12:00 to 13:00. Roland Rathelot (U. Warwick) will present “On the Road Again? Gender differentials in reservation utility, wage and commuting distance” (with Thomas Le Barbanchon and Alexandra Roulet).

Abstract: We document how gender differentials in wages and commuting time widen over the life-cycle. We relate this (…)

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Ariell Reshef (PSE) at the Economics Seminar

The first RITM Economics Seminar will take place on Monday 1st october, in Gaudemet (Jean Monnet – 54 boulevard Desgranges – 92330 Sceaux) from 12:00 to 13:00. Ariell Reshef (PSE) will present “Legislation, Deregulation and Litigation: The 1970-1990 Demand Shift for U.S. Legal Services in Historical Perspective“.

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Facebook, vecteur de discrimination lors du recrutement

Trois chercheurs du RITM, Matthieu Manant, Serge Pajak et Nicolas Soulié publieront bientôt dans le Journal of Economic and Management Strategy une étude qui montre la conséquence de l’utilisation des réseaux sociaux en ligne sur la discrimination sur le marché du travail. En répondant à des offres emplois diffusées sur Pôle Emploi, les auteurs établissent qu’un candidat dont le profil Facebook révèle ses origines marocaines obtient 40% (…)

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Bad Nudge-Bad Robot ? project: Nudge and Ethics in human-machine verbal interaction

“Connected objects, specifically conversational agents like Google Home, bring a new dimension to interaction and could become a mean of influencing individuals. They are currently neither regulated nor evaluated and very obscure. Based on the study of “nudges”, techniques to modify the behavior of people, the team of Laurence Devillers “Affective and social dimensions in the spoken interactions” with Ioana Vasilescu, (…)

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Digital Economics Summer School

Clara JEAN and Alain RALLET attended the Digital Economics Summer School in Montpellier, on June 28th.

Clara JEAN presented a paper co-authored with Grazia Cecere, Fabrice Le Guel and Mathieu ManantSTEM and teens: An algorithm bias on a social media.

Alain RALLET presented his paper “Des smart cities aux smart citizens: vers une mesure plus complexe des perceptions du temps de transport”, co-authored with Jean-Marc Josset and (…)

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