Economics

Soutenance d’HDR de Julien Grenet

Julien Grenet soutiendra son Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR) intitulée “Réguler les marchés scolaires : les politiques éducatives entre choix individuels et contraintes collectives”.

Le jury sera composé de Estelle Cantillon (Rapporteure, ULB), Pauline Givord (Rapporteure, OCDE et CREST), Laurent Gobillon (Suffragant, PSE), Marc Gurgand (Rapporteur, ENS) et Miren Lafourcade (Garante, Upsud). La soutenance se déroulera en salle Gaudemet sur le Campus de (…)

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Isabelle Méjean (X CREST) at the RITM Economics Seminar

The next RITM Economics Seminar will take place on Monday 19 november, in Gaudemet (Jean Monnet – 54 boulevard Desgranges – 92330 Sceaux) from 12:00 to 13:00. Isabelle Méjean (X CREST) will present “Relationship Stickiness: Measurement and Applications to International Economics” joint with J. Martin and M. Parenti.

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13th Meeting of the Urban Economics Association

Miren Lafourcade participated to the 13th Meeting of the Urban Economics Association that took place in Columbia University, New York City, on October 12-13. She presented a paper entitled “Labour productivity gains from the “Grand Paris Express” rail project” which is a collaboration with Pierre-Philippe Combes (University of Lyon and Sciences Po) and Laurent Gobillon (Paris School of Economics, CNRS). This paper provides an estimation of the changes (…)

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Trickle Down Affirmative Action: a Case Study in Chess

José de Sousa presented at the International Economics and Labor Markets semiar (PSE, CES), his paper with Muriel Niederle “Trickle Down Affirmative Action: a Case Study in Chess”. The seminar was held on October 8th, 2018.

Abstract: Vertical gender segregation is one of the most stubborn features of labor markets: high-ranking positions are primarily held by men in Business, Politics and Science. Can we design an institution, an (…)

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Manuel d’analyse spatiale

Un beau manuel d’analyse spatiale est téléchargeable librement depuis quelques jours sur le site internet de l’Insee ! L’Insee a coordonné la rédaction d’un manuel très complet (plus de 400 pages) qui répond à travers 14 chapitres à de grandes questions pour le traitement de données spatialisées. Une attention toute particulière est apportée (…)

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Laurent Gobillon (PSE) at the RITM Economics Seminar

The next RITM Economics Seminar will take place on Monday 5 november, in Gaudemet (Jean Monnet – 54 boulevard Desgranges – 92330 Sceaux) from 12:00 to 13:00. Laurent Gobillon (PSE) will present “Delineating urban areas using building density” (co-writting with Marie-Pierre de Bellefon, Pierre-Philippe Combes, et Gilles Duranton).

Abstract: We develop a new dartboard methodology to delineate urban areas using detailed information about building location, which we implement using (…)

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