May 3, 2018 - 4th Workshop on the Economics of Migration

 Nuremberg The Institute for Employment Research (IAB) organizes with Centre for Population Change and CERDI, the 4th Workshop on the Economics of Migration to be held in Nuremberg in May 2018. Ph.D. Students and young researchers are invited to submit their paper before January 31, 2018. Three keynotes speakers will present their last research: Flore Gubert […]

January 16, 2018 - Bladimir Carrillo (IPEA, Brazil)

 More Doctors, Better Health? Evidence from a Physician Distribution Policy [PDF]Abstract: In 2013, the Brazilian government implemented one of the largest physician distribution programs on record. Using a difference-in-difference framework, we document that the number of physicians increased by 17 percent in treated areas, with effects that are substantially larger in magnitude for family doctors. […]

January 15, 2018 - Paris International conference “Development, climate, security: challenges for a new cooperation policy”

Organised by CERDI, FERDI and IDDRI as part of the Initiative for Development and Global Governance (IDGM), and LABEX IDGM+

December 19, 2017 - Sébastien Desbureaux (World Bank)

Drought in the City: The Economic Impact of Water Scarcity in Latin American Metropolitan Areas [PDF]Abstract: While the harmful impact of droughts in rural areas is a well-documented topic, how urban areas are impacted by water scarcity remains largely an open question. In this paper, we provide evidence that cities’ economies also significantly suffer from droughts. […]

December 18, 2017 - Paris Brown-bag lunch avec Michel Garenne

Ce séminaire a traité de la question démographique en Afrique subsaharienne, et plus précisément du lien entre le planning familial et la fécondité.

December 18, 2017 - Clermont-Ferrand Presentation of the book « Le réveil de l’éléphant d’Afrique »

By Théophile Ahoua N’Doli, Inspector General of Côte d’Ivoire and former Minister.

December 18, 2017 - Researcher competitive recruitment (CNRS)

Associate scientist on "Development economics"The CERDI, a joint research centre on development economics of the Université Clermont Auvergne and of the French CNRS (, invites any candidate to the positions of associate scientists normal class (chargé de recherche classe normale) offered by CNRS in Section 37 (economics and management) to give a seminar at CERDI.  […]

December 14, 2017 - Nouméa Colloque : Inégalités sociales et décolonisation, les rééquilibrages de la Nouvelle-Calédonie

Michaël Goujon, enseignant chercheur économiste au Cerdi – Université Clermont Auvergne et responsable du programme “indicateurs innovants” de la Ferdi a participé à ce colloque.

December 14, 2017 - New-York UN-OHRLLS : Expert Group Meeting on UN Support for Graduation and Smooth Transition for LDCs

Patrick Guillaumont spoke during the opening session.

December 13, 2017 - Paris Banque de France-FERDI seminar

Discussion of research papers : “Credit risk and Bank competition in Sub Saharan Africa” and “Technology Gap, Managerial Efficiency and Ownership: Evidence From the Banking System in MENA”