November 15, 2018 - GDRI IDE Network Conference

Clermont-FerrandThe IDE-GDRI network holds a conference every two years, starting this year on 15-16 November 2018 at the Centre of Studies and Research on International Development (CERDI) and School of Economics, Université Clermont Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand. The 2018 edition will cover all aspects of development economics. The GDRI-IDE Symposium will be held at the Center […]

June 19, 2018 - Nemera Mamo (Queen Mary University London)

Natural Resources and Political Patronage in Africa: An Ethnicit Level AnalysisAbstract : We investigate the effect of resource discoveries on ethnicity level political patronage in Africa using a large geospatial dataset of more than 250 ethnic groups in 15 countries over the period 1960 to 2004. We find that the first (or single first) resource […]

June 18, 2018 - CNRS Summer School : Integrated Assessment Models

Clermont Ferrand Arnaud Diemer organises a CNRS School on Integrated Asssessment Model (IAM). A five days program dedicated to investigate How to integrate Climate, Energy and economics? William Nordhaus, Yale University, will open the conference on IAM, DICE AND RICE. Download the program More information: By Calips [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], from Wikimedia Commons […]

May 29, 2018 - Maxime Menuet (LEO, Laboratoire d’Economie d’Orléans)

Does public debt secure social peace? A diversionary theory of public debt management [PDF]Abstract: This paper develops a new analysis of the strategic use of public debt. Contrary to the usual view that politicians can use public debt to tie the hands of their successors, we show that an incumbent government can take advantage of […]

May 22, 2018 - Workshop on land use and environmental and socio-economic vulnerability

Cerdi organises a workshop on Land use and environmental and socio-economic vulnerability on May 22-23, 2018. During this workshop, researchers from Cerdi and Inra will explore the results of their investigation on the link between land use and households’ environmental and socio-economic vulnerability. The conference will be open by Dominique Bureau. Download the program

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 […]