June 4, 2019 - Paris How can we build a more just society? The proposals of the International Panel for Social Progress

During this session of the Sustainable Development and Environmental Economics Seminar (SDDEE), Marie-Laure Djelic and Marc Fleurbaey, members of the panel’s steering committee, present the main conclusions of the report, which will also be put into perspective as to their reception and impact in the public space, their potential appropriation by the various social actors […]

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 […]

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. […]

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.  […]

September 22, 2017 - Data from Madagascar and Senegal Life Course Transition of Young Adults Surveys now available

We are pleased to announce that data from the Madagascar and Senegal Life Course Transition of Young Adults Surveys are now available on the CERDI website. These data have been collected in 2012 in Madagascar and between 2012 and 2013 in Senegal with the financial support from IZA/DFID Growth Labor Markets in Low Income Countries […]