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 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 […]

April 24, 2018 - Eric Rougier (University of Bordeaux)

Do (all) sectoral shocks lead to aggregate volatility? Empirics from a production network perspective (co-author : Omar Joya, American University, Kabul)Abstract : Productive diversification has long been acknowledged as a volatility-reducing strategy. Yet, recent theoretical contributions have shown that, in strongly diversified economies, idiosyncratic shocks could translate into aggregate volatility via the network of inter-industry […]

February 1, 2018 - Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

 The CERDI (Centre d’Etudes et Recherches en Développement International) at the University Clermont Auvergne (UCA) is keen on acting as a host institution for Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowships. Themes: financing development, sustainable development, global governance and economic integration. Download the call