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 […]

April 26, 2018 - 2 PhD positions in environmental economics

The Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Regional Council funds two theses on environmental economics. Research subjects: Mitigation banking: economic and environmental efficiency (in the framework of the BIOECO research project on Choosing economic instruments to save biodiversity with GEOLAB). Payments for environmental services: economic and environmental efficiency. Application deadline: June 8, 2018. The doctoral students will enroll the […]

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 […]