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"The Dakar Consensus" - International Conference - "Africa Sustainable Development & Sustainable Debt"

The "Dakar Consensus", a joint statement at the end of the international conference on debt and sustainable development, followed by a conference to monitor and evaluate the Consensus, by the members of the Circle of Economists....

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Les Rencontres Économiques d'Aix-en-Provence

Renewing trust !

1 Theme, 1 Program, 3 days of conferences : Since it was launched by Le Cercle des économistes in 2001, Les Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-en-Provence have been this unique moment of collective intelligence expressed through demanding debates. Their...

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Since 2013 Les Rencontres Economiques d'Aix-en-Provence encouraged hundreds of students and Young aged 18 to 28, to share their ideas and wishes for the future. ...

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“The Dakar Consensus” – International Conference – “Africa Sustainable Development & Sustainable Debt” 2 Dec 2019 | CICAD DAKAR

At the initiative of the Cercle des économistes, the Dakar International Conference on "Sustainable Development & Sustainable Debt: Finding the Right Balance" was held on 2 December 2019. This day of reflection, co-organized by the President of Senegal, the . . .

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Les Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-en-Provence 2019 Renewing Trust ! 5 Jul 2019 | Aix-Marseille Université

RENEWING TRUST ! 5, 6 & 7  July 2019   In order to reconnect with trust, and provide an answer to growing pessimism, solutions still need to be invented. This spleen, strengthened by all the metamorphoses impacting our world, leads to . . .

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Best Young Economist of France 2019 Best Young Economist of France 2019 13 May 2019 | Ministère de l'Enseignement Supèrieur et de la Recherche

The 2019 Best Young Economist Award is awarded by Le Monde and Le cercme des économistes. She received her Prize on May 13 from the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Mrs Frédérique Vidal. Stefanie Stantcheva, 33 . . .

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Les Rencontres Économique in Singapore New horizons for the world economy 14 Mar 2019 | Lee Kwan Yew School of Public Policy - 469C Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259772

Rencontres Économiques in Singapore 2019 “New Horizons for the World Economy ” “Les nouveaux horizons de l’économie mondiale” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwYBC9wXYjI While globalization has been accelerating, voices arise against an ever more integrated global economy. Innovation . . .

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Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-en-Provence 2018 The World's Metamorphoses 6 Jul 2018 | Aix-en-Provence

“THE WORLD’S METAMORPHOSES” 6, 7 AND 8 JULY 2018   A precursor theme, marker for the global economic discussion. In order to choose the new edition theme and program, all 30 members of Le Cercle des économistes have led an . . .

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Best Young Economist of France 2018 Best Young Economist of France Award 28 May 2018 | Banque de France

Gabriel Zucman, 31 ans  professeur à l'Université de Berkeley en Californie est le lauréat de la 19e édition du Prix du Meilleur Jeune Economiste, créé en 2000 par le Cercle des économistes et Le Monde. Les 3 économistes nomin . . .

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Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-en-Provence 2017 In search of new forms of prosperity 7 Jul 2017 | Aix-en-Provence

In search of new forms of prosperity 7, 8 et 9 juillet 2017 Confronted to the main issues that are shaping our world, we will address the forms of a renewed prosperity which is not anymore the only result of . . .

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Best Young Economist of France 2017 Prix du Meilleur Jeune Economiste 22 May 2017 | Auditorium de la Banque de France, 31, rue Croix-des-Petits-Champs - 75001 PARIS

Agé de 39 ans, Antoine Bozio dirige à Paris l’Institut des politiques publiques. Il est maître de conférences à l’EHESS et chercheur associé à Paris School of Economics et à l’Institute for Fiscal Studies de Londres. Normalien, il a . . .

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Rencontres Économiques in Singapore Europe and the Asian Century: Keys for the World Economy 24 Nov 2016 | ESSEC Business School, Asia-Pacific, 5 Nepal Park, Singapour 139408

Inspired by Les Rencontres d’Aix-en-Provence in France, the first edition of Les Rencontres Économiques in Singapore -  France-Singapore Economic Forum -will be organize by le Cercle des économistes, in collaboration with ESSEC Business School, the Economic Society . . .

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Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-en-Provence 2016 In A World Of Turmoil, What is A Nation For ? 1 Jul 2016 | Aix-en-Provence

In a World of Turmoil, what is a Nation for? 1, 2 & 3 july 2016 The 16th edition of Les Rencontres économiques d’Aix-en-Provence will be dedicated to the role of a country in a globalized world . . .

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Best Young Economist of France 2016 Best Young Economist of France Prize 23 May 2016 | Sénat

Camille Landais: Best Young Economist of France 2016 Camille Landais is a professor at The London School of Economics and Political Science. Co-editor at the Journal of Public Economics, alumni of the Ecole Normale Supérieure, he completed his . . .

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GE’s Paris Garage Energy Transition: A Model of Society? 29 Oct 2015 | Espace Commines

Roundtable Cercle des économistes – Energy Transition: A Model of Society? Energy transition, at the heart of the fight against climate change, is a change of the global “economic model” responding to the need to produce wealth while emitting less CO2 . . .

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Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-en-Provence 2015 What if work were the key ? 3 Jul 2015 | Aix-en-Provence

For three days, 220 people from 30 different countries and a wide diversity of backgrounds have talked about employment as a source of wealth and opportunity. On Friday, the general framework of the three-day meeting was established. On Saturday . . .

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Best Young Economist of France Award 2015 Best Young Econommist of France Award 18 May 2015 | Sénat

Pascaline Dupas : Best Young Economist of France 2015 On May the 18th, Pascaline Dupas, Associate Professor of Economics at Stanford University, received the Best Young Economist of France Award 2015 for her work on education and health policies in Africa . . .

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Best Young Economist of France 2015 Best Young Economist of France Award 18 May 2015 | Sénat

Pascaline Dupas : Prix de la Meilleure Jeune Economiste 2015 Le 18 mai 2015, Pascaline Dupas, Professeure associée à l’université de Stanford, a reçu le Prix 2015 du Meilleur Jeune Economiste pour ses travaux portant sur les politiques de . . .

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Economic Rendez-vous of the Mediterranean 2014 What contribution the Social and Solidarity Economy can it provide to the development in the Mediterranean ? 8 Nov 2014 | Marseille

“What contribution the Social and Solidarity Economy can it provide to the development in the Mediterranean ?” Organization: The tenth conference of RV Med, organized by the Institute of the Mediterranean/Femise & the Cercle des économistes will be held in . . .

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Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-en-Provence 2014 Invest and Invent Tomorrow 4 Jul 2014 | Aix-en-Provence

After a long period of economic development and expansion, the world is at a turning point in its history. The 14th annual conference of “Les Rencontres économiques d’Aix-en-Provence” was focused on the topic "invest and invent tomorrow . . .

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Best Young Economist of France Award 2014 Best Young Economist of France Award 2014 26 May 2014 | Sénat

The Best Young Economist of France Award, organised by the Cercle des Économistes and Le Monde, aims at rewarding academic excellence, innovation capacity and contribution to the public debate. The Best Young Economist of France Award 2014 was handed to . . .

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Rencontres Économiques de Casablanca 2014 Is Africa the World's Future ? 9 Apr 2014 | Casablanca

The Cercle des économistes organised the first edition of the Rencontres Économiques de Casablanca with the topic : « Is Africa the World's Future ? ». These Rencontres were held onthe 9th and 10th of April at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Initiated by . . .

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Economic Rendez-vous of the Mediterranean 2013 9 Nov 2013 | Marseille

“For a Mediterranean of Creativity and Innovation: an ambition for the Youth” The 9th Economic Rendezvous of the Mediterranean were held at the Villa Méditerranée in Marseille on Saturday, November 9th, 2013 concluding the Mediterranean Economic Week in . . .

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Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-en-Provence 2013 The Clash of Times 5 Jul 2013 | Aix-en-Provence

The World Economy, between Emergencies and the Long Term The world economy has a past, a present, and a future. But it is also made up of a myriad of different approaches to time. Countries, cultures, sectors of activity conform . . .

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Best Young Economist of France Award 2013 Best Young Economist of France Award 2013 27 May 2013 | Sénat

The Best Young Economist of France Award, organised by the Cercle des économistes and Le Monde, aims at rewarding academic excellence, innovation capacity and contribution to the public debate. The Best Young Economist of France Award 2013 was handed to . . .

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Economic Rendez-vous of the Mediterranean 2012 20 Oct 2012 | Marseille

"New powers, new economic programs in the Mediterranean" Rarely the situation of the Mediterranean has seemed so uncertain. On one side the unprecedented economic crisis and on the other a political revolution which seeks stability. This exceptional situation should allow . . .

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Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-en-Provence 2012 What if the Sun Also Rises in the West... 6 Jul 2012 | Aix-en-Provence

The New Global Dynamics Over the last 10 years, there has been a strong belief forming of the final shift in economic and eventual political power from OECD countries to emerging nations. The purpose of the 12th Rencontres Économiques d . . .

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Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-en-Provence 2011 The States of the World 8 Jul 2011 | Aix-en-Provence

We have now reached the end of an economic cycle. After 30 years of attempting to reform the State and discussing its role, one question remains. Is the comeback of State interventions these last few years a passing trend, a . . .

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Final declaration REAix2019 Cercle des économistes   |    7 Jul 2019

RENEWING TRUST ! This final statement from Le Cercle des économistes is a call to reason, to greater lucidity and most of all, a call to action in order for us to face the great disruptions of our time, be they . . .

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Five urgent challenges for Le Cercle des économistes : Final declaration REAix2018 Jean-Hervé LORENZI (président)   |    8 Jul 2018

Over the past few months, the troubled atmosphere in the world has often been analyzed in too simple a way. As history has often proven, what seems to be permanent is just a short phase in our trajectory. Whether in . . .

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12 proposals for a social compact of progress : Final Declaration REAix2017 Jean-Hervé LORENZI (président)   |    9 Jul 2017

12 PROPOSALS FOR A SOCIAL COMPACT OF PROGRESS The challenges raised by the Rencontres Economiques d’Aix 2017 are strikingly urgent.  Technological change and globalization have brought about unprecedented wealth, but with its long ignored suffering: democracies in jeopardy, unequal . . .

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Options for a Euro-area fiscal capacity Jean PISANI-FERRY   |   10 Jan 2013

Europe has responded to the crisis with strengthened budgetary and macroeconomic surveillance, the creation of the European Stability Mechanism, liquidity provisioning by resilient economies and the European Central Bank and a process towards a banking union. However, a monetary union . . .

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Should the G20 agree to current-account balance targets? Jean PISANI-FERRY   |    5 Nov 2010

The hard question is how to meet the targets US TREASURY Secretary Tim Geithner has recently proposed that the G20 countries “undertake policies consistent with reducing external imbalances below a specified share of GDP”. Countries “running persistent deficits should boost . . .

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The New Global Financial Regulation Laura TYSON   |    6 Jul 2009

This article was written by Laura Tyson, S.K. and Angela Chan, Haas School of Business,University of California at Berkeley, at the occasion of Les Rencontres Economiques d'Aix-en-Provence 2009 “Growth, Demography, Finance: from Major Economic Breakdowns . . .

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Publications in English

Progress or Freedom Jean-Hervé LORENZI (président)   |    7 Nov 2019

Technological dominance is shifting the balance of global economic stability. This is the central premise behind the latest book from Lorenzi and Berrebi who view the rise of artificial intelligence, robotics, use of private data, and genetic transformation, among other . . .

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Between China and France : Multi-colored roads Jean-Paul BETBÈZE   |    8 Apr 2019

Like a prism deflecting a bearm of white jight into multiple colored rays and wavelengths, this essay commissioned to Jean-Paul Betbeze by the Fondation Prospective et Innovation examines the chances presented to and by France as China rises into . . .

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The Factory-Free Economy Lionel FONTAGNÉ   |   2017

The Factory-Free Economy Outsourcing, Servitization, and the Future of Industry  Lionel Fontagné & Ann Harrison Oxford De-industrialization, accelerated by the financial crisis, is a long term process. The comparative advantage of emerging economies shifted towards more advanced goods . . .

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A Violent World Jean-Hervé LORENZI (président), Mickael BERREBI   |   30 Mar 2016

During the 1990s Francis Fukuyama announced the end of history. The 2000s showed how it is an illusion to imagine a peaceful world without conflict. In this book, the authors explore how six major constraints are set to fix the . . .

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Global Imbalances and the Collapse of Globalised Finance Anton BRENDER   |   10 Feb 2010

The world economy is just starting to recover from the most disastrous episode in the history of financial globalisation. Understanding what happened is essential. Anton Brender and Florence Pisani, both economists with Dexia Asset Management and teaching at Paris-Dauphine . . .

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The Great Trade Collapse: Causes, Consequences and Prospects Lionel FONTAGNÉ   |   29 Nov 2009

When the investment bank Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy in late 2008, the news sent shockwaves across the global economy. The drop in confidence decimated world trade, leading to what the authors of this book call the Great Trade Collapse . . .

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