The Paris School of Economics (PSE, in French: L’École d’économie de Paris — EEP), created on 21 December 2006 in Paris, France, is a French economics department. The EEP combines researchers from several institutions, including DELTA and INRA. Since October 2007, the department is headed by François Bourguignon.

Foundation and organization

Inaugurated by Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin in 2007 and located in Paris, the PSE aims to draw staff from: École normale supérieure, École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), the University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne. It is part of the French official research center, the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS). PSE has an exchange program with UC Berkley and recently announced a global partnership with NYU

International standing

Its contributory economics faculties, including the Ecole Normale Superieure, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, the Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE, are ranked between the top 13 and 53 departments worldwide by publication output of the top five scholars. According to the global economics departments ranking released in March 2011 by RePEc, it was ranked at 17. The EEP aim is to be one of the top global institutions for economic research, alongside Harvard, MIT and the London School of Economics.

== Notable faculty

  • Philippe Askenazy
  • François Bourguignon
  • Bernard Caillaud
  • Andrew Clark
  • Daniel Cohen
  • Pierre-Yves Geoffard
  • Olivier Gossner
  • Roger Guesnerie
  • Jean Imbs
  • Philippe Jehiel
  • David Martimort
  • Eric Maurin
  • Thomas Piketty
  • Richard Portes
  • Romain Ranciere
  • Thierry Verdier
Advisory council
  • Robert Allen (Oxford University)
  • Anthony B. Atkinson (Oxford University)
  • Olivier Blanchard (MIT)
  • Richard Blundell (University College à l'University of London)
  • Graziella Caselli (Université "La Sapienza", à Rome)
  • Paul David (Stanford University)
  • Rodolphe Dos Santos (University of Strasbourg)
  • Jon Elster (Collège de France)
  • Andreu Mas Colell (University Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona GSE)
  • James Mirrlees (University of Cambridge)
  • Torsten Persson (Stockholm University)
  • Patrick Rey (Université de Toulouse)
  • Dani Rodrik (Kennedy School of Government of Harvard)
  • Amartya Sen (Harvard University)
  • Joseph Stiglitz (Columbia University)
  • Viviana Zelizer (Princeton University)

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