September 15th 2021

Why do most prices rarely change?

For most products, prices tend to remain the same over weeks or even months. There is a simple explanation for this: it would be too expensive for companies to perpetually analyse market price changes. This is the conclusion reached by economists Mark N. Harris, Hervé Le Bihan and Patrick Sevestre.
September 03rd 2021

Prevention is better than ... getting old?

In 2019, public health expenditure in the European Union amounted to 983 billion euros - 7% of GDP on average. According to a study conducted by researchers Yevgeniy Goryakin, Sophie Thiébaut, Sébastien Cortaredona, Aliénor Lerouge, Michele Cecchini, Andrea Feigl, and Bruno Ventelou, health spending will continue to increase steadily, reaching an estimated figure of between 1223 and 1278 billion euros by 2050.

42nd ASSET annual meeting

The 42nd annual meeting of the ASsociation of Southern-European Economic Theorists (ASSET) will take place from October 20 to October 22, 2021 in the premises of AMSE.
June 29th 2021

New double degree with Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics

Happy to announce that a new double degree program in master Economics has been signed with Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics.
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June 15th 2021

AMSE Newsletter n°13 is available !

Discover Bruno Ventelou's perspective on health economics, recent scientific publications, news from the school and an interview with Aurélia Tison, former PhD student

“On-the-job” track of the AMSE PhD Program - Call for applications

Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE) is inviting applications for its “On-the-job” track of the AMSE PhD Program.
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Next events

Due to the health crisis, our events are maintained and will take place online.

  • online
  • amse seminar
Monday, September 20| 11:30am to 12:45pm

Valéry Ridde

IRD, Centre Population et Développement
Health intervention research and economics…more dialogues?
  • phd seminar
Tuesday, September 21| 11:00am to 11:45am

Rosnel Sessinou

Precision least squares: Estimation and inference in high-dimensional linear regression models
  • interaction seminar
Thursday, September 23| 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Erika Pini

Polarization in a multidimensional political space
  • development and international economics seminar
Friday, September 24| 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Hillel Rapoport

Migration and cultural change
  • amse seminar
Monday, September 27| 11:30am to 12:45pm

Philippe De Donder

  • phd seminar
Tuesday, September 28| 11:00am to 12:30pm