Center for Economic Research on Governance, Inequality and Conflict
The Center for Economic Research on Governance, Inequality and Conflict (CERGIC) produces state-of-the art research in economics related to governance, equality, information dissemination and conflict resolution. CERGIC addresses research questions that contributes to the understanding of the numerous crises that plague modern societies and that are crossed by political, social and environmental dimensions. A particular attention is brought to the topics:
- equalities and capabilities,
- peace and emancipation, and
- digital revolution and citizenship.
The Center for Economic Research on Governance, Inequality and Conflict host continuously scientific lectures and meetings directly linked with the latest advancements of the international economic research.
The ENS applied seminar is an opportunity for leading-edge scholars to present their latest research projects, and discuss and exchange with researchers from CERGIC and the Department of Economics of École Normale Supérieure de Lyon. The seminar series, dating back to 2017, is a prominent contribution in the scientific community and has attracted presenting scholars from Harvard Business School, University of Oxford, University of California, Paris School of Economics, and many other leading universities and research centers.
The EcoNomicSday is a workshop series for front-line research in public and political economy. The past editions of the event have attracted leading-edge presenting economists and scholars from Princeton University, Sciences Po, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Bocconi University, Stanford University, and many other top global universities and instituions.
For presentation inquiries please reach out to Mathieu COUTTENIER and Julieta PEVERI.
The Center for Economic Research on Governance, Inequality and Conflict was founded in January, 2023 as a result of strong scientific dynamics that has been underway at École Normale Supérieure de Lyon around research in economics related to governance, equality, information dissemination and conflict resolution.
The Director of the research unit is Mathieu COUTTENIER, and the Department of Economics serves as host institution for the center.