UE457 - Economics of Social Interactions

Type d'UE
Séminaires DE/MC
Disciplines
Économie
Page web
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Langues
anglais
Mots-clés
Biologie et société Culture Dynamiques sociales Économie Globalisation Mathématiques et sciences sociales
Aires culturelles
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So called « non economic » aspects like social interactions, trust, solidarity, cultural and social norms become increasingly acknowledged in various important economic and social policy areas like crime, ethnic conflict, gender, the Welfare state and economic development,  This course applies the tools of microeconomic analysis and other fields (sociobiology, evolutionary anthropology and statistical physics) to such issues, emphasizing the role of endogenous preferences, social norms and social interactions. The course is intended for PhD and DEA students, but well-prepared and motivated licence students may also take it with permission of the professor.

PLAN :

1)    Endogenous Preferences, Social Norms and Cultural Evolution

  • a) The Beckerian approach to endogenous preferences
  • b) Social norms and Rationality
  • c) Economics of Identity  
  • d) Socio-Biology and  Evolutionary Game Theory
  • e) Models of Cultural Transmission

 2)  Topics on Culture, Identity and Economics

  • a) Community leaders and cultural evolution
  • b) Cultures of Honor, Revenge and Violence
  • c) Institutions and Culture  
  • d) Cultural evolution and the Environment
  • e) Cultural aspects of  crime and corruption
  • f) Culture, Identity  and Development  
  • g) Globalization and Cultural Diversity
  • h) Migration and Cultural Integration
  • Analyse et politique économiques – M2/S4
    Suivi et validation – semestriel hebdomadaire = 3 ECTS
    MCC – exposé oral
  • Thierry Verdier [référent·e]   directeur d'études, EHESS - ingénieur général, des ponts, des eaux et des forêts / Paris School of Economics (PJSE)
Contacts additionnels
master-ape@psemail.eu
Informations pratiques

Lucia-Roxana Ban ou Pauline Marmin, secretariat de la formation PSE, par courriel ou tél. :  01 80 52 19 44.

Direction de travaux des étudiants

sur rendez-vous uniquement.
 

Réception des candidats

Lucia-Roxana Ban ou Pauline Marmin, secretariat de la formation PSE, par courriel ou tél. :  01 80 52 19 44.

Pré-requis

The course is intended for PhD and DEA students, but well-prepared and motivated licence students may also take it with permission of the professor.

  • 48 bd Jourdan
    48 bd Jourdan 75014 Paris
    2nd semestre / hebdomadaire, jeudi 09:00-12:00
    du 4 février 2021 au 18 mars 2021


Intervenant·e·s


  • Thierry Verdier [référent·e]   directeur d'études, EHESS - ingénieur général, des ponts, des eaux et des forêts / Paris School of Economics (PJSE)

Planning


  • 48 bd Jourdan
    48 bd Jourdan 75014 Paris
    2nd semestre / hebdomadaire, jeudi 09:00-12:00
    du 4 février 2021 au 18 mars 2021


Description


Type d'UE
Séminaires DE/MC
Disciplines
Économie
Page web
-
Langues
anglais
Mots-clés
Biologie et société Culture Dynamiques sociales Économie Globalisation Mathématiques et sciences sociales
Aires culturelles
-

So called « non economic » aspects like social interactions, trust, solidarity, cultural and social norms become increasingly acknowledged in various important economic and social policy areas like crime, ethnic conflict, gender, the Welfare state and economic development,  This course applies the tools of microeconomic analysis and other fields (sociobiology, evolutionary anthropology and statistical physics) to such issues, emphasizing the role of endogenous preferences, social norms and social interactions. The course is intended for PhD and DEA students, but well-prepared and motivated licence students may also take it with permission of the professor.

PLAN :

1)    Endogenous Preferences, Social Norms and Cultural Evolution

  • a) The Beckerian approach to endogenous preferences
  • b) Social norms and Rationality
  • c) Economics of Identity  
  • d) Socio-Biology and  Evolutionary Game Theory
  • e) Models of Cultural Transmission

 2)  Topics on Culture, Identity and Economics

  • a) Community leaders and cultural evolution
  • b) Cultures of Honor, Revenge and Violence
  • c) Institutions and Culture  
  • d) Cultural evolution and the Environment
  • e) Cultural aspects of  crime and corruption
  • f) Culture, Identity  and Development  
  • g) Globalization and Cultural Diversity
  • h) Migration and Cultural Integration

Master


  • Analyse et politique économiques – M2/S4
    Suivi et validation – semestriel hebdomadaire = 3 ECTS
    MCC – exposé oral

Renseignements


Contacts additionnels
master-ape@psemail.eu
Informations pratiques

Lucia-Roxana Ban ou Pauline Marmin, secretariat de la formation PSE, par courriel ou tél. :  01 80 52 19 44.

Direction de travaux des étudiants

sur rendez-vous uniquement.
 

Réception des candidats

Lucia-Roxana Ban ou Pauline Marmin, secretariat de la formation PSE, par courriel ou tél. :  01 80 52 19 44.

Pré-requis

The course is intended for PhD and DEA students, but well-prepared and motivated licence students may also take it with permission of the professor.