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Yann ALGAN

Professor

Economics and Decision Sciences

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Scientific articles

Social Exchange and the Reciprocity Roller Coaster: Evidence from the Life and Death of Virtual Teams

Organization Science, Forthcoming, (in coll. with J. Hergueux, E. Henry, Y. Benkler)

Elimination versus mitigation of SARS-CoV-2 in the presence of effective vaccines

The Lancet Global Health, 2021, (in coll. with M. Oliu-Barton, B. S. R. Pradelski, M. G. Baker, A. Binagwaho, G. J. Dore, A. El-Mohandes, A. Fontanet, A. Peichl, V. Priesemann, G. B. Wolff, G. Yamey, J. V. Lazarus)

Trust in scientists in times of pandemic: Panel evidence from 12 countries

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America_PNAS, 2021, vol. 118, n° 40, pp e2108576118, (in coll. with D. Cohen, E. Davoine, M. Foucault, S. Stantcheva)

Inattention in boys from low-income backgrounds predicts welfare receipt: a 30-year prospective study

Psychological Medicine, Septembre 2020, vol. 50, n° 12, pp 2001-2009, (in coll. with F. Vergunst, R. E. Tremblay, D. Nagin, Y. Zheng, C. Galera, J. Park, E. Beasley, F. Vitaro, S. M. Côté)

Association of Behavior in Boys From Low Socioeconomic Neighborhoods With Employment Earnings in Adulthood

JAMA Pediatrics, 2019, vol. 173, n° 4, pp 334-341, (in coll. with F. Vergunst, R. E. Tremblay, D. Nagin, E. Beasley, J. Park, C. Galera, F. Vitaro, S. M. Côté)

Well-being through the lens of the internet

PLoS One, 2019, vol. 14, n° 1, pp e0209562, (in coll. with F. Murtin, E. Beasley, K. Higa, C. Senik)

Association Between Childhood Behaviors and Adult Employment Earnings in Canada

JAMA Psychiatry, 2019, vol. 76, n° 10, pp 1044-1051, (in coll. with F. Vergunst, R. E. Tremblay, D. Nagin, E. Beasley, J. Park, C. Galera, F. Vitaro, S. M. Côté)

Childhood environmental harshness predicts coordinated health and reproductive strategies: A cross-sectional study of a nationally representative sample from France

Evolution and Human Behavior, January 2018, vol. 39, n° 1, pp 1-8, (in coll. with H. Mell, L. Safra, N. Baumard, C. Chevallier)

The European Trust Crisis and the Rise of Populism

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Fall 2017, vol. 2017, n° 2, pp 309-382, (in coll. with S. Guriev, E. Papaioannou, E. Passari)

The Social Effects of Ethnic Diversity at the Local Level: A Natural Experiment with Exogenous Residential Allocation

Journal of Political Economy, June 2016, vol. 124, n° 3, pp 696-733, (in coll. with C. Hémet, D. D. Laitin)

Books

Les Origines du Populisme

Seuil (in coll. with E. BEASLEY, D. COHEN, M. FOUCAULT)

L'économie

Eyrolles

Les Français, le Bonheur et l’Argent

Editions rue d'Ulm (in coll. with E. BEASLEY, C. SENIK)

L’État en Mode Start-Up

Eyrolles (in coll. with T. CAZENAVE)

Chapters in edited books

Trust and social capital

For Good Measure, Stiglitz, J., J. Fitoussi & M. Durand, OECD, 10, 283-320

Scientific articles

Trust in scientists in times of pandemic: Panel evidence from 12 countries

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America_PNAS, 2021, vol. 118, n° 40, pp e2108576118, (in coll. with D. Cohen, E. Davoine, M. Foucault, S. Stantcheva)

Inattention in boys from low-income backgrounds predicts welfare receipt: a 30-year prospective study

Psychological Medicine, Septembre 2020, vol. 50, n° 12, pp 2001-2009, (in coll. with F. Vergunst, R. E. Tremblay, D. Nagin, Y. Zheng, C. Galera, J. Park, E. Beasley, F. Vitaro, S. M. Côté)

Association Between Childhood Behaviors and Adult Employment Earnings in Canada

JAMA Psychiatry, 2019, vol. 76, n° 10, pp 1044-1051, (in coll. with F. Vergunst, R. E. Tremblay, D. Nagin, E. Beasley, J. Park, C. Galera, F. Vitaro, S. M. Côté)

Association of Behavior in Boys From Low Socioeconomic Neighborhoods With Employment Earnings in Adulthood

JAMA Pediatrics, 2019, vol. 173, n° 4, pp 334-341, (in coll. with F. Vergunst, R. E. Tremblay, D. Nagin, E. Beasley, J. Park, C. Galera, F. Vitaro, S. M. Côté)

Books

Les Origines du Populisme

Seuil (in coll. with E. BEASLEY, D. COHEN, M. FOUCAULT)

L'économie

Eyrolles

Les Français, le Bonheur et l’Argent

Editions rue d'Ulm (in coll. with E. BEASLEY, C. SENIK)

L’État en Mode Start-Up

Eyrolles (in coll. with T. CAZENAVE)

Chapters in edited books

Trust and social capital

For Good Measure, Stiglitz, J., J. Fitoussi & M. Durand, OECD, 10, 283-320

Education

  • Post-doctorat, Economics, Université de Californie à San Diego_UCSD - USA
  • Doctorate, Economy, Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne - France

Academic appointments

Academic Responsibilities at HEC

  • 2021- Professor, Economics and Decision Science HEC Paris
  • 2021- Associate Dean for pre-experience programs HEC Paris

External Academic Responsibilities

  • 2016-2021 Doyen de l’École d’affaires publiques Sciences Po Paris
  • 2008-2021 Professor Sciences Po Paris
  • 2008- Visiting professor Harvard University
  • 2007- Visiting researcher MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Scientific Activities

Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation

  • Well-being OECD High Level Expert Group member (HLEG)
  • Member of the Institut Universitaire de France
  • Co-director of the CEPREMAP (Centre pour la Recherche Economique et ses Applications) well-being observatory