Écoles, masters et doctorats / Schools, Masters and Doctorates / Enseignements / Teachings
Required reading : Bogotà, Building a Sustainable City (PBS documentary, 25') ; The City Fix http ://thecityﬁx.com/blog/how-public-spacesmake-cities-more-people-oriented-priscilapacheco-lara-caccia/ ; Reclaiming Urban Space, Judit Bodnar, Central European University, Hungary ; Connie Roser-Renouf, Neil Stenhouse, Justin Rolfe-Redding, Edward Maibach and Anthony Leiserowitz (2014), Engaging Diverse Audiences with Climate Change : Message Strategies for Global Warming's Six Americas http ://www. climatechangecommunication.org/sites/default/ files/reports/roser-renouf_et_al_6_ams_processing_chptr_website%20version_0.pdf ; UNEP + Futerra (2005) COMMUNICATING SUSTAINABILITY How to produce effective public campaigns – http ://www.futerra.co.uk/wp-content/ uploads/2011/09/Communicating_Sustainability. pdf.
tem restoration, adaptation to climate change and urban ecology. Required reading : to be deﬁned.
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Quoc-Anh DO (Chercheur, associate professor - Sciences Po). Prerequisite : Students are expected to have completed the ﬁrst year course on econometrics/ quantitative methods. They should be familiar with linear regression topics, including concepts such as OLS, standard errors, hypothesis testing. Pedagogical Format : Lecture alone Course validation : 50% mid term exam, 50% ﬁnal exam. Workload : To be conﬁrmed by the professor. Pedagogical Method : The course materials will be delivered in lecture slides. Some review sessions will be organized with the help of teaching assistants. Course Description : This course introduces an econometric toolbox of public policy evaluation, with focus on empirical applications to non-macroeconomic policies. It will discuss concepts of causation, identiﬁcation, and different average and marginal treatment effects. It will cover major identiﬁcation strategies in both methodological and applied settings, including randomized trials, natural experiments, regression discontinuity design, matching, instrumental variables, ﬁxed effects, etc. with their strengths and weaknesses. It is expected to help students improve their creative and critical thinkings regarding empirical evaluation questions. Required reading : Angrist, J. D. and Pischke, J.-S. Mostly Harmless Econometrics : An Empiricist's Companion, 2009, Princeton University Press ; Wooldridge, J. Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data, 2010, second edition, MIT Press ; Angrist, J. and Krueger, A. Handbook of Labor Economics. Vol 3A, 1999, chapter 23 ; Heckman, J. and Vytlacil, E. Handbook of Econometrics, Vol 6B, 2007, chapters 70-71 ; Glennerster, Rachel and Kudzai Takavara1247
ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE AND NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS : ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Opened to the exchange program
Teachers : Luc ABBADIE (Professeur des universités). Pedagogical Format : Seminar Course validation : Oral presentations of scientiﬁc papers, in groups. Final exam : MCQ and analysis of scientiﬁc results. Course Description : Human activities affect the Earth from the local to the global scale and bring about rapid changes : climate, atmospheric chemistry, biodiversity, water resources and soils. There is a great need for mitigation and adaptation to changes and for rehabilitation of damaged ecosystems and ecosystem services. Beside technical solutions, some nature based solutions are more and more often proposed and implemented. The aim of the course is to present the ecological basics of these so called nature based solutions, to assess their scientiﬁc soundness, and to discuss their potentials and limits. A special focus will be put on biodiversity and ecosystem services, ecological agriculture, carbon sequestration, ecosys-