Directeur(trice) de recherche

Photo Nadine Levratto
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  • Office in Paris Nanterre


  • Research group

      Transitions, Environnement, Énergie, Institutions, Territoires

  • Theme(s)
    • Croissance des entreprises
    • Faillites
    • Politiques publiques territoriales
    • Entreprises et organisations
    • Economie géographique
    • Défaillance et faillite d'entreprise
    • Industrie
    • Inégalités territoriales

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CNRS Research Professor, Economics, CNRS-university Paris Nanterre Research unit

Head of EconomiX
Lecturer, university Paris Nanterre and university Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne
1995  Accreditation to direct research (HDR) University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis
1992  PhD thesis in Economics: Credit Rationning : an empirical study on French companies (1980-1990), University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, with distinction: mention Très Honorable
1986  BA Econ, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, with distinction: mention Très Bien

As a researcher
2016 -         CNRS Research Professor, EconomiX, CNRS lab., University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense
2007 – 2016 CNRS Senior researcher, EconomiX
2003 – 2007 CNRS Senior researcher, IDHE, CNRS lab., Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan
1997 – 2003 CNRS researcher CNRS-University of Corsica
1992 – 1997 CNRS Junior researcher, LATAPSES, University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis
1986 – 1990 PhD student with a fellowship grant from the Ministry of Research and technology
As a lecturer
2007 –          University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne

2007 –          University Paris Nanterre
2004 – 2007 Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan
2003 - 2006 University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne
1999 – 2003 University of Corsica
1992 – 1999 University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis
1991 – 1992 University of Corsica
Teaching at the university of Paris Nanterre

2016 -         Coûts de transaction et organisations, Master degree "Institutions, Entreprises, Organisations", 2nd year, 12 hours

2008 –         Relations banques-entreprises, Master degree "Banques, Monnaie, Marchés", 2nd year, 20 hours
2009 –         Firm growth, research seminar, "Banques, Monnaie, Marchés"Master degree, 2nd year, 20 hours
2009 – 2012 Economics of SMEs, degree in Entrepreneurship
2007 – 2009 Small firms financing, Master degree, 2nd year, 20 hours

Scientific committees and editorial boards
Guest editor for Small Business Economics, Journal of Innovation Economics and Management, Revue Internationale PME
Associate editor : Revue d'Economie Industrielle ; Journal of Innovation Economics and Management ; Revue Internationale PME
Member of scientific committees of several international conferences : 13th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence DCAI 2016, University of Seville, Spain ; 3rd International Meeting in Law & Economics, 2016, Paris, France, ; Congrès International Francophone sur la PME, 2016, Trois-Rivière, Canada ; Workshop on Bankruptcy institutions, corporate insolvency and entrepreneurship, 2015, University of Torino; Forum Innovation VI - Crisis, Innovation and Transition, 2014, Paris-La Défense, France, etc.
Coordinator of the Lunch seminar, EconomiX (2009-2014)
Co-organisor of the Semestrial seminar on Bankruptcies, university of Paris Nanterre
Scientific responsible of several research programs funded by French public institutions : Ministry of Economics, Ministry of overseas regions, First Minister services, French Investment Public Bank, etc.
Member of recruitment committee for several French universities : Paris Sorbonne, Paris Ouest Nanterre, Paris Est Créteil, Lille, Nice, Rennes, Toulon, etc.
Elected member of the administrative board of EconomiX
Expertises for governmental and international institutions
2017 - onwards : Expert for the Research and Innovation Observatory Report (RIO), European Commission
2015 – 2016 : Member of the Steering Group on « Benchmarking policies for stronger SME performance », OECD Working Party on SMEs and Entrepreneurship
2014 – onwards : Member of the Scientific committee of the French public investment bank (BPI France)
2014 - onwards : Expert in different groups for France Stratégie, Prime Minister Service
2013 – 2014 : Member of the delegation for the National Inclusive Entrepreneurship Programmes, OECD-DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
2001 – 2010 : Member of the French delegation, Working Party on SMEs, OCDE

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