Media

Op-eds, Columns, and Policy Briefs

 

1 September 2022, L'Express

Un grand pas pour les démocrates, un petit pas pour l'humanité (with Boris Vallée)

 

28 July 2022, L'Express

Le dollar fort: aubaine pour les touristes américains, cauchemar pour la BCE

 

25 July 2022, Les Echos

Comment lutter contre l'abstention (with Jean Beuve and Etienne Fize)

 

30 June 2022, L'Express

Casser l'inflation, pas l'économie: le casse-tête de Jerome Powell

 

22 June 2022, Conseil d'Analyse Economique

Les absents ont toujours tort. Une analyse économique de l'abstention et de ses remèdes

 

14 June 2022, VoxEU

The sobering story of the website that attempted to bring unemployment down

 

2 June 2022, L'Express

Entre le pouvoir d'achat et la guerre commerciale, Biden va devoir choisir

 

16 May 2022, VoxEU

The surprising benefits of voting for change

 

8 May 2022, VoxEU

Campaign finance rules and their effects on election outcomes

 

5 May 2022, L'Express

Disney, nouveau terrain de jeu des guerres culturelles américaines

 

7 April 2022, L'Express

Les limites du plan Marshall énergétique de Biden

 

10 March 2022, L'Express

Et si le rêve américain se fracassait sur la hausse des taux ? (with Boris Vallée)

 

10 February 2022, L'Express

L'Ukraine, un contre-feu pour masquer la fragilité interne de Biden

 

24 January 2022, The Print

Covid-hit citizens don’t just blame govt. Buck is passed on to democracy too, survey finds

 

13 January 2022, L'Express

Vague de démissions aux Etats-Unis : vers un nouveau modèle de société ?

 

2 December 2021, L'Express

La vaccination obligatoire : un bon point pour l'économie

 

4 November 2021, L'Express

Joe Biden détient-il (vraiment) la clef du changement climatique ? (with Boris Vallée)

 

7 October 2021, L'Express

L'Amérique et la grande peur de l'inflation

15 September 2021, Le Monde

Une démocratie sans électeurs et sans sa jeunesse est-elle encore démocratique?

9 September 2021, L'Express

La course contre la montre de Joe Biden

20 November 2020, Le Monde

Les femmes sont plus respectueuses des mesures de confinement et des gestes barrières

7 November 2020, VoxEU

Gender differences in COVID-19 perception and compliance

22 September 2020, VoxEU

The minimal effects of TV debates between candidates

February 2020, IPP

Ground work vs. social media: how to best reach voters in French municipal elections?

 

26 January 2020, Le Monde

« Christophe Castaner doit réviser sa circulaire sur les municipales »

9 December 2019, VoxDev

The Power of Biometric Identification for Development

15 October 2019, Pro Market

Fighting Poverty With Field Experiments: the Nobel Laureates’ Revolution

May 2019, IPP

Expressive voting and its costs

 

5 July 2018, Le Monde
Mesurer l’impact des politiques publiques est un exercice indispensable

15 March 2018, Le Monde
L’alternative entre scrutins majoritaire et proportionnel demeure réductrice

16 May 2017, Le Figaro

Présidentielle: comment les électeurs de Fillon et de Mélenchon ont voté au second tour

In the News

19 September 2022, CTNewsJunkie

Debate Over The Debates

 

11 August 2022, Christian Science Monitor

Midterm matchup: When it comes to fundraising, so far Democrats lead

 

8 July 2022, Mediapart

Abstention : des économistes proposent une réponse graduée

 

30 June 2022, L'Obs

Comment lutter contre l’abstention ?

 

29 June 2022, UCLA Anderson Review

Reimbursing Candidate Campaign Contributions Makes Elections More Competitive

26 June 2022, Le Figaro

Les remèdes des économistes contre l’abstention

 

24 June 2022, Banque des Territoires

Baisser les "coûts" du vote et éduquer, seuls leviers pour lutter contre l’abstention ?

 

23 June 2022, La Correspondance économique

Le Conseil d'analyse économique a publié une analyse économique de l'abstention et de ses remèdes

23 June 2022, France Inter

Des économistes livrent leurs pistes pour que l'abstention ne soit pas "transmise aux nouvelles générations"

 

22 June 2022, L'Opinion

Comment lutter contre l’abstention selon les économistes

 

22 June 2022, La Croix

Abstention : les économistes proposent des remèdes

 

22 June 2022, Le Point

Les solutions des économistes pour combattre l’abstention

 

22 June 2022, Sud Ouest

Comment réduire l’abstention ? Des économistes font des propositions

 

22 June 2022, Ouest France

Des économistes font des propositions pour réduire l’abstention électorale

 

22 June 2022, L'Express

Pourquoi la hausse de l'abstention aux élections n'est pas inéluctable

 

22 June 2022, Le Monde

Abstention électorale et inégalités économiques, un cocktail explosif

 

8 June 2022, Not Another Politics Podcast

Revealing New Data On Who Donates to Campaigns

 

6 June 2022, The Economist

More Americans are giving to political campaigns

 

2 June 2022, Sciences Humaines

L'alternance est bénéfique pour un pays

26 May 2022, Pro Market

Characteristics and Behavior of the Rising Class of Small Campaign Donors

 

22 May 2022, Atlantico

Les vertus de l’alternance : une étude sur les élections dans le monde depuis 1945 montre que les électeurs gagnent en général à… chasser les sortants

 

20 April 2022, Le Point

Présidentielle : « L’effet des débats sur les intentions de vote est nul »

 

14 April 2022, TBS eFM This Morning

Outlook on the French presidential election

 

22 February 2022, Reason

Voting Out Incumbents Boosts Economic Growth, Decreases Corruption

 

17 February 2022, Vox

The surprising role of altruism in converting vaccine skeptics

14 February 2022, MarketWatch

When deciding to get the COVID-19 vaccine to protect public health, Americans rated economic wellbeing higher than Europeans

 

4 February 2022, Boston Globe

Republicans are making it harder to vote. How much will it matter?

28 January 2022, RFI

Eco d'Ici Eco d'Ailleurs

 

26 January 2022, Podcast "Le Quart d'Heure" / France Info

Les Américains racontent leur "grande démission" sur TikTok

 

16 January 2022, The Economist

Joe Biden’s voting rights push is futile

13 January 2022, L'Express

Pourquoi on s'arrache les économistes français à l'étranger

6 January 2022, New York Times

Why Democrats Are So Bad at Defending Democracy

 

16 August 2021, CATO Institute

Do Voter ID Laws Matter Much?

27 July 2021, Hubwonk (Pioneer Institute)

Chasing Election Integrity. Strict Voter ID Laws' Impact on Turnout & Fraud

 

22 July 2021, CBS News

Voting changes get mixed reviews; many voters of color worry restrictions make things harder

15 July 2021, Spectrum News

Debate over photo voter ID laws is enduring – and complex

14 July 2021, The Washington Times

Conflicting, contradictory results in studies of alleged racism, voter suppression in election laws

 

7 July 2021, Boston.com

Massachusetts Republicans are trying to put a voter ID law on the 2022 ballot. Here’s what we know so far.

6 July 2021, National Review

‘We Find that [Voter ID] Laws Have No Negative Effect on Registration or Turnout.’

17 June 2021, Vox

Joe Manchin’s sweeping new voting rights proposal, explained

3 June 2021, The Atlantic

Republicans’ Phony Argument for Election Audits

2 June 2021, The Weeds (podcast, starting at 42')

White paper: "Strict ID Laws Don't Stop Voters: Evidence from a U.S. Nationwide Panel, 2008–2018," by Enrico Cantoni and Vincent Pons (May 22; The Quarterly Journal of Economics)

 

31 May 2021, Le Monde

Vincent Pons : « Il est impossible de comprendre les mutations de l’économie sans s’interroger sur les chocs politiques dans la société »

 

26 May 2021, National Review

‘Strict ID Laws Don’t Stop Voters’

11 May 2021, Left Foot Forward

Compulsory voter ID: What the US can teach us about fraud, confidence and suppression

 

22 April 2021, The Conversation
Vital Signs: The Pros and Cons of Diversity in Organisations

 

14 January 2021, Le Quart d'Heure Politique
Joe Biden: Une campagne digitale pionnière ?

9 December 2020, UCLA Anderson Review
Voters Often Opt for Candidate They Expect to Win

23 November 2020, Le Figaro
La campagne invisible de Joe Biden peut-elle devenir un modèle?

2 November 2020, BBC
Very Few Voters Remain Undecided, But One Thing Still Matters: Turnout

29 October 2020, HBS Working Knowledge
The COVID Gender Gap: Why Fewer Women Are Dying

27 October 2020, Mint
Election debates don’t sway voters enough

21 October 2020, Fox News
Women take coronavirus more seriously than men, study shows

20 October 2020, Scientific American
Presidential Debates Have Shockingly Little Effect on Election Outcomes

17 October 2020, Diario Financiero
El estallido llega a Harvard

30 September 2020, Poynter
Do debates affect presidential elections? Not much.

29 September 2020, BBC
As it happened: The US debate 'cat fight'

29 September 2020, Fast Company
Do debates matter? Do they change minds about elections? Here’s what the data say

25 September 2020, Spectrum News
Presidential Debates: Public Service, Must-See TV, or Both?

1 September 2020, HBS Alumni Bulletin
Navigating the Populism Phenomenon

29 June 2020, J-PAL
On Track: Health Care, Patient Data, and Provider Performance

25 June 2020, J-PAL
Connecting the dots from detection to cure

19 November 2019, HBS Working Knowledge
Do TV Debates Sway Voters?

21 February 2019, Vox
A new study finds voter ID laws don’t reduce voter fraud — or voter turnout

21 February 2019, HBS Working Knowledge
Voter ID Laws Don't Work (But They Don't Hurt Anything, Either)

19 February 2019, Boston Globe
Voter ID laws aren’t worth fighting over

19 February 2019, Economist
Do voter ID laws reduce turnout among black Americans?

12 February 2019, New York Times
The Myths of Voter ID

11 February 2019, Marginal Revolution
Strict ID Laws Don’t Stop Voters: Evidence from a U.S. Nationwide Panel

6 September 2018, Cold Call
Should US Companies Still Care About the Paris Climate Change Agreement?

9 July 2018, The Journalist's Resource

Door-to-door canvassing campaigns can sway voter decisions

6 July 2018, American Economic Association
Winning votes, one conversation at a time

28 September 2017, Harvard Gazette
An electoral French revolution

10 June 2017, Prospect
How big data helped secure Emmanuel Macron’s astounding victory

20 June 2017, Huffington Post
How Obama Won The French Election

8 May 2017, Harvard Business Review
The French Election and What It Means for Europe with Vincent Pons

8 May 2017, Christian Science Monitor
In Macron, supporters see a champion of optimism

7 May 2017, Boston Globe
Why don’t we vote on weekends?

21 April 2017, Atlantic
Can a French Political Upstart Ride Obama's Strategy to Victory?

25 April 2017, Capital
LMP, la start-up qui a aidé Macron à gagner


21 April 2017, Harvard Business Review
How France’s Brand of Populism Differs from What Drove Brexit and Trump

15 April 2017, Sputnik
Macron Wants to Implement Vital Economic Reforms in France Amid Scandals

13 April 2017, Le Monde
Three men + software = l'Elysée?

13 April 2017, Huffington Post
Candidates already know who you're going to vote for, and it's not through surveys

11 October 2016, Harvard Business Review
The Nobel Prize in Economics. An analysis with Harvard Business School economist Vincent Pons

23 August 2016, MIT Technology Review
U.S.-style canvassing boosts French voter turnout.

22 June 2016, Le Figaro
Liegey-Muller-Pons, la start-up qui veut moderniser les campagnes électorales

15 June 2016, BFM Business
"En Marche !": "C'est une démarche qui consiste à se mettre à l'écoute des Français"

18 May 2016, PRI: The World
Every vote matters. What's the best way to get them?

10 May 2016, L'Express
Les stratèges de la grande marche d'Emmanuel Macron

2 May 2016, HBS Working Knowledge
Why People Don’t Vote—and How a Good Ground Game Helps

7 April 2016, PBS Newshour
Brief, face-to-face canvassing reduces transgender prejudice, study says

19 February 2016, Quartz
Can you change someone’s politics by talking to them for five minutes?

 

21 January 2016, MIT News
The perils of building democracy in Africa

13 January 2016, HBS Working Knowledge
The Problem with Productivity of Multi-Ethnic Teams

14 March 2015, Le Monde
L’abstention et ses territoires

18 February 2015, New York Times
The National Front’s Post-Charlie Hebdo Moment

20 March 2014, Liberation
Europe? Yes, we can

21 April 2012, New York Times
In France, Using Lessons From Obama Campaign

20 April 2012, Slate
The American Connection