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4 October 2021, L'Express

L'Amérique et la grande peur inflationniste


15 September 2021, Le Monde

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

8 September 2021, L'Express

Joe Biden, déjà pressé par le temps pour réformer l'économie américaine

27 July 2021, Hubwonk (Pioneer Institute)

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


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


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 »


11 May 2021, Left Foot Forward

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


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


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

09 Dec 2020, UCLA Anderson Review
Voters Often Opt for Candidate They Expect to Win

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

20 Nov 2020, Le Monde
Les femmes sont plus respectueuses des mesures de confinement et des gestes barrières

07 Nov 2020, VoxEU
Gender differences in COVID-19 perception and compliance

02 Nov 2020, BBC
Very Few Voters Remain Undecided, But One Thing Still Matters: Turnout

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

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

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

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

17 Oct 2020, Diario Financiero
El estallido llega a Harvard

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

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

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

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

22 Sep 2020, VoxEU
The minimal effects of TV debates between candidates

01 Sep 2020, HBS Alumni Bulletin
Navigating the Populism Phenomenon

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

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

26 Jan 2020, Le Monde
« Christophe Castaner doit réviser sa circulaire sur les municipales »

09 Dec 2019, VoxDev
The Power of Biometric Identification for Development

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

15 Oct 2019, Pro Market
Fighting Poverty With Field Experiments: the Nobel Laureates’ Revolution

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

06 Jul 2018, American Economic Association
Winning votes, one conversation at a time

05 Jul 2018, Le Monde
Mesurer l’impact des politiques publiques est un exercice indispensable

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

28 Sep 2017, Harvard Gazette
An electoral French revolution

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

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

16 May 2017, Le Figaro
Présidentielle: comment les électeurs de Fillon et de Mélenchon ont voté au second tour

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

15 Jun 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

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

07 Apr 2016, PBS Newshour
Brief, face-to-face canvassing reduces transgender prejudice, study says

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


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

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

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

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

20 Mar 2014, Liberation
Europe? Yes, we can

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

20 Apr 2012, Slate
The American Connection