Thematic Meeting of The French Economic Association


Journées de l’AFSE

Saint Etienne - May 10-11, 2012


Economic Geography and Public Policies



The annual Thematic Meeting of the French Economic Association (AFSE) on “Economic Geography and Public Policies” is organized by


GATE Lyon-Saint-Etienne


Local organizers:

  1. Nelly Exbrayat

  2. Sonia Paty

  3. Stéphane Riou.


Keynote Speakers :

  1. Pierre-Philippe Combes (Aix-Marseille School of Economics)

  2. Federico Revelli (University of Turin)


Contact : afse2012@univ-st-etienne.fr

Applied and theoretical contributions on the following topics are welcome:


  1. local public economics

  2. clusters policy

  3. urban organization in metropolitan areas

  4. residential segregation

  5. cities and environment

  6. geography of innovation

  7. business location and public policies

  8. cities and labor markets

  9. agglomeration and productivity

  10. rural/urban migration in developing countries


The preliminary program is available