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2016

TSE faculty win top-level EU research grants​​​​​​​

TSE is delighted to announce that Daniel Garrett and Takuro Yamashita, TSE assistant professors at the Toulouse Capitole University, have both been awarded Starting Grants from the European Research Council, in recognition of their scientific excellence in the field of economics.  

New research suggests cheating on car emission tests is industry-wide

Major car manufacturers Volkswagen and Renault have recently been under fire for falsifying car emission tests. However, industry data analysed by TSE professor Mathias Reynaert and his co-author James Sallee (UC Berkeley) suggest that the whole industry has systematically rigged fuel economy tests in Europe in order to comply with strict carbon regulations. The researchers' data from a Dutch company, TravelCard NV, show clear signs of test result fiddling industry-wide. These results are in line with previous industry reports by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). 

Why self-driving cars are programmed to kill

24 June 2016, Toulouse, The prestigious journal Science publishes today the latest research by TSE-IAST researcher Jean-François Bonnefon on the ethical paradoxes of self-driving cars

2015

Cop 21: Economists call for an agreement on climate change

COP 21 Paris 2015: The Climate Economics Chair (CEC) of Paris- Dauphine University and the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) jointly launches a call for an ambitious and convincing agreement within the framework of the Paris climate conference. This call strives for the reintroduction of economic instruments in the debate, in order to take a decisive step towards the final goal of a global carbon price.

Announcement of the Chaire Jean-Jacques Laffont in digital economics

The Chaire Jean-Jacques Laffont is a research programme created in 2015 and supported by French Minister of Culture and Comunication Fleur Pellerin, Jean Tirole, Nobel Prize in economics laureate, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and the Institute for Advanced Studies in Toulouse (IAST), honouring the economist Jean-Jacques Laffont whose work allowed for groundbreaking advancements in economics.