Romain ESPINOSA

PhD in Economics - Docteur en Économie

Centre de Recherches en Economie et Droit (CRED (TEPP))
Université de Paris II
12 Place du Panthéon
75230 Paris Cedex 05
Email: romain.espinosa@u-paris2.fr
Tel: + 33 (0)1 44 41 56 60
Fax: + 33 (0)1 44 07 83 20

Research Interests

  • Law and Economics : Constitutions, Labor Courts (Conseils de Prud'hommes).
  • Public Choice : Votes, Political Preferences.
  • Experimental Economics
  • Applied Econometrics

Publications in International Journals

  • Access to Labor Courts & Unemployment: Evidence from French Labor Courts, International Review of Law and Economics (Forthcoming)
, with C. Desrieux and M. Ferracci [WP Sept 2017]
  • Political Self-Serving Bias and Redistribution
, Journal of Public Economics, Feb. 2016, Vol. 134, pp. 67-74, with B. Deffains and C. Thöni. [Link] [WP]
  • State Provision of Constitutional Goods
, Constitutional Political Economy, March 2016, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 1-40. [Link] [WP]
  • Fewer Courts, Less Justice, European Journal of Law and Economics, April 2017, Vol. 43, Issue 2, with C. Desrieux and H. Wan [Link] [WP]
  • Constitutional Judicial Behavior: Exploring the Determinants of the Decisions of the French Constitutional Council
, Review of Law and Economics June 2017, Vol. 13, Issue 2 [Link][WP]
  • Lawmaking as an Endogenous Process, CESifo Economic Studies, 2014, Vol. 60, Issue 3, pp. 463-489. [Link]

Working Papers

  • Litigants’ Strategies in Elected Courts: Evidence from French Labor Courts
, Working Paper with C. Desrieux [WP Jan. 2016]
  • Private Sector (De)Motivation? Students’ Career choices for the Public or the Private sector, Working Paper, with A. Boring and C. Desrieux [WP July 2017]
  • Correction Activities by French Supreme Courts and Control over their Dockets, Working Paper, with P. Bentata and Y. Hiriart [WP Feb. 2016]

Publications in French Journals

  • Enjeux et perspective de l'analyse économique des conseils de prud'hommes, Revue Française d'Économie, Juillet 2017, Vol. 23, avec C. Desrieux [Published Version]
  • L’indépendance du Conseil constitutionnel français en question ; Cahiers de la Justice, Numéro 4, 2015 [Published Version]
  • Conseils de Prud’hommes, Syndicats et résolution des litiges : une analyse économique ; avec C. Desrieux Cahiers de la Justice, Numéro 4, 2015 [Published Version]

Teaching

  • Introductory Econometrics (Assas, 2014): 90 students (4 groups);
  • Introductory Econometrics (Assas, 2015): 80 students (4 groups);
  • Introductory Econometrics (Assas, 2016): 60 students (3 groups).
  • Fundamentals of Data Analysis for Policy Makers (Sciences Po, 2016): 22 students (1 group).