Yann Algan was Assistant Professor at University Paris 1 from 2002 to 2004, and Professor at University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée from 2004 to 2006, prior to joining the Paris School Economics in 2006.

Since 2008, he has been a Professor of Economics at Sciences Po, where he teaches Sciences Po’s main introduction to economics course. This course is now primarily organized around The Economy, the open-access introductory course to economics produced by CORE (Economics for a changing world), the adaptation and translation of which he piloted. Since September 2016, the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) has also been using CORE. Follow this link to learn more.

As part of this course, Yann Algan piloted the French adaptation and translation of CORE (Economics for a changing world), a new undergraduate curriculum in economics that has revolutionised the way the discipline is being taught around the world. Since September 2016, CORE has also been used by the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE). Follow this link to learn more about CORE.

All Yann Algan’s course materials are available online, on the Sciences Po’s Moodle platform:

  • Introduction au raisonnement économique : principes de Macroéconomie – Collège universitaire (Undergraduate, 1st year)
  • Political Economy – Master in Public Policy: Economics and Public Policy

See below an episode of the Sciences Po’s webserie, “Prof.”, where Yann Algan and his students share their experiences (available with subtitles in English).