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Louison Cahen-Fourot

Louison Cahen-Fourot is a PhD Student in Economics at Paris-13 University under the supervision of Associate Professor Cédric Durand (Paris-13 U.) and Professor Marc Lavoie (U. of Ottawa, Canada). His PhD is in Ecological macroeconomics and focus on the environmental causes of the shift from the Fordist regime to the post-Fordist regime, on the environment within the finance-led growth regime and the ecological effects of financialization. He holds two Master’s degrees, in Sustainable development economics in developing and transition countries from the Center for International Development Research and Studies (CERDI – Clermont I University) and in International Economics, Finance and Regulation from Paris-13 University, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Economic and social administration from Bordeaux University.

He has been a member of the PEPS-Économie student collective since 2011, which aims at implementing a more pluralistic economics education. He is also a member of the International Student Initiative for Pluralism in Economics (ISIPE).

More importantly, he is a strong supporter of the FC Girondins de Bordeaux, obviously the best football team in the world.

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From Terrible to Terrific Undergraduate Economics Curricula

Paper Conference paper | | Apr 2015

Among the areas left largely unscathed by the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent never-­‐ending recession, the teaching of economics ranks high.