Institutions and Historical Dynamics of Economics and Society (IDHES)

The Institutions and Historical Dynamics of Economics and Society (IDHES) Laboratory at ENS Paris-Saclay (humanities and social sciences) is a joint research unit in history, economics and sociology.

Websites

 

UMR 8533 (CNRS)

Bâtiment Sud-ouest - 3E13
4, avenue des Sciences
91190 Gif-sur-Yvette
Tel. 33 (1) 81 87 53 13

Organization

Head: christian.bessy [at] ens-paris-saclay.fr (Christian Bessy)

IDHES is a research laboratory founded in 1997 at ENS Paris-Saclay.
It is also a CNRS joint research unit (UMR 8533) which brings together five universities—ENS Paris-Saclay and the universities of Paris 1, Paris 8, Paris 10 and Evry Val d'Essonne—with CNRS to work on an research programme of European scope.

Research

The laboratory pursues a research programme centred on the historical dynamics of economic and social institutions.

Research at IDHES is organized into four areas:

  • Products, companies, work and employment relations.
  • Knowledge, skills and innovation.
  • Capital, finance, debt and credit, between public and private.
  • Public policy and public goods.