The Economics and social sciences department studies the social and economic transformations brought about by digital technology. It belongs to the i3 research laboratory (Interdisciplinary Institute of Innovation, UMR 9217). The department has around 110 staff members, including 35 research professors, around 30 associate professors and 40 postdocs and PhD students, as well as five administrative staff members.
There are three teams in The Economics and Social Sciences Department:
- Sociology, Information, Communication, Design
- Sociology, Ergonomics & Psychology
The Economics and social sciences department is made up of researchers from various fields of human, economic and social sciences: Sociology, Economics, Management Sciences, Ergonomics, Design, Psychosociology, Law.
The research activities are held within the Interdisciplinary Institute for Innovation (i3), CNRS Mixed Research Unit nº9217. They are organized into four main axes.
- Uses, participation, democratisation of innovation
- Theory and models for design
- Regulations of innovation
- Transformations of innovative firms
Risk culture in France, raising awareness and engaging citizensFaculty Members, Innovation — 08/01/2021Caroline Rizza, associate professor at Télécom Paris is a member of a mission to modernize the country’s risk [...]
Covid-19: contact tracing applications, new perimeter for conversationDigital Trust, Faculty Members — 18/11/2020Claire Levallois & Iva Meseguer: Many voices have spoken out against the implementation of this [...]
Crisis management: taking more effective account of the citizens' initiativesDigital Trust, Faculty Members — 04/11/2020Caroline Rizza : as part of my research into the benefits of digital technologies in crisis [...]
Consumption in crisis time: Real Time Bank InsightsDigital Economy, Faculty Members — 15/10/2020The French Council of Economic Analysis (CAE) publishes a study on the evolution of consumer habits during the [...]
Why facial recognition algorithms can’t be perfectly fairDigital Trust, Faculty Members — 20/07/2020By W. Maxwell and S. Clémençon. Facial recognition algorithms have been shown to be less accurate for [...]
Thesis Prizes 2020: and the winners are…PhD — 16/07/2020On July 3, the 5th edition of the Télécom Paris thesis prize took place. The three winners presented their doctoral work and its [...]
Public Controversies: a project awarded by France-Berkeley FundFaculty Members — 01/07/2020The "Public Controversies in Science, Technology and Medicine" project, carried out in collaboration between [...]
Facial Recognition: Embodying European ValuesDigital Trust, Faculty Members — 25/06/2020Renaissance Numérique advocates for the creation a strong EU-level standardisation system for facial recognition [...]
Co-investment and network sharing in EuropeDigital Economy — 05/06/2020The Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) is an organization bringing together European actors, public (Arcep, CSA…) and private [...]
Health crisis, what safeguards for our fundamental freedoms?Digital Trust, Digital Economy, Faculty Members — 04/06/2020The current pandemic and unprecedented measures taken to slow its spread provide an [...]