Research Groups

The IAE de Paris Research Groups bring together representatives from the business world (companies, consultancies firms, etc.) and researchers specializing in a specific field. Their research findings are presented in publications and public lectures.

EPPP - The Economy of Public-Private Partnerships

The establishment of the EPPP Group was prompted by the significant accumulation of data and knowledge on the subject and on the practices of states, local governments and businesses in the field of public-private partnerships in its broadest sense (concessions, partnership contracts,etc.)


Stéphane Saussier

Director of the EPPP Research Group
Director of the MBAs
01 44 08 11 66

FINAGRI - Finance for Agriculture

The mission of FINAGRI Chair is :
-  to develop a research programme on the possibilities of alternative financing for the agricultural sector
-  to organize the development of  research studies and the general knowledge on this topic through: ·  the organisation of research seminars on a regular basis involving  the Chair Members as well as other partners , including the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) – the French National Institute on Agronomic Research. · the organisation of debates, meetings and conferences with national and international researchers working on the topic as well as practitioners · a publishing activity of notes, articles, or doctoral thesis
-  To organise a list of communication activities: ·  In the framework of national and international events linked with the topic ·  By editing a regular newsletter (web media) on the Chair research outcome ensuring its wide dissemination

MAI - Mutation-Anticipation-Innovation

The establishment of the "Mutation-Anticipation-Innovation" Group was prompted by a significant accumulation of data and knowledge on the subject and on the practices of companies in this field, through both managerial experiences and academic studies.

Florent Noël

01 44 08 73 57

MGCF - Management and Governance of Financial Cooperatives

In September 2015, the Sorbonne Graduate Business School ( IAE de PARIS) and the Group BPCE, by the intermediation of the Fédération Nationale des Banques Populaires and the Fédération Nationale des Caisses d’Epargne, decided to combine their forces to create a Research Chair dedicated to the Management and the Governance of Financial Cooperatives. The Chair will do applied research, directly linked with the real world issues.

Eric Lamarque

01 44 08 73 21

MV - Brands & Values

The goal of the Brands & Values Group is to encourage and facilitate the creation, circulation, and exchange of knowledge on the issues facing business organizations today in terms of brand management (e-reputation, brand resistance, brand alliances, employer brand, etc.) with regard to their various departments (marketing, HR, strategy, finance, legal, etc.).

Géraldine Michel

Professor, Vice Dean
Director of the Brands and Values Research Group
Director of the MBA program in Beijing (China)
01 44 08 73 50