La transformation des Etats-Unis à la lumière des hydrocarbures non conventionnels

VisioConférence : « Perspectives transaméricaines », Hydrocarbures non conventionnels dans les Amériques : une nouvelle donne énergétique face à la crise globale, Institut des Amériques / ENS, 12 janvier 2021

Théorie de la Régulation : Concepts et méthode

Powerpoint et zoom Présentation visio-conférence pour le DEA – EHESS, 2 décembre 2020

 l’enregistrement en mp4 (y compris le tâtonnement initial, cel
commence vraiment à la minute 13)

The Process of Development: The Contribution of Régulation Theory

In Machiko Nissanke and José Antonio Ocampo (editors), The Palgrave handbook of developments economics. Réflexions critiques sur la mondialisation et le développement. Chapitre : Questions méthodologiques et conceptuelles en économie du développement. Manuel de l’économie du développement de Palgrave, Chapiter 6Palgrave,  MacMillan, pages 177-227.


Development is not the search for an optimal static macro-equilibrium but it derives from the art of creating, if not miracles, at least virtuous circles in which social values, organizations, institutions and technological systems co-evolve. Development modes are therefore built upon the discovery of possible institutional arrangements that fulfil two conditions: the viability of the accumulation process and a political legitimacy around an implicit or explicit institutionalized compromise. The survey of economic history reveals a limited number of these modes: import substitution development, export-led, foreign direct investment-led and finally based upon low wage and poor welfare. Contemporary China explores a genuine development mode built upon the acute competition between a myriad of local corporatism under the aegis of a party-State. Most of these modes rely upon the resilience of an open world economy. Its stability is not guaranteed given the obstacles to the defense of global public goods and to the creation of new Commons. Last but not least, the merits of an anthropogenetic model based on education, health and culture should not be underestimated.



Development mode Regulation theory Accumulation regime Institutionalized compromise Viability

Foreword: From ‘Japonophilia’ to indifference? Three decades of research on contemporary Japan

In The Great Transformation of Japanese Capitalism, Edited by Sébastien Lechevalier (translated by J.A.A. Stockwin), Routledge, London and New Yorkn 2014

IC, the Achilles Heel of Accounting and Macroeconomics

RBJP 2013 SASE (1.2 MiB)

Avec James Perry, Texte servant de base à la SASE Conférence « States in Crisis » Universita degli Studi di Milano, 27-29 June 2013

Network P: Accounting, Economics and Law, Saturday 29 June  2013 (with James Perry)

Bringing Asia into the Comparative Approach

BoyerSASESEBringingAsia28062013 (7.1 MiB)

SASE Conférence « States in Crisis » Universita degli Studi di Milano, 27-29 June 2013

Network : Featured Panel, Friday 28 June  2013


The quest for theoretical foundations of Socio-economics: Epistemology, Methodology or Ontology?


Socio Economic Review, Vol. 6, n° 4, October 2008, p. 733-746.

Pierre Bourdieu, a Theorician of Change? The View from Régulation Theory


in The Institutions of the Market, Ebner Alexander and Nikolaus Beck, Oxford: Oxford University
Press, 2008, p. 348-397

Comment changent les modes de régulation sectoriels

Postface à l’ouvrage de Gilles Laferté : L’image de la Bourgogne et de ses vins : Le contrôle politique et culturel du marché, Albin Michel, Paris, 2006, p. 251-262.

Promoting learning in the enterprise: the lessons of international

OECD-KRIVET (2004): Adult learning policies and practices. Proceedings of a joint OECD-KRIVET International Conference, p. 181-224

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