The 9th Annual Christmas Meeting of Belgian Economists. Date: Friday, December 20, 2019. Location: Louvain-la-Neuve. Keynote Speakers: Klaus Desmet (Southern Methodist University) Christian Gollier (Toulouse School of Economics). As in the previous years, the idea is to have a relaxed day of presentations and exchanges. IRES will provide lunch, tea/coffee and a reception in the evening. In […]
Paola Conconi received an advanced ERC Grant for her work “Trade Agreements and Supply Chains”.
The paper is entitled : “Security, disaster management or schooling ? Consequences of the Mexican War on Drugs” (with Tillmann Heidelk)
“Forecasting Conditional Covariance Matrices in High-dimensional Time Series : a General Dynamic Factor Approach“ by Marc Hallin, Luiz K. Hotta, João H. G. Mazzeu, Carlos Trucios, Pedro L. Valls Pereira and Mauricio Zevallos
Are happiness and life satisfaction good indicators for measuring well-being? A team of researchers from ULB, KU Leuven, UCLouvain, and Antwerp University conducted a large-scale survey to describe in detail the various aspects of the individual well-being of Belgians.
We are proud and delighted to announce that our colleague Bram De Rock is, together with his longtime co-authors and friends Laurens Cherchye and Frederic Vermeulen, the laureate of the 2019 Francqui prize in human sciences.
Prof Mathias Dewatripont (Université Libre de Bruxelles and honorary vice-governor of the National Bank of Belgium) will receive an honorary degree in recognition of his contributions in the field of the theory of incentives and his scientifically based policy contributions to the prudential regulation of financial institutions.
We are proud to announce that our colleague Estelle Cantillon received a Francqui chair of the Université Saint-Louis. The inaugural lesson will take place on March 11 and is entitled “En revisitant Hayek: comment concevoir les marchés pour qu’ils atteignent leurs objectifs”.
ECARES is from now on the regional HUB of Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) It is a network that brings together academics and policy makers. This news was announced at the workshop to celebrate the 35th anniversary of CEPR.
On April 19 and 20 2018, GEP hosted its 17th Annual Postgraduate Conference. The conference, co-organised with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), is a long-established and well-known annual event.