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 to announce that Stefano Falcone won the best paper prize at IOEA 2019. The title of the paper is : Technological Change, Organizational Capacity and Rural Conflict: Land Occupations in Brazil
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.
Davy Paindaveine has been recently elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association—a much-coveted recognition. Belgian universities only have seven such fellows; two of them are now ECARES members.
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.
ECARES is happy to announce that the European Research Council has given one its advanced grants to Paola Conconi for her project “Trade Agreements and Supply Chains”.
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”.
Marco Luca Pinchetti has been awarded the Young Economist Best Paper Award at the 6th Workshop in Macro Banking and Finance.