En faut-il peu pour être heureux ?

June 6 2019

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.

Its originality lies in the attention dedicated to the distribution of the different aspects of well-being within families.

In addition, they propose an alternative method of measuring well-being, called equivalent income. This measure takes into account not only the different dimensions of well-being, but also the opinion of individuals as to what is important for their own lives.
The research on which this book is built was funded by the Public Programming Service of the Federal Science Policy (BELSPO).This book has been co-written by Bart Capéau (KU Leuven), Laurens Cherchye (KU Leuven), Koen Decancq (UA), André Decoster (KU Leuven), Bram De Rock (ULB et KU Leuven), François Maniquet (UCL), Annemie Nys (UA), Guillaume Périlleux (ULB), Eve Ramaekers (UCL), Zoé Rongé (KU Leuven), Erik Schokkaert (KU Leuven) et Frederic Vermeulen (KU Leuven).

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13 March 2020

We regret to inform you that all forthcoming research seminars/conferences organised or hosted by ECARES have been cancelled.  We will reschedule these events as soon as the situation comes back to “normality”.

Inaugural Lecture for the International Francqui Chair of Olivier Scaillet

30 January 2020

THE VALUE ADDED FROM ACTIVE FUND MANAGEMENT – Capitant Brussels and the finance research groups from UCL, UGent, ULB, ULiège, UNamur, and VUB are excited to invite you to the inaugural lecture by professor Olivier Scaillet, laureate of the International Francqui Chair 2020 in human sciences. 

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