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Glenn Magerman’s Oxford Public Lecture

13 May 2024

Glenn presents a public lecture across the prestigious University of Oxford on Wednesday, May 22nd. The lecture will be available for online participation. However, registration is required to access the online session. Secure your spot by registering.

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Euroclear chair in sustainable finance

13 May 2024

Application deadline: June 6, 2024 Start date: September 1, 2024

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Sustainability Champion award : Julia Jadin

24 January 2024

In October, the Teaching Awards honored exceptional work at the School, and we’re thrilled to announce that Julia Jadin, a dedicated PhD researcher, was recognized as the Sustainability Champion! Julia not only contributes to academic research for her PhD thesis but also leads training sessions in various Executive Education programs for the Solvay Lifelong Learning …

Bram De Rock’s workshop – 15 years !

12 December 2023

Celebrating 15 Years of Academic Excellence! What began as a modest gathering 15 years ago, with just six individuals in Bram De Rock‘s living room, has blossomed into an enriching tradition. On November 15, we marked this milestone with a vibrant gathering of 40 researchers, all affiliated with Belgian universities, sharing a keen interest in …

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Leone Fabrizio Won 3 Prizes for his paper Global Robots

12 December 2023

Exciting News! Leone Fabrizio is on a winning streak! “Global Robots” secured three prestigious awards: Congratulations !!

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27/10 – Brussels Replication Games

11 December 2023

the Brussels’ Replication Games at the European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB). Participants will be matched with other researchers working in the same field. Each team will work on replicating a recently published study in a leading journal. All participants will be given co-authorship …

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FNRS.awards : Baptiste Souillard, Winner of the McKinsey & Company Scientific Award

6 July 2023

Baptiste Souillard, postdoctoral researcher at the ULB and former FNRS aspirant, was awarded the McKinsey & Company Scientific Prize for his doctoral thesis in social, economic and management sciences, entitled: “Essays on international trade and corporate tax optimization”.“Very honored to receive this interdisciplinary research award, and very happy that tax optimization has finally become a …

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Dimitri KONEN won the Antonella Karlson Prize 2023

4 July 2023

Dimitri KONEN, FNRS candidate at ULB, has been awarded the Antonella Karlson Prize 2023 for his doctoral thesis in the field of mathematics.“I am very pleased to be the recipient of the Antonella Karlson Prize for my research in mathematical statistics. As a young researcher, obtaining recognition for thesis work is very encouraging and motivating …

Mathias Dewatripont has been awarded the title of Foreign Honorary Member of the American Economic Association

16 June 2023

The Foreign Honorary Members award is presented to foreign economists of distinction. Honorees are elected by the American Economic Association’s Executive Committee upon recommendation from the Honors and Awards Committee. American Economic Association (aeaweb.org)

ECARES @30 : Where Research Meets Society

16 June 2023

In the context of Solvay 120 years, ECARES is organizing a conference showcasing the main research fields of our centre and their connection to economic policy. The conference – entitled ECARES@30 : Where Research Meets Society – will take place on June 30 and July 1. Please find attached the program of the conference. You …

The Silicon Valley Bank collapse: Prudential regulation lessons for Europe and the world

21 March 2023

Peter Praet, André Sapir and Mathias Dewatripont published a column on VoxEU. While the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank appears to be an example of failure of both bank management and supervision, it also offers insights about prudential regulation. This column draws two main lessons in this respect.

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David Preinerstorfer awarded the 2022 Wetrems Prize

23 December 2022

Congratulations to our ECARES colleague and friend David Preinerstorfer who on December 17 received the 2022 Wetrems Prize for Mathematics and Physics awarded by the Classe des Sciences of the Royal Academy of Belgium.

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Inflation : la récession économique guette l’Europe

23 December 2022

Avec une augmentation du coût de la vie jamais vue en 50 ans, le portefeuille des Belges se porte mal en cette fin d’année. Bram De Rock revient sur les événements qui ont provoqué cette inflation record, et les conséquences sur le pouvoir d’achat des ménages.

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‘Het succes heeft China verblind en arrogant gemaakt’

29 November 2022

Begraaf het idee dat internationale handel autocratieën helpt te liberaliseren. ‘China is uitgegroeid tot een frankensteinregime. En Rusland stevent af op een bloedig intern conflict’, zegt de Belg Gérard Roland, een wereldautoriteit in de evolutie van voormalige planeconomieën.

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