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Business Club: Le bilan économique après 6 mois de pandémie

2 July 2020

L’Europe économique s’est-elle enfin réveillée, peut on coupler des politiques vertes à un idéal de croissance économique, faut-il craindre un nouveau krach boursier ?

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FNRS.live

1 July 2020

Le « monde d’après » vu par 5 chercheurs FNRS Lors de cette première édition des FNRS.live, les conférences en ligne du FNRS, 5 chercheurs FNRS ont esquissé les opportunités, les défis et les enjeux qui s’offrent à nos sociétés pour envisager l’après crise, sanitaire mais aussi économique et sociale.

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Learning from the Curve

22 June 2020

Students and researchers at ECARES team up to better understand COVID-19 and its economic implications.

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In Institutions We Trust? The Economics of Institutional Change

19 June 2020

Both the 2008 global financial crisis and the current COVID-19 pandemic have profoundly impacted our economies and livelihoods. A global crisis affects popular trust in our institutions’ capacity to deal with the challenges ahead, acting as a stress test on national and global institutions.

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HiCN Call for Papers “Social unrest and violent conflict in times of pandemics”

15 June 2020

The 16th Annual 16th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network will be an online event this year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The world is experiencing an shock of massive proportions, with a host of unexplored questions and uncertain answers. Scholars can contribute substantially to the debate, in particular a network as ours with a […]

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11 June 2020

The ECARES Research Master Merit Award is an annual prize given to an outstanding student who is accepted into the doctoral school at ECARES.  The total amount of this prize is of 10.000 euros and will be given at the beginning of the academic year (2021-2022).

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Newspaper articles related to the Corona crisis

30 March 2020

Some interviews on the covid-19 crisis in Belgian press.

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SEMINARS

13 March 2020

From now on and until the end of the academic year, all research seminars/conferences organised or hosted by ECARES will take place virtually.  Please check the links in the calendar of events.

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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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ECARES Doctoral Lectures – Thierry Mayer, SciencesPo

29 January 2020

Gravity vs IO: Trade Policy, Mergers and Multinational Production. Recent work in international trade builds on the structural gravity model to provide useful tools for counterfactual policy analysis. The trade approach is economical in terms of data requirements, and can handle large scale problems in terms of country coverage, together with sophisticated models,  where firms can decide among […]

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(Post-)Doctoral Workshop

11 December 2019

On Tuesday December 17 : presentations by our Babies, Teens and Young Adults

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The Future of Work

12 November 2019

The labor market is undergoing profound changes, raising multiple policy challenges. There is a need to stimulate labor mobility while protecting workers; increase productivity and employment levels while containing income inequality; accommodate globalization and technological change while ensuring equal opportunities for everyone.

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Interview with Philip Verwimp on the Nobel Prize in Economics

15 October 2019

Philip Verwimp was interviewed on VRT (flemish public radio) on the Nobel Prize in Economics for Abhijit Banerjee,  Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer.  Interview is in Dutch.

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Building a Centre for Impact Evaluation in Morocco

4 October 2019

Philip VERWIMP has received a grant (2019-2024) from the Higher Academy for Research and Teaching (ARES) to set up a centre for the evaluation of public policies at Moulay Ismail University of Meknes, Morocco.

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Closure Event of the International Week of Happiness at Work

23 September 2019

On Friday September 27th, we are closing off this themed week on happiness at work with a full-packed afternoon schedule for everyone who would like to get even more inspired about happiness at work.

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