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30 September 2020

3 Post-doc positions available : Flexible start date – duration 3 years – deadline for application : 1 Dec 2020

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WRDS Best Paper Award for Research Examines Role of Governance in Portfolio Results

28 September 2020

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is pleased to announce Marco Becht, Goldschmidt Professor of Corporate Governance at Université libre de Bruxelles, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management; Julian R. Franks, Professor at London Business School; and Hannes F. Wagner, Associate Professor at Bocconi University as recipients of the Drexel Governance Conference WRDS Best Paper Award.

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China and the WTO: Why Multilateralism Still Matters – Petros Mavroidis and André Sapir

14 September 2020

An examination of China’s participation in the World Trade Organization, the conflicts it has caused, and how WTO reforms could ease them

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ERC Starting Grant for Paula Gobbi

7 September 2020

Paula received an ERC Starting Grant. Her study will focus on Inheritance, Demographics, and Economic Development (IDED)

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How to strengthen European industries’ leadership in vaccine research and innovation.

2 September 2020

While EU countries have been able to rely on a more resilient social model and a science-based approach in managing the Covid crisis more successfully so far than the US, Europe has fallen short in matching the US effort to incentivise Covid vaccine innovation. This is due to a lower level of financial investment and […]

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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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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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