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Pierre-Simon de Laplace Prize 2022

7 February 2022

We are proud to announce that the “Pierre-Simon de Laplace Prize 2022” has been awarded to Marc Hallin by the Société française de Statistique (SFdS).

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Adolphe Wetrems prize

13 January 2022

for Thomas Verdebout

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Le canal de Suez est bloqué, la pandémie frappe, le commerce mondial tremble

16 December 2021

De la prise du Capitole aux 30 ans de la fin de l’URSS en passant par la COP26 ou la Covid-19 : 12 temps forts de l’année 2021 que décryptent et mettent en perspective 12 expert·es de l’ULB

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Vaccination passports in Europe. The antidote to hesitance ?

16 December 2021

Is vaccination a choice or a responsibility? Through 2021, policymakers across Europe have used vaccine passports to keep others safe and counter vaccine hesitancy.  Mathias Dewatripont discusses the mixed evidence for their effectiveness with Tim Phillips.

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Editorial position

9 December 2021

From January 2022 onwards, Davy Paindaveine will be for three years the Editor-in-Chief of Bernoulli, the flagship journal of the Bernoulli Society.

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FNRS Grant for Estelle Cantillon

8 December 2021

Congratulations to Estelle Cantillon who was awarded a research grant from the FNRS for her research on “Price formation in the EU emissions Trading Scheme: Evidence from theory and transaction data”.

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FNRS-FRESH Grant for Morgane Rigaux

8 December 2021

Congratulations to Morgane who received a FRESH grant from the FNRS for her research project “An empirical framework for the measure of individual well-being in the household”.

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Prix de la diffusion scientifique ULB for M. Goldman and M. Dewatripont

1 December 2021

Les Prix de la diffusion scientifique ULB sont décernés à des chercheurs, chercheuses ou centres de recherche qui ont contribué au cours de l’année, à partager leur démarche et leurs connaissances scientifiques avec le grand public. Pour cette première édition, douze lauréats, lauréates sont récompensés.

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New director

1 December 2021

ECARES is  happy to announce that starting December 1st, Georg Kirchsteiger is our new director. We thank Bram De Rock for his excellent guidance throughout the last eight years. 

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15th Belgian Environmental Economics Day 2022

22 November 2021

POSTPONED TO MAY 30, 2022 – The Belgian Environmental Economics Day 2022 (BEED) provides an opportunity to researchers in the areas of environmental, resource and ecological economics from universities, university colleges, research institutes and research consultancy firms in Belgium, to present their work.

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Data Methods for Empirical Researchers

20 November 2021

The goal is to get on the frontier on best practices in data management, coding, reproducibility etc., from people in academia, data science and business.

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3 Full-time Academic Positions

5 November 2021

SBS-EM is hiring 3 new colleagues in the field of macroeconomics, public economics and mathematical economics.

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Etienne Sadi Kirschen Prize

7 October 2021

Florine Le Henaff received the Etienne Sadi Kirschen Prize from the Association of Economists of ULB and Solvay Business School (AEBr), for her master thesis « Gender gap in environmental concern and pro-environmental behaviors ».   The price annually rewards a master thesis in economics at ULB, with emphasis on its originality in economic analysis and on its …

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UNCTAD/Academy of International Business Award

30 September 2021

Baptiste Souillard received the UNCTAD/Academy of International Business Award for the Best Research Work on International Investment and Development for his paper “The Indirect Effect of Import Competition on Corporate Tax Avoidance.”

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