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.
Editorial position9 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.
FNRS Grant for Estelle Cantillon8 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”.
FNRS-FRESH Grant for Morgane Rigaux8 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”.
Prix de la diffusion scientifique ULB for M. Goldman and M. Dewatripont1 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.
New director1 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.
Regulating Public Services – Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice23 November 2021
Cambridge University Press, 2021
15th Belgian Environmental Economics Day 202222 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.
Data Methods for Empirical Researchers20 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.
3 Full-time Academic Positions5 November 2021
SBS-EM is hiring 3 new colleagues in the field of macroeconomics, public economics and mathematical economics.
Etienne Sadi Kirschen Prize7 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 Award30 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.”
Paper prizes for Fabrizio Leone20 September 2021
We are very proud to announce that our PhD student Fabrizio Leone has won the best paper prizes at the “XXXV Jornadas de Economía Industrial” and “RIEF Doctoral Meeting” for his work on “Multinational Enterprises, Technology Transfers and Robot Adoption“.
Chocs transitoires, effets permanents26 February 2021
Une guerre civile ne s’arrête pas quand les armes se taisent. Est-ce que cela s’applique aussi à la crise du Covid-19 ? Philip Verwimp, February 13, 2021
15 February 2021
André Sapir has been appointed as member to the High-Level Advisory Group on the main economic and social challenges the European economy will face in the post-Covid environment. The 8-member Group will advise the European Commissioner for the Economy, Paolo Gentiloni, on issues that include: the medium- to long-term impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on …