The academic year 2015-2016 marks the 25th anniversary of the European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES). Inaugurated on November 30th, 1991, ECARE started as a joint initiative of the Institut d’Etudes Européennes (IEE) at Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), and of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), a network of around 700 researchers in Europe... (read more)
NEW AT ECARES: The Second web-based course on the economics of regulation of public services delivered at an introductory level aimed at students in economics, public policy but also at practioners who want to get some up-to-date conceptual basis on the issues they have to work on. The viewers will be reminded of when, why and how regulation matters in theory but they will also be exposed to the core tools used in the best practice of regulation…which is not really common in academic courses on the economics of regulation. The tone is informal but analytically solid. Each lecture includes some basic optional math adds-on and skype interviews of regulation specialists. Hope you’ll join us.
Tillmann Heidelk, one of the PhD students of Ecares, was awarded the European Charlemagne Youth Prize for the project Young European Council (see http://younglead.eu/yec for more details). This project was conceptualized by the organization Young European Leadership of which Tillmann is one of the founders.