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.
The 9th Annual Christmas Meeting of Belgian Economists. Date: Friday, December 20, 2019. Location: Louvain-la-Neuve. Keynote Speakers: Klaus Desmet (Southern Methodist University) Christian Gollier (Toulouse School of Economics). As in the previous years, the idea is to have a relaxed day of presentations and exchanges. IRES will provide lunch, tea/coffee and a reception in the evening. In […]
Paola Conconi received an advanced ERC Grant for her work “Trade Agreements and Supply Chains”.
The paper is entitled : “Security, disaster management or schooling ? Consequences of the Mexican War on Drugs” (with Tillmann Heidelk)
“Forecasting Conditional Covariance Matrices in High-dimensional Time Series : a General Dynamic Factor Approach“ by Marc Hallin, Luiz K. Hotta, João H. G. Mazzeu, Carlos Trucios, Pedro L. Valls Pereira and Mauricio Zevallos
Are happiness and life satisfaction good indicators for measuring well-being? A team of researchers from ULB, KU Leuven, UCLouvain, and Antwerp University conducted a large-scale survey to describe in detail the various aspects of the individual well-being of Belgians.
We are proud to announce that Stefano Falcone won the best paper prize at IOEA 2019. The title of the paper is : Technological Change, Organizational Capacity and Rural Conflict: Land Occupations in Brazil
We are proud and delighted to announce that our colleague Bram De Rock is, together with his longtime co-authors and friends Laurens Cherchye and Frederic Vermeulen, the laureate of the 2019 Francqui prize in human sciences.
Davy Paindaveine has been recently elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association—a much-coveted recognition. Belgian universities only have seven such fellows; two of them are now ECARES members.
Prof Mathias Dewatripont (Université Libre de Bruxelles and honorary vice-governor of the National Bank of Belgium) will receive an honorary degree in recognition of his contributions in the field of the theory of incentives and his scientifically based policy contributions to the prudential regulation of financial institutions.