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9 September 2019

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 […]

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Advanced ERC for Paola Conconi

5 September 2019

Paola Conconi received an advanced ERC Grant for her work “Trade Agreements and Supply Chains”.

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Best Paper presented by Anousheh Alamir at the 23rd Annual International Conference on Economics and Security

1 August 2019

The paper is entitled : “Security, disaster management or schooling ? Consequences of the Mexican War on Drugs” (with Tillmann Heidelk)

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Best LACSC 2019 Paper award

11 June 2019

“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

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En faut-il peu pour être heureux ?

6 June 2019

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.

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Best IOEA Paper

3 June 2019

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

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Francqui Prize 2019

30 May 2019

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.

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Davy Paindaveine elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association

15 May 2019

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.

Honorary Degree for Mathias Dewatripont

4 April 2019

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.

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Advanced ERC Grant

21 March 2019

ECARES is happy to announce that the European Research Council has given one its advanced grants to Paola Conconi for her project “Trade Agreements and Supply Chains”. 

Francqui Chair for Estelle Cantillon

11 March 2019

We are proud to announce that our colleague Estelle Cantillon received a Francqui chair of the Université Saint-Louis.  The inaugural lesson will take place on March 11 and is entitled “En revisitant Hayek: comment concevoir les marchés pour qu’ils atteignent leurs objectifs”.

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Young Economist best paper award for Marco Luca Pinchetti

5 February 2019

Marco Luca Pinchetti has been awarded the Young Economist Best Paper Award at the 6th Workshop in Macro Banking and Finance.

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Spring Meeting of Young Economists 2019

5 February 2019

The goal of the conference is to promote the exchange of ideas and experience among young economists conducting research in all fields of economics.

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ECARES became a partner of CEPR

22 January 2019

ECARES is from now on the regional HUB of Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) It is a network that brings together academics and policy makers. This news was announced at the workshop to celebrate the 35th anniversary of CEPR.

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Best paper award at the 17th Annual GEP/CEPR Conference for Michael Blanga-Gubbay

7 June 2018

On April 19 and 20 2018, GEP hosted its 17th Annual Postgraduate Conference. The conference, co-organised with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), is a long-established and well-known annual event.

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