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 […]
Best Paper presented by Anousheh Alamir at the 23rd Annual International Conference on Economics and Security1 August 2019
The paper is entitled : “Security, disaster management or schooling ? Consequences of the Mexican War on Drugs” (with Tillmann Heidelk)
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.
Davy Paindaveine elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association
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.
Advanced ERC Grant
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”.
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”.
Marco Luca Pinchetti has been awarded the Young Economist Best Paper Award at the 6th Workshop in Macro Banking and Finance.
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.