Interview with Philip Verwimp on the Nobel Prize in Economics

October 15 2019

Philip Verwimp was interviewed on VRT (flemish public radio) on the Nobel Prize in Economics for Abhijit Banerjee,  Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer.  Interview is in Dutch.

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(Post-)Doctoral Workshop

11 December 2019

On Tuesday December 17 : presentations by our Babies, Teens and Young Adults

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ECARES Doctoral Lectures – Thierry Mayer, SciencesPo

18 November 2019

Gravity vs IO: Trade Policy, Mergers and Multinational Production. Recent work in international trade builds on the structural gravity model to provide useful tools for counterfactual policy analysis. The trade approach is economical in terms of data requirements, and can handle large scale problems in terms of country coverage, together with sophisticated models,  where firms can decide among […]

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The Future of Work

12 November 2019

The labor market is undergoing profound changes, raising multiple policy challenges. There is a need to stimulate labor mobility while protecting workers; increase productivity and employment levels while containing income inequality; accommodate globalization and technological change while ensuring equal opportunities for everyone.

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