Prizes

PrizeLaureatContribution
Teaching Award of SBS-EM
2019
Estelle CantillonFor the “Sustainable Development @ SBSEM” initiative, a team-based project aimed at increasing students’ exposure to sustainability throughout their curriculum.
Francqui Prize
2019
Bram De RockFor his research in analysing individual well-being (together with Laurens Cherchye and Frederic Vermeulen).
Honorary PhD (University of Antwerp)
2019
Mathias DewatripontFor his contributions in the field of the theory of incentives and scientifically based policy contributions to the prudential regulation of financial institutions. See more.
Francqui Chair (USaint-Louis)
2019
Estelle CantillonEn revisitant Hayek: Comment concevoir les marchés pour qu’ils atteignent leurs objectifs?
Teaching Award of SBS-EM
2019
Bram De Rock, Thomas Demuynck and Marjorie Gassner This award recognises our efforts as a team for training the quantitative skills of our undergraduate students.
Best Paper Award at the 2019 Drexel Corporate Governance Conference (sponsored by WRDS)
2019
Marco BechtFor his paper entitled : Corporate Governance Through Exit and Voice” (joint with J. Frakns and H. Wagner)
IOEA 2019 best paper
2019
Stefano FalconeFor his paper entitled : Technological Change, Organizational Capacity and Rural Conflict: Land Occupations in Brazil.
Young Economist Best Paper Award
2019
Marco Luca PinchettiFor his paper entitled “Creative Destruction Cycles: Schumpeterian Growth in an Estimated DSGE Model”.
Best paper award at 17th annual GEP/CEPR post-graduate conference.
2019
Michael Blanga-Gubbay
Hans Raupach Best Paper Award
2018
Baptiste Souillard by the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies for “No Bad Weather, Only Bad Clothes? Investment climate, Capabilities and Firm Performance in India”.
Etienne Sadi Kirschen Prize
2017
Sarah RosenbergFor best thesis at SBS-EM.
Sun Yefang Award
2017
Patrick LegrosBest economic research in China.
Best Poster Award
2017
Tillmann HeidelkPoster session of ECARES, for paper “The Returns to Education in the Context of a Natural Disaster: Evidence from the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti”.
Prix Kirschen
2016
Sarah RosenbergFor the Best Master’s Thesis in Applied Economics, Solvay Schools Alumni
Pioneer Price of the KU Leuven
2015
Bram De RockThis award is for a research group that has initiated and conducted research that is scientifically innovative and opened a completely new avenue of research. (together with Laurens Cherchye and Frederic Vermeulen).
AAM-CAMRI Prize in Asset Management
2015
Marco Becht (with J. Franks,
J. Grant and H. Wagner)
Best paper prize that “not only recognises but celebrates excellence in applied research, be it empirical or theoretical, that is original and breaks new ground in the thinking, practice, policies and issues affecting the Asian asset management industry”. See
GSBE Excellent Fellow Award (Maastricht University)
2015
Thomas Demuynck
Francqui chair at the University of Namur
2015
Bram De Rock
Research Council award (KULeuven)
2012
Bram De RockFor his work in the Humanities and Social Science group.
Prix Socrate
2012
Antonio EstacheFor outstanding achievement in teaching (can only be obtained once in a career).
The best paper, written by economists under the age of 35
2010
Thomas Demuynck and Bram De RockAwarded by: The scientific committee of the International Conference in memoriam of Maria Concetta Chiuri on Household, Labour and Migration Economics (University of Bari)
ULB Foundation prize
2010
Estelle Cantillon
The prize of the Association of Economics
2008
Bram De Rock For the paper “The revealed preference approach to collective consumption behavior: testing, recovery and welfare analysis” (awarded every two year to Flemish authors under the age of 35). (together with Laurens Cherchye and Frederic Vermeulen).
Francqui Chair KULeuven
2005
Marc Hallin
Jahnsson Medal
2003
Mathias DewatripontFor his path-breaking contributions to both pure and applied contract theory, and organization economics.
Hicks‑Tinbergen Medal
2000
Georg Kirchsteigerby the European Economic Association for the best paper published in the associations’ journal the last two years.
David A. Wells Prize
2000
Estelle Cantillon Best Ph.D. Dissertation (Harvard University, Economics Department).
Young Economist Award
2000
Estelle CantillonFrom the European Association of Research in Industrial Economics.
Francqui Prize
1998
Mathias Dewatripont