Institute of Economic and Social Research

Welcome at IRES!

IRES is a research center of the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL). The center was founded in 1928. With the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) and the Institut de Statistique, Biostatistique et Sciences Actuarielles (ISBA), IRES now belongs to the Louvain Institute of Data Analysis and Modeling in economics and statistics (LIDAM).

Forthcoming Events

IRES Lunch Seminar

Christian Kiedaisch (UNamur)

Christian Kiedaisch (UNamur) will give a presentation on Inequality and Demand-Driven Innovation: Evidence from International Patent Applications  
UCLouvain Economics Seminar

Pietro Biroli (University of Zurich)

Pietro Biroli (University of Zurich) will give a presentation on Genetics and Health Insurance: How Genes and Insurance Status Affect Smoking Decisions after Health Shocks Abstract:...
IRES Lunch Seminar joint with Doctoral Workshop

Javier García-Cicco (Central bank of Argentina)

Javier García-Cicco (Central Bank of Argentina) will give a presentation on Revisiting the Exchange Rate Pass Through: A General Equilibrium Perspective Abstract: A large literature...
IRES Lunch Seminar

Lingwei Wu (University of Bonn)

Lingwei Wu (University of Bonn) will give a presentation on The Economic Motives For Foot-Binding Abstract: What are the origins of gender-biased social norms? As a painful custom that...
UCLouvain Economics Seminar

Sydney Ludvigson (New York University)

Sydney Ludvigson (New York University) will give a presentation on How the Wealth Was Won: Factor Shares as Market Fundamentals Abstract: We provide novel evidence on the driving...

16th Belgian Day for Labour Economists

Original picture : CC FOTO:FORTEPAN / Konok Tamás id Programme 9:15 - 9:30 Registration   9:30 - 10:45 @Auditorium Skills...

What's new?

Regards économiques n°146

Évolution de l’emploi en Belgique : tentons d’y...

Dans ce numéro de Regards économiques, trois questions sont étudiées. D’une part, nous examinons si, en Belgique, la relation entre l’emploi et l’activité économique (telle que...

Centralisme et régulation dans les universités de la...

Le Pr. David de la Croix a contribué au site Le Livre noir de l'enseignement supérieur en Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles. Retrouvez sa contribution "Centralisme et régulation dans les...

Agriculture to industry: The end of intergenerational...

A new paper by Pr. Luca Pensieroso and Pr. Alessandro Sommacal published in vol. 34 of Review of Economic Dynamics. Find it in our institutional repository ! Abstract: We show that the...