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

Roland Winkler (University of Antwerp)

Roland Winkler (University of Antwerp) will give a presentation on The Government Spending Multiplier at the Zero Lower Bound: International Evidence from Historical Data Abstract:...
UCLouvain Economics Seminar

Ferdinand Vieider (Ghent University)

Ferdinand Vieider (Gent University) will give a presentation on Environmental Factors Shape Risk Preferences Abstract: Risk preferences are a key determinant of individual decisions....
IRES Lunch Seminar

Erica Perego (CEPII)

Erica Perego (CEPII) will give a presentation on TBA

What's new?

Job openings

A DOCTORAL RESEARCHER IN ECONOMICS in Development economics

Starting in September 2019 or earlier Job description The doctoral project aims to study the distributional effect of globalization in both developed and developing economies. The...
Regards économiques n°145

Une nouvelle tarification des réseaux pour favoriser la...

Tarif prosumer : ces deux mots ont fait couler beaucoup d’encre dernièrement. Alors qu’ils utilisent le réseau de distribution d’électricité pour injecter et pour prélever de...

Lowering taxes and fighting tax avoidance might help to...

In their policy paper published on the website lavoce.info, Pr. Fabio Mariani and Pr. Luca Pensieroso suggest that tackling the underground economy might be an effective tool to reduce the flows...