Center for Operations Research and Econometrics

CORE, the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics, is a research center of the Université catholique de Louvain, located in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium). Founded by Prof. Jacques Drèze in 1966, it now houses about 35 professors, and 50 researchers.

Together with IRES, ISBA, LFIN, and SMCS, CORE is part of the Louvain Institute of Data Analysis and Modeling in economics and statistics (LIDAM) where researchers develop and use a coherent set of tools and methods for quantitative modelling and analysis in their various fields of expertise.

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Prizes & Awards

Former CORE PhD student, Justin Delloye, awarded the...

Justin Delloye, a former CORE PhD Student now doing a PostDoc at LISER, has been awarded the 2018 RSAI Dissertation Award for his thesis on “Urban Morphodynamics: Reconciling Location Theory and...
Prizes & Awards

Johannes Johnen awarded the 2018 Young Economists’...

Prof. Johannes Johnen has won one of the 2018 Young Economists’ Essay Awards (YEEA) for his paper “Dynamic Competition in Deceptive Markets”. This award, which is awarded to young...

Upcoming Events

Brown Bag Seminar

Brown Bag Seminar: Mariam Nanumyan

Efficiency Gains of Social Influence in a Minimum Effort Game Mariam Nanumyan, UCLouvain CORE In this paper we explore how the coordination of effort choice in a minimum effort game evolves...
UCLouvain Economics Seminar

UCLouvain Economics Seminar: Sandy Tubeuf

(In)-equality of opportunity in the allocation of R&D resources for rare diseases Sandy Tubeuf, UCLouvain an University of Leeds This paper investigates the existence of inequalities of...

Bru-Net workshop | Spatial Big Data in urban...

About the seminar The seminar will discuss the contribution of spatial big data and their relevance to urban studies. The day will be an opportunity to highlight the conclusions of the...