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

Operation Research Seminar

Operations Research Seminar: Eddie Anderson

Robust sample average approximation with small sample sizes Eddie Anderson, The University of Sydney  We consider solving stochastic optimization problems in which we seek to minimize...
Brown Bag Seminar

Brown Bag Seminar: Ata Atay

On the core of many-to-many matching markets with transferable utility Ata Atay, Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences We study transportation games that model...
Operation Research Seminar

Operations Research Seminar: Josh Taylor

Optimal planning and control of direct current lines in power systems Josh Taylor, University of Toronto Abstract: Direct current transmission of electric power is becoming more and...