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

Econometrics Seminar

Econometrics Seminar : Wolfgang Härdle

Joint CORE/ISBA seminar SONIC: Social Network with Influencers and Communities Wolfgang Härdle, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany Abstract: Integration of social media...
Brown Bag Seminar

Brown Bag Seminar : Alexandre Jacquemain

Inference for monotone single-index conditional means: a Lorenz regression approach Alexander Jacquemain, UCLouvain ISBA Abstract: The tools available to assess how the observed...
UCLouvain Seminar

UCLouvain Seminar : Jacques Cremer

Migration Between Platforms Jacques Crémer, Toulouse School of Economics Abstract: We study incumbency advantage in platform industries, where the utility of participating in a platform is...