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 Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Quantitative Modelling and Analysis (IMMAQ) 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

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: Angelo Luisi

Redenomination Risk and Euro Area Government Bond Market Fragmentation Angelo Luisi, UCLouvain LFIN We study the economic and financial drivers of the Euro Area (EA) government bond market,...
UCLouvain Economics Seminar

Antonio Rosato, Cambridge University

Projection of Private Values in Auctions Antonio Rosato, Cambridge University This paper explores how taste projection --- the tendency for people to overestimate how similar others' tastes...
Operations Research Seminar

Operations Research Seminar: Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi

Joint with OR and Econometrics Seminars Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi, Northwestern University Exploiting the exogenous...