Institute of Economic and Social Research

Welcome to IRES!

IRES is a research centre in economics of the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain). The research centre was founded in 1928. With the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), the Institut de Statistique, Biostatistique et Sciences Actuarielles (ISBA) and Louvain Finance (LFIN) and the platform Support en Méthodologie et Calcul Statistique (SMCS), IRES now belongs to the Louvain Institute of Data Analysis and Modeling in economics and statistics (LIDAM).

Upcoming Events at IRES

IRES Lunch Seminar - Karine Moukaddem, AMSE

Karine Moukkadem (AMSE) will give a presentation on Arab Spring Protests and Women’s Marriage Outcomes: Evidence from Egypt Abstract: The Egyptian Revolution of 2011 has...

UCLouvain Economics Seminar - Sarah Langlotz, University...

Sarah Langlotz (University of Goettingen) will give a presentation on Terrorist Propaganda Abstract: This paper examines the influence of Islamic State (IS) propaganda on public...

IRES Lunch Seminar - Jing-Rong Zeng, IRES

Jing-Rong Zeng (IRES/LIDAM, UCLouvain) will give a presentation on TBA Abstract:

UCLouvain Economics Seminar - Laura Gati, ECB

Laura Gati (European Central Bank ) will give a presentation on Monetary Policy & Anchored Expectations: An Endogenous Gain Learning Model Abstract: This paper...

What's new at IRES

Paul Magnette veut la semaine de 4 jours et une hausse...

Moustique a interrogé plusieurs économistes dont 2 membres du LIDAM les Prs. Jean Hindriks (CORE) et Bruno Van der Linden (IRES) pour savoir si les propositions de Paul Magnette sont...

Emploi en hausse mais pas assez vite, chômage en baisse...

L'emploi est une des préoccupations majeures des belges et par conséquent un enjeu électoral important. Afin de répondre aux nombreuses questions qui se posent, La RTBF a décidé de réunir 4...
New video

Who's going to win the 2024 elections in the USA?

  Is it possible to predict the elections on November 2024? Who will win the US election? David de la Croix presents "Pollyvote", a forecasting tool that uses various factors and...