Annual Report

Cover 2019-2020 reportWithin LIDAM, IRES has its own research policy, affiliated researchers and administrative staff. The Research Director’s  annual report provides a comprehensive overview of the research output and activities of the Institute for Economic and Social Research (IRES) for the academic year, starting on September and ending on August.

The 2019-2020 report is available here.  

For previous years, go to the archives' section of this page.

IRES research key figures in 2019-2020

Researchers

  • 19 faculty members
  • 7 senior researchers
  • 33 PhD students

Doctoral dissertations

  • In progress : 28
  • Defended : 5

Job Market Placement

  • 5 researchers found a new position in 2019-2020

Publications

  • Books : 2
  • Articles: 28
  • Book chapters: 6
  • Discussion Papers: 36

Citations

  • Scopus 79 papers cited more than 25 times
  • Google Scholar:
    • 155 papers cited more than 50 times
    • 78 papers were cited more than 100 times
  • RePEc : 61 abstract views and 12 file downloads per day

Research projects under contracts in 2019-2020

  • 20 research projects were ongoing in 2019-2020

Events

  • Conference organized : 4
  • UCLouvain Economics Seminars : 16
  • IRES Lunch Seminars: 18

Network

  • 60 Corresponding members from foreign universities regularly collaborates with IRES Staff.

Policy

  • The Service d’Analyse économique produced its detailed analysis of short-term economic prospects in Belgium each quarter, complemented by forecasts of the Belgian economy
  • Regards économiques:
    • 7 issues
    • 3 focuses