Annual Report

Cover 2020-2021 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 2020-2021 report is available here.  

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

IRES research key figures in 2020-2021

Researchers

  • 19 faculty members
  • 5 senior researchers
  • 29 PhD students

Doctoral dissertations

  • In progress : 25
  • Defended : 4

Job Market Placement

  • 3 researchers found a new position in 2020-2021

Publications

  • Books : 2
  • Articles: 26
  • Book chapters: 8
  • Discussion Papers: 31

Citations

  • Scopus 69 papers cited more than 25 times
  • Google Scholar:
    • 129 papers cited more than 50 times
    • 55 papers were cited more than 100 times
  • RePEc : 27 abstract views and 4 file downloads per day

Research projects under contracts

  • 32 research projects were ongoing in 2020-2021

Events

  • Conference organized : 1
  • UCLouvain Economics Seminars : 25
  • IRES Lunch Seminars: 21

Network

  • 62 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:
    • 9 issues
    • 2 focuses