1. General information:

The PhD in Economics is organized by the Economics School of Louvain and the Facult​​​​​y of Economics, Political Science and Communication

This three year program prepares candidate for research and teaching positions in academia and private or public organizations across the world. 


Isabelle Portzenheim
Collège Léon Dupriez
Place Montesquieu 4/L2.05.01
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
Tel.: 010 47 39 54

2.  Doctoral regulation:

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3.  Conditions of admission:

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4. PhD students:

4.1. Job placement 2017 - 2018:

Christoph Deuster : Junior professional officer at the Population division of the United Nations
Zainab Iftikhar : Postdoctoral fellow at the Goethe University Frankfurt, (Germany)
Guzman Ourens : Assistant professor at Tilburg University (The Netherlands)
Èric Roca Fernández : Postdoctoral fellow at Aix-Marseille School of Economics (France)

4.2. LIDAM PhD thesis completed in 2018:

April 25, 2018
Zainab Iftikhar. Essays on the effects of migration and demographic factors on labour markets and accumulation
Promoters: David de la Croix (UCLouvain) and Christiane Clemens (Universität Bielefeld)
September 6, 2018
Eric Roca Fernandez. Essays on economic development and gender
Promoters: Fabio Mariani and Luca Pensieroso
June 20, 2018
Tommaso Sonno. Essays on globalisation and conflicts, populism and firm heterogeneity
Promoters: Florian Mayneris (UCLouvain) and Carlo Altomonte (Universita di Bocconi)
September 13, 2018
Christoph Deuster. Migration, human capital, and climate change
Promoters: Frédéric Docquier (UCLouvain) and Catia Bastia (Nova University Lisbon)
July 4, 2018
Thu Hien Dao. On the fundamental drivers of international migration
Promoters: Frédéric Docquier (UCLouvain) and Christiane Clemens (Universität Bielefeld)
November 27, 2018
Elisa Rizzo. Essays on education and stages of growth
Promoters: David de la Croix (UCLouvain) and Bertrand Wigniolle (Paris School of Economics and Université Paris 1)