Recent Publications

IRES disseminates its research via its own working documents and publications of our staff members in national and international peer-academic journals. Staff members’ publications can be found in personal CV and can usually be downloaded from the personal homepages.

Journal Articles

1. Degavre, Florence; Lemaître, Andreia; Nyssens, Marthe; Defourny, Jacques. L'économie sociale, un moteur pour la transition sociale et écologique ?. In: Sociétés en changement, , no.8, p. 1-8 (2020).

2. Baudin, Thomas; de la Croix, David; Gobbi, Paula Eugenia. Endogenous Childlessness and Stages of Development. In: Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 18, no. 1, p. 83-133 (February 2020).

3. Attanasi, Gautier; Bodart, Vincent; Courtoy, François; Fontenay, Sébastien; Lachapelle, Nathan; Ounnas, Alexandre; Sauvenier, Mathieu. Perspectives économiques 2020. In: Regards économiques, , no.155, p. 1-11 (2020). doi:10.14428/regardseco/2020.01.17.01 (Soumis).

4. Gomes, Joseph. Linguistic Fractionalization and Health Information in Sub-Saharan Africa. In: The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 34, no. Issue Supplement_1, p. S20-S25 (February 2020). doi:10.1093/wber/lhz009.

5. Armand, Alex; Atwell, Paul; Gomes, Joseph. The Reach of Radio: Ending Civil Conflict through Rebel Demobilization. In: American Economic Review, Vol. 110, no. 5, p. 1395-1429 (2020).

6. Gomes, Joseph. The health costs of ethnic distance: evidence from sub-Saharan Africa. In: Journal of Economic Growth, Vol. 25, no.2, p. 195-226 (2020). doi:10.1007/s10887-020-09177-4.

7. Desmet, Klaus; Gomes, Joseph; Ortuño-Ortín, Ignacio. The geography of linguistic diversity and the provision of public goods. In: Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 143, p. 102384 (2020). doi:10.1016/j.jdeveco.2019.102384.

8. Tubeuf, Sandy. Les experts de l'UCLouvain vous répondent: "La meilleure stratégie à adopter face à l'épidémie". In: Le Vif - L'Express, Vol. 00, no.00, p. 00 (2020).

9. Tubeuf, Sandy. Les experts de l'UCLouvain vous répondent: "Nous devons gagner du temps". In: Le Vif - L'Express, Vol. 00, no.00, p. 00 (2020).

10. Owens, David; Wright-Hugues, Alexandra; Graham, Liz; Blenkiron, Paul; Burton, Kayleigh; Collinson, Michelle; Farrin, Amanda; Hatcher, Simon; Martin, Katie; O' Dwyer, John; Pembroke, Louise; Protheroe, David; Tubeuf, Sandy; House, Allan. Problem-solving therapy rather than treatment as usual for adults after self-harm: a pragmatic, feasibility, randomised controlled trial (the MIDSHIPS trial). In: Pilot and Feasibility Studies, Vol. 6, no.119, p. 1-14 (2020). doi:10.1186/s40814-020-00668-0.

11. Stelter, Robert; de la Croix, David; Myrskylä, Mikkö. Leaders and Laggards in Life Expectancy among European Scholars from the Sixteenth to the Early Twentieth Century. In: Demography, (2020). (Accepté/Sous presse).

12. Cockx, Bart; Declercq, Koen; Dejemeppe, Muriel; Inga, Leda; Van der Linden, Bruno. Switching from an inclining to a zero-level unemployment benefit profile: Good for work incentives?. In: Labour Economics, Vol. 64, p. 10816 (2020). doi:10.1016/j.labeco.2020.101816.

13. Vandenberghe, Vincent. Health, Cognition and Work Capacity Beyond the Age of 50: International Evidence on the Extensive and Intensive Margin of Work. In: International Labour Review, (2020). doi:10.1111/ilr.12174 (Accepté/Sous presse).

14. Defourny, Jacques; Nyssens, Marthe; Brolis, Olivier. Testing Social Enterprise Models Across the World: Evidence from the “International Comparative Social Enterprise Models (ICSEM) Project. In: Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, , p. 1-31 (2020). (Accepté/Sous presse).

15. Tubeuf, Sandy; D'Otreppe, Bosco. En France, une vie vaut trois millions d’euros. In: La Libre Belgique, p. 32-33 (29/05/2020).

16. Tubeuf, Sandy. Toutes les vies ont de la valeur, il y a urgence à remettre tous les soins en route!. In: Le Soir, (10/04/2020).

17. Tubeuf, Sandy; Sohy, Nicolas. Il ne suffit pas de réinjecter de l’argent. In: Moustique, (27/05/2020).

18. Jusot, Florence; Tubeuf, Sandy; Wittwer, Jérôme. Arbitrer entre pertes économiques et bénéfices sanitaires, une violence supplémentaire. In: Libération (journal), (29/05/2020).

19. Tubeuf, Sandy. Les experts de l'UCLouvain vous répondent:"On peut déplorer les mesures d'austérité en Belgique". In: Le Vif - L'Express, Vol. 00, no.00, p. 00 (2020).

20. Attanasi, Gautier; Bodart, Vincent; Courtoy, François; Fontenay, Sébastien; Lachapelle, Nathan; Ounnas, Alexandre; Sauvenier, Mathieu. Perspectives économiques 2020-2021. In: Regards économiques, , no.156, p. 1-10 (2020). doi:10.14428/regardseco/2020.07.09.01.

21. Brolis, Olivier; Nyssens, Marthe. Does the Mission of an Organization Affect the Quality of Low-Skilled Jobs in Quasi-markets?: A Comparison Between Social Enterprises and For-Profit Organizations. In: VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Vol. 31, no. 3, p. 533-549 (2020). doi:10.1007/s11266-019-00164-x (Accepté/Sous presse).

22. Bricard, Damien; Jusot, Florence; Trannoy, Alain; Tubeuf, Sandy. Inequality of opportunities in health and death: an investigation over the lifespan in Great Britain. In: International journal of epidemiology, (2020). doi:10.1093/ije/dyaa130.

23. Asadullah, Niaz; Trannoy, Alain; Tubeuf, Sandy; Yalonetzky, Gaston. Educational inequality of opportunity in a developing country: the role of pupil's effort. In: World Development,. (Accepté/Sous presse).

24. Adeyanju, Oludamilola; Tubeuf, Sandy; Ensor, Tim. Encouraging the use of modern contraceptive: the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative. In: Applied Health Economics and Health Policy,. (Soumis).

25. Bodart, Vincent; Dejemeppe, Muriel; Fontenay, Sébastien. Évolution de l’emploi en Belgique : tentons d’y voir plus clair. In: Regards économiques, , no.146, p. 1-11 (2019). doi:10.14428/regardseco/2019.05.02.01.

26. Brée, Sandra; de la Croix, David. Key forces behind the decline of fertility: lessons from childlessness in Rouen before the industrial revolution. In: Cliometrica : journal of historical economics and econometric history, Vol. 13, no. 1, p. 25-54 (January 2019). doi:10.1007/s11698-017-0166-9.

27. Attanasi, Gautier; Bodart, Vincent; Courtoy, François; Fontenay, Sébastien; Ounnas, Alexandre; Sauvenier, Mathieu. Perspectives économiques 2019. In: Regards économiques, , no.143, p. 1-9 (2019). doi:10.14428/regardseco/2019.01.11.01.

28. Pensieroso, Luca; Sommacal, Alessandro. Agriculture to industry: The end of intergenerational coresidence. In: Review of Economic Dynamics, Vol. 34, p. 87-102 (2019). doi:10.1016/

29. Iftikhar, Zainab; Zaharieva, Anna. General equilibrium effects of immigration in Germany: Search and matching approach. In: Review of Economic Dynamics, Vol. 31, no.n/z, p. 245-276 (2019). doi:10.1016/

30. Vandenberghe, Vincent. Alternatives to polynomial trend-corrected differences-in-differences models. In: Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 26, no.5, p. 358-361 (2019). doi:10.1080/13504851.2018.1478386.

31. Mesén Vargas, Juliana; Van der Linden, Bruno. Why Cash Transfer Programs Can Both Stimulate and Slow Down Job Finding. In: IZA Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 8, no.1, p. 1-27 (2019). doi:10.2478/izajole-2019-0005.

32. Djajić, Slobodan; Docquier, Frédéric; Michael, Michael S. Optimal education policy and human capital accumulation in the context of brain drain. In: Journal of Demographic Economics, Vol. 85, no.4, p. 271-303 (2019). doi:10.1017/dem.2019.10.

33. Batyra, Anna; de la Croix, David; Pierrard, Olivier; Sneessens, Henri. Structural changes in the labor market and the rise of early retirement in France and Germany. In: German Economic Review, Vol. 20, no. 4, p. e38-e69 (2019). doi:10.1111/geer.12150.

34. Mariani, Fabio; Pensieroso, Luca. Fiscalité et commerce international : quels enjeux pour l’immigration clandestine ?. In: Regards économiques, , no.148, p. 1-6 (2019). doi:10.14428/regardseco/2019.06.20.01.

35. Tubeuf, Sandy; Saloniki, Eirini-Christina; Cottrell, David. Parental Health Spillover in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: Evidence from Self-Harming Adolescents in England. In: PharmacoEconomics, , p. 18p. (2018). doi:10.1007/s40273-018-0722-6.

36. Docquier, Frédéric; Iftikhar, Zainab. Brain drain, informality and inequality: a search-and-matching model for sub-Saharan Africa. In: Journal of International Economics, Vol. 120, p. 109-125 (September 2019). doi:10.1016/j.jinteco.2019.05.003.

37. Faraglia, Elisa; Marcet, Albert; Oikonomou, Rigas; Scott, Andrew. Government Debt Management: The Long and the Short of It. In: The Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 86, no.6, p. 2554-2604 (2019). doi:10.1093/restud/rdy061.

38. Docquier, Frédéric; Kone, Zovanga L.; Mattoo, Aaditya; Ozden, Caglar. Labor market effects of demographic shifts and migration in OECD countries. In: European Economic Review, Vol. 113, p. 297-324 (2019). doi:10.1016/j.euroecorev.2018.11.007.

39. Bos, Maraijke J. D.; Vannoorenberghe, Gonzague. Imported input varieties and product innovation: Evidence from five developing countries. In: Review of International Economics, Vol. 27, no.2, p. 520-548 (2019). doi:10.1111/roie.12387.

40. Roca Fernández, Èric. In the Name of the Father: Inhereitance Systems and the Dynamics of State Capacity. In: Macroeconomic Dynamics, , p. 1-34 (2020). doi:10.1017/S1365100519000476 (Accepté/Sous presse).

41. Baurin, Arno; Hindriks, Jean. Quels sont les métiers pénibles ?. In: Regards économiques, Vol. 151 (2019).

42. Hindriks, Jean; Baurin, Arno. Financement des pensions : rétrospectives et perspectives. In: Reflets et perspectives de la vie économique, Vol. LVIII, no.1, p. 97-119 (2019). doi:10.3917/rpve.581.0097.

43. Baurin, Arno; Hindriks, Jean. Financement des pensions et le compte individuel pension. In: Revue Belge de Sécurité Sociale, Vol. 2019(2), p. 333-359 (2019).

44. Lambert, Louise; Dedeurwaerdere, Tom; Nyssens, Marthe; Brolis, Olivier. Unpacking the organisational diversity within the collaborative economy: The contribution of an analytical framework from social enterprise theory. In: Ecological Economics, Vol. 164, p. 1-9 (2019). doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.05.023.

45. Setti Raïs, Ali; Tubeuf, Sandy. (In)-equality in the allocation of R&D resources for rare diseases. In: Social Justice Research, Vol. 32, no. 3, p. 277-317 (2019).

46. de la Croix, David; Schneider, Eric; Weisdorf, Jacob. Childlessness, Celibacy and Net Fertility in Pre-industrial England: The Middle-Class Evolutionary Advantage. In: Journal of Economic Growth, Vol. 24, no.3, p. 223-256 (2019). doi:10.1007/s10887-019-09170-6.

47. de la Croix, David; Fabre, Alice. À la découverte des professeurs de l’ancienne université d’Aix, de ses origines à 1793. In: Annales du Midi : revue de la France Meridionale, Vol. 131, no. 307-308 (Juillet - Décembre 2019). (Accepté/Sous presse).

48. Defourny, Jacques; Nyssens, Marthe. La diversité des modèles d’entreprise sociale : nouvelles dynamiques au cœur et aux confins de l’économie sociale. In: Marché et organisations, , no.36, p. 17-38 (2019). doi:10.3917/maorg.036.0017.

Book Chapters

1. Defourny, Jacques; Nyssens, Marthe; Brolis, Olivier. Asian Social Enterprise Models in a Worldwide Perspective. In: Social Enterprise in Asia: Theory, Models and Practice (Routledge Studies in Social Enterprise & Social Innovation; xxx), Routledge: Abingdon, 2019. 9780367211592.

2. Mariani, Fabio; Pérez - Barahona, Agustín; Raffin, Natacha. Population and the Environment: The Role of Fertility, Education and Life Expectancy. In: Human Capital and Economic Growth: The Impact of Health, Education and Demographic Change , Palgrave MacMillan: London, 2019, p. 295-322. 978-3-030-21598-9. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-21599-6_9.

3. Baudin, Thomas. Childlessness and Economic Development: A Survey. In: Human Capital and Economic Growth: The Impact of Health, Education and Demographic Change , Palgrave MacMillan: London, 2019, p. 55-90. 978-3-030-21599-6. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-21599-6_3.

4. Jusot, Florence; Tubeuf, Sandy. Inequality of Opportunities in Health and Health Care. In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia. Economics and Finance [Online] (Oxford Research Encyclopaedia in Health Economics; xxx), Oxford University Press: (United Kingdom) Oxford, 2019, 1-52. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190625979.013.3.


1. Gaiger, Luiz Inácio; Nyssens, Marthe; Wanderley, Fernanda. Social Enterprise in Latin America : Theory; Models and Practice. Routledge: Abingdon, 2019. 9780367151195. 330 pages.