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. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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/

5. 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/

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. Vandenberghe, Vincent. Treatment-effect identification without parallel paths. In: Economics : The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 12, no.9, p. 1-19 (2018). doi:10.5018/economics-ejournal.ja.2018-9.

11. Chabé-Ferret, Bastien; Machado Carneiro, Joël; Wahba, Jackie. Remigration intentions and migrants' behavior. In: Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 68, p. 56-72 (2018). doi:10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2017.10.018.

12. Mankart, Jochen; Oikonomou, Rigas. Household Search and the Aggregate Labour Market. In: The Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 84, no.4, p. 1735-1788 (2017). doi:10.1093/restud/rdw055.

13. Bodart, Vincent; Dejemeppe, Muriel; Van der Linden, Bruno. The Labor Market in Belgium, 2000-2016. In: IZA World of Labor, , no.484, p. 1-12 (2018). doi:10.15185/izawol.428.

14. Docquier, Frédéric. Long-term trends in international migration: lessons from macroeconomic model. In: Economics and Business Review, Vol. 4 (18), no.1, p. 3-15 (2018). doi:10.18559/ebr.2018.1.1.

15. Le Polain, Maïté; Sterck, Olivier; Nyssens, Marthe. Interest Rates in Savings Groups: Thrift or Threat?. In: World Development, Vol. 101, p. 162-172 (2018). doi:10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.09.001.

16. Cassiers, Isabelle. La croissance, une addiction ?. In: Revue Projet, , p. 18-23 (2018).

17. COCKX, Bart; Dejemeppe, Muriel; Launov, Andrey; Van der Linden, Bruno. Imperfect Monitoring of Job Search: Structural Estimation and Policy Design. In: Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 36, no. 1, p. 75-120 (2018). doi:10.1086/693868.

18. Dào, Thu Hién; Docquier, Frédéric; Parsons, Chris; Peri, Giovanni. Migration and development: Dissecting the anatomy of the mobility transition. In: Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 132, p. 88-101 (2018). doi:10.1016/j.jdeveco.2017.12.003.

19. Dujardin, Claire; Louis, Virginie; Mayneris, Florian. Les pôles de compétitivité wallons. In: Revue d'économie régionale et urbaine, , no.2, p. 417-462 (2018). doi:10.3917/reru.182.0417.

20. Brolis, Olivier; Courtois, Marie; Herman, Ginette; Nyssens, Marthe. Do Social Enterprises Discriminate less than For-Profit Organizations? The Influence of Sector and Diversity Policies on Managers’ Prejudice towards Immigrants. In: Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Vol. 47, no. 4, p. 745-766 (August 2018).

21. De la Croix, David; Delavallade, Clara. Religion, Fertility, and Growth in Southeast Asia. In: International Economic Review, Vol. 59, no. 2, p. 907-946 (2018). doi:10.1111/iere.12291.

22. de la Croix, David; Doepke, Mathias; Mokyr, Joel. Clans, Guilds, and Markets: Apprenticeship Institutions and Growth in the Preindustrial Economy. In: The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 133, no. 1, p. 1-70 (2018). doi:10.1093/qje/qjx026.

23. Delogu, Marco; Docquier, Frédéric; Machado, Joël. Globalizing labor and the world economy: the role of human capital. In: Journal of Economic Growth, Vol. 23, no.2, p. 223-258 (2018). doi:10.1007/s10887-017-9153-z.

24. Oikonomou, Rigas. Unemployment Insurance with Limited Commitment Wage Contracts and Savings. In: The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 18, no.1. doi:10.1515/bejm-2014-0162.

25. Bos, Marijke; Vannoorenberghe, Gonzague. Total factor productivity spillovers from trade reforms in India. In: Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 51, no. 2, p. 549-606 (2018).

26. Mariani, Fabio; Mercier, Marion; Verdier, Thierry. Diasporas and conflict. In: Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 18, no. 4, p. 761-793 (2018). doi:10.1093/jeg/lby014.

27. Docquier, Frédéric; Ruyssen, Ilse; Schiff, Maurice. International Migration: Pacifier or Trigger for Military Conflicts. In: The Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 54, no.9, p. 1657-1679 (2018). doi:10.1080/00220388.2017.1355456.

28. Cockx, Bart; Decoster, André; Dejemeppe, Muriel; Spinnewijn, Johannes; Van der Linden, Bruno. Une baisse plus rapide des allocations de chômage est-elle à recommander ?. In: Regards économiques - Focus, (2018).

29. Vandenberghe, Vincent. The Contribution of Educated Workers to Firms’ Efficiency Gains: The Key Role of Proximity to the ‘Local’ Frontier. In: De Economist, Vol. 166, no.3, p. 259-283 (2018). doi:10.1007/s10645-018-9322-2.

30. Cockx, Bart; Decoster, André; Dejemeppe, Muriel; Spinnewijn, Johannes; Van der Linden, Bruno. Une baisse plus rapide des allocations de chômage est-elle à recommander ?. In: Regards économiques, Focus, , no.22, p. 1-3 (2018). doi:10.14428/regardseco2018.09.24.01.

31. Baudin, Thomas; de la Croix, David; Gobbi, Paula Eugenia. Endogenous Childlessness and Stages of Development. In: Journal of the European Economic Association, , p. 1-83. (Accepté/Sous presse).

32. Bourgain, Arnaud; Metha, Kirti; Shadman Valavi, Fatemeh; Sneessens, Henri. Formation des salaires en Belgique : interactions sectorielles et performances macroéconomiques. In: Regards économiques, , no.141, p. 1-15 (2018).

33. de la Croix, David; Perrin, Faustine. How Far Can Economic Incentives Explain the French Fertility and Education Transition?. In: European Economic Review, Vol. 108, p. 221-245 (September 2018).

34. Bouakez, Hafedh; Oikonomou, Rigas; Priftis, Romanos. Optimal Debt Management in a Liquidity Trap. In: Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 93, p. 5-21 (August 2018). doi:10.1016/j.jedc.2018.01.033.

35. DELMEZ, Françoise; Vandenberghe, Vincent. Long Working Hours Make Us Less Productive but Also Less Costly. In: Labour : review of labour economics and industrial relations, Vol. 32, no. 4, p. 259-287 (December 2018). doi:10.1111/labr.12128.

36. Le Polain, Maïté. Dettes et Liens : moteurs de l'épargne populaire au Sud-Kivu. In: Mondes en développement, no. 181, p. 41-56 (2018).

37. Vasilakis, Chrysovalantis. Massive Migration and Elections: Evidence from the Refugee Crisis in Greece. In: International Migration, Vol. 56, no. 3, p. 28-43 (June 2018). doi:10.1111/imig.12409.

38. 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, , p. 1-32 (2018). doi:10.1111/geer.12150 (Accepté/Sous presse).

39. De Vroey, Michel. La théorie de l’équilibre général. In: Cahiers d'économie politique, , no.74, p. 197-205 (2018). doi:10.3917/cep.074.0197.

40. Camacho, Carmen; Mariani, Fabio; Pensieroso, Luca. Dealing with Illegal Immigration: the Role of Informality, Taxation and Trade. In: Economia italiana, , no.1, p. 97-122 (2018).

41. Baudin, Thomas; Hiller, Victor. On the dynamics of gender differences in preferences. In: Oxford Economic Papers, , p. 1-25 (2018). doi:10.1093/oep/gpy038 (Accepté/Sous presse).

42. Docquier, Frédéric; Iftikhar, Zainab. Brain drain, informality and inequality: a search-and-matching model for sub-Saharan Africa. In: Journal of International Economics, , p. 1-37 (2019). (Accepté/Sous presse).


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