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Baris VARDAR
Title: Optimal transition to clean technologies
Date: June 30, 2016
Supervisors : Thierry Bréchet and Antoine d'Autume (EDEEM student)
Current position : Postdoctoral research fellow, HEC Montréal, Canad

Andrew PUA
Title: Responses to the incidental parameter problem
Date: March 10, 2016
Supervisors : Peter Boswijk and Sébastien Van Bellegem (EDEEM Student)
Current position : Assistant professor at Xianem University, China

Benoit DECERF
Title: Welfare and behavior micro-analysis of economies with agents exhibiting non-classical preferences
Date: December 8, 2015
Supervisors : François Maniquet and Frank Riedl (EDEEM Student)
Current position : Assistant Professor, U Namur, Belgium

Mikel BEDAYO
Title: Essays on financial and economic networks
Date: September 21, 2015
Supervisor : Vincent Vannetelbosch
Current position : Economist, Banco de Espana, Spain

Federico De STEFANO GRIGIS
Title: Essays on Nash equilibrium refinements
Date: September 21, 2015
Supervisor : Vincent Vannetelbosch
Current position : Banca d'Italia, Roma, Italy

Francesco DI COMITE
Title: More linear than you would think; quadratic utilities, product differentiation and trade patternss
Date: September 23, 2014
Supervisor : Vincent Vannetelbosch
Current position : Scientific project officer at the European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Seville, Spain

Anton O. BELYAKOV
Title: Essays on economic dynamics under heterogeneity
Date: September 9, 2014
Supervisor : Julio Davila
Current position : Research Fellow, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

Vladyslav NORA
Title: Essays on coordination, conflit and networks
Date: August 1, 2014
Supervisor : Julio Davila
Current position : Assistant Professor, Nazabayev University, Republicof Kazakhstan

Manuel FÖRSTER
Title: Essays on dynamic social influence
Date: June 10, 2014
Supervisors : Michel Grabish, Agnizszka Rusinowska and Vincent Vannetelbosch (EDEEM Student)
Current position : Postdoctoral Research Associate, Universität Hamburg, Germany

Margherita NEGRI
Title: Essays in political economics
Date: June 3, 2014
Supervisors : François Maniquet
Current position : Lecturer, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Besik SAMKHARADZE
Title: Essays on modeling international stock market volatility spillovers using multivariate GARCH models
Date: September 25, 2013
Supervisors: Luc Bauwens
Current position : Quantitative Risk Analyst at ABN AMRO Bank N.V., The Netherlands

Nguyen Thang DAO
Title: Essays on economic growth and development
Date: September 5, 2013
Supervisor: Julio Davila
Current position : Mercartor Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change, Berlin, Germany

Arnaud DUFAYS
Title: Modeling structural changes in volatility
Date: July 11, 2013
Supervisor: Luc Bauwens
Current position : Assistant professor, Université Laval, Canada

Olivier DURAND-LASSERVE
Title: Stochastic scenarios for energy transition, an applied equilibrium approach
Date: December 14, 2012
Supervisors: Axel Pierru and Yves Smeers
Current position : Economist at OECD Economics Department, Paris France

Paolo PIACQUADIO
Title: Essays on intergeneraitonal justice
Date: December 11, 2012
Supervisors: Raouf Boucekkine and François Maniquet
Current position : Assistant Professor, University of Oslo, Norway

Marco MARINUCCI
Title: A theoretical analysis on R&D cooperaiton among competing firms
Date: September 12, 2012
Supervisors: Paul Belleflamme and Vincent Vannetelbosch
Current position : Research, Bank of Italy

Efthymios ATHANASIOU
Title: Three essays in social choice and mechanism design
Date: December 16, 2011
Supervisor: François Maniquet
Current position : Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Tanguy ISAAC
Title: Essays in Economics. I. Information revelation in market with pairwise meetings. II. Intergenerational fairness
Date: September 2, 2011
Supervisor: Raouf Boucekkine
Current position : Stratec, Belgium

Gilles GRANDJEAN
Title: Essays on social and economic networks
Date: December 14, 2010
Supervisors: Ana Mauleon and Vincent Vannetelbosch
Current position : Université Saint-Louis, Brussels, Belgium

Emanuele FORLANI
Title: nput markets and manufacturing firms performances
Date: November 25, 2010
Supervisor: Hylke Vandenbussche
Current position : Lessius, Antwerpen, Belgium

Carlotta BALESTRA
Title: Environmental externalities and overlapping generations
Date: November 22, 2010
Supervisor: Thierry Bréchet
Current position : OECD-Directorate Statistics

Jean-Charles LANGE
Title: Design and management of networks with fixed transportation costs for the reverse flows of reusable packages
Date: September 30, 2010
Supervisor: Pierre Semal
Current position : FedEx, Belgium

Filippo Luca CALCIANO
Title: A theory of games with general complementaries
Date: September 21, 2010
Supervisors: Pierre Dehez and Jean-François Mertens
Current position : Universita di Roma, Italy

Quentin BOTTON
Title: Survivable network design with quality of service constraints : extended formulations and Benders decomposition
Date: September 7, 2010
Supervisors: Philippe Chevalier and Bernard Fortz
Current position : Université de Namur, Belgium

Jean-Christophe VAN DEN SCHRIECK
Title: Multi-skill queueing models for call centers : approximations and performance optimization
Date: September 2, 2010
Supervisor: Philippe Chevalier
Current position : N-Side, Louvain-la-Neuve Belgium

Tanja MLINAR
Title: Stochastic models for shared production resources in supply chains
Date: March 10, 2014
Supervisors : Philippe Chevalier
Current position : Assistant Professor, IÉSEG School of Management, Lille

Adel HATAMI-MARBINI
Title: Three aspects on complex performance analysis under uncertainty
Date: April 15, 2013
Supervisors : Per Agrell

Arnaud LATIERS
Title: Frequency containment reserve from energy constrained loads. A system perspective
Date: April 22, 2016
Supervisors : François Glineur and Emmanuel de Jaeger
Current position : Energy Specialist at Actility Benelux

Abdelrahaman ALY
Title: Network flow problems with secure multipartycomputation
Date: August 31, 2015
Supervisor : Mathieu Van Vyve
Current position : Postdoctoral Researcher at KU Leuven

Olivier DEVOLDER
Title: Exactness, inexactness and stochasticity in first-order method large-scale convex optimizaiton
Date: August 31, 2015
Supervisors : François Glineur and Yurii Nesterov
Current position : Head of Energy Group, N-Side, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Joachim GAHUNGU
Title: Real options models in electricity capacity generation
Date: October 4, 2011
Supervisor : Yves Smeers
Current position : Square Management, Brussels, Belgium

Gauthier DE MAERE D'AERTRYCKE
Title: Mixed integer programming formulations and heuristics for joint production and transportation problems
Date: September 12, 2011
Supervisor : Yves Smeers
Current position : Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Firenze, Italy

Rafael Augusto DE MELO
Title: Mixed integer programming formulations and heuristics for joint production and transportation problems
Date: July 11, 2011
Supervisors : Laurence Wolsey
Current position : OM Partners, Belgium

Nicolas GILLIS
Title: Nonnegative matrix factorization : complexity, algorithms and applications
Date: February 18, 2011
Supervisor : François Glineur
Current position : University of Waterloo, Canada

Jean-Sébastien TANCREZ
Title: Modelling queueing networks with blocking using probability mass fitting
Date: March 18, 2011
Supervisors : Philippe Chevalier and Pierre Semal
Current position : CORE and LSM, UCL, BelgiuM

Jonathan JONES
Title: Spatial bias in LUTI models
Date: June 22, 2016
Supervisors : Isabelle Thomas and Dominique Peeters
Current position : Queen Mary University of London

Grégory VANDENBULCKE-PLASSCHAERT 
Title: Spatial analysis of bicycle use and accident risk for cyclists
Date: November 11, 2011
Supervisors : Isabelle Thomas
Current position : Federal Police, Brussels, Belgium Belgium

Daniel KOCH
Title: Multiscale methods for the analysis of high-dimensional locally stationary time series
Date: AJune 5, 2015
Supervisor : Sébastien Van Bellegem
Current position : Statistical Consultant chez SOGETI, Luxembourg

Alain PHOLO BALA
Title: Rent seeking and hubs: a new economic geography of Sub Saharan Africa
Date: June 24, 2009
Supervisors: Dominique Peeters and JacquesFrançois Thisse
Current position : University of Johannesburgh, South Africa

Fernanda ESTEVAN
Title: Essays on development economics
Date: June 22, 2009
Supervisors: Jean-Marie Baland and Jean Hindriks
Current position : University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Joana Rita PINHO RESENDE
Title: Dynamic competition in the presence of consumption network externalities
Date: June 12, 2009
Supervisors: Antonio Brandao, Jean J. Gabszewicz and JacquesFrançois Thisse
Current position : Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Andrea SILVESTRINI
Title: Essais sur l'agrégation et la cointégration de modèles économétriques
Date: June 2, 2009
Supervisors: Luc Bauwens and David Veredas
Current position : Banca d'Italia, Roma, Italy

Marjan MAES
Title: Essays on financial and distributional implicaitons of retirement in Belgium
Date: October 6, 2008
Supervisors: Pierre Pestieau and Vincent Vandenberghe
Current position : Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Oscar AMERIGHI
Title: Fiscal competition between national governments and the behavior of multinational enterprises
Date: June 2, 2009
Supervisor: Jean Hindriks
Current position : Universita di Bologna, Italy

Karl Gregor ZOETL
Title: Investment incentives in ologopoly under uncertainty
Date: June 26, 2008
Supervisors: Claude d'Aspremont and Yves Smeers
Current position : Universität Münich, Germany

Skerdilajda ZANAJ
Title: Competition in successive oligopolies
Date: April 18, 2008
Supervisors: Claude d'Aspremont and Jean J. Gabszewicz
Current position : Université du Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Giuseppe DE FEO
Title: Market regulation and public policy
Date: January 14, 2008
Supervisors: Jean Hindriks and Rabah Amir
Current position : University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Cecilia VERGARI
Title: Adoption and provision of new technologies
Date: January 14, 2008
Supervisor: Vincent Vannetelbosch
Current position : Universita di Bologna, Italy

Jakub GROWIEC
Title: Essays on technological progress and economic growth
Date: October 24, 2007
Supervisor: Raouf Boucekkine
Current position : Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

Antonio MINNITI
Title: Essays on market structure, location and growth
Date: August 30, 2007
Supervisor: Raouf Boucekkine
Current position : Universita di Bologna, Italy

Diego SALZMAN
Title: Emotions, beliefs and illusionary finance
Date: June 28, 2007
Supervisor: Luc Bauwens
Current position : Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Frédéric LAURIN
Title: Trade, specialization and economic growth in Spain's autonomous communities
Date: June 27, 2007
Supervisor: Jacques-François Thisse
Current position : Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada

Ingmar SCHUMACHER
Title: Endogenous preferences, technical change and sustainability
Date: October 24, 2007
Supervisors: Thierry Bréchet and Claude d'Aspremont
Current position : Institut de Préparation à l'Administration et à la Gestion (IPAG), Paris, France

Agustin PEREZ BARAHONA
Title: Economic growth and the use of nonrenewable energy resources
Date: March 29, 2007
Supervisors: Raouf Boucekkine and Thierry Bréchet
Current position : Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France

Antonio TESORIERE
Title: Endogenous firm asymmetry vs. symmetry in oligopoly models
Date: January 1, 2007
Supervisors: Rabah Amir and Vincent Vannetelbosch
Current position : Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy

Genaro SUCARRAT
Title: Essays in the study and modeling of exchange rate volatility
Date: September 28, 2006
Supervisor: Luc Bauwens
Current position : Norwegian Business School, Oslo, Norway

Catarina GOULAO
Title: Social insurance reappraisal
Date: September 18, 2006
Supervisor: Jean Hindriks
Current position : Toulouse School of Economics, France

Eloisa CAMPIONI
Title: Financial markets and competition on contracts
Date: September 6, 2006
Supervisor: Enrico Minelli
Current position : Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy

Luca PANACCIONE
Title: Essays on moral hazard in general equilibrium theory
Date: September 5, 2006
Supervisor: Enrico Minelli
Current position : Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy

Antonio Fernandes TEIXEIRA
Title: Location of economic activities and its determinants
Date: August 30, 2006
Supervisor: Jacques-François Thisse
Current position : European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

Magali VERDONCK
Title: Fiscal federalism: essays on equalizaiton, competition and cooperation
Date: June 9, 2006
Supervisor: Henry Tulkens
Current position : INNOVIRIS, Brussels, Belgium

Huasheng SONG
Title: International R&D collaboration networks and free trade agreement
Date: March 24, 2006
Supervisor: Vincent Vannetelbosch
Current position : Zhejiang University, China

Malgorzata KNAUFF
Title: Complementarity and endogenous heterogeneity in oligopilistic market
Date: January 10, 2006
Supervisors: Rabah Amir and Jacques Thisse
Current position : Warszaw School of Economics, Poland

Filomena GARCIA
Title: Strategic complemenraties and network effects
Date: January 1, 2006
Supervisors: Jacques-François Thisse and Jean J. Gabszewicz
Current position : Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

Luciano GRECO
Title: The optimal design of fiscal decentralization
Date: November 22, 2005
Supervisors: Jean Hindriks and Enrico Minelli
Current position : Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy

Helena BELTRAN-LOPEZ
Title: Dynamics of liquidity in order book markets
Date: September 9, 2005
Supervisor: Luc Bauwens
Current position : PNC Financial Services Group, Pennsylvania, USA

Andrea ATTAR
Title: Aggregate implications of contracts design with applications to credit market imperfections
Date: September 1, 2005
Supervisor: Claude d'Aspremont
Current position : Toulouse School of Economics, France

Williams RENGIFO MINAYA
Title: Econometric analysis of financial count data and portfolio choice: a dynamic approach
Date: June 22, 2005
Supervisor: Luc Bauwens
Current position : Fordham University, New York, USA

Emanuele BACCHIEGA
Title: Essays on product differentiation and trade
Date: March 22, 2005
Supervisors: Jean J. Gabszewicz and Xavier Wauthy
Current position : Universita di Bologna, Italy

Andrea MANTOVANI
Title: Innovative activity in monopoly and oligopoly models
Date: March 22, 2005
Supervisors: Rabah Amir and Jacques-François Thisse
Current position : Universita di Bologna, Italy

Giordano MION
Title: Essays in spatial economics
Date: December 20, 2004
Supervisor: Jacques-François Thisse
Current position : University of Sussex, United Kingdom

Susana PERALTA
Title: Tax competition with asymmetric jurisdictions
Date: June 21, 2004
Supervisor: Jacques-François Thisse
Current position : Nova School of Business and Economics, Lisboa, Portugal

Jeroen ROMBOUTS
Title: Advances in the specification and the estimation of multivariate GARCH models
Date: April 24, 2004
Supervisor: JLuc Bauwensbr /> Current position : ESSEC Business School, Cergy-Pontoise, France

Luisito BERTINELLI
Title: Essays in spatial economics
Date: November 8, 2003
Supervisor: Jacques-François Thisse
Current position : Université du Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Ernesto SAVAGLIO
Title: Essays on economic inequality
Date: October 1, 2003
Supervisor: Claude d'Aspremont
Current position : University “G. d’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara, Italy

Vincent VAN STEENBERGHE
Title: Designing markets for emission permits with applications to climate change
Date: May 12, 2003
Supervisor: Henry Tulkens
Current position : Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment, Brussels, Belgium

Geoffroy DE CLIPPEL
Title: Cooperative games: non-transferable utility and asymmetric information
Date: January 2003
Supervisors: Jean-François Mertens and Enrico Minelli
Current position : Brown Unversity, USA

David VEREDAS
Title: Econometric modelling of financial durations
Date: September 5, 2002
Supervisors: Luc Bauwens and Olivier Scaillet
Current position : Vlerick Business School, KU Leuven, Belgium

Joseph THARAKAN
Title: Market size(s) and price competition in international trade
Date: May 11, 2002
Supervisor: Jacques Thisse
Current position : Université de Liège and CORE, UCL, Belgium

Giovanna G. IANNANTUONI
Title: Strategic voting and political economics
Date: June 8, 2001
Supervisor: Jacques Thisse
Current position : Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Lisa GRAZZINI
Title: Essays on imperfect competition and taxation
Date: May 28, 2001
Supervisor: Jean J. Gabszewicz
Current position : Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy

Francesco DE SINOPOLI
Title: MEssays on strategic voting
Date: March 23, 2001
Supervisor: Jean-François Mertens
Current position : Università di Verona, Italy

Riccardo CALCAGNO
Title: Essays in market microstructure
Date: February 6, 2001
Supervisors: Ronald W. Anderson and Jean-François Mertens
Current position : Universiteit Tilburg and Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Cécile ROCHON
Title: Stability and efficiency: monetary policy and implementation theory
Date: December 20, 2000
Supervisor: Heracles Polemarchakis
Current position : Oxford University, United Kingdom

Elena DEL REY CANTELI
Title: Essays in education and social stratification
Date: May 11, 2002
Supervisor: Maurice Marchand
Current position : Universitat de Girona, Spain

Oliver PADDISON
Title: Essays on social security and human capital accumuation
Date: December 7, 2000
Supervisor: Maurice Marchand
Current position : United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research , USA

Paola DONATI
Title: Monetary and macroecoomic policy under uncertainty and asymmetric information
Date: July 14, 2000
Supervisor: Heracles Polemarchakis
Current position : European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany

Giorgia OGGIONI
Title: Average cost power contracts and CO2 burdens for energy intensive industry. Computational methods for economic and financial decisions and forecasting
Date: June 19, 2008
Supervisor : Yves Smeers
Current position : Università degli Studi di Brescia, Italy

Olivier DAXHELET
Title: Models of restructured electricity systems
Date: May 9, 2008
Supervisor : Yves Smeers
Current position : Chief Analyst, Centre of Expertise in Economic Modelling and Studies, part of the Corporate Strategy of ENGIE, Belgium

François WARICHET
Title: Scheduling of mixed batch-continuous production lines
Date: October 18, 2007
Supervisor : Laurence Wolsey
Current position : Arcelor-Mittal, Gent, Belgium

Peter MALKIN
Title: Computing Markov bases, Gröbner bases, and extreme rays
Date: June 25, 2007
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : University of Melbourne, Australia

Michel BAES
Title: Specral functions and smoothing techniques on Jordan algebras
Date: September 22, 2006
Supervisors: Yurii Nesterov and Paul Van Dooren
Current position : Universität Zürich, Austria

Ruslan SADYKOV
Title: Integer programming-based decomposition approaches for solving machine scheduling problem
Date: June 26, 2006
Supervisors: Yurii Nesterov and Laurence Wolsey
Current position : Institut de Mathématique de Bordeaux, France

Jean-François MACQ
Title: Optimization of multimedia flows over data networks: the core location problem and the peakedness characterization
Date: May 19, 2005
Supervisors: Benoît Macq and Laurence Wolsey
Current position : Alcatel Lucent, Paris, France

Quentin LOUVEAUX
Title: Exploring structure and reformulations in different integer programming algorithms
Date: June 17, 2004
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : Université de Liège, Belgium

Mathieu VAN VYVE
Title: A solution approach of produciton planning problems based on compact formulations for single-item lot-sizing models
Date: June 13, 2003
Supervisors: Yves Pochet and Laurence Wolsey
Current position : CORE, UCL, Belgium

Yvan HACHEZ
Title: Convex optimization over non-negative polynomials: structured algorithms and applications
Date: May 19, 2003
Supervisors: Yurii Nesterov and Paul Van Dooren
Current position : ENGIE, Brussels, Belgium

Francesco Javier ORTEGA VELASQUEZ
Title: Formulations and algorithms for fixed charge networks and lot-sizing problems
Date: September 26, 2001
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : Lacoste

Marko LOPARIC
Title: Stronger mixed 0_1 models of lot-sizing problems
Date: August 20, 2001
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : GDF Suez, Belgium

Konstantinos G. PAPADOPOULOS
Title: Imperdectly competitive incomplete asset markets
Date: June 29, 2000
Supervisor: Heracles Polemarchakis
Current position : Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Stefano LOVO
Title: Price formation under asymmetric information
Date: June 13, 2000
Supervisor: Heracles Polemarchakis
Current position : HEC, Paris, France

Chrissopighi BRAILA
Title: Essays on the financial structure and its implications on economic activity
Date: June 5, 2000
Supervisor: Heracles Polemarchakis
Current position : European Commission

Matteo SALTO
Title: Real effects of exchange rate policies
Date: May 17, 2000
Supervisor: Heracles Polemarchakis
Current position : European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

Philippe CATTOIR
Title: Autonomy, financial solidarity and cooperation in federal states
Date: May 4, 2000
Supervisors: Henry Tulkens
Current position : ACTIRIS, Brussels, Belgium

Pierre GIOT
Title: Econometric studies on the formation of prices in financial and commodity markets
Date: December 13, 1999
Supervisor: Luc Bauwens
Current position : Université de Namur, Belgium

Olivier DE WOLF
Title: Fondements des concepts de solution en théorie des jeux
Date: December 2, 1999
Supervisors: Claude d'Aspremont and Françoise Forges
Current position :

Sergio CURRARINI
Title: Institutions, political processes and cooperation in public good economies
Date: April 14, 1999
Supervisor: Henry Tulkens
Current position : University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Cinzia ROVESTI
Title: Mechanism design, delegation and antitrust policy
Date: June 28, 1999
Supervisor: Claude d'Aspremont
Current position : Autorità di Regolazione dei Trasporti, Torino, Italy

Giulio SECCIA
Title: Information, learning and beliefs in asset markets and experimentation models
Date: May 27, 1999
Supervisor: Heracles Polemarchakis
Current position : University of Southampton, United Kingdom

Claude WAMPACH
Title: Essays in recursive competitive equilibrium analysis
Date: April 22, 1999
Supervisor: Heracles Polemarchakis
Current position : Bank, Luxembourg

Stefano BOSI
Title: Money and indeterminacy
Date: January 6, 1999
Supervisor: Raouf Boucekkine
Current position : University of Evry-Val d'Essonne, France

Francesco MAGRIS
Title: Money, market imperfections, and endogenous fluctuations
Date: January 6, 1999
Supervisors: Claude d'Aspremont and Jean-Michel Grandmont
Current position : Université François Rabelais, Tours, France

Gian Luigi ALBANO
Title: Eliciting information through incentive compatible mechanisms
Date: December 18, 1998
Supervisors: Claude d'ASPREMONT and Aldo RUSTICHINI
Current position : Consip S.p.A. - The National Central Purchasing Body, Roma, Italy

Alessandro TURRINI
Title: Essays on trade, industry, and the labouor market
Date: December 16, 1998
Supervisor: Jean J. Gabszewicz
Current position : European Commission, Brussels, Belgium and Centra Studi Luca d'Agliano, Turino, Italy

Gianmarco OTTAVANIO
Title: Dynamic and strategic considerations in interregional trade
Date: December 8, 1998
Supervisor: Jacques-François THISSE
Current position : London School of Economics, United Kingdom

Manuel Leite MONTEIRO
Title: Redistributive policy and international factor mobility
Date: May 7, 1998
Supervisor: Maurice Marchand
Current position : Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisboa, Portugal

Anthony PAVLOPOULOS
Title: Essays on innovation and growth
Date: April 1, 1998
Supervisor: Aldo Rustichini
Current position : NTPC Limited, Delhi, India

Philippe VANDEN EECKAUT
Title: Free disposal hull and the measurement of efficiency and productivity: theory, application & sofware
Date: June 30, 1997
Supervisor: Henry Tulkens
Current position : Université Charles-de-Gaulle (Lille 3), France

Joseph C. PERREZ
Title: Strategic investments, credit-raitoning and unemployment
Date: May 6, 1997
Supervisor: Claude d'Aspremont
Current position : Direktion Inneres und Justiz, Zürich, Austria

Margarita SAMARTIN
Title: Financial intermediation and public intervention
Date: January 24, 1997
Supervisors: Sudipto Bhattacharya and Heracles Polemarchakis
Current position : Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

Sougata PODDAR
Title: Oligopoly, uncertainty and entry
Date: December 2, 1996
Supervisor: Jean J. Gabszewicz
Current position : University of Redlands, USA

Vera SONGWE
Title: Price selection mechanisms in imperfectly competitive economies
Date: November 30, 1996
Supervisor: Heracles Polemarchakis
Current position : IInternational Finance Cooperation, Washington, USA

Vincent VANNETELBOSCH
Title: Bargaining and rationality
Date: November 27, 1996
Supervisor: Pierre Dehez
Current position : CORE, UCL and Université Saint-Louis, Brussels, Belgium

Tanguy VAN YPERSELE
Title: Political competition and economic rivalry
Date: September 26, 1996
Supervisors:Jean J. Gabszewicz
Current position : Aix-Marseille School of Economics, France

Indrajit RAY
Title: Correlation, coalitions and strategic games
Date: August 30, 1996
Supervisor: Heracles Polemarchakis
Current position : Cardiff University, United Kingdom

Irène BERTSCHECK
Title: Semiparametric analysis of innovative behavior
Date: November 22, 2005
Supervisor: Wolfgang Härdle
Current position : Centre for European Economic Research, Mannheim, Germany

Guillaume Pierre WUNSCH
Title: Peer comparison and regulation: an application to urban mass transit firms in Europe
Date: March 20, 1996
Supervisor: Henry Tulkens
Current position : Parti Politique MR, Belgium

Maria Aranzazu BEITIA
Title: Quality choice and regulation
Date: February 12, 1996
Supervisor: Maurice Marchand and Mathias Dewatripont
Current position :

Sayantan GHOSAL
Title: Strategic interaction in general equilibrium
Date: December 6, 1995
Supervisor: Heracles Polemarchakis
Current position : University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Rafael MONER
Title: Essays in international oligopoly
Date: November 15, 1995
Supervisors: Claude d'Aspremont
Current position : Universidad de Valencia, Spain

Enrico MINELLI
Title: Rational expectations in games
Date: October 17, 1995
Supervisors: Heracles Polemarchakis
Current position : Università degli Studi di Brescia, Italy

Luigi VENTURA
Title: O the economic implication of incomplete markets
Date: September 6, 1995
Supervisor: Heracles Polemarchakis
Current position : Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy

Jose Jorge SEMPERE MONERRIS
Title: Licensing, externalities and competition
Date: July 3, 1995
Supervisor: Pierre Dehez
Current position : Universidad de Valencia, Spain and CORE, UCL, Belgium

Berwin TURLACH
Title: Computer-aided additive modeling
Date: September 9, 1994
Supervisors: Wolfgang Härdle and Léopold Simar
Current position : University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia

Giulio CODOGNATO
Title: Cournot-Walras equilibrium in exchange economies
Date: February 25, 1994
Supervisor: Jean J. Gabszewicz
Current position : Università degli Studi di Udine, Italy

Isabel GRILO
Title: Essays on price competition and product differentiation
Date: January 18, 1994
Supervisor: Jean J. Gabszewicz
Current position : European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

TITO CORDELLA
Title: Essays in international trade and strategic behaviour
Date: September 30, 1993
Supervisor: Jean J. Gabszwicz
Current position : World Bank, Washington, USA

Fatima BARROS
Title: The design of incentive schemes in oligopoly theory
Date: June 22, 1993
Supervisors: Jacques-François Thisse
Current position : Portuguese National Regulatory Authority for Communications, Porto, Portugal

Francisco DE SOUSA RAMOS
Title: Modèles statiques et dynamiques d'optimisaiton d'une économie avec pollution
Date: November 6, 1992
Supervisor: Henry Tulkens
Current position : Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil

Juan ROGRIGUEZ-POO
Title: Constrained nonparametric regression
Date: October 12, 1992
Supervisors: Wolfgang Härdle and Michel Mouchart
Current position : Universidad de Cantabria, Spain

Vicky BARHAM
Title: Issues in club theory and social equity
Date: Mary 5, 1992
Supervisor: Maurice Marchand
Current position : University of Ottawa, Canada

Massimo MOTTA
Title: Strategic investment, R&D and international economics
Date: December 17, 1991
Supervisor: Claude d'Aspremont
Current position : arcelona Graduate School of Economics, Spain

P.Y. YEN
Title: Essays on one-point solution concepts for the provision of a public good
Date: September 19, 1992
Supervisor: Henry Tulkens
Current position :

Pedro DUARTE NEVES
Title:Commodity demands and female labour supply over the life-cycle
Date: June 19, 1991
Supervisor: Anton Barten
Current position : Banco de Portugal

Per OVERGAARD
Title: Product quality uncertainty: strategic information transmission in product markets with adverse selection and adverse incentives
Date: June 18, 1991
Supervisor: Claude d'Aspremont
Current position : Director Enterprise Business Group at Lenovo, Sweden

Bernard LEBRUN
Title: Asymmetry in auctions
Date: June 17, 1991
Supervisor: Louis Phlips
Current position : University of York, Toronto, Canada

Svend ALBAEK
Title: Essays in the theory of duopoly with incomplete information
Date: March 25, 1991
Supervisors: Claude d'Aspremont and Louis Phlips
Current position : European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

Benoît MULKAY
Title: Investment and business survey: astudy on a panel of French industrial firms
Date: January 28, 1991
Supervisor: Jacques Drèze
Current position : Université de Montpellier 1, France

Cécile CORDIER
Title: Development and experimentation with a branch and cut system for mixed integer programming
Date: March 30, 1999
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : ENGIE INSEAD, Brussels, Belgium

Gaetan BELVAUX
Title: Modelling and solving lot-sizing problems by mixed integer programming
Date: January 28, 1999
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : deceased

Hugues MARCHAND
Title: A polyhedral study of the mixed knapsack set and its use to solve mixed integer program
Date: July 6, 1998
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Ming-Xing LIN
Title: Tarification du transport de gaz dans un contexte d'ouverture du réseau
Date: September 24, 1997
Supervisor: Yves Smeers
Current position : Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Joao Pedro PEDROSO RAMOS DOS SANTOS
Title: Universal service: issues on modelling and computation
Date: May 24, 1996
Supervisor: Yves Smeers
Current position : Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Mohamed SOUISSI
Title: Reliability and maintenance optimization for coherent systems
Date: April 5, 1996
Supervisor: Yves Smeers
Current position : Mohammadia School of Engineers, Rabat, Maroc

Jiang-Yan WEI
Title: Spatially oligopolitis expansion and domestically regulated markets'integration: models and applications to electricity supply market
Date: March 29, 1996
Supervisor: Yves Smeers
Current position :

Miguel CONSTANTINO
Title: A polyhedral approach to production planning models: start-up costs and times, upper and lower bounds on production
Date: April 28, 1995
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Michel SCHAFFERS
Title: A polyhedral approach to production planning models: start-up costs and times, upper and lower bounds on production
Date: A September 28, 1994
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : Software architect and Operation Research specialist at Ordina, UCL, Belgium

François VANDERBECK
Title: A polyhedral approach to production planning models: start-up costs and times, upper and lower bounds on production
Date: September 2, 1994
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : Insstitut de Mathématique de Bordeaux, France

Bernard DE MEYER
Title: Vitesse de convergence des jeux répétés à information incomplète
Date: October 26, 1993
Supervisor: Jean-François Mertens
Current position : Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France

Cid CARVALHO DE SOUZA
Title: The graph equipation problem: optimal solutions, extension and applications
Date: November 4, 1993
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil

Joseph HAKIZAMUNGU
Title: Modèles de durées: approche bayésienne semi-paramétrique
Date: September 11, 1992
Supervisor: Michel Mouchart
Current position :

El Houssaine AGHEZZAF
Title: Optimal constrained rooted subtrees and partitioning problems on tree graphs
Date: September 2, 1992
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : Universiteit Ghent, Belgium

Karen AARDAL
Title: On the solution of one and two-level capacitated facility location problems by the cutting plane approach
Date: June 29, 1992
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands

Daniel DE WOLF
Title: Optimisation de réseaux de transport de gaz avec considération des pertes de charge dans les gazoducs
Date: June 23, 1992
Supervisor: Yves Smeers
Current position : Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, Dunkerque, France

Jorge AMAYA
Title: Contribution l'étude des algorithmes de la transformation affine sous forme primale-duale pour la programmation linéaire
Date: January 27, 1992
Supervisor: Guy de Ghellinck
Current position : Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chili

Salvador LOPEZ GARCIA
Title: Wage subsidies in disequilibrium economies
Date: June 19, 1990
Supervisor: Maurice Marchand
Current position :

Liang ZOU
Title: Essays in principal-agent theory
Date: May 22, 1990
Supervisors: Claude d'Aspremont and Maurice Marchand
Current position : Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Dominique DEPRINS
Title: Estimation de frontières de production et mesures de l'efficacité technique
Date: June 26, 1989
Supervisor: Léopold Simar
Current position : Université Saint-Louis, Brussels, Belgium

Fernando CHAU
Title: Essays on credit contracts
Date: January 6, 1989
Supervisor: Alfred Steinherr
Current position : Banco de Portugal and Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Christian GOLLIER
Title: Intergenerational risk-sharing and unemployment
Date: September 6, 1998
Supervisors: Jacques Drèze
Current position : Toulouse School of Economics, France

Xavier MARTINEZ
Title: Essays on the economics of product variety
Date: May 2, 1998
Supervisor: Jacques-François Thisse
Current position : Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

Leonor MODESTO
Title: Price, production and inventories adjustments: microfoundations and aggregate behavior. An empirical study for the Belgian manufacturing sector
Date: September 30, 1987
Supervisor: Jacques Drèze
Current position :Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisboa, Protugal

Helmuth CREMER
Title: Essays in public economics
Date: June 16, 1987
Supervisors: Claude d'Aspremont and Jacques-François Thisse
Current position : Toulouse School of Economics, France

Mark STEEL
Title: A Bayesian analysis of multivariate exogeneity testing in a general instrumental variables framework
Date: May 25, 1987
Supervisor: Jean-François Richard
Current position : University of Warwick, United Kingdom

Bruno VAN DER LINDEN
Title: Contribution à l'étude de la tarification de l'électricité en Belgique
Date: May 7, 1987
Supervisor: Maurice Marchand
Current position : IRES, UCL, Belgium

Paolo GARELLA
Title: Imperfect information in markets with few competitors
Date: December 17, 1986
Supervisor: Jean J. Gabszewicz
Current position : Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Yves RICHELLE
Title: Essays on temporary equilibrium theory
Date: December 9, 1986
Supervisor: Robert DESCHAMPS and Louis GEVERS
Current position : Université de Montréal, Canada

Edouard WYLLEMAN
Title: On the use of business survey information in macroeconometric models
Date: September 22, 1986
Supervisors: Jean-François RIchard
Current position : Telecoms Entrepreneur, Brussels, Belgium

Serge WIBAUT
Title: Tax reform in disequilibrium economics: an application to Belgium
Date: May 10, 1986
Supervisor: Henry Tulkens
Current position : independent director sitting on the board of several financial institutions in Belgium and abroad

Torben ANDERSEN
Title: Allocation under differential information: flexible and fixed
Date: February 7, 1986
Supervisor: Jacques Drèze
Current position : Aarhus Universitet, Denmark

Renzo ORSI
Title: La théorie économique et l'estimation d'un modèle macro-économique avec rationnement et avec double marché du travail
Date: September 16, 1985
Supervisor: Michel MOUCHART
Current position : Universita di Bologna, Italy

Jean-Paul LAMBERT
Title: Disequilibrium macromodels based on business survey data: theory and estimation for the Belgian manufacturing sector
Date: March 13, 1984
Supervisor: Jacques Drèze
Current position : Université Saint-Louis, Brussels, Belgium

Antonio DE LECEA
Title: On fiscal federalism, information and regional competition
Date: September 16, 1983
Supervisor: Claude d'Aspremont
Current position : European Commission

Luc BAUWENS
Title: Strategic investments, credit-raitoning and unemployment
Date: September 13 1983
Supervisor: Jean-François Richard
Current position : Professor Emeritus, CORE, UCL, Belgium

Jean DERMINE
Title: Intermédiaires financiers et contrôles publics
Date: June 11, 1982
Supervisor: Jacques Drèze
Current position : INSEAD, Fontainebleau, Frande

Henri SNEESSENS
Title: Theory and estimation of macro-economic rationing models
Date: December 10, 1980
Supervisor: Jacques Drèze
Current position : Université du Luxembourg, Luxembourg and IRES, UCL, Belgium

Pierre DEHEZ
Title: Essais sur le rôle des balances monétaires dans la dynamique des équilibres à court terme avec rationnement
Date: October 1, 1980
Supervisor: Jacques Drèze
Current position : Professor Emeritus, CORE, UCL, Belgium

Françoise LEFEVRE
Title: The estimation of multivariate structural errors-in-variables model without any a priori on the covariance matrix of the errors
Date: June 18, 1990
Supervisor: Jean-François Mertens
Current position : LSM, UCL, Belgium

Marie-Paule KESTEMONT
Title: Experimentations on Bayesian parametric and nonparametric prediction
Date: September 22, 1989
Supervisor: Michel Mouchart
Current position : LSM and IACS, UCL, Belgium

Jorge PINHO DE SOUSA
Title: Time indexed formulations of non preemptive single machine scheduling problems
Date: June 27, 1989
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Choaib BOUSBA
Title: Planification des réseaux électriques à basse tension: une approche par la programmation mathématique
Date: March 23, 1989
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : Atos S.A., Paris, France

Jacqueline BOUCHER
Title: On the use of mathematical programming for computing economic equilibria
Date: February 26, 1988
Supervisor: Yves Smeers
Current position : Chief Power Asset Management Officer at ENGIE, Brussels, Belgium

Yves POCHET
Title: Problème de production par lots: étude théorique et méthodes de résolution
Date: November 18, 1987
Supervisor: Laurence Wolsey
Current position : Group Supply Chain Director at Puratos, Grand-Bigard, Belgium

Bernadette GOVAERTS
Title: Application of the encompassing principle to linear dynamic models
Date: January 16, 1987
Supervisor: Jean-François Richard
Current position : ISBA, UCL, Belgium

Jean-Paul BULTEAU
Title: Arc methods in non-linear programming
Date: June 25, 1984
Supervisor: Guy de Ghellinck
Current position : deceased

Françoise FORGES
Title:Schémas de communication dans les jeux à information incomplète
Date: May 11, 1984
Supervisor: Jean-François Mertens
Current position : Université Paris Dauphine, France

Colette WATERNAUX
Title: Zero-sum two-person repated games of incomplete information: the non-recursive case
Date: September 30, 1983
Supervisor: Jean-François Mertens
Current position : EPHEC, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Kioni KIABANTU
Title: Procédures dynamiques d'allocation des ressources dans l'espace. Une application à la planificaiton des infrastructures de transport
Date: June 24, 1980
Supervisor: Henry TULKENS
Current position :

Frederico DE CARVALHO
Title: Planning public consumption under restricted information. A process-oriented contribution
Date: April 5, 1979
Supervisor: Jacques Drèze
Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

R. BLOMME
Title: Etude des propriétés dynamiques d'un modèle stochastique: application au cas du modèle Anelise
Date: March 17, 1978
Supervisor: Louis Phlips
Current position :

Françoise SCHOUMAKER
Title: Révélation des préférences et planification. Une approche stratégique
Date: December 23, 1977
Supervisor: Henry Tulkens
Current position : Schoumaker Consultation, Bruxelles

Philippe DESCHAMPS
Title: Second-best pricing with variable product quality: a quantitative decision rule and an existence proof
Date: September 1976
Supervisors: Maurice Marchand
Current position : Universität Freiburg, Austria

J.-P. CLOSON
Title: Santé publique et prévoyance sociale
Date: February 6, 1976
Supervisor: Henry Tulkens
Current position :

Franz PALM
Title: Time series analysis and simultaneous equation models with macroeconomic applications
Date: October 27, 1975
Supervisors: Jacques Drèze
Current position : Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands

G. LEBLANC
Title: ...
Date:
Supervisor: Paul Van Moeseke
Current position :

Robert DESCHAMPS
Title:Un algorithme de la théorie des jeux, ses applications au duopole et au monopole bilatéral
Date: February 8, 1974
Supervisor: Jean J. Gabszewicz
Current position : deceased

Michel MOUCHART
Title: Analyse bayésienne du modèle de régression avecrésidus non-standard
Date: March 28, 1973
Supervisor: Jacques Drèze
Current position : Professor Emeritus, ISBA and CORE, UCL, Belgium

Jean-François RICHARD
Title: Posterior and predictive densities for simultaneous equations models
Date: January 31, 1973
Supervisor: Jacques Drèze
Current position : University of Pittsburgh, USA

Lise SALVAS BRONSARD
Title:Les techniques quantitatives de la politique économique
Date: May 31, 1972
Supervisors: Anton Barten
Current position : Deceased

Camille BRONSARD
Title: Dualité microéconomique et théorie du second best
Date: May 10, 1986
Supervisor: Jacques Drèze
Current position : Professor Emeritus, Université de Montréal, Canada

Maurice MARCHAND
Title: The pricing of random demand with application to telephone, electricity and priority pricing
Date: February 17, 1972
Supervisor: Jacques Drèze
Current position : Deceased

Juan-Antonio MORALES
Title: Bayesian full information structural analysis, with an application to the study of the Belgian beef market
Date: January 20, 1971
Supervisor: Jacques Drèze
Current position : Central Bank of Bolivia

François LOUVEAUX
Title: Stochastic programming with recourse, the quadratic case
Date: June 1977
Supervisor: Guy de Ghellinck
Current position : Université Namur, Belgium

Etienne LOUTE
Title: A modified simplex method for block structured linear programs
Date: June 22, 1976
Supervisor: Jean-Philippe Vial
Current position : Professor Emeritus, UCL and Université Saint-Louis, Belgium

Léopold SIMAR
Title: The estimation of the compounding distribution of a compound Poisson process
Date: March 1, 1974
Supervisor: Jean-François Mertens
Current position : Professor Emeritus, ISBA, UCL, Belgium

Jean-Philippe VIAL
Title: Continuous time and state decision models
Date: April 5, 1996
Supervisor: Guy de Ghellinck
Current position : ORDECSYS, Chêne-Bougeries, Zwitserland

Henry TULKENS
Title: Programming Analysis of the postal service: a study in public enterprise economics
Date: J 1968
Supervisor:Jacques Drèze and Dupriez
Current position : Professor Emeritus, CORE, UCL, Belgium

Jean J. GABSZEWICZ
Title: Coeurs et allocations concurrentielles dans une économie d'échange avec un continu de biens
Date: 1968
Supervisor: Jacques Drèze
Current position : Professor Emeritus, CORE, UCL, Belgium

Pierre DOULLIEZ
Title:
Date: 1970
Supervisor: Guy de Ghellinck
Current position : Professor Emeritus, UCL, Belgium