Center for Operations Research and Econometrics

CORE, the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics, is a research center of the Université catholique de Louvain, located in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium). Founded by Prof. Jacques Drèze in 1966, it now houses about 35 professors, and 50 researchers.

Together with IRES, ISBA, LFIN, and SMCS, CORE is part of the Louvain Institute of Data Analysis and Modeling in economics and statistics (LIDAM) where researchers develop and use a coherent set of tools and methods for quantitative modelling and analysis in their various fields of expertise.

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Prizes & Awards

Former CORE PhD student, Justin Delloye, awarded the...

Justin Delloye, a former CORE PhD Student now doing a PostDoc at LISER, has been awarded the 2018 RSAI Dissertation Award for his thesis on “Urban Morphodynamics: Reconciling Location Theory and...
Prizes & Awards

Johannes Johnen awarded the 2018 Young Economists’...

Prof. Johannes Johnen has won one of the 2018 Young Economists’ Essay Awards (YEEA) for his paper “Dynamic Competition in Deceptive Markets”. This award, which is awarded to young...

Upcoming Events

Brown Bag Seminar

Brown Bag Seminar: Aleksandar Todorovic

"What leads people tolerate negative interest rates on savings?" Using an online experiment, we examine to what extent people are ready to bear negative interest rates (NIR hereafter) on their...
UCLouvain Seminar

UCLouvain Seminar : Phlippe Mongin

Rawls's Difference Principle and maximin rule of allocation: a new analysis Philippe Mongin, HEC Abstract : If Rawls's A Theory of Justice has achieved fame among economists, this is largely...
Operations Research Seminar

Operation Research Seminar : Nishant Mishra

Data-driven optimal policies for opportunistic mainteance of partially observable systems Nishant Mishra, KULeuven Abstract: With the onset of Industry 4.0, remotely monitoring a...