IRES Lunch Seminar

The IRES Lunch Seminar is an informal forum where researchers present their work in progress in details and receive criticism and feedback from colleagues. Presentations on the blackboard are also welcome. PhD students entering the job market this year are strongly encouraged to present their job market paper.

The Macro Group provides sandwiches. Whether you would like a sandwich or not, please register by the Friday before the meeting at


Annalisa Frigo (

Luca Pensieroso (


Meetings are in room d-109, from 12:45 to 14:00

Programme - 2018-2019


Programme Fall 2018


October 2nd: Marc Goni (University of Vienna), “TBA”.

October 16th: Michel De Vroey (IRES) “The History of Macroeconomics under the Sense of the Marshall-Walras Divide”.

October 23rd: Gonzague Vannoorenberghe (IRES), “A Theory Of New Trade Agreements'', with Mathieu Parenti (ULB)”.

October 30th: Cristina Manea (Pompeu Fabra University), “Collateral Constrained Firms and Monetary Policy”.


November 6th: Andreas Backhaus (CEPS and LMU Munich), "Fading Legacies: Human Capital in the Aftermath of the Partitions of Poland"

November 13th: Cyrille Dossougoin (CORE-LFIN), “Sovereign Risk Spillovers through Endogenous Cross-Border Financial Linkages” – Job Market Paper.

November 20th: Manuel Oechslin (Lucerne University), “TBA”.

November 27th: Koen Declerq (IRES), “Gender Differences in Applying for STEM Programs: Evidence from a Policy Shift in Hungary”, with J. Ghysels and J. Varga.


December 11th: Romain Wacziarg (UCLA), “TBA”.


January 15th: Pauline Morault (IRES), “TBA”.

January 29th: Esther Delesalle (IRES), “TBA”.

Programme Spring 2019


March 5th: Alexandros Theloudis (LISER Luxembourg and UCL), “Family Time Allocation Over the Last Half Century”