IRES Discussion Papers

The IRES Discussion Paper series facilitates the dissemination of research by IRES staff members and extramural fellows. Before January 2009, the series include Discussion Papers authored by all members of the Department of Economics. Since 2009, the series is limited to IRES staff members and extramural fellows. The papers are available in electronic version. If you have problem downloading the files, please contact Virginie Leblanc 

Below are listed the papers of the current year. For previous years, visit the archives page. Alternatively, you can also find our discussion papers on RePEC or in our institutional repository DIAL.

 

2020

N°33 Charles DE BEAUFFORT
Fiscal and Monetary Policy Interactions in a Liquidity Trap when Government Debt Matters

N°32 Jean-François FAGNART, Marc GERMAIN and Bruno VAN DER LINDEN
Working Time Reduction and Employment in a Finite World

N°31 Olivier E. MALAY
Improving government and business coordination through the use of consistent SDGs indicators. A comparative analysis of national (Belgian) and business (pharma and retail) sustainability indicators.

N°30 Marie BOLTZ, Bart COCKX, Ana Maria DIAZ and Luz Magdalena SALAS
How Does Working-Time Flexibility Affect Workers’ Productivity in a Routine Job? Evidence from a Field Experiment

N°29 David DE LA CROIX, Pauline MORAULT
Winners and Losers from the Protestant Reformation: An Analysis of the Network of European Universities

N°28 Michel DE VROEY
Should the History of Macroeconomics Steer Cear of the Fray or be Partisan? A Critical Essay on Banks and Finance in Modern Macroeconomics by B. Ingrao and C. Sardoni

N°27 Pierrick CLERC and Michel DE VROEY
Brunner Versus Friedman: Diverging Aspirations For The Monetarist Project

N°26 Emmanuelle AUGERAUD-VÉRON, Giorgio FABBRI and Katheline SCHUBERT
Prevention And Mitigation Of Epidemics: Biodiversity Conservation And Confinement Policies

N°25 Roberta CARDANI, Stefan HOHBERGER, Philipp PFEIFFER and Lukas VOGEL
Domestic Versus Foreign Drivers Of Trade (Im)Balances: How Robust Is Evidence From Estimated DSGE Models

N°24 Robert STELTER, David DE LA CROIX and Mikko MYRSKYLÄ
Leaders And Laggards In Life Expectancy Among European Scholars From The Sixteenth To The Early Twentieth Century

N°23 Fabio BLASUTTO
Cohabitation vs Marriage: Mating Strategies by Education in the USA

N°22 Giorgio FABBRI, Silvia FAGGIAN and Giuseppe FRENI
On Competition For Spatially Distributed Resources On Networks

N°21 Jean-François CARPANTIER
Commodity Prices In Empirical Research

N°20 Vincent VANDENBERGHE
The Rather Limited Role Of Mental Ill Health In Driving Work Beyond 50

N°19 Arno BAURIN
The Limited Power of Socioeconomic Status to Predict Longevity: Implications for Pension Policy

N°18 Raouf BOUCEKKINE, Rodolphe DESBORDES and Paolo MELINDI-GHIDI
Education, Neopatrimonialism and Revolutions

N°17 Raouf BOUCEKKINE, Giorgio FABBRI, Salvatore FEDERICO and Fausto GOZZI
A Dynamic Theory Of Spatial Externalities

N°16 Bart COCKX, Michael LECHNER, Joost BOLLENS
Priority to unemployed immigrants? A causal machine learning evaluation of training in Belgium

N°15 Vincent VANDENBERGHE
Differentiating Retirement Age to Compensate for Health Differences

N°14 Olivier E. MALAY
How to articulate beyond GDP and businesses’ social and environmental indicators?

N°13 Paolo MELINDI-GHIDI, Tom DEDEURWAERDERE and Giorgio FABBRI
Using Environmental Knowledge Brokers to Promote Deep Green Agri-environment Measures

N°12 Riccardo TURATI
Network-Based Connectedness And The Diffusion Of Cultural Traits

N°11  Emmanuelle AUGERAUD-VÉRON, Giorgio FABBRI and Katheline SCHUBERT
Volatility-Reducing Biodiversity Conservation Under Strategic Interactions

N°10  Alexandre OUNNAS
Job Polarization and the Labor Market: A Worker Flow Analysis

N°9  Alexandre OUNNAS
Worker Flows, Occupations and the Dynamics of Unemployment and Labor Force Participation

N°8  Alexandre OUNNAS
Worker Flows and Occupations in the CPS 1976-2010: A Framework for Adjusting the Data

N°7  Céline PITON and François RYCX
The Heterogeneous Employment Outcomes of First- and Second-generation Immigrants in Belgium

N°6  David DE LA CROIX and Marc GONI
Lineages of Scholars in pre-industrial Europe: Nepotism vs Intergenerational Human Capital Transmission

N°5  Joseph Flavian GOMES
The Health Costs of Ethnic Distance: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

N°4   Bart COCKX, Koen DECLERCQ, Muriel DEJEMEPPE, Leda INGA and Bruno VAN DER LINDEN
Switching From An Inclining To A Zero-Level Unemployment Benefit Profile: Good For Work Incentives?

N°3   Dimitri DEFRANCE, Esther DELESALLE and Flore GUBERT
Is migration drought-induced in Mali? An empirical analysis using panel data on Malian localities over the 1987-2009 period

N°2   Arno BAURIN and Jean HINDRIKS
Pension financing and individual retirement account

N°1   Vincent VANDENBERGHE
Ageing Calls for Shorter Full-Time Tertiary Education and Increased Continuing Education