Institute of Economic and Social Research

Welcome at IRES!

IRES is a research center of the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL). The center was founded in 1928. With the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) and the Institut de Statistique, Biostatistique et Sciences Actuarielles (ISBA), IRES now belongs to the Louvain Institute of Data Analysis and Modeling in economics and statistics (LIDAM).

Forthcoming Events

UCLouvain Economics Seminar

Matteo Cervellati (Università di Bologna)

Matteo Cervellati (Università di Bologna) will give a presentation on Sovereign Polities and Pre-Industrial Development: Theory and Evidence for Europe 1000-1850 Abstract: This...
IRES Lunch Seminar

Nouhoum Touré (Paris 2)

Nouhoum Touré (Paris 2) will give a presentation on Culture, Institutions and the Industrialization Process Abstract: How do culture and institutions interact with the process of...
UCLouvain Economics Seminar

Botond Köszegi (Central European University)

Botond Koszegi (Central European University) will give a presentation on An Attention-Based Theory of Mental Accounting Abstract: We analyze how an agent with costly attention...

What's new?

Lowering taxes and fighting tax avoidance might help to...

In their policy paper published on the website lavoce.info, Pr. Fabio Mariani and Pr. Luca Pensieroso suggest that tackling the underground economy might be an effective tool to reduce the flows...
Carte blanche

Que faire pour aller de l'avant et préserver la paix...

Les Prs. de la Croix, Mariani et Pensieroso ont publié une carte blanche dans L'Écho ce 29 décembre 2018. Dans cette carte blanche, ils donnent un éclairage économique à certains...
Open Position

Doctoral Researcher In Economics in the field of...

The Université Catholique de Louvain invites applications for   A DOCTORAL RESEARCHER IN ECONOMICS in the field of Development economics   Starting in February 2019...