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

IRES Lunch Seminar

Lorenzo Trimarchi (Unamur)

Lorenzo Trimarchi (UNamur) will give a presentation on Trade Policy and the China Syndrome Abstract: The recent backlash against free trade is partially motivated by the decline in...
IRES Lunch Seminar

Pauline Morault (IRES, UCLouvain)

Pauline Morault (IRES, UCLouvain) will give a presentation on How Did Protestantism Affect the Network of European Universities in the Early Modern Period paper co-authored with David...

What's new?

Agriculture to industry: The end of intergenerational...

A new paper by Pr. Luca Pensieroso and Pr. Alessandro Sommacal published in vol. 34 of Review of Economic Dynamics. Find it in our institutional repository ! Abstract: We show that the...
Job openings

A DOCTORAL RESEARCHER IN ECONOMICS in Development economics

Starting in September 2019 or earlier Job description The doctoral project aims to study the distributional effect of globalization in both developed and developing economies. The...
Regards économiques n°145

Une nouvelle tarification des réseaux pour favoriser la...

Tarif prosumer : ces deux mots ont fait couler beaucoup d’encre dernièrement. Alors qu’ils utilisent le réseau de distribution d’électricité pour injecter et pour prélever de...