Institute of Economic Research


Created in 1985, the Institute of Economic Research at Neuchâtel (IRENE) is the competence center for research and education in economics at the University of Neuchâtel.

The Institute offers several options for students (Bachelor in Economics, Master in Applied Economics, PhD in Economics, and a continuing education diploma in Economics and Public Finance), carries out applied research in economics, and offers services to the community in the form of projects mandated by national and international organisations.

The current director is Professor Mehdi Farsi.

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Recent publications

Jeremy Van Dijk, Nathan Delacrétaz and Bruno Lanz

  • Journal: Environmental and Resource Economics

"Technology Adoption and Early Network Infrastructure Provision in the Market for Electric Vehicles"

DOI 10.1007/s10640-022-00703-z

Daniel Kaufmann et
Anne Kathrin Funk

Daniel Kaufmann & Fabio Canetg

Daniel Kaufmann

Bruno Lanz & Ghislaine Lang 

Sylvain Weber (scientific researcher), Laurent Ott (PhD Candidate)