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Homepage:http://www.feb.kuleuven.be/kristof.dewitte
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Postal address:Affiliations: (1) Faculty of Business and Economics KU Leuven Naamsestraat 69 3000 Leuven, Belgium //////////////////// (2) Maastricht University Kapoenstraat 69 6800 MD Maastricht, the Netherlands
Workplace:Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfswetenschappen (Faculty of Business and Economics), KU Leuven (University of Leuven), (more information at EDIRC)
Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2023

  1. Effects of Corporate Transparency on Tax Avoidance: Evidence from Country-by-Country Reporting
    Working Papers IES, Charles University Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Economic Studies Downloads View citations (1)

2021

  1. Assessing Sensitivity of Machine Learning Predictions.A Novel Toolbox with an Application to Financial Literacy
    Papers, arXiv.org Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Sugar rush or sugar crash? Experimental evidence on the impact of sugary drinks in the classroom
    Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article Sugar rush or sugar crash? Experimental evidence on the impact of sugary drinks in the classroom, Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (2022) Downloads (2022)
  3. The resiliency of school outcomes after the COVID-19 pandemic. Standardised test scores and inequality one year after long term school closures
    Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research Downloads

2020

  1. Impact evaluation in a multi-input multi-output setting: Evidence on the effect of additional resources for schools
    Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article Impact evaluation in a multi-input multi-output setting: Evidence on the effect of additional resources for schools, European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier (2021) Downloads View citations (4) (2021)
  2. Local government size and service level provision. Evidence from conditional non-parametric analysis
    Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article Local government size and service level provision. Evidence from conditional non-parametric analysis, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier (2022) Downloads View citations (1) (2022)
  3. Service level provision in municipalities: a flexible directional distance composite indicator
    Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article Service level provision in municipalities: A flexible directional distance composite indicator, European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier (2020) Downloads View citations (19) (2020)
  4. The effect of school closures on standardised student test
    Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research Downloads

2019

  1. De rol van ouders, binnenklasdifferentiatie en leerkrachten in financiële educatie
    Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research Downloads
    Also in Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (2019) Downloads
  2. Identifying financially illiterate groups: an international comparison
    Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research Downloads
  3. Political donations, public procurement and government efficiency
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Political donations, public procurement and government efficiency, World Development, Elsevier (2021) Downloads View citations (1) (2021)
  4. Studie ondernemerschapstrajecten SYNTRA-netwerk: Efficiëntie van SYNTRA-opleidingen
    Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research Downloads
  5. The Effect of Ability Matching and Differentiated Instruction in Financial Literacy Education. Evidence from Two Randomised Control Trials
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article The effect of ability matching and differentiated instruction in financial literacy education. Evidence from two randomised control trials, Economics of Education Review, Elsevier (2020) Downloads View citations (6) (2020)
  6. The added value of more accurate predictions for school rankings
    Temi di discussione (Economic working papers), Bank of Italy, Economic Research and International Relations Area Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article The added value of more accurate predictions for school rankings, Economics of Education Review, Elsevier (2018) Downloads View citations (1) (2018)
  7. The effects of parental involvement in homework. Two randomised controlled trials in financial education
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
    Also in Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research (2019) Downloads

    See also Journal Article The effects of parental involvement in homework: two randomised controlled trials in financial education, Empirical Economics, Springer (2022) Downloads (2022)

2018

  1. De kwetsbaarheid van financieel analfabeten
    Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research Downloads
  2. Does It Matter When Your Smartest Peers Leave Your Class? Evidence from Hungary
    Budapest Working Papers on the Labour Market, Institute of Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Does it matter when your smartest peers leave your class? Evidence from Hungary, Labour Economics, Elsevier (2019) Downloads View citations (2) (2019)
  3. Labour market consequences of a high school diploma
    Working Papers of Department of Work and Organisation Studies, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Work and Organisation Studies, Leuven Downloads
    Also in Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research (2018) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Labour market consequences of a high school diploma, Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals (2019) Downloads View citations (1) (2019)

2017

  1. Financiële educatie op school
    Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research Downloads
  2. Human Capital Effects of Kindergarten and School Enrolment Timing
    Budapest Working Papers on the Labour Market, Institute of Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies Downloads
  3. L’éducation financière à l’école
    Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research Downloads
  4. Measuring and explaining organizational effectiveness of school districts: evidence from a robust and conditional Benefit-of-the-Doubt approach
    Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article Measuring and explaining organizational effectiveness of school districts: Evidence from a robust and conditional Benefit-of-the-Doubt approach, European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier (2018) Downloads View citations (20) (2018)

2016

  1. Local governments’ efficiency: A systematic literature review – Part I
    Working Papers, Economics Department, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón (Spain) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, Economics Department, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón (Spain) (2016) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The influence of public subsidies on farm technical efficiency: A robust conditional nonparametric approach
    Working Papers SMART, INRAE UMR SMART Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working Papers, Institut National de la recherche Agronomique (INRA), Departement Sciences Sociales, Agriculture et Alimentation, Espace et Environnement (SAE2) (2016) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article The influence of public subsidies on farm technical efficiency: A robust conditional nonparametric approach, European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier (2017) Downloads View citations (34) (2017)

2015

  1. A unified productivity-performance approach, with an application to secondary schools in the Netherlands
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  2. Efficiency in Education. A Review of Literature and a Way Forward
    Working Papers, Departament Empresa, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Journal Article Efficiency in education: a review of literature and a way forward, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Palgrave Macmillan (2017) Downloads View citations (107) (2017)
  3. Hoe het loon van een burgemeester de bevolkingsgroei en bouwvergunningen van een gemeente bepalen
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  4. Hoe referenda kunnen bijdragen tot een efficiëntere lokale overheid
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  5. Strategic Housing Policy, Migration and Sorting around Population Thresholds
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (3)
  6. Vroegtijdig schoolverlaten – Evidence based beleidsaanbevelingen
    Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research Downloads

2014

  1. Direct democracy and local government efficiency
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article Direct democracy and local government efficiency, European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier (2015) Downloads View citations (35) (2015)
  2. Nonparametric analysis of multi-output production with joint inputs
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (2011) Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Ethnic segregation and heterogeneous preferences of homeowners for housing and neighbourhood characteristics: evidence from the Netherlands
    MERIT Working Papers, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The influence of ethnic segregation and school mobility in primary education on high school dropout: evidence from regression discontinuity at a contextual tipping point
    MERIT Working Papers, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) Downloads

2012

  1. Accounting for economies of scope in performance evaluations of university professors
    Working Papers, Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel, Faculteit Economie en Management Downloads
    See also Journal Article Accounting for economies of scope in performance evaluations of university professors, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Palgrave Macmillan (2013) Downloads View citations (5) (2013)
  2. Citizen coproduction and efficient public good provision: Theory and evidence from local public libraries
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Citizen coproduction and efficient public good provision: Theory and evidence from local public libraries, European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier (2013) Downloads View citations (37) (2013)
  3. Economies of scope in research and teaching: a non-parametric investigation
    Working Papers, Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel, Faculteit Economie en Management Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Economies of scope in research and teaching: A non-parametric investigation, Omega, Elsevier (2013) Downloads View citations (25) (2013)
  4. Football to Improve Math and Reading Performance
    Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Football to improve math and reading performance, Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals (2015) Downloads View citations (1) (2015)
  5. Problem-based learning in secondary education: Evaluation by a randomized experiment
    Working Papers, Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel, Faculteit Economie en Management Downloads
  6. Public expenditures, educational outcomes and grade inflation: Theory and evidence from a policy intervention in the Netherlands
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads
    See also Journal Article Public expenditures, educational outcomes and grade inflation: Theory and evidence from a policy intervention in the Netherlands, Economics of Education Review, Elsevier (2014) Downloads View citations (6) (2014)
  7. The effect of primary school closures on educational attainments of students
    Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. Selective Migration in New Towns: Influence on Regional Accountability in Early School Leaving
    Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. COOPER-framework: A Unified Standard Process for Non-parametric Projects
    Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Dropout prevention measures in the Netherlands, an evaluation
    Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Estimating and explaining efficiency in a multilevel setting: A robust two-stage approach
    Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working Papers of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University, Belgium, Ghent University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (2010) Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Evaluating efficient public good provision: Theory and evidence from a generalised conditional efficiency model for public libraries
    Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism", WZB Berlin Social Science Center Downloads View citations (8)
  5. How Uniform Incentives can Provide a Negative Motivation - an Application to Early School Leaving in Two Large Cities
    Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research Downloads
  6. How are Teachers Teaching? A Nonparametric Approach
    Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article How are teachers teaching? A nonparametric approach, Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals (2014) Downloads View citations (11) (2014)
  7. On estimating the effectiveness of resources. A local maximum likelihood frontier approach on care for students
    Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research Downloads
  8. The efficiency of education in generating literacy: a stochastic frontier approach
    Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article The Efficiency of Education in Generating Literacy: A Stochastic Frontier Approach, Review of Economics & Finance, Better Advances Press, Canada (2012) Downloads View citations (2) (2012)
  9. To publish or not to publish? On the aggregation and drivers of research performance
    Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in Working Papers, Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel, Faculteit Economie en Management (2009) Downloads

    See also Journal Article To publish or not to publish? On the aggregation and drivers of research performance, Scientometrics, Springer (2010) Downloads View citations (17) (2010)

2009

  1. Accounting for exogenous influences in a benevolent performance evaluation of teachers
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel, Faculteit Economie en Management (2009) Downloads View citations (9)
    Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research (2009) Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Blaming the exogenous environment? Conditional efficiency estimation with continuous and discrete exogenous variables
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Dropout from secondary education: All's well that begins well
    Working Papers, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Gaming in a benchmarking environment. A non-parametric analysis of benchmarking in the water sector
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Sizing the Government
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Sizing the government, Public Choice, Springer (2010) Downloads View citations (27) (2010)
  6. The political economy of efficient public good provision: evidence from Flemish libraries using a generalised conditional efficiency framework
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads

2008

  1. Big and beautiful? On non-parametrically measuring scale economies in non-convex technologies
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Big and beautiful? On non-parametrically measuring scale economies in non-convex technologies, Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer (2011) Downloads View citations (23) (2011)
  2. Blaming the exogenous environment? Conditional efficiency estimation with continuous and discrete environmental variables
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Capturing the environment, a metafrontier approach to the drinking water sector
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads View citations (9)
  4. Equity and efficiency in private and public education: a nonparametric comparison
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads View citations (12)
  5. Is a little sunshine all we need? On the impact of sunshine regulation on profits, productivity and prices in the Dutch drinking water sector
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article Is a little sunshine all we need? On the impact of sunshine regulation on profits, productivity and prices in the Dutch drinking water sector, Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer (2010) Downloads View citations (21) (2010)

2007

  1. Designing incenttives in local public utilities, an international comparison of the drinking water sector
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Mean and Bold?
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (6)

Journal Articles

2023

  1. Improving students’ financial literacy by training teachers using an online professional development module
    Education Economics, 2023, 31, (1), 77-101 Downloads
  2. On distinguishing the direct causal effect of an intervention from its efficiency-enhancing effects
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2023, 310, (1), 432-447 Downloads
  3. Sustainable budgeting and financial balance: Which lever will you pull?
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2023, 309, (2), 857-871 Downloads

2022

  1. Estimating the causal impact of an intervention on efficiency in a dynamic setting
    Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2022, 73, (10), 2275-2293 Downloads
  2. How politics influence public good provision
    Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 2022, 81, (C) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Local government size and service level provision. Evidence from conditional non-parametric analysis
    Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 2022, 81, (C) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper Local government size and service level provision. Evidence from conditional non-parametric analysis, Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research (2020) Downloads (2020)
  4. On Higher Education’s Complexities and the Potential of Network Governance. A Case Study
    International Journal of Public Administration, 2022, 45, (2), 198-212 Downloads
  5. Sugar rush or sugar crash? Experimental evidence on the impact of sugary drinks in the classroom
    Health Economics, 2022, 31, (1), 215-232 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Sugar rush or sugar crash? Experimental evidence on the impact of sugary drinks in the classroom, Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research (2021) Downloads (2021)
  6. The effects of parental involvement in homework: two randomised controlled trials in financial education
    Empirical Economics, 2022, 62, (3), 1439-1464 Downloads
    See also Working Paper The effects of parental involvement in homework. Two randomised controlled trials in financial education, Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven (2019) Downloads (2019)

2021

  1. Correction to: Persistent and transient inefficiency in adult education
    Empirical Economics, 2021, 61, (6), 3559-3560 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Impact evaluation in a multi-input multi-output setting: Evidence on the effect of additional resources for schools
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2021, 290, (3), 1111-1124 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper Impact evaluation in a multi-input multi-output setting: Evidence on the effect of additional resources for schools, Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research (2020) Downloads (2020)
  3. Persistent and transient inefficiency in adult education
    Empirical Economics, 2021, 60, (6), 2925-2942 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Political donations, public procurement and government efficiency
    World Development, 2021, 148, (C) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper Political donations, public procurement and government efficiency, CESifo Working Paper Series (2019) Downloads View citations (2) (2019)
  5. Puzzles of insurance demand and its biases: A survey on the role of behavioural biases and financial literacy on insurance demand
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 2021, 30, (C) Downloads View citations (8)
  6. The effect of financial education on students’ consumer choices: Evidence from a randomized experiment
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2021, 188, (C), 962-976 Downloads View citations (2)
  7. The impact of information provision to parents: Experimental evidence on student outcomes
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 2021, 31, (C) Downloads

2020

  1. Managerial efficiency and efficiency differentials in adult education: a conditional and bias-corrected efficiency analysis
    Annals of Operations Research, 2020, 288, (2), 529-546 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Preface to the special issue on performance measurement and efficiency analysis—theory and practice
    Decisions in Economics and Finance, 2020, 43, (2), 409-412 Downloads
  3. Service level provision in municipalities: A flexible directional distance composite indicator
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2020, 286, (3), 1129-1141 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper Service level provision in municipalities: a flexible directional distance composite indicator, Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research (2020) Downloads (2020)
  4. The effect of ability matching and differentiated instruction in financial literacy education. Evidence from two randomised control trials
    Economics of Education Review, 2020, 78, (C) Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper The Effect of Ability Matching and Differentiated Instruction in Financial Literacy Education. Evidence from Two Randomised Control Trials, CESifo Working Paper Series (2019) Downloads View citations (1) (2019)
  5. The role of national culture in financial literacy: Cross‐country evidence
    Journal of Consumer Affairs, 2020, 54, (3), 912-930 Downloads View citations (7)

2019

  1. A unified productivity-performance approach applied to secondary schools
    Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2019, 70, (9), 1522-1537 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Does it matter when your smartest peers leave your class? Evidence from Hungary
    Labour Economics, 2019, 59, (C), 79-91 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Does It Matter When Your Smartest Peers Leave Your Class? Evidence from Hungary, Budapest Working Papers on the Labour Market (2018) Downloads View citations (1) (2018)
  3. Labour market consequences of a high school diploma
    Applied Economics, 2019, 51, (21), 2313-2325 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper Labour market consequences of a high school diploma, Working Papers of Department of Work and Organisation Studies, Leuven (2018) Downloads (2018)
  4. The relationship between contextual characteristics and the intergenerational correlation of education in developing countries
    International Journal of Educational Development, 2019, 66, (C), 173-183 Downloads

2018

  1. Measuring and explaining organizational effectiveness of school districts: Evidence from a robust and conditional Benefit-of-the-Doubt approach
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2018, 267, (3), 1172-1181 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper Measuring and explaining organizational effectiveness of school districts: evidence from a robust and conditional Benefit-of-the-Doubt approach, Working Papers of LEER - Leuven Economics of Education Research (2017) Downloads (2017)
  2. Strategic public policy around population thresholds
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2018, 106, (C), 46-58 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The added value of more accurate predictions for school rankings
    Economics of Education Review, 2018, 67, (C), 207-215 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper The added value of more accurate predictions for school rankings, Temi di discussione (Economic working papers) (2019) Downloads View citations (2) (2019)
  4. The influence of school size, principal characteristics and school management practices on educational performance: An efficiency analysis of Italian students attending middle schools
    Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 2018, 61, (C), 52-69 Downloads View citations (10)

2017

  1. Efficiency in education: a review of literature and a way forward
    Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2017, 68, (4), 339-363 Downloads View citations (107)
    See also Working Paper Efficiency in Education. A Review of Literature and a Way Forward, Working Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (25) (2015)
  2. The influence of public subsidies on farm technical efficiency: A robust conditional nonparametric approach
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2017, 259, (3), 1112-1120 Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper The influence of public subsidies on farm technical efficiency: A robust conditional nonparametric approach, Working Papers SMART (2016) Downloads View citations (5) (2016)
  3. The interaction between dropout, graduation rates and quality ratings in universities
    Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2017, 68, (4), 416-430 Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. Problem-based learning in secondary education: evaluation by an experiment
    Education Economics, 2016, 24, (1), 58-82 Downloads
  2. Technical Efficiency in the Agricultural Sector - Evidence from a Conditional Quantile-Based Approach
    Agricultural Economics Review, 2016, 17, (2) Downloads
  3. Why Do Students Leave Education Early? Theory and Evidence on High School Dropout Rates
    Journal of Forecasting, 2016, 35, (8), 690-702 Downloads View citations (3)

2015

  1. Can cities be held responsible for early school leaving? Evidence from the Netherlands
    Policy Studies, 2015, 36, (2), 217-239 Downloads
  2. Direct democracy and local government efficiency
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2015, 39, (C), 58-66 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper Direct democracy and local government efficiency, ZEW Discussion Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (4) (2014)
  3. Does unauthorized school absenteeism accelerates the dropout decision? - Evidence from a Bayesian duration model
    Applied Economics Letters, 2015, 22, (4), 266-271 Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Football to improve math and reading performance
    Education Economics, 2015, 23, (5), 577-595 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper Football to Improve Math and Reading Performance, Working Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (2) (2012)
  5. One- and multi-directional conditional efficiency measurement – Efficiency in Lithuanian family farms
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2015, 245, (2), 612-622 Downloads View citations (24)
  6. The effectiveness of active school attendance interventions to tackle dropout in secondary schools: a Dutch pilot case
    Empirical Economics, 2015, 49, (1), 65-80 Downloads

2014

  1. Does anybody notice? On the impact of improved truancy reporting on school dropout
    Education Economics, 2014, 22, (6), 549-568 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. How are teachers teaching? A nonparametric approach
    Education Economics, 2014, 22, (1), 3-23 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper How are Teachers Teaching? A Nonparametric Approach, Working Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (2) (2010)
  3. Public expenditures, educational outcomes and grade inflation: Theory and evidence from a policy intervention in the Netherlands
    Economics of Education Review, 2014, 40, (C), 152-166 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper Public expenditures, educational outcomes and grade inflation: Theory and evidence from a policy intervention in the Netherlands, Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism" (2012) Downloads (2012)

2013

  1. Accounting for economies of scope in performance evaluations of university professors
    Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2013, 64, (11), 1595-1606 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper Accounting for economies of scope in performance evaluations of university professors, Working Papers (2012) Downloads (2012)
  2. Citizen coproduction and efficient public good provision: Theory and evidence from local public libraries
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2013, 224, (3), 592-602 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper Citizen coproduction and efficient public good provision: Theory and evidence from local public libraries, Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism" (2012) Downloads View citations (2) (2012)
  3. Economies of scope in research and teaching: A non-parametric investigation
    Omega, 2013, 41, (2), 305-314 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper Economies of scope in research and teaching: a non-parametric investigation, Working Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (2) (2012)
  4. What about excellence in teaching? A benevolent ranking of universities
    Scientometrics, 2013, 96, (1), 337-364 Downloads View citations (17)
  5. What explains the performance of students in a heterogeneous environment? Conditional efficiency estimation with continuous and discrete environmental variables
    Applied Economics, 2013, 45, (17), 2401-2412 Downloads View citations (95)

2012

  1. Comparing students by a matching analysis -- on early school leaving in Dutch cities
    Applied Economics, 2012, 44, (28), 3679-3690 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Naming and shaming in a ‘fair’ way. On disentangling the influence of policy in observed outcomes
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 2012, 34, (5), 767-787 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. On the allocation of resources for secondary schools
    Economics of Education Review, 2012, 31, (5), 575-586 Downloads View citations (18)
  4. The Efficiency of Education in Generating Literacy: A Stochastic Frontier Approach
    Review of Economics & Finance, 2012, 2, 25-37 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper The efficiency of education in generating literacy: a stochastic frontier approach, Working Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (1) (2010)
  5. The role of innovations in secondary school performance – Evidence from a conditional efficiency model
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2012, 223, (2), 541-549 Downloads View citations (40)

2011

  1. Accounting for exogenous influences in performance evaluations of teachers
    Economics of Education Review, 2011, 30, (4), 641-653 Downloads View citations (44)
  2. Big and beautiful? On non-parametrically measuring scale economies in non-convex technologies
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2011, 35, (3), 213-226 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper Big and beautiful? On non-parametrically measuring scale economies in non-convex technologies, Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven (2008) Downloads View citations (1) (2008)
  3. Does school time matter?—On the impact of compulsory education age on school dropout
    Economics of Education Review, 2011, 30, (6), 1384-1398 Downloads View citations (19)
  4. Is big better? On scale and scope economies in the Portuguese water sector
    Economic Modelling, 2011, 28, (3), 1009-1016 Downloads View citations (32)

2010

  1. Assessing pupil and school performance by non-parametric and parametric techniques
    Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2010, 61, (8), 1224-1237 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. COOPER-framework: A unified process for non-parametric projects
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2010, 207, (3), 1573-1586 Downloads View citations (22)
  3. Designing performance incentives, an international benchmark study in the water sector
    Central European Journal of Operations Research, 2010, 18, (2), 189-220 Downloads View citations (59)
  4. Efficiency and equity in private and public education: A nonparametric comparison
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2010, 202, (2), 563-573 Downloads View citations (39)
  5. Incorporating heterogeneity in non-parametric models: a methodological comparison
    International Journal of Operational Research, 2010, 9, (2), 188-204 Downloads View citations (11)
  6. Influential observations in frontier models, a robust non-oriented approach to the water sector
    Annals of Operations Research, 2010, 181, (1), 377-392 Downloads View citations (48)
  7. Is a little sunshine all we need? On the impact of sunshine regulation on profits, productivity and prices in the Dutch drinking water sector
    Journal of Regulatory Economics, 2010, 37, (3), 219-242 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper Is a little sunshine all we need? On the impact of sunshine regulation on profits, productivity and prices in the Dutch drinking water sector, Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven (2008) Downloads View citations (3) (2008)
  8. Mean and bold? On separating merger economies from structural efficiency gains in the drinking water sector
    Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2010, 61, (2), 222-234 Downloads View citations (17)
  9. Sizing the government
    Public Choice, 2010, 145, (1), 39-55 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper Sizing the Government, MPRA Paper (2009) Downloads View citations (2) (2009)
  10. To publish or not to publish? On the aggregation and drivers of research performance
    Scientometrics, 2010, 85, (3), 657-680 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper To publish or not to publish? On the aggregation and drivers of research performance, Working Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (17) (2010)
  11. Towards a benchmarking paradigm in European water utilities
    Public Money & Management, 2010, 30, (1), 42-48 Downloads View citations (8)

2008

  1. De performantie van de overheid
    Review of Business and Economic Literature, 2008, LIII, (2), 171-187 Downloads

Chapters

2017

  1. Inequality and education: education as a cure for disadvantage
    Chapter 5 in Handbook of Contemporary Education Economics, 2017, pp 98-119 Downloads
 
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