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Postal address:Department of Economics Naamsestraat, 69 B-3000 Leuven BELGIUM
Workplace:Centrum voor Economische Studiën (Center for Economic Studies), Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfswetenschappen (Faculty of Business and Economics), KU Leuven (University of Leuven), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. De inkomensongelijkheid in sterfte tijdens de COVID-19 crisis in België
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  2. Hoe fel besmet COVID-19 onze overheidsfinanciën?
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  3. Sociaal-economische kenmerken van werknemers en zelfstandigen in sectoren getroffen door de lockdown
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  4. The income gradient in mortality during the Covid-19 crisis: evidence from Belgium
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads

2019

  1. En faut-il peu pour être heureux ? Conditions de vie, bonheur et bien-être en Belgique
    CORE Discussion Papers RP, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE)
  2. Interpersonal comparisons by means of money metric utilities: why one should use the same reference prices for all
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  3. Using Fiscal Data to Estimate the Evolution of Top Income Shares in Belgium
    World Inequality Lab Working Papers, HAL Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, HAL (2019) Downloads
  4. Which way the pendulum swings? Equity and efficiency of three decades of tax-benefit reforms in Belgium
    Working Papers, Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy, University of Antwerp Downloads

2018

  1. Betaalt de taxshift zichzelf terug?
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  2. Financiële werkprikkels en herverdeling onder Michel I
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  3. Piecemeal modelling of the effects of joint direct and indirect tax reforms
    EUROMOD Working Papers, EUROMOD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research Downloads
    Also in Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (2018) Downloads
  4. Which way the pendulum swings? Equity and efficiency of 26 years of tax-benefit reforms in Belgium
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads

2017

  1. Using fiscal data to estimate the evolution of top income shares in Belgium from 1990 to 2013
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  2. Wat vertellen fiscale gegevens over het aandeel van de topinkomens in België tussen 1990 en 2013?
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads

2016

  1. Getting tired of work, or re-tiring in absence of decent job opportunities? Some insights from an estimated Random Utility/Random Opportunity model on Belgian data
    EUROMOD Working Papers, EUROMOD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research Downloads
    Also in Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (2016) Downloads

2015

  1. 20 jaar belastingen en uitkeringen in België in vogelperspectief
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  2. A birdÂ’s eye view on 20 years of tax-benefit reforms in Belgium
    Working Papers, Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy, University of Antwerp Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (2015) Downloads
  3. A bird’s eye view on 20 years of tax-benefit reforms in Belgium
    EUROMOD Working Papers, EUROMOD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Estimating and simulating with a random utility – random opportunity model of job choice
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven
  5. Getting tired of work, or re-tiring in absence of decent job opportunities?
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads

2014

  1. Gross incomes in the Belgian SILC dataset: an analysis by means of EUROMOD
    EUROMOD Working Papers, EUROMOD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Integrating VAT into EUROMOD. Documentation and results for Belgium
    EUROMOD Working Papers, EUROMOD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research Downloads View citations (8)

2013

  1. Empirical welfare analysis with preference heterogeneity
    VfS Annual Conference 2013 (Duesseldorf): Competition Policy and Regulation in a Global Economic Order, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Tax and Public Finance (2015)
  2. Integrating indirect taxation into EUROMOD. Documentation and results for Germany
    EUROMOD Working Papers, EUROMOD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Maternal employment: the impact of triple rationing in childcare in Flanders
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  4. Welfare, labor supply and heterogeneous preferences: evidence for Europe and the US
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (10)
    Also in EUROMOD Working Papers, EUROMOD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (2011) Downloads View citations (8)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2011) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Social Choice and Welfare (2013)

2012

  1. General accounting in Belgium: Fiscal sustainability at a glance
    CREPP Working Papers, Centre de Recherche en Economie Publique et de la Population (CREPP) (Research Center on Public and Population Economics) HEC-Management School, University of Liège Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. A Switch from Joint to Individual Taxation Is Welfare Improving
    Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The evolution of global inequality: absolute, relative and intermediate views
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads View citations (7)

2010

  1. Empirical Welfare Analysis in Random Utility Models of Labour Supply
    Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (23)
    Also in SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) (2010) Downloads View citations (16)
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (2010) Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2010) Downloads View citations (14)

2009

  1. Accurate income measurement for the assessment of public policies: final report
    EUROMOD Working Papers, EUROMOD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research Downloads View citations (8)
  2. The evolution of world inequality in well-being
    CORE Discussion Papers RP, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (2007) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2009)

2008

  1. A Belgian flat income tax: effects on labour supply and income distribution
    EUROMOD Working Papers, EUROMOD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research Downloads
    Also in Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (2008) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Review of Business and Economic Literature (2010)
  2. Enriching income data with expenditure information: a semi-parametric imputation technique
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads

2007

  1. Indirect taxes and social policy: distributional impact of alternative financing of social security
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
  2. Labour Market Responses of survival pensioners: estimating a labour supply model and predicting the effect of the reform
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads

2005

  1. A Bounded Index Test to make Robust Heterogeneous Welfare Comparisons
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (2006)
  2. The Gini Coefficient Reveals More
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
    Also in University of Oregon Economics Department Working Papers, University of Oregon Economics Department (2004) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Metron - International Journal of Statistics (2005)
  3. Why and How to Construct a Genuine Belgian Price Index of House Sales
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Business and Economic Literature (2006)

2004

  1. Het effect van de verlaging van de Vlaamse registratierechten: Simulaties met een geordend logitmodel
    Other publications TiSEM, Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management Downloads
  2. The Rise or Fall of World Inequality: A Spurious Controversy?
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (7)

2003

  1. Homeownership and the Life Cycle: an Ordered Logit Approach
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
    Also in Public Economics Working Paper Series, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centrum voor Economische Studiën, Working Group Public Economics (2003) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Who Pays Indirect Taxes in Russia?
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (4)

2002

  1. Weighting with individuals, equivalent individuals, or not weighting at all. Does it matter empirically?
    Public Economics Working Paper Series, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centrum voor Economische Studiën, Working Group Public Economics Downloads View citations (14)

2000

  1. Redistributive Effects of the Shift from Personal Income Taxes to Indirect Taxes: Belgium 1988-1993
    Public Economics Working Paper Series, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centrum voor Economische Studiën, Working Group Public Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (2000) Downloads
  2. The Choice of Inequality Measure in Empirical Research on Distributive Judgements
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics (2002)
  3. What Makes Personal Income Taxes Progressive? the Case of Belgium
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
    Also in Public Economics Working Paper Series, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centrum voor Economische Studiën, Working Group Public Economics (2000) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Brussels Economic Review (2002)

1998

  1. Evaluation of the empirical performance of two-stage budgeting AIDS, QUAIDS and Rotterdam models based on weak separability
    Public Economics Working Paper Series, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centrum voor Economische Studiën, Working Group Public Economics Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven View citations (1)
  2. The unit of analysis in microsimulation models for personal income taxes: fiscal unit or household?
    Public Economics Working Paper Series, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centrum voor Economische Studiën, Working Group Public Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (1998) Downloads

1989

  1. Equity and efficiency of a reform of Belgian indirect taxes
    Discussion Papers (REL - Recherches Economiques de Louvain), Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES) Downloads View citations (16)

1987

  1. Tax reform results with different demand systems
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1990)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. SOUTHMOD: Modelling Tax-benefit Systems in Developing Countries
    International Journal of Microsimulation, 2019, 12, (1), 1-12 Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Projected Population, Inequality and Social Expenditures: The Case of Flanders
    International Journal of Microsimulation, 2017, 10, (3), 92-133 Downloads

2016

  1. Estimating and Simulating with a Random Utility Random Opportunity Model of Job Choice Presentation and Application to Belgium
    International Journal of Microsimulation, 2016, 9, (2), 144-191 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Evaluating The Quality Of Gross Incomes In SILC: Compare Them With Fiscal Data And Re-calibrate Them Using EUROMOD
    International Journal of Microsimulation, 2016, 9, (3), 5-34 Downloads

2015

  1. Empirical welfare analysis with preference heterogeneity
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2015, 22, (2), 224-251 Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Maternal employment: the impact of triple rationing in childcare
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2015, 13, (3), 685-707 Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. Generational accounts for Belgium: fiscal sustainability at a glance
    Empirica, 2014, 41, (4), 663-686 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Prélèvements fiscaux et prestations sociales en Belgique: l’impact de vingt années de réformes
    Revue française d'économie, 2014, Volume XXIX, (4), 87-127 Downloads
  3. The Relativity of Decreasing Inequality Between Countries
    Economica, 2014, 81, (322), 276-292 Downloads View citations (15)
  4. Welfare Effects of a Shift of Joint to Individual Taxation in the German Personal Income Tax
    FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis, 2014, 70, (4), 599-624 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Welfare, labor supply and heterogeneous preferences: evidence for Europe and the US
    Social Choice and Welfare, 2013, 41, (4), 789-817 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. In-Work Tax Credits in Belgium:An Analysis of the Jobkorting Using a Discrete Labour Supply Model
    Brussels Economic Review, 2012, 55, (2), 121-150 Downloads View citations (3)

2011

  1. Introduction
    Reflets et perspectives de la vie économique, 2011, L, (4), 5-11 Downloads
  2. Microsimulation of indirect taxes
    International Journal of Microsimulation, 2011, 4, (2), 41-56 Downloads View citations (14)

2010

  1. A Belgian Flat Income Tax. Effects on Labour Supply and Income Distribution
    Review of Business and Economic Literature, 2010, LV, (1), 23-54 Downloads
    Also in Review of Business and Economic Literature, 2010, 55, (1), 23-55 (2010) View citations (1)

    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. How regressive are indirect taxes? A microsimulation analysis for five European countries
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2010, 29, (2), 326-350 Downloads View citations (42)

2009

  1. The Evolution of World Inequality in Well-being
    World Development, 2009, 37, (1), 11-25 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2006

  1. A BOUNDED INDEX TEST TO MAKE ROBUST HETEROGENEOUS WELFARE COMPARISONS
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2006, 52, (3), 361-376 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Stop the grief and back to work! An evaluation of the government's plan to activate widows and widowers
    Brussels Economic Review, 2006, 49, (2), 121-145 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Why and How to Construct a Genuine Belgian Price Index of House Sales
    Review of Business and Economic Literature, 2006, LI, (2), 309-330 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2005

  1. How progressive are indirect taxes in Russia?
    The Economics of Transition, 2005, 13, (4), 705-729 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The Gini coefficient reveals more
    Metron - International Journal of Statistics, 2005, LXIII, (3), 373-400 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2003

  1. The Rise or Fall of World Inequality Big Issue or Apparent Controversy?
    Review of Business and Economic Literature, 2003, XLVIII, (4), 547-572 Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. The choice of inequality measure in empirical research on distributive judgements
    Journal of Economics, 2002, 77, (1), 197-222 Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Journal of Economics, 2002, 9, (1), 197-222 (2002) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. What makes personal income taxes progressive? The case of Belgium
    Brussels Economic Review, 2002, 45, (3), 91-112 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2001

  1. Redistributive effects of the shift from personal income taxes to indirect taxes: Belgium 1988-93
    Fiscal Studies, 2001, 22, (1), 79-106 Downloads View citations (7)

1997

  1. Is redistribution through indirect taxes equitable?
    European Economic Review, 1997, 41, (3-5), 599-608 Downloads View citations (6)

1990

  1. Tax reform results with different demand systems
    Journal of Public Economics, 1990, 41, (3), 277-296 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (1987)

1983

  1. De financiele situatie van werklozen
    Brussels Economic Review, 1983, 98, 167-192 Downloads View citations (1)

Books

2020

  1. Well-being in Belgium
    Economic Studies in Inequality, Social Exclusion, and Well-Being, Springer

Chapters

2014

  1. Consumption and Indirect Tax Models
    A chapter in Handbook of Microsimulation Modelling, 2014, vol. 293, pp 223-273 Downloads View citations (4)
 
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