personal info

pic    PhD in Economics from KU Leuven (University of Leuven)                                                
        Topic: Federal Fiscal Discipline with Uncertainty: Applications to the EU
        Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Proost & Prof. Dr. Decoster

    Research interests:
        ¬  Public finance, fiscal sustainability, fiscal federalism, fiscal policy, macroeconomic                   modelling, political economy, corporate finance, econometrics 
    



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work in progress


Fiscal Rule Infringement Risks: A Stochastic Characterization of EMU Budgets and Their Discipline

     [As part of a visit to the NBB's research department on the occasion of its Trainee Programme for             Young Researchers]

Uncertainty and the Preferred Instrument for Fiscal Discipline Under Multitier Government

The Volatility of the Flemish Medium-Term Budgetary Framework

The Conundrum of the Council: Who is to Tailor the Fiscal Straitjacket?


international conferences


            March, 2017    Workshop on News and Fiscal Policy (VUB & INFER)

            August, 2015  71st Annual Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF)

            August, 2014  70th Annual Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF)

            July, 2014        CESifo Venice Summer Institute 2014 (CESifo)           

            July, 2014        PET14 Annual Conference by the Association for Public Economic Theory (APET)           

            July, 2013        PET13 Annual Conference by the Association for Public Economic Theory (APET)           

            June, 2013      12th Journées Louis-André Gerard-Varet (LAGV) Conference in Public Economics       

            August, 2012  68th Annual Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF)

            May, 2012       14th Annual Conference by the International Network for Economic Research (INFER)
                                           Got granted the INFER Young Economist Award 2012


teaching


2011 - ...       Teaching assistant for the "Public Economics" course by prof. A. Decoster, undergraduate economics

2011 - ...        Thesis supervisor for prof A. Decoster & prof. G. Debruyne, undergraduate economics


2012 - 2013    The Economic Aspects of European Integration, undergraduate economics



education


2010 - 2011    Master of Science in Advanced Studies in Economics (KU Leuven) - magna cum laude
Master's thesis: An Assessment of Fiscal Sustainability under Fiscal Rules using an Overlapping Generations Approach: An Application to Belgium" - summa cum laude

2009 - 2010    Master in Applied Economics - Finance (University of Hasselt) - magna cum laude
Master's thesis: "An Economic Analysis of Alternative Fiscal Rules" - summa cum laude

2006 - 2009    Bachelor in Applied Economics (University of Hasselt) - magna cum laude