Université Saint-Louis in Brussels. I am also affiliated to CORE at the
Université Catholique de Louvain and CES at the University of Leuven.
My research interests include:
- Game theory (signaling and information, social networks, belief formation, auction theory, repeated games)
- The economics of social status and identity
- Public economics (optimal taxation, public support for the welfare state)
- Economic history (Belgium in the 19th century)
Social Status in Economic Theory", Journal of Economic Surveys (2010) Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 137–169.
(with Maarten Van Dijck) "Ideas, Interests and Politics in the Case of Belgian Corn Law Repeal, 1834-1873", Journal of Economic History (2011), Vol. 71, No. 1, pp.185 – 210. [long web version of this paper]
"Signaling and Indirect Taxation", Journal of Public Economics (2012), 96 (3-4), 331-340.
"Preferences for Redistribution and Social Structure", Social Choice & Welfare (forthcoming).