Professor of ‘Tax Policy in the European Union’ at the College of Europe in Bruges since 2008.
Full Professor of Economics and Finance at the Louvain School of Management and head of the research unit ARPEGE (Atelier de Recherche sur la Politique Eonomique et la Gestion des Entreprises) at the Catholic University of Mons (FUCaM); part-time Professor of Taxation and Management at the Facultés Universitaires St.-Louis (FUSL, Brussels), at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve) and at the Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Fiscales, Brussels.
University education at the University of Namur (Masters and PhD in Economic and Social Sciences), the University of Manchester and Harvard University, as a CRB Graduate Fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation.
Expert to the European Commission, the OECD and some governments; CESifo Fellow, Munich; permanent member of IDEP, the Institut d’Economie Publique, Marseille; Vice-President, Belgian Institute of Public Finance.
Research fields: public finance and taxation, economics of education, econometrics of investment.