PhD Graduates - Macroeconomics, Policy & Econometrics


  • Pieter Van Rymenant, January 2023, The macroeconomic, distributional and welfare effects of estate taxation (Ghent University)


  • Wouter van Der Veken, August 2022, Topics in empirical macroeconomics (National Bank of Belgium)


  • Joris Wauters, September 2020, Essays on wage and price inflation 


  • Martin Iseringhausen, November 2019, Unobserved components models in macroeconomics and finance
  • Stef De Visscher, October 2019, Measuring total factor productivity and understanding its determinants (KBC, Finance & Risk)
  • Bruno Ferreira Albuquerque, June 2019, Household debt, housing cycles, and interactions with monetary policy (Bank of England)


  • Willem Devriendt, October 2018, Coping with Demographic Change: Macroeconomic Effects and Optimal Pension Reform. (IDEA Consult)
  • Ignace De Vos, October 2018, Panel Data Econometrics - Dynamics and Cross-Section Dependence (Lund University)
  • Jasmien De Winne, Februari 2018, The Consequences of Food Price Changes: A Macroeconomic Perspective  (Belgian Foreign Affaires Department)


  • Marco Bernardini, December 2017, Private Debt and Macroeconomic Stability (Bank of Italy)
  • Brecht Boone, June 2017, Labour Market Imperfections, Expectations and Fiscal Policy in Dynamic Macro Models (E.CA Economics)
  • Ewoud Quaghebeur, May 2017, Expectations and the Macroeconomic Dynamics of Fiscal Policy (Ghent University)


  • Hauke Vierke, September 2015, Macroeconomics and the Labor Market (European Commission)
  • Ruben Schoonackers, September 2015, Empirical Essays on Fiscal Policy, Growth and Consumption (National Bank of Belgium)


  • Selien De Schryder, September 2014, Topics in Monetary Economics (Ghent University)
  • Tim Buyse, June 2014, Public pension and debt policies in general equilibrium (Flanders Social and Economic Council, research department)


  • Arnoud Stevens, June 2013, Applications in dynamic stochastic general equilibrium macroeconomics (National Bank of Belgium)
  • Daan Isebaert, October 2013, Housing and Labour Market Performance (Flemish Organization for the Social Enterprise Sector)
  • Renaat Van de Kerckhove, April 2013, Public Policy, Employment and Growth in Open Economies (Infrabel)


  • Benjamin Verhelst, September 2012, Price Rigidity in Europe and the US: Measurement and Explanation using Scanner Data (Roland Berger Strategy Consultants)
  • Ine Van Robays, May 2012, The interactions between oil, the macroeconomy and monetary policy (European Central Bank)


  • Punnoose Jacob, May 2010, Three essays in dynamic stochastick macroeconomics (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)


  • Christiane Baumeister, December 2009, Empirical macro models in a time-varying framework (Bank of Canada)


  • Tino Berger, May 2008, Identifying and explaining structural unemployment (University of Münster)
  • Maarten Dossche, December 2008, Essays on inflation dynamics (National Bank of Belgium)


  • Ferre De Graeve, December 2007, Interactions between the real and financial economy (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)


  • Sabien Dobbelaere, May 2004, An Analysis of Union Behaviour and Wage Formation in a Globalised World (VU University Amsterdam)


  • Lorenzo Pozzi, January 2003, Fiscal Policy, Government Debt and Private Consumption (Erasmus University Rotterdam)


  • Gerdie Everaert, November 2000, Public Capital, Economic Growth and the Labour Market (Ghent University)