Current projects

  1. School choice regulation in practice: Lessons from Antwerp, Brussels and Ghent, in preparation as a Re-Bel eBook
  2. Endogenous preferences and the role of the mechanism in school choice
  3. Information aggregation in the European carbon market: The role of participation (with Aurélie Slechten, Lancaster)
  4. Respecting priorities versus respecting preferences in school choice: When is there a tradeoff? (joint with Li Chen and Juan Pereyra)

 Research papers

  1. Broadening the market design approach to school choice, February 2017, in revision for the Oxford Review of Economic Policy
  2. Competition between Exchanges – Lessons from the Battle of the Bund (with Pai-Ling Yin, Stanford), March 2016
  3. Combination Bidding in Multi-unit Auctions (with M. Pesendorfer, LSE), CEPR working paper 6083, February 2007
  4. Electoral Rules and the Emergence of New Issue Dimensions, CEPR working paper 2769, January 2001. 

 Refereed publications

  1. The Multi-unit Assignment Problem: Theory and Evidence from Course Allocation at Harvard (with Eric Budish), American Economic Review, August 2012, 102(5), 2237-71.
  2. Competition between Exchanges – a Research Agenda (with Pai-Ling Yin), International Journal of Industrial Organization, 29(3), May 2011, 329-336
  3. Procurement when Price and Quality Matter (with John Asker), Rand Journal of Economics, 41(1), Spring 2010, 1-34.
  4. Regulating school choice in Brussels, Brussels Studies, 34, November 2009.
  5. Properties of Scoring Auctions (with John Asker), Rand Journal of Economics, 39(1), Spring 2008, 69-85.
  6. The Effect of Bidders’ Asymmetries on Expected Revenue in Auctions, Games and Economic Behavior, 62 (2008), 1-25.
  7. Investment Incentives in Procurement Auctions (with Leandro Arozamena), Review of Economic Studies, 71(1), January 2004, 1-18.
  8. A Graphical Analysis of some Basic Results in Social Choice (with Antonio Rangel), Social Choice and Welfare, 19, 2002, 587-611.

 Book chapters and policy-oriented publications

  1. Developments in Data for Economic Research (with 19 other authors), in: R. Blundell et al. (2016), Economics without Borders – Economic Research for European Policy Challenges, forthcoming Cambridge University Press.
  2. Auctions for the Support of Renewables: When and how?, report for DG COMP (European Commission), August 2014
  3. What support mechanism is needed for flexible capacity in Belgium?, in Estache (ed.), The Next Generation of Economic Issues in Energy Policy in Europe, CEPR, 2014.
  4. Mixité sociale: le rôle des procédures d’inscriptions scolaires, in : Ph. Maystadt et al. (Eds), Proceedings of the 20th Congress of Belgian French-speaking Economists, November 2013, CIFoP editions (on the role of the school choice mechanism in promoting social diversity in school intakes)
  5. Quel enfant dans quelle école? Réflexions sur les inscriptions scolaires en Belgique (with Nicolas Gothelf), in: de Calataÿ et al. (Eds), Proceedings of the 18th Congress of Belgian French-speaking Economists, November 2009, CIFoP Editions.
  6. Auctioning Bus Routes: The London Experience (with Martin Pesendorfer), in: Peter Cramton, Yoav Shoham and Richard Steinberg (eds.), Combinatorial Auctions, MIT press, January 2006.
  7. Quality Issues in Contracts – Great Britain (with Yves Mathieu), Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Association for Public Transport (UITP), Florence, Italy, April 1995.

 Edited books

  1. Blundell, R., E. Cantillon, B. Chizzolini, M. Ivaldi, W. Leininger, R. Marimon, L. Matyas, T. Ogden, F. Steen (2016), Economics without Borders – Economic Research for European Policy Challenges, forthcoming Cambridge University Press.
  2. Maystadt, Ph., E. Cantillon, L. Denayer, P. Pestieau, B. Van der Linden and M. Cattelain (2013), Le Modèle social belge: Quel avenir? (The future of the Belgian Social Model), Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the Belgian French-speaking economists, CIFoP editions.