Bruno Van der Linden

Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales

Prof.

3, Place Montesquieu

Louvain-la-Neuve, 1348

Belgium

http://perso.uclouvain.be/bruno.vanderlinden/

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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“  I am currently working on - The design of unemployment insurance, - The impact of demographic shocks on (un)employment, with an application to Egypt, - The long-term prospect of (un)employment in the presence of natural resource constraints.  ”

Scholarly Papers (23)

Beyond the Labour Income Tax Wedge: The Unemployment-Reducing Effect of Tax Progressivity

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4348
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Aug 2013
Etienne Lehmann, Claudio Lucifora, Simone Moriconi and Bruno Van der Linden
CREST, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
Downloads 96 (375,181)
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wage moderation, employment, taxation

Beyond the Labour Income Tax Wedge: The Unemployment-Reducing Effect of Tax Progressivity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8276
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Jul 2014
Etienne Lehmann, Claudio Lucifora, Simone Moriconi and Bruno Van der Linden
CREST, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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wage moderation, employment, taxation

Optimal Redistributive Taxation with Both Extensive and Intensive Responses

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3308
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jan 2011
Laurence Jacquet, Etienne Lehmann and Bruno Van der Linden
Catholic University of Louvain - Economic & Social Research Institute (IRES), CREST and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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optimal tax formula, tax perturbation, random participation

Optimal Redistributive Taxation with Both Extensive and Intensive Responses

NHH Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 7/2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Mar 2010
Laurence Jacquet, Etienne Lehmann and Bruno Van der Linden
Catholic University of Louvain - Economic & Social Research Institute (IRES), CREST and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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Optimal Tax formula, Tax perturbation, Random participation

Optimal Redistributive Taxation with Both Extensive and Intensive Responses

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4837
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
Laurence Jacquet, Etienne Lehmann and Bruno Van der Linden
Catholic University of Louvain - Economic & Social Research Institute (IRES), CREST and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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optimal tax formula, tax perturbation, random participation

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Flexicurity in Belgium - A Proposal Based on Economic Principles

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2655
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 May 2009
Bart Cockx and Bruno Van der Linden
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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flexicurity, employment protection, unemployment insurance, active labour market policies, optimal design

On the Optimality of Search Matching Equilibrium When Workers are Risk Averse

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Jul 2004
Etienne Lehmann and Bruno Van der Linden
CREST and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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unemployment, non-linear taxation, unemployment benefits, moral hazard, search, matching

On the Optimality of Search Matching Equilibrium When Workers are Risk Averse

Journal of Public Economic Theory, Vol. 9, Issue 5, pp. 867-884, October 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Etienne Lehmann and Bruno Van der Linden
CREST and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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Optimal Income Taxation with Endogenous Participation and Search Unemployment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3324
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Etienne Lehmann, Alexis Parmentier and Bruno Van der Linden
CREST, University of Paris 2 Pantheon-Assas - ERMES and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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non-linear taxation, redistribution, adverse selection, random participation, unemployment, labor market frictions

Optimal Income Taxation with Endogenous Participation and Search Unemployment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3804
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Etienne Lehmann, Alexis Parmentier and Bruno Van der Linden
CREST, University of Paris 2 Pantheon-Assas - ERMES and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
Downloads 40 (585,295)
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non-linear taxation, redistribution, adverse selection, random participation, unemployment, labor market frictions

Optimal Redistributive Taxation with Both Labor Supply and Labor Demand Responses

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3779
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Apr 2012
Laurence Jacquet, Etienne Lehmann and Bruno Van der Linden
Catholic University of Louvain - Economic & Social Research Institute (IRES), Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas - ERMES and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
Downloads 61 (486,741)
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optimal taxation, labor market frictions, unemployment, Kalai solution

Optimal Redistributive Taxation with Both Labor Supply and Labor Demand Responses

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5642
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Laurence Jacquet, Etienne Lehmann and Bruno Van der Linden
Catholic University of Louvain - Economic & Social Research Institute (IRES), CREST and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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optimal taxation, labor market frictions, unemployment

Monitoring, Sanctions and Front-Loading of Job Search in a Non-Stationary Model

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3660
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Dec 2011
Bart Cockx, Muriel Dejemeppe, Andrey Launov and Bruno Van der Linden
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research, University of Wuerzburg and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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monitoring, sanctions, non-stationary job search, unemployment benefits, structural estimation

Monitoring, Sanctions and Front-Loading of Job Search in a Non-Stationary Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6181
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Dec 2011
Bart Cockx, Muriel Dejemeppe, Andrey Launov and Bruno Van der Linden
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research, University of Wuerzburg and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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monitoring, sanctions, non-stationary job search, unemployment benefits, structural estimation

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Optimal Redistributive Taxation in a Search Equilibrium Model

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Jan 2005
Catholic University of Louvain, CREST, University of Paris 2 Pantheon-Assas - ERMES and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
Downloads 74 (434,298)
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optimal income taxation, unemployment, wage bargaining, matching

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Employment Subsidies and Substitutable Skills: An Equilibrium Matching Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2073
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Apr 2006
Bruno Van der Linden and Gabriele Cardullo
Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Department of Economics
Downloads 73 (437,447)
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Unemployment, search-matching equilibrium, wage bargaining, reductions of social security contributions, unemployment insurance, labor market programs

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Equilibrium Evaluation of Active Labor Market Programmes Enhancing Matching Effectiveness

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Mar 2005
Bruno Van der Linden
Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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active programmes, labour market policies, evaluation, equilibrium search

Imperfect Monitoring of Job Search: Structural Estimation and Policy Design

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10487
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Jan 2017
Bart Cockx, Muriel Dejemeppe, Andrey Launov and Bruno Van der Linden
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research, University of Wuerzburg and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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unemployment benefits, non-stationary job search, sanctions, monitoring, structural estimation

Imperfect Monitoring of Job Search: Structural Estimation and Policy Design

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6323
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Feb 2017
Bart Cockx, Muriel Dejemeppe, Andrey Launov and Bruno Van der Linden
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research, University of Wuerzburg and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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monitoring, sanctions, non-stationary job search, unemployment benefits, structural estimation

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Search Frictions on Product and Labor Markets: Money in the Matching Function

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2718
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Apr 2007
Etienne Lehmann and Bruno Van der Linden
CREST and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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equilibrium unemployment, matching, inflation, demand constraints

Regional Equilibrium Unemployment Theory at the Age of the Internet

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7763
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Vanessa Lutgen and Bruno Van der Linden
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
Downloads 22 (708,239)
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matching, search then move, spatial equilibrium, regional economics, unemployment differentials

Regional Equilibrium Unemployment Theory at the Age of the Internet

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5326
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 May 2015
Vanessa Lutgen and Bruno Van der Linden
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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matching, non-segmented labor markets, spatial equilibrium, regional economics, unemployment differentials

Is There Always a Trade-Off between Insurance and Incentives? The Case of Unemployment with Subsistence Constraints

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7044
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Jul 2018
Juliana Mesén Vargas and Bruno Van der Linden
IRES, Universit Catholique de Louvain and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
Downloads 23 (699,744)
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liquidity effect, scarcity, monetary costs, optimal insurance

Is There Always a Trade-Off between Insurance and Incentives? The Case of Unemployment with Subsistence Constraints

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11034
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Juliana Mesén Vargas and Bruno Van der Linden
IRES, Universit Catholique de Louvain and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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liquidity effect, scarcity, monetary costs, optimal insurance

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Workforce Location and Equilibrium Unemployment in a Duocentric Economy with Matching Frictions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5506
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Oct 2015
Etienne Lehmann, Paola L. Montero Ledezma and Bruno Van der Linden
Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas - ERMES, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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spatial mismatch, commuting, urban unemployment, externality

Monitoring Job Search Effort with Hyperbolic Time Preferences and Non-Compliance: A Welfare Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4187
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Apr 2013
Bart Cockx, Corinna Ghirelli and Bruno Van der Linden
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Bank of Spain and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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job search model, job search monitoring, non-compliance, hyperbolic discounting, social efficiency

Monitoring Job Search Effort with Hyperbolic Time Preferences and Non-Compliance: A Welfare Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7266
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Bart Cockx, Corinna Ghirelli and Bruno Van der Linden
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Bank of Spain and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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job search model, job search monitoring, non-compliance, hyperbolic discounting, social efficiency

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The Normative Analysis of 'Tagging' Revisited: Dealing with Stigmatization

Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales Working Paper No. 2003-30
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2015
Laurence Jacquet and Bruno Van der Linden
Catholic University of Louvain - Economic & Social Research Institute (IRES) and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
Downloads 33 (611,804)

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Tagging, optimal taxation, welfare programs, stigmatization

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A Simple Theory of Optimal Redistributive Taxation with Equilibrium Unemployment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4832
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
Catholic University of Louvain, CREST, University of Paris 2 Pantheon-Assas - ERMES and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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optimal income taxation, unemployment, matching

Working Time Reduction and Employment in a Finite World

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13880
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Nov 2020
Jean-François Fagnart, Marc Germain and Bruno Van der Linden
Saint-Louis University, Brussels, Université catholique de Louvain and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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unemployment, fair wage, work sharing, (limits to) growth, resource constraints

Working Time Reduction and Employment in a Finite World

CESifo Working Paper No. 9351
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Oct 2021
Jean-François Fagnart, Marc Germain and Bruno Van der Linden
Saint-Louis University, Brussels, UCLouvain and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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unemployment, fair wage, work sharing, (limits to) growth, natural capital

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Signing Distortions in Optimal Tax and Other Adverse Selection Problems with Random Participation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3766
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Laurence Jacquet, Etienne Lehmann and Bruno Van der Linden
Catholic University of Louvain - Economic & Social Research Institute (IRES), Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas - ERMES and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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adverse selection, optimal taxation, random participation

Switching from an Inclining to a Zero-Level Unemployment Benefit Profile: Good for Work Incentives?

CESifo Working Paper No. 8136
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Mar 2020
Bart Cockx, Koen Declercq, Muriel Dejemeppe, Leda Inga and Bruno Van der Linden
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research, Universite du Luxembourg - Centre for Research in Economics and Management and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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youth unemployment, unemployment insurance, policy evaluation, difference-in-differences

Switching from an Inclining to a Zero-Level Unemployment Benefit Profile: Good for Work Incentives?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13002
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
Bart Cockx, Koen Declercq, Muriel Dejemeppe and Bruno Van der Linden
Ghent University - Sherppa - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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youth unemployment, unemployment insurance, policy evaluation, difference-in-differences

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Inefficient Equilibrium Unemployment in a Duocentric Economy with Matching Frictions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7828
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Dec 2013
Etienne Lehmann, Paola L. Montero Ledezma and Bruno Van der Linden
CREST, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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spatial mismatch, commuting, urban unemployment, externality, United States

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Did the Intergenerational Solidarity Pact Increase the Employment Rate of Older Workers in Belgium? A Macro-Econometric Evaluation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9115
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Muriel Dejemeppe, Catherine Smith and Bruno Van der Linden
Catholic University of Louvain - School of Economic and Social Research, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
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aging, evaluation of labor market policies, macro-econometrics

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Unemployment Benefit Profile, Monitoring and Active Labor Market Policies: The Role of Normative Criteria

Posted: 26 Apr 2005
Bruno Van der Linden
Université Catholique de Louvain - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales

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Unemployment insurance, sanctions, policy complementarities, wage bargaining, equilibrium unemployment, equilibrium search