Leo Van Hove

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

Prof. dr.

Department of Applied Economics (APEC)

Pleinlaan 5

Brussels, B-1050

Belgium

http://research.vub.ac.be/applied-economics/members

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

Mobile Payment Models and Their Implications for NextGen MSPs

The Journal of Policy, Regulation and Strategy, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 31-43, August 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Aug 2007
Michaël Van Bossuyt and Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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mobile, payment models, mobile service platforms

Classifying Payment Instruments: A Matryoshka Approach

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Dec 2009
Valérie-Anne Bleyen and Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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electronic payment instruments, classification, money, technology

Classifying Payment Instruments: A Matryoshka Approach

Communications and Strategies, No. 79, p. 73-94, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Payment instruments, classification, money, technology

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Production Costs, Seigniorage and Counterfeiting: Central Banks’ Incentives for Improving Their Banknote Technology

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2012
Yassine Bouhdaoui, David Bounie and Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Télécom Paris and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Central Banks, Counterfeiting, Plastic Banknotes, Production Costs, Seigniorage Revenue

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Western European Newspapers and Their Online Revenue Models: An Overview

First Monday (The Peer-Reviewed Journal on the Internet), Vol. 12, No. 12, December 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jan 2008
Valérie-Anne Bleyen and Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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newspapers, online content, revenue models, bundling

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SEPA & Debit-Card Interchange Fees: One Size Fits None?

E-money & E-trading Development (SPEED), Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 27-33, Autumn 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Dec 2007
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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interchange fees, debit cards, SEPA, low-value payments

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The Internationalization of Electronic Purse Networks: National Responsiveness vs. Benefits of Integration

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Nov 2007
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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electronic purses, electronic money, network industries, internationalization, national responsiveness

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Could 'Nudges' Steer Us Towards a 'Less-Cash Society'?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2009
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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libertarian paternalism, nudging, behavioural economics, cash, debit cards, social cost of payment instruments, payment behaviour, less-cash society

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Banking Market Structure, Institutions, and SMEs’ Access to Finance in Transition Economies: The Case of Ukraine

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Endicott College, Woosong University, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Free University of Brussels (VUB) - Micro-Economics for Profit and Non Profit Sector (MICE)
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Bank Concentration, Institutions, Access to Finance, SMEs, Transition Economies

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Consumer Payment Preferences, Network Externalities, and Merchant Card Acceptance: An Empirical Investigation

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2015
David Bounie, Abel Francois and Leo Van Hove
Télécom Paris, Strasbourg University, LARGE and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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retail payments, payment cards, merchants, network externalities

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On the War on Cash and its Spoils

International Journal of Electronic Banking, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 36-45, 2008
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2009
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Central Banks and Payment Instruments: A Serious Case of Schizophrenia

Communications & Strategies, No. 66, pp. 19-46, 2nd Quarter 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Aug 2007
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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payment instruments, central banks, cash, banknotes, payment cards, public policy, efficiency

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Drivers of Internationalisation in Network Industries: The Case of Electronic Purse Developers

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Nov 2009
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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electronic purses, electronic money, internationalisation strategies, network industries, standards

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Electronic Purses in Euroland: Why Do Penetration and Usage Rates Differ?

SUERF Studies, No. 2004/4
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 13 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2007
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Electronic purses, e-purses, electronic money, payment systems, demand for money

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Central Banks and Their Banknote Series: The Efficiency-Cost Trade-Off

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2011
Yassine Bouhdaoui, David Bounie and Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Télécom Paris and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Currency, Central banks, Efficient payments, Production

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The 'Opaque Glitter' of Small and Medium Sized Businesses in Transition Countries: Are Foreign Banks Interested in SME Lending after All?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jun 2011
Endicott College, Woosong University, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Free University of Brussels (VUB) - Micro-Economics for Profit and Non Profit Sector (MICE)
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Access to finance, Foreign banks, Small banks, SMEs, Transition economies

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Western European Newspaper Sites Still No Fan of Micro-Payment Instruments

Journal of Payments Strategy & Systems, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 284-303, Spring 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2008
Valérie-Anne Bleyen and Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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newspaper sites, subscriptions, unbundled access options, micro- and macro-payments, traditional vs. innovative payment instruments

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The 'Principle of Invariance' in Currency Systems: A Comment on Caianiello et al.

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Aug 2010
Yassine Bouhdaoui, David Bounie and Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Télécom Paris and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Currency denominations, principle of invariance, hierarchical self-organizing systems, refining transformations

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Merchant Acceptance of Payment Cards: ‘Must Take’ or ‘Wanna Take’?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 May 2017
David Bounie, Abel Francois and Leo Van Hove
Télécom Paris, Strasbourg University, LARGE and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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payment cards, merchants, two-sided markets, network externalities, must-take cards, interchange fees

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Cross-Border Takeovers and Efficiency of Acquired Banks in Transition Economies: An Observational Study on Ukraine

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Oct 2011
Endicott College, Woosong University, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Free University of Brussels (VUB) - Micro-Economics for Profit and Non Profit Sector (MICE)
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cross-border takeovers, bank performance, selection bias, hidden bias

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Testing Metcalfe's Law: Pitfalls and Possibilities

ES Working Paper No. 6, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Oct 2016
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Metcalfe’s law, network value, network effects, digital information networks, Internet

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M-PESA and Financial Inclusion in Kenya: Of Paying Comes Saving?

Sustainability, Vol. 11, Nr. 3, 2019, 568
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2019
Leo Van Hove and Antoine Dubus
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Télécom Paris
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Financial Inclusion, Saving, Mobile Financial Services, M-PESA, Kenya

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Intra-Household Task Allocation in Online Grocery Shopping: Together Alone

Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Vol. 56, September 2020, 102153
Posted: 14 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2020
Ellen Van Droogenbroeck and Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - Applied Economics Department and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Online grocery shopping, Intra-household task allocation, Socio-demographics

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National Culture and (Dis)trust in Banks: Cross-Country Evidence

Economic Notes, 2020
Posted: 12 May 2020
Muzaffar Olimjonovich Ahunov and Leo Van Hove
Endicott College, Woosong University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Distrust, Financial Exclusion, Hofstede, National Culture, Trust in Banks

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National Culture and Financial Literacy: International Evidence

Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Apr 2020
Muzaffar Olimjonovich Ahunov and Leo Van Hove
Endicott College, Woosong University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Financial Literacy, Financial Development, National Culture, Cross-Country Analysis

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Triggered or Consciously Evaluated? A Qualitative Inquiry Into the Decision to Start Using E-Grocery Services

The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, Vol. 30, Nr. 2, p. 103-122, February 2020
Posted: 16 Apr 2020
Ellen Van Droogenbroeck and Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - Applied Economics Department and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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E-Commerce, Online Grocery Shopping, Technology Adoption, Situational Factors, Qualitative Research, Time Saving

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Cultural Congruence of Websites: Conscious, Unconscious, or Coincidental? – The Case of Honda Cars

Information Research, Vol. 24, No. 3, September 2019, paper 832
Posted: 25 Sep 2019
Femke Vyncke, Leo Van Hove and Malaika Brengman
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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websites, culture, Hofstede

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The Impact of Cross-Border Acquisitions on Target Banks’ Performance in an Institutionally Poor Environment: Ukraine’s Takeover Wave

Post-Communist Economies, Vol. 31, Nr. 3, 396-417, 2019
Posted: 19 Apr 2019
Endicott College, Woosong University, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Free University of Brussels (VUB) - Micro-Economics for Profit and Non Profit Sector (MICE)

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cross-border takeovers; bank performance; weak institutions; selection bias

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On the Socially Optimal Density of Coin and Banknote Series: Do Production Costs Really Matter?

Journal of Macroeconomics, Volume 52, Pages 252–267, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 May 2017
Yassine Bouhdaoui and Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Banknotes, Central Banks, Denominational Structure, Social Cost, Matching Model

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Measuring the Value of Mobile Telecommunications Networks

Netnomics, Vol. 17, Nr. 3, p. 191-222
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2016
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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mobile telecommunications, networks, network effects

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Metcalfe's Law: Not so Wrong after All

Netnomics, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2014
Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Metcalfe’s law, Zipf’s law, Networks, Telecommunications, Network effects

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Modelling Banknote Printing Costs: Of Cohorts, Generations, and Note-Years

Economic Modelling, Vol. 46, 2015
Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Banknotes, Currency, Central banks, Printing costs, Polymer

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Cross-Cultural User Perceptions of Website Design and Security: A Commentary

Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Vol. 19, September-October 2016, p. 86-90.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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culture, localisation, research design, regression, social capital, trust, website design

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The Role of Risk in E-Retailers' Adoption of Payment Methods: Evidence for Transition Economies

Electronic Commerce Research, Vol. 16, Nr. 1, March 2016, p. 27-72.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016
Leo Van Hove and Farhod Karimov
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Westminster International University in Tashkent

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online payment methods, transaction context, risk, delivery methods, B2C e-commerce, transition economies

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Metcalfe's Law and Network Quality: An Extension of Zhang Et Al.

Journal of Computer Science and Technology, Vol. 31, Nr. 1, January 2016, p. 117-123.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Metcalfe’s law, network value, Facebook, Tencent, quality, cost of revenues

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Banknote Printing in a Less-Cash Society: Innovate or Not?

Journal of Financial Market Infrastructures, Vol. 4, Nr. 1, September 2015, p. 1-23.
Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Banknotes, Currency, Central banks, Printing costs, Polymer, Less-cash society

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The Role of Risk in E-Retailers’ Adoption of Payment Methods: Evidence for Transition Economies

Posted: 08 Jul 2011
Leo Van Hove and Farhod Karimov
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Westminster International University in Tashkent

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online payment methods, transaction context, risk, delivery methods, B2C e-commerce, transition economies

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Cost-Based Pricing of Payment Instruments: The State of the Debate

Posted: 30 Mar 2004
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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cash, cost-based pricing, electronic purse, electronic money, payment instruments

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Optimal Denominations for Coins and Bank Notes: In Defense of the Principle of Least Effort

Posted: 16 May 2002
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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banknotes, denominations, central banks

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The New York City Smart Card Trial in Perspective: A Research Note

Posted: 01 May 2001
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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electronic purses, innovation diffusion, network externalities, stored value cards, technology adoption

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Electronic Purses: (Which) Way to Go?

Posted: 26 Oct 2000
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Electronic money, means of payment

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Electronic Money and the Network Externalities Theory: Lessons for Real Life

Posted: 10 Feb 2000
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Electronic Purses, Interoperability, and the Internet

Posted: 14 Jun 1999
Leo Van Hove
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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