Paul Belleflamme

CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain)

Professor

34 Voie du Roman Pays

POBox L1.03.01

B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, B-1348

Belgium

http://perso.uclouvain.be/paul.belleflamme/Site/Home.html

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (36)

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Citation 117

Crowdfunding: Tapping the Right Crowd

Journal of Business Venturing, 2014, 29(5), 585-609, CORE Discussion Paper No. 2011/32
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Paul Belleflamme, Thomas Lambert and Armin Schwienbacher
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain), Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and SKEMA Business School
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crowdfunding, pre-ordering, profit sharing

Crowdfunding: Tapping the Right Crowd

Journal of Business Venturing, 2014, 29(5), 585-609.
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 May 2011 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2014
Paul Belleflamme, Thomas Lambert and Armin Schwienbacher
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain), Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and SKEMA Business School
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crowdfunding, pre-ordering, profit sharing

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Crowdfunding: Some Empirical Findings and Microeconomic Underpinnings

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 May 2014 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
Paul Belleflamme and Thomas Lambert
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
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crowdfunding, multisided platforms, information asymmetry, price discrimination

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Individual Crowdfunding Practices

Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, 2013, 15(4), 313-333.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2014
Paul Belleflamme, Thomas Lambert and Armin Schwienbacher
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain), Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and SKEMA Business School
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crowdfunding, pre-ordering, non-profi t

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The Economics of Crowdfunding Platforms

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Mar 2015
Paul Belleflamme, Nessrine Omrani and Martin Peitz
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain), Paris School of Business and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,799 (9,966)
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Crowdfunding, Platform markets, Network effects, Asymmetric information, P2P lending

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Digital Piracy: Theory

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3222
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Oct 2010
Paul Belleflamme and Martin Peitz
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics
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information good, piracy, copyright, IP protection, internet, peer-to-peer, software, music

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Platforms and Network Effects

Forthcoming, Handbook of Game Theory and Industrial Organization, edited by Luis Corchon and Marco Marini, Edward Elgar.
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Paul Belleflamme and Martin Peitz
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics
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network effects, digital platforms, two-sided markets, tipping, platform competition

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Optimal Ownership Structures in Asymmetric Joint Ventures

Queen Mary & Westfield College Economics Working Paper No. 411
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Sep 2000
Paul Belleflamme and Francis Bloch
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Angers - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM)
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Joint ventures, strategic alliances, ownership structure, asymmetries

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The Economics of Digital Goods: A Progress Report

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, 2016, 13(2), 1-24
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Paul Belleflamme
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain)
Downloads 548 (55,693)
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Citation 11

Incentives to Innovate in Oligopolies

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2006/14
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Jul 2006
Paul Belleflamme and Cecilia Vergari
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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innovation, profit incentive, oligopoly, product differentiation

Incentives to Innovate in Oligopolies

The Manchester School, Vol. 79, Issue 1, pp. 6-28, 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Dec 2010
Paul Belleflamme and Cecilia Vergari
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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Pricing Information Goods in the Presence of Copying

U of London Queen Mary Economics Working Paper No. 463
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Dec 2002
Paul Belleflamme
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain)
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Crowdfunding Dynamics

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2019
Paul Belleflamme, Thomas Lambert and Armin Schwienbacher
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain), Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and SKEMA Business School
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Crowdfunding, Digital Platforms, FinTech, Network Effects, Social Learning

Crowdfunding Dynamics

CESifo Working Paper No. 7797
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Paul Belleflamme, Thomas Lambert and Armin Schwienbacher
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain), Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and SKEMA Business School
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crowdfunding, digital platforms, FinTech, network effects, social learning

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Citation 23

Market Sharing Agreements and Collusive Networks

U of London Queen Mary Economics Working Paper No. 443
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Oct 2001
Paul Belleflamme and Francis Bloch
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Angers - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM)
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market sharing, collusion, economic networks, oligopoly, auctions

Market Sharing Agreements and Collusive Networks

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Jun 2004
Paul Belleflamme and Francis Bloch
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Angers - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM)
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Asymmetric Information and Overinvestment in Quality

International University in Germany Working Paper No. 49/2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Feb 2007
Paul Belleflamme and Martin Peitz
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics
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asymmetric information, product quality

Asymmetric Information and Overinvestment in Quality

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2619
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2009
Paul Belleflamme and Martin Peitz
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics
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asymmetric information, product quality

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Piracy and Competition

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1350
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Dec 2004
Paul Belleflamme and Pierre M. Picard
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA)
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information goods, piracy, copyright, pricing

Piracy and Competition

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 351-383, Summer 2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 May 2007
Paul Belleflamme and Pierre M. Picard
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA)
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B2b Marketplaces: Emergence and Entry

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/78
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Apr 2005
Paul Belleflamme and Eric Toulemonde
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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two-sided markets, vertical oligopoly, B2B

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Inside the Engine Room of Digital Platforms: Reviews, Ratings, and Recommendations

Working Papers, Aix-Marseille School of Economics, WP 2018 - Nr. 06
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Mar 2018
Paul Belleflamme and Martin Peitz
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics
Downloads 232 (147,227)
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platforms, network effects, ratings, recommender systems, digital economics

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Digital Piracy: An Update

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Jul 2015
Paul Belleflamme and Martin Peitz
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics
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information good, piracy, copyright, IP protection, internet, peer-to-peer, software, music

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Coordination on Formal vs. De Facto Standards: A Dynamic Approach

Department of Economics Working Paper No. 412
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Sep 2000
Paul Belleflamme
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain)
Downloads 217 (156,913)
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Standardization, negotiation, bandwagon

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Product Differentiation in Successive Vertical Oligopolies

U of London Queen Mary Economics Working Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Nov 2000
Paul Belleflamme and Eric Toulemonde
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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product differentiation, vertical relationships, oligopoly

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Citation 18

Negative Intra-Group Externalities in Two-Sided Markets

CESifo Working Paper No. 2011
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jun 2007
Paul Belleflamme and Eric Toulemonde
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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two-sided markets, naked exclusion, divide and conquer

Negative Intra-Group Externalities in Two-Sided Markets

International Economic Review, Vol. 50, Issue 1, pp. 245-272, February 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Paul Belleflamme and Eric Toulemonde
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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An Economic Appraisal of MOOC Platforms: Business Models and Impacts on Higher Education

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Dec 2014
Paul Belleflamme and Julien Jacqmin
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and HEC School of Management
Downloads 163 (202,921)
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higher education, distance learning, multisided platforms

Tax Incidence on Competing Two-Sided Platforms: Lucky Break or Double Jeopardy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5882
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 May 2016
Paul Belleflamme and Eric Toulemonde
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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two-sided platforms, taxation, pass-through

Tax Incidence on Competing Two-Sided Platforms: Lucky Break or Double Jeopardy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5882
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jun 2016
Paul Belleflamme and Eric Toulemonde
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 33 (514,098)
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two-sided platforms, taxation, pass-through

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R&D Cooperation or Competition in the Presence of Cannibalization

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Sep 2000
Paul Belleflamme
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain)
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R&D cooperation, joint ventures, cannibalization

Dynamic Protection of Innovations Through Patents and Trade Secrets

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4486
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Dec 2013
Paul Belleflamme and Francis Bloch
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Angers - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM)
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patents, trade secrets, dynamic protection of innovation, intellectual property rights

Dynamic Protection of Innovations Through Patents and Trade Secrets

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Dec 2014
Paul Belleflamme and Francis Bloch
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Angers - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM)
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patents, trade secrets, dynamic protection of innovation, intellectual property rights

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Competitive Imperfect Price Discrimination and Market Power

CESifo Working Paper No. 7964
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Dec 2019
Paul Belleflamme, Wing Man Wynne Lam and Wouter Vergote
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain), University of East Anglia (UEA) - Norwich Business School and Facultés Universitaires Saint Louis à Bruxelles - CEREC
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price discrimination, price dispersion, Bertrand competition, privacy, big data

Intermediation and Investment Incentives

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2006/94
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2008
Paul Belleflamme and Martin Peitz
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics
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Two-sided markets, Network effects, Intermediation, Investment incentives

Intermediation and Investment Incentives

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6214
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 May 2008
Paul Belleflamme and Martin Peitz
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics
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Intermediation, investment incentives, network effects, two-sided markets

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Yardstick Competition and Political Agency Problems

U of London Queen Mary Economics Working Paper No. 441
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Oct 2001
Paul Belleflamme and Jean Hindriks
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of London - School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 122 (255,868)
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Electoral competition, yardstick competition

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Monopoly Price Discrimination and Privacy: The Hidden Cost of Hiding

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Dec 2015
Paul Belleflamme
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain)
Downloads 89 (317,031)
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price discrimination, privacy, monopoly

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Competition Over Piratable Goods

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/55
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Feb 2006
Paul Belleflamme and Pierre M. Picard
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA)
Downloads 84 (328,612)
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Information goods, piracy, copyright, pricing

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Strategic Promotion and Release Decisions for Cultural Goods

CORE DISCUSSION PAPER 2015/37
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Jul 2015
Paul Belleflamme and Dimitri Paolini
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and DiSea & CRENOS, Università di Sassari
Downloads 80 (338,270)
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Non-price competition, Strategic promotion, Strategic timing, Motion pictures

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Sustainable Collusion on Separate Markets

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2006/59
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Aug 2006
Paul Belleflamme and Francis Bloch
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Angers - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM)
Downloads 43 (457,053)
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Implicit collusion, market sharing agreements, production quotas, optimal punishment

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Platform Competition: Who Benefits from Multihoming?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12452
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Paul Belleflamme and Martin Peitz
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics
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competitive bottleneck, multihoming, network effects, platform competition, Two-sided markets

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Strategic Attractiveness and Release Decisions for Cultural Goods

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 198-224, 2019
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Apr 2019
Paul Belleflamme and Dimitri Paolini
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and DiSea & CRENOS, Università di Sassari
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motion pictures, nonprice competition, strategic timing

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The Tension between Market Shares and Profit Under Platform Competition

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15204
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Sep 2020
Paul Belleflamme, Martin Peitz and Eric Toulemonde
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain), University of Mannheim - Department of Economics and University of Namur
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Antitrust, market power, Market Share, network effects, oligopoly, Two-sided platforms

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Managing Competition on a Two‐Sided Platform

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 28, Issue 1, pp. 5-22, 2019
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Jan 2019
Paul Belleflamme and Martin Peitz
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics
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Imperfect competition, intermediation, network effects, platform competition, pricing, two‐sided markets

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An Economic Theory of Regional Clusters

Posted: 29 Jun 2000
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain), Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)

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