K. De Witte

University of Leuven (KUL)

Professor

Naamsestraat 69

Leuven, Vlaams Brabant B-3000

Belgium

http://www.feb.kuleuven.be

Maastricht University

Professor

Boschstraat 24

Maastricht, Vlaams-Brabant 6211 AX

Netherlands

http://www.feb.kuleuven.be

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Designing Incentives in Local Public Utilities: An International Comparison of the Drinking Water Sector

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
K. De Witte and Rui Cunha Marques
University of Leuven (KUL) and Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) - Centre for Management Studies (CEG-IST)
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Data Envelopment Analysis, Bootstrapping, Incentive Scheme, Water Industry, Efficiency Measurement

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Equity and Efficiency in Private and Public Education: A Nonparametric Comparison

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Oct 2007
KU Leuven, University of Leuven (KUL), Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Center for Economic Studies and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - HIVA
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equity, efficiency, private versus public education, non-parametric analysis, data envelopment analysis, stochastic dominance

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Blaming the Exogenous Environment? Conditional Efficiency Estimation with Continuous and Discrete Environmental Variables

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
K. De Witte and Mika Kortelainen
University of Leuven (KUL) and Aston University - Aston Business School
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Nonparametric estimation, Conditional efficiency measures, Environmental factors, Generalized kernel function, Education

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Capturing the Environment: A Metafrontier Approach to the Drinking Water Sector

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
K. De Witte and Rui Cunha Marques
University of Leuven (KUL) and Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) - Centre for Management Studies (CEG-IST)
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Free Disposal Hull, Efficiency Measurement, Environmental Variables, Metafrontier, Water Industry

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Mean and Bold? On Separating Merger Economies from Structural Efficiency Gains in the Drinking Water Sector

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 07-092/3
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Dec 2007
K. De Witte and Elbert Dijkgraaf
University of Leuven (KUL) and Erasmus University Rotterdam, SEOR-ECRi
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Mergers and acquisitions, efficiency, scale economies, water sector, non-parametric and parametric estimation

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Is a Little Sunshine all We Need? On the Impact of Sunshine Regulation on Profits, Productivity and Prices in the Dutch Drinking Water Sector

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Oct 2008
K. De Witte and David S. Saal
University of Leuven (KUL) and Aston University - Aston Business School
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Regulation, Drinking water utilities, Profit decomposition, Data Envelopment Analysis

7.

Direct Democracy and Local Government Efficiency

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 14-017
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Mar 2014
Zareh Asatryan and K. De Witte
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and University of Leuven (KUL)
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Direct democracy, Public sector efficiency, Conditional efficiency

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The Political Economy of Efficient Public Good Provision: Evidence from Flemish Libraries Using a Generalised Conditional Efficiency Framework

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
K. De Witte and Benny Geys
University of Leuven (KUL) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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nonparametric estimation, conditional efficiency, political economy, public good provision, libraries

9.

Accounting for Exogenous Influences in a Benevolent Performance Evaluation of Teachers

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Sep 2009
K. De Witte and N. Rogge
University of Leuven (KUL) and KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB)
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Teacher performance, Data envelopment analysis, Conditional efficiency, Education

10.

Strategic Housing Policy, Migration and Sorting Around Population Thresholds

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5639
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
K. De Witte and Benny Geys
University of Leuven (KUL) and BI Norwegian Business School
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rent-seeking, political agency, regression discontinuity designs, building permits

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A Unified Productivity-Performance Approach, with an Application to Secondary Schools in the Netherlands

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Oct 2015
L. Cherchye, K. De Witte and Sergio Perelman
KU Leuven, University of Leuven (KUL) and University of Liege - Department of Economics
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performance, productivity, resource constraints, secondary schools

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Big and Beautiful? On Non-Parametrically Measuring Scale Economies in Non-Convex Technologies

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2008
K. De Witte and Rui Cunha Marques
University of Leuven (KUL) and Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) - Centre for Management Studies (CEG-IST)
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Free Disposal Hull, economies of scale, optimal size, water sector

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Political Donations, Public Procurement and Government Efficiency

CESifo Working Paper No. 7591
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Apr 2019
Vítězslav Titl, K. De Witte and Benny Geys
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Leuven (KUL) and BI Norwegian Business School
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political connections, non-parametric efficiency analysis, benefit-of-the-doubt

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Selection Test Anxiety: Investigating Applicants' Self- vs. Other-Referenced Anxiety in a Real Selection Setting

International Journal of Selection and Assessment, Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 14-26, March 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Jan 2008
Open University (Netherlands), Erasmus University Rotterdam, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Leuven (KUL)
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How Applicants Want and Expect to Be Treated: Applicants' Selection Treatment Beliefs and the Development of the Social Process Questionnaire on Selection

International Journal of Selection and Assessment, Vol. 12, No. 1-2, pp. 99-119, March 2004
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 May 2004
Eva Derous, Marise Ph. Born and K. De Witte
Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Faculty of Social Sciences and University of Leuven (KUL)
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16.

Nonparametric Analysis of Multi-Output Production with Joint Inputs

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jan 2012
KU Leuven, Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Campus Kortrijk (KULAK) - Subfaculty of Economics and Applied Economics, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and University of Leuven (KUL)
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cooperative behavior, noncooperative behavior, multi-output production, joint inputs, nonparametric analysis, water sector

17.

Identifying Financially Illiterate Groups: An International Comparison

International Journal of Consumer Studies 2019, 43(5), 490–501.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2019
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), University of Leuven (KUL) and KU Leuven - FEB@HUBrussel
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Financial Literacy, Financial Knowledge, Financial Behaviour, Financial Attitudes, Cluster Analysis

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The Added Value of More Accurate Predictions for School Rankings

Bank of Italy Temi di Discussione (Working Paper) No. 1209, February 2019
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Bank of Italy, University of Leuven, Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and University of Leuven (KUL)
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value-added, school rankings, machine learning, Monte Carlo

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Non‐Parametric Analysis of Multi‐Output Production with Joint Inputs

The Economic Journal, Vol. 124, Issue 577, pp. 735-775, 2014
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jun 2014
KU Leuven, Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Campus Kortrijk (KULAK) - Subfaculty of Economics and Applied Economics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Campus Kortrijk (KULAK) and University of Leuven (KUL)
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The Role of Affect in the Relationship between Distributive Justice Expectations and Applicants' Recommendation and Litigation Intentions

International Journal of Selection and Assessment, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 404-413, 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Open University (Netherlands), affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Leuven (KUL) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Relation between Selection Expectations, Perceptions and Organizational Attraction: A Test of Competing Models

International Journal of Selection and Assessment, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 447-452, 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Jan 2011
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Open University (Netherlands) and University of Leuven (KUL)
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Symbolic Attributes and Organizational Attractiveness: The Moderating Effects of Applicant Personality

International Journal of Selection and Assessment, Vol. 17, Issue 1, pp. 35-46, March 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Open University (Netherlands) and University of Leuven (KUL)
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The Interaction between Dropout, Graduation Rates and Quality Ratings in Universities

Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 68, Issue 4, 2017
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Apr 2018
Eline Sneyers and K. De Witte
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Leuven (KUL)
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student dropout, student graduation, conditional efficiency, nonparametric estimation, universities