Bert Van Landeghem is a postdoctoral researcher at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) at the University of Maastricht and is also affiliated to LICOS Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance at the University of Leuven. He pursued his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of Leuven, and visited the University of Southampton as an ERASMUS student and the University of Warwick as a researcher. From October 2005 to April 2010, he was employed as an assistant at LICOS where he had both research and teaching assistance duties. His main areas of interest are applied microeconometrics, rural land and credit markets, subjective well-being and active labour market policies.
Bert van Landeghem (2011). A Test for the Convexity of Human Well-Being over the Life Cycle: Longitudinal Evidence from a 20-Year Panel, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming (working paper version: ROA-RM-2011/8).
David Blanchflower, Andrew Oswald, & Bert van Landeghem (2009). Imitative Obesity and Relative Utility. Journal of the European Economic Association, 7: 528-538.
Bert Van Landeghem (2009). The Course of Subjective Well-Being over the Life Cycle. Journal of Applied Social Science Studies, 129: 261-267.
Luc Christiaensen, Bert van Landeghem (2009). Whose Poverty Is It Anyway? The Place of Subjectivism in Measuring Poverty – Insights from Mali. Mimeo.
Bert van Landeghem (2009). Adaptation to Income, Loss Aversion and Experienced Utility. Mimeo.
Bert van Landeghem, Johan Swinnen, Liesbet Vranken (2009). Land and Happiness: Land Distribution and Subjective Well-Being in Moldova. Working Paper.