Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy

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This article studies the impact of design characteristics of in-work benefits on employment and poverty in an international comparative setting, taking account of both first and second order effects. We use the micro-simulation model EUROMOD, which has been enriched with a discrete labour supply model in order to take account of labour supply reactions.

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About the Centre for Social Policy

The Centre for Social Policy Herman Deleeck (CSB) has been studying social inequality and wealth distribution in the welfare state for over 30 years. Our research is empirical and multidisciplinary in nature.

Herman Deleeck, who founded the Centre in 1972, fulfilled a pioneering role in developing social indicators for Flanders and Belgium.

The Centre’s research activities belong to the tradition of social policy analysis that makes use of sociological, economic and legal paradigms. Read more here.

  • Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts
  • Foundation for International Studies of Social Security
  • Flemish Policy Research Centre on Poverty

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