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Personal profile


  • Associate professor Tilburg University from 2016
  • Guest teacher Policy coordination in the EU, Free University, 2013-2015
  • Programmeleader Taxation, CPB from 2012
  • Programmeleader Globalisation, CPB, 2009-2011
  • Programmeleader European Analysis, CPB, 2005-2009
  • Senior researcher International Economics, CPB, 1996 - 2005
  • Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Amsterdam, 1998
  • Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Tilburg University, 1994 - 1996

Current courses

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PhD supervision

PhD supervision Gabriella Massenz from June 2018

External positions

programe manager, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis

31 Oct 2001 → …

Policy-oriented scientific research (Centraal Plan Bureau)

1 Oct 1996 → …


  • Policy Evaluation
  • Taxes
  • Public Finance
  • Tax On Wages/Income Tax
  • Tax Policy
  • Corporate Income Tax

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Turkey Social Sciences
EU Social Sciences
taxes Social Sciences
income tax Social Sciences
WTO Social Sciences
Japan Social Sciences
economics Social Sciences
globalization Social Sciences

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Research Output 1994 2019

Belastingmaatregelen tegen NL doorsluisland, voldoende impact?

Lejour, A., van 't Riet, M. & Mohlmann, J., 28 Feb 2019, In : Weekblad voor fiscaal recht. 40, 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Dutch Shell Companies and International Tax Planning

Lejour, A., Mohlmann, J., van't Riet, M. & Benschop, T., 8 Jul 2019, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research, 39 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2019-024).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

Tax planning

Vermogenstoets bij toeslagen kan beter

Lejour, A. & Stevens, L., 21 Feb 2019, In : Economisch Statistische Berichten. 4770

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Aanpak belasting ontwijking? Laat het zien in de data!

Lejour, A. & van 't Riet, M., 9 May 2018, In : Me Judice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

ACE or CBIT .....again

Lejour, A., Cnossen, S. & van't Riet, M., 17 Dec 2018, In : Tax Notes International.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Activities 2001 2009

  • 1 Editorial activity
  • 1 Membership of committee

Empirica: Journal of applied economics and economic policy (Journal)

Arjan Lejour (Reviewer)
2009 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

GTAP Global Trade Analysis Project (External organisation)

Arjan Lejour (Chair)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committeeScientific

Prizes / Recognition

Alan A. Powell Award

Arjan Lejour (Recipient), 2006


Global trade
Project analysis

GTAP research fellow

Arjan Lejour (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Fellowship

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