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  • 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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External positions

programe manager, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis

31 Oct 2001 → …

(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
WTO Social Sciences
economics Social Sciences
Japan Social Sciences
globalization Social Sciences
structural policy Social Sciences
labor Social Sciences

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Research Output 1994 2018

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

Cheaper and more haircuts after VAT cut? Evidence from the Netherlands

Jongen, E., Lejour, A. & Massenz, G., Jun 2018, In : De Economist. 166, 2, p. 135-154

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Financial incentives for mortgage prepayment behavior: Evidence from Dutch micro data

Groot, S. P. T. & Lejour, A. M., 1 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Housing Economics. 41, p. 237-250

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Micro data
Mortgage prepayment
Financial incentives

Micro data and policy evaluation at CPB

Douven, R., van Geest, L., Gerritsen, S., Jongen, E. & Lejour, A., 3 Oct 2018, Data-Driven Policy Impact Evaluation : How Microdata is Transforming Policy Design. Crato, N. & Paruolo, P. (eds.). Springer, p. 203-219

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Open Access
structural policy
structural model
value added

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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