Associate Senior Research Fellow
Dutch, English, French
1952-1964 St. Jan Berchmans-College, Brussels, Degree: Humaniora; 1964-1969 Catholic University of Leuven (Department of Economics), Degree: Licentiaat-Doctorandus; 1970-1973 The John Hopkins University (Department of Political Economy), Baltimore, Degree: Ph.D.
Fellowships and Honors:
N.F.W.O. Aspirant 1970-1972 (Belgian National Science Foundation)
Fulbright Travel Grant, 1970
Honorary Woodrow Wilson Fellow, 1972
Brookings Research Fellow, 1972-1973
Prize of the European Communities, 1976
Amex Bank Review Award, 1990
Doctor “Honoris Causa” of the University of Sankt Gallen, 1999
Doctor “Honoris Causa” of the Turku School of Economics and Business Administration, 2000
Doctor “Honoris Causa” of the University of Genoa, 2005
Chairman of Task Force preparing Belgian profit sharing legislation (2000)
Chairman of Task Force preparing Belgian Corporate Governance legislation (2000)
Member of the Group of Economic Policy Analysis advising the European Commission President Barroso.