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Bertrand Verheyden is a Research Associate and head of the "employment and wages" research team at LISER. He is also an invited professor at the University of Namur, where he received his PhD in Economics in May 2008. In his research, he applies microeconomic theory to various fields, including labor, migration, and education economics. He has published articles in journals such as the Journal of Public economics, the IZA Journal of Migration and the Journal of African Economies. In addition to microeconomic theory, he also teaches microeconometrics at LISER and University of Namur.

Ongoing projects


  • DELPIERRE Matthieu, VERHEYDEN Bertrand, WEYNANTS Stéphanie. Is informal risk-sharing less effective for the poor? Risk externalities and moral hazard in mutual insurance. Journal of Development Economics, 2016, n°118, pp. 282-297.
  • DELPIERRE Matthieu, VERHEYDEN Bertrand. Remittances, savings and return migration under uncertainty. IZA Journal of Migration, 2014, vol. 3, n°22, 43 p.
  • DELPIERRE Matthieu, VERHEYDEN Bertrand. Student and worker mobility under university and government competition. Journal of Public Economics, 2014, n°110, pp. 26-41.
  • TENIKUE Michel, VERHEYDEN Bertrand. Birth Order and Schooling: Theory and Evidence from Twelve Sub-Saharan Countries. Journal of African Economies, 2010, vol. 19, n°4, pp. 459-495.

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