Luc Van Ootegem


Contact information
Address: Sint-Pietersplein 6
B-9000 Gent
Phone: +32(0)9/264.34.81
Fax: +32(0)9/264.89.96

Research activities

  • Research interests:
    Applied welfare economics
    Measurement of progress and well-being
    Normative evaluation of well-being and implications for policy
    Socio-economic and environmental policy (efficiency and social justice)

  • Recent papers:
    - Verhofstadt, E., Van Ootegem, L., Defloor, B. & Bleys, B. Is there a trade-off between individuals’ subjective well-being and their ecological footprint?, work in progress
    - Defloor B., Van Ootegem L., Verhofstadt, E. Measuring equivalent income using self-reported well-being information, work in progress
    - Defloor, B., Van Ootegem, L. & Verhofstadt, E. A good or bad transition from school-to-work: who is responsible, work in progress

  • Publications