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prof. dr. A.L. Bovenberg

Full Professor 

Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Economics


At April 1, 2015, Lans Bovenberg has been appointed as professor on the  F.J.D. Goldschmeding chair at Tilburg University.


Lans Bovenberg has social-economic expertise on a wide field.  His expertise ranges from the field of government finance, taxes, pensions, aging, labor market and social security to environmental economics.

Recently, his focus is concentrated on new ways of teaching economics at highschools.



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Principal publications

  • "The Effects of Capital Income Taxation on International Competitiveness and Trade Flows", American Economic Review, Vol. 79, No. 5, pp. 1045-64, December 1989.  
  •  "Environmental Levies and Distortionary Taxation", American Economic Review, Vol. 94, No. 4, pp. 1085-1089, September 1994 (with R.A. de Mooij).    
  • "Why is Capital so Immobile? Internationally Possible Explanation and Implications for Capital Income Taxation", American Economic Review, Vol. 86, No. 5, pp. 1057-1075, December 1996 (with R.H. Gordon).
  • "Balancing Work and Family Life during the Life Course", De Economist, Vol. 153, No. 4, December 2005.
  • "Risk Sharing and Stand-alone Pension Schemes", The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 447-457, October 2007.    

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Last amended: 07 December 2017