Leon Bettendorfwetenschappelijk medewerker, Sector 2 Macro-analyse
Leon Bettendorf has been working since 2003 at CPB. His research interests are broad but are mainly in the field of aging and taxes. He carries a lot of research on corporate taxation in the EU. In his research he likes using applied general equilibrium models. Currently he is also coordinator of a consortium that performs analysis of taxation on behalf of the European Commission (TAXUD).
Last publication: contribution to A retrospective evaluation of elements of the EU VAT system, This report was commissioned by the European Commission (DG TAXUD) and prepared by a consortium under the project leader IFS.
- 1985: Graduate in Economics, K.U. Leuven
- 1994: PhD in Economics, K.U. Leuven (Dissertation: A dynamic applied general equilibrium model for a small open economy)
- 2005 - 2008: assistent professor Macroeconomics Erasmus University Rotterdam
- >2003: researcher CPB
Markups in a dual labour market: the case of the Netherlands
Markups van bedrijven in Nederland
Estimating Markups in the Netherlands
Frontier firms and followers in the Netherlands: estimating productivity and identifying the frontier
This study shows that constructing a large dataset, which sufficiently covers all firm sizes, is a prerequisite for studying the divergence hypothesis. We merge datasets of individual firm and employee data in the years 20062015 for the Netherlands, resulting in a representative sample of corporations. We find no evidence of diverging productivity between firms on the national frontier and laggard firms. →