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See detailCaring for elderly parents: is it altruism, exchange or family norm?
Klimaviciute, Justina ULiege; Perelman, Sergio ULiege; Pestieau, Pierre ULiege et al

in Journal of Population Economics (2017), 30(3), 835-873

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See detailRegulatory Incentives to Water Losses Reduction: The Case of England and Wales
Brea-Solis; Perelman, Sergio ULiege; Saal, David

in Journal of Productivity Analysis (2017), 47(3), 259-276

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See detailOld‐Age Employment and Hours of Work Trends: Empirical Analysis for Four European Countries
Jousten, Alain ULiege; Perelman, Sergio ULiege; Flawinne, Xavier ULiege et al

in IZA Journal of European Labor Studies (2016)

FFor the last two decades, the increase of employment among individuals aged 50+ has been a policy objective on the European employment agenda. The present paper focuses on the case of Belgium, France ... [more ▼]

FFor the last two decades, the increase of employment among individuals aged 50+ has been a policy objective on the European employment agenda. The present paper focuses on the case of Belgium, France, Germany and The Netherlands over the period 1997—2011. First, we provide descriptive analysis of older workers’ employment using data from the European Union Labour Force Survey. Second, we use econometric techniques to explain the different employment and hours of work patterns for various sub-groups of older workers over time. We find evidence of catching up of older generation’s employment rates – with no rupture at the financial crisis in 2007. Third, we use microsimulation techniques to decompose the effects of structural changes, as well as extensive and intensive labor supply changes. [less ▲]

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See detailHealth Status, Disability and Retirement Incentives in Belgium
Jousten, Alain ULiege; Perelman, Sergio ULiege; Lefebvre, Mathieu ULiege

in Wise, David (Ed.) Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Disability Insurance Programs and Retirement (2016)

Many Belgian retire well before the statutory retirement age. Numerous exit routes from the labor force can be identified: old‐age pensions, conventional early retirement, disability insurance, and ... [more ▼]

Many Belgian retire well before the statutory retirement age. Numerous exit routes from the labor force can be identified: old‐age pensions, conventional early retirement, disability insurance, and unemployment insurance are the most prominent ones. We analyze the retirement decision of Belgian workers adopting an option value framework, and pay special attention to the role of health status. We estimate probit models of retirement using data from SHARE. The results show that health and incentives matter in the decision to exit from the labor market. Based on these results, we simulate the effect of potential reforms on retirement. [less ▲]

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See detailPrélèvements fiscaux et prestations sociales en Belgique: l'impact de vingt années de réformes
Decoster, André; Perelman, Sergio ULiege; Vandelannoote, Dieter et al

in Revue Française d'économie (2015), 24

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See detailOccupational activity and cognitive reserve: implications in terms of prevention of cognitive aging and Alzheimer’s disease
Adam, Stéphane ULiege; Bonsang, Eric; Grotz, Catherine ULiege et al

in Clinical Interventions in Aging (2013), 8

This paper investigates the relationship between the concept of activity (including both professional and nonprofessional) and cognitive functioning among older European individuals. In this research, we ... [more ▼]

This paper investigates the relationship between the concept of activity (including both professional and nonprofessional) and cognitive functioning among older European individuals. In this research, we used data collected during the first wave of SHARE (Survey on Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe), and a measurement approach known as stochastic frontier analysis, derived from the economic literature. SHARE includes a large population (n . 25,000) geographically distributed across Europe, and analyzes several dimensions simultaneously, including physical and mental health activity. The main advantages of stochastic frontier analysis are that it allows estimation of parametric function relating cognitive scores and driving factors at the boundary and disentangles frontier noise and distance to frontier components, as well as testing the effect of potential factors on these distances simultaneously. The analysis reveals that all activities are positively related to cognitive functioning in elderly people. Our results are discussed in terms of prevention of cognitive aging and Alzheimer’s disease, and regarding the potential impact that some retirement programs might have on cognitive functioning in individuals across Europe. [less ▲]

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See detailEstimating The Cost of Improving Quality in Electricity Distribution: A Parametric Distance Function Approach
Coelli, Tim; Gautier, Axel ULiege; Perelman, Sergio ULiege et al

in Energy Policy (2013), 53

The quality of electricity distribution is being more and more scrutinized by regulatory authorities, with explicit reward and penalty schemes based on quality targets having been introduced in many ... [more ▼]

The quality of electricity distribution is being more and more scrutinized by regulatory authorities, with explicit reward and penalty schemes based on quality targets having been introduced in many countries (France, Germany, Italy, UK,...). It is then of prime importance to know the cost of improving the quality for a distribution system operator. In this paper, we focus on one dimension of quality, the continuity of supply, and we estimated the cost of preventing power outages. For that, we make use of the parametric distance function approach, assuming that outages enter in the firm production set as an input, an imperfect substitute for maintenance activities and capital investment. This allows us to identify the sources of technical inefficiency and the underlying trade-­‐off faced by operators between quality and other inputs and costs. For this purpose, we use panel data on 92 electricity distribution units operated by ERDF (Electricité de France - Réseau Distribution) in the 2003–2005 financial years. Assuming a multi-output multi-input translog technology, we estimate that the cost of preventing one interruption varies substantily among the distribution units from 2.7 € to 15.7 €. Furthermore, as one would expect, marginal quality improvements tend to be more expensive as quality itself improves. [less ▲]

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See detailSocial Security, Implicit Debt And Inequality : Learning From The Belgian Experience
Flawinne, Xavier ULiege; Maréchal, Claire; Perelman, Sergio ULiege et al

in Revue Belge de Sécurité Sociale (2013)

Public pension schemes based on the pay-as-you-go principle are unfunded, by construction. In other words, present and future pensioners rely on the promises made by Social Security institutions for the ... [more ▼]

Public pension schemes based on the pay-as-you-go principle are unfunded, by construction. In other words, present and future pensioners rely on the promises made by Social Security institutions for the payment of their pensions. This commitment, basically described by a series of rules defining eligibility conditions, benefits computation and pension contributions, is not reported in national account. Neither as part of the public debt to which in fact they belong. In this paper, we estimate the burden of this implicit debt for Belgium using a representative sample with detailed administrative micro-data from pension record files. Moreover, for present and future pensioners the actuarial expected value of pensions is part of their personal wealth, aside from other assets, but is intangible. Feldstein (1974) introduced the concept of social security wealth (SSW) to describe this component of personal wealth, and showed how individuals’ behavior, mainly labor supply (retirement) and consumption (wealth accumulation), is potentially affected by pension entitlements. The way SSW is distributed among individuals in the Belgian population is another key issue addressed in this paper. [less ▲]

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See detailAccrued Pension Rights in Belgium: Micro-Simulations of Reforms
Jousten, Alain ULiege; Perelman, Sergio ULiege; Sigismondi, Fabio et al

Conference (2012, June 20)

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See detailAccrued Pension Rights in Belgium: Microsimulation of Reforms
Jousten, Alain ULiege; Perelman, Sergio ULiege; Tarantchenko, Ekaterina ULiege et al

E-print/Working paper (2012)

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See detailSocial and fiscal fraud in Belgium. A pilot study on declared and undeclared income and work
Pacolet, Jozef; Perelman, Sergio ULiege; De Wispelaere, Frederic et al

Book published by Acco (2012)

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See detailDoes Retirement Affect Cognitive Functioning?
Bonsang, Eric; Adam, Stéphane ULiege; Perelman, Sergio ULiege

in Journal of Health Economics (2012), 31

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See detailMeasuring the Technical Efficiency of Airports in Latin America
Perelman, Sergio ULiege; Serebrisky, Tomas

in Utilities Policy (2012), 22

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See detailUrban water sector performance in Africa: A Stepwise bias-corrected efficiency and effectiveness analyisis
Perelman, Sergio ULiege; Mbuvi, Dorcas; De Witte, Kristof

in Utilities Policy (2012), 22

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See detailAccrued Pension Rights in Belgium: Micro-Simulation of Reforms
Jousten, Alain ULiege; Perelman, Sergio ULiege; Sigismondi, Fabio ULiege et al

in International Journal of Microsimulation (2012), 5(2), 22-39

We simulate different reform scenarios of the Belgian pension system using a micro-simulation approach. Using a rich administrative dataset with extensive information on individual earnings histories, we ... [more ▼]

We simulate different reform scenarios of the Belgian pension system using a micro-simulation approach. Using a rich administrative dataset with extensive information on individual earnings histories, we evaluate the impact of the scenarios for the individuals as well as the system as a whole. Our main metric for these analysis is the notion of accrued to date pension rights, i.e. the pensions rights that would be due if the system were shut down today and all accrued rights under current legislation were honoured. Our analysis illustrates that partial reforms have limited effects, both in distributional and in fiscal terms. To achieve more substantial effects, a more comprehensive approach is needed. Regional differences within the country are mostly due to differences in regional GDP rather than the pension system itself. [less ▲]

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See detailDisability in Belgium: There is More than Meets the Eye
Jousten, Alain ULiege; Lefebvre, Mathieu ULiege; Perelman, Sergio ULiege

in Wise, David (Ed.) Social Security and Retirement around the World: Historical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms (2012)

The paper provides a perspective on the development of the Belgian disability insurance system. Using both survey and administrative data, it sketches a picture of the (changing) factors leading towards ... [more ▼]

The paper provides a perspective on the development of the Belgian disability insurance system. Using both survey and administrative data, it sketches a picture of the (changing) factors leading towards disability, as well as the outcomes in terms of program participation. The paper shows the key role of integrating other forms of early retirement programs into the analysis. The main findings are an unspectacular trend in the number of DI beneficiaries over time combined with a strong expansion of (early-) retirement schemes. [less ▲]

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See detailIntegration of quality indices of distribution in benchmarking analysis
Coelli, Tim; Gautier, Axel ULiege; Perelman, Sergio ULiege et al

Report (2011)

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See detailIntegration of quality indices of distribution in benchmarking analysis
Coelli, Tim; Gautier, Axel ULiege; Perelman, Sergio ULiege et al

Report (2011)

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See detailLa performance de l’Etat-providence européen. Quel enseignement pour la Belgique?
Lefebvre, Mathieu ULiege; Perelman, Sergio ULiege; Pestieau, Pierre ULiege

in Regards Economiques (2011), 93

Dans ce numéro de Regards économiques, nous présentons une mesure multidimensionnelle de la performance des Etats- providence de l’Union européenne. Cette mesure permet de comparer la performance des pays ... [more ▼]

Dans ce numéro de Regards économiques, nous présentons une mesure multidimensionnelle de la performance des Etats- providence de l’Union européenne. Cette mesure permet de comparer la performance des pays de l’Europe des 15 avec celle des 12 nouveaux membres; elle donne aussi la possibilité de tester l’hypothèse d’un éventuel dumping social; enfin elle peut être utilisée pour mieux appréhender la performance de la protection sociale de la Belgique et de ses composantes régionales. [less ▲]

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