Centre for European Policy Studies, Belgium
IZA World of Labor role
Director, Centre for European Policy Studies, Belgium
Monetary policy, trade policy, climate, taxation, migration
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
Economic Adviser to the European Commission; Adviser to the European Parliament, International Monetary Fund
PhD Economics, University of Chicago, 1984
"Greece and the Troika: Lessons from international best practice cases of successful price (and wage) adjustment." European Journal of Comparative Economics 14:2 (2017): 177–195 (with A. Belke).
"The economic impact of Brexit: Evidence from modelling free trade agreements." Atlantic Economic Journal 45:3 (2017): 317–331 (with A. Belke).
"The future of eurozone fiscal governance." EconPol Policy Reports 1 (2017) (with A. Delette, C. Fuest, F. Heinemann, M. Kocher, and R. Tamborini).
The Golden Economy in 2030: Trends and Strategies for Europe. Brussels: Centre for European Policy Studies, 2015 (with C. Alcidi).
Banking Union as a Shock Absorber: Lessons for the Eurozone from the US. Brussels: Centre for European Policy Studies, 2015 (with A. Belke).
Improvement in European labor force participation
Do structural reforms or educational expansion drive higher employment and participation rates?Daniel Gros, February 2019Employment and labor force participation (LFP) rates have increased throughout Europe since the 1990s, with little interruption from the Great Recession. While many credit labor market reforms for this progress, ongoing educational expansion might actually be more important. This implies that the overall employment rate of an economy can change if the share of the population with tertiary education increases, even in the absence of any labor market reforms or effects of the business cycle. Taking this compositional effect into account makes it possible to disentangle the impact of reforms.MoreLess