Marjan Maes

Maes
Born in Antwerp, on 24 November 1976

Regent since 18 May 2020

Profession

Lecturer/Researcher at KU Leuven

Studies

  • Master in Romance Languages, KU Leuven (1998)
  • Master in Economics, UCLouvain (1999)
  • Advanced Master of Arts in Economics (DEA), UCLouvain (2001)
  • Ph.D. in Economics, UCLouvain (2008) Ph.D. Degree: “Essays on financial and distributional implications of retirement in Belgium”

Career

  • Research Assistant, CORE, UCLouvain (2000-2002)
  • Teaching assistant Macro/Micro-economics, KUBrussel (2002-2009)
  • Expert pensions (part-time): social / prudential / fiscal law on occupational pensions, Cabinet Minister Pensions (2005-2008)
  • Assistant Professor Macro/Micro-Economics, Economics of Social security / Researcher, Economics of pensions, ageing and retirement, KULeuven (2009‑2014)
  • Advisor Pensions, Cabinet Deputy Prime Minister and member of the Comité national des pensions (2014-2019)
  • Assistant Professor Macro-Economics, Economics of Monetary Integration, Economics of the Public sector / Researcher Economics of pensions, ageing and retirement, KULeuven (since 2019)
  • Director Flemish Pension Fund (since 2019)

Publications

Author

  • “A golden age among Belgian elderly?” (2010), in Dynamiques de pauvreté et vulnérabilités. Mesures et processus explicatifs en démographie et en sciences sociales. Actes de la Chaire Quetelet 2007, Presses Universitaires de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve
  • “Le Bonus de pension: un cadeau empoisonné?“ (2010), in Regards Économiques, UCLouvain, Louvain-la-Neuve
  • “Armoede bij ouderen in de transitie van werk naar pensionering” (2010), in Revue belge de Sécurité sociale
  • “Will the dismantlement of early retirement schemes increase older unemployment? A competing-risk analysis for Belgium” (2011), in LABOUR 25
  • “Poverty persistence among the elderly in the transition from work to retirement” (2011), in Journal of economic inequality
  •  “Financial and distributional implications of early retirement in Belgium“ (2012), in Reflets et perspectives de la vie économique

Co-author

  • “Werkwillige bruggepensioneerden en een falend generatiepact: casestudie Opel“ (2011), in Over.Werk, KUleuven
  • “Een levensverzekering met rendementsgarantie op lange termijn: win-win situatie voor inrichter, pensioeninstelling en aangeslotene” (2013), in Belgisch Tijdschrift Bank- en Financiewezen