Professor Koen Decancq, Ph.D. is research associate at ZEW. He works in close cooperation with the research unit "Social Policy and Redistribution".
Koen Decancq graduated at the University of Leuven as commercial engineer. After receiving a Master of Science in economics in 2004, he obtained his Ph.D. in economics from the same university in 2009. He stayed two more years as Post-Doc before he moved to the Centre for Social Policy at the University of Antwerp, where he holds an Assistant Research Professorship. He is Associate Fellow at CORE (U.C. Louvain) and Research Fellow at CES (KU Leuven).