Hannes works on the development and maintenance of EUROMOD, and contributes to the assessment of tax-benefit policies.
Before joining the JRC in October 2022, Hannes worked as a functional analyst for a health insurance fund.
He is currently a PhD Candidate at KU Leuven and holds a M.Sc. in European Studies and a M.Sc. in Economics and has a passion for programming. His main research interests are in the fields of public and welfare economics and more specifically in the areas of microsimulation modelling, non-parametric welfare analysis, (optimal) income-tax reform analysis, and incorporation of fairness considerations in welfare measures.