Wouter van der Wielen

Wouter van der Wielen is an economist in the Economics Department of the European Investment Bank (EIB). He is responsible for impact studies of public and private sector policy support schemes and contributes macroeconomic analyses to the EIB´s flagship publications. Prior to joining the EIB, he worked as an economic analyst at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, where he was principally responsible for the research developing macro-fiscal models accounting for output and employment effects of fiscal reforms. His main areas of expertise are macroeconomics, fiscal policy and labour economics, with a strong emphasis on policy evaluation. His research has been published in a range of academic journals. He holds a PhD in Economics as well as an MSc of Advanced Studies in Economics from KU Leuven.