Laurens Cherchye

Laurens Cherchye

International Research Fellow


PhD Economics, University of Leuven, 2001
MSc Economics, University of Leuven, 1998

Laurens is a professor at the Department of Economics, KULeuven, and an International Research Fellow of the IFS. 

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A new year, a new you?

| Newspaper Article

The impact of variation in diet quality across individuals on obesity and diet-related disease has received much attention, but variation in individuals’ diet quality over time less so. This column combines British data on food purchases with a model in which individual choice is driven by the influence of a healthy self and an unhealthy self to examine self-control problems in food choice.

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