Prof Philippe Van Kerm



Philippe Van Kerm is Professor of Social Inequality and Social Policy at the University of Luxembourg and at the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER). He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Namur (Belgium). His research interests are in applied micro-econometrics, labour and welfare economics and social policy. His specific areas of expertise are in the econometrics and measurement of income mobility and income distribution dynamics, wealth and income inequality, wage differentials. He has been  scientific director (ad interim) and head of the Living Conditions department at LISER and held secondary appointments as visiting researcher or research fellow at the London School of Economics, the University of Leuven, the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex, and ZEW Mannheim.  He is an associate editor of the Journal of Economic Inequality.