Fred Schroyen

Professor Fred Schroyen

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Tax and Public Economics Health Economics Risk and Insurance Economics


Fred Schroyen has been a full professor in economics since 2005. After undergraduate studies in Applied Economics at University of Antwerp (1984), he received an MSc in Economics degree from London School of Economics (1990) and a PhD in Economics degree from University of Leuven (1994).  He was the holder of a Marie Curie Individual Fellowship at NHH in 1996-7.

His major research interests are in the fields of risk and insurance economics, health economics and public economics.  He aims to use microeconomic theory to inform descriptive empirical analysis and public policy.  He has published articles in a.o. Economica, Games and Economic Behavior, Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, Journal of Public Economics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 

Fred is an associate editor for the Geneva Risk and Insurance Review.  He teaches optimization techniques and applied microeconomics in the master programme and advanced microeconomic theory in the PhD programme. For the latter course, he received the Golden Integral Award for excellence in teaching.

Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Gravelle, Hugh; Schroyen, Fred Optimal hospital payment rules under rationing by waiting Journal of Health Economics Volume 70; 2020
Durmaz, Tunc; Schroyen, Fred Evaluating carbon capture and storage in a climate model with endogenous technical change Climate Change Economics Volume 11 (1); 2019
Schroyen, Fred; Aarbu, Karl Ove Attitudes Towards Large Income Risk in Welfare States: An International Comparison Economica Volume 85 (340); page 846 - 872; 2018
Schroyen, Fred; Treich, Nicolas The power of money: Wealth effects in contests Games and Economic Behavior Volume 100; page 46 - 68; 2016
More publications in Cristin


Optimisation, Applied Microeconomic Theory