1. American Sociological Association (ASA)
    2021 – ASA Education James Coleman Best Article Award
    Paper: School Outcomes of Children Raised by Same-Sex Parents: Evidence from Administrative Panel Data.
  2. OECD Youth ResearchEdge Competition
    2019 – Golden Poster Award
    Paper: Identifying Politically Connected Firms: A Machine Learning Approach.
  3. KU Leuven
    2013-2014 – Dean’s list of best students in Economics and Business
  4. University of Antwerp
    2012-2013 – Dean’s list of best students in Economics and Business


  1. Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
    2021-2024 – Junior Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Project: An Economic Perspective on the Role of Family Structure and Education as Determinants of Crime
  2. Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
    2020 – Grant for participation in a conference abroad
    Conference: 7th Lindau Meeting in Economic Sciences
  3. Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
    2019 – Grant for a long stay abroad
    Host: VATT Institute for Economic ResearchMika Kortelainen
  4. Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
    2016-2020 – Ph.D. Fellowship
    Thesis: An Economic Perspective on School Dropout