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Loek Groot

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First Name:Loek
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Last Name:Groot
RePEc Short-ID:pgr41
Dept. Economics of the Public Sector Utrecht University School of Economics Utrecht University Kriekenpitplein 21 3584 EC Utrecht, The Netherlands


School of Economics
Universiteit Utrecht

Utrecht, Netherlands

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+31 30 253 7373
P.O. Box 80125, NL-3508 TC Utrecht
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Working papers

  1. L.F.M. Groot & J. Swart, 2015. "From Nash to Lindahl in Climate Change Policy," Working Papers 15-01, Utrecht School of Economics.
  2. L.F.M. Groot & D.E. van der Linde, 2015. "The Labor Managed Firm: Permanent or Start Subsidies?," Working Papers 15-04, Utrecht School of Economics.
  3. L.F.M. Groot & J. Ferwerda, 2014. "Soccer jersey sponsors and the world cup," Working Papers 14-07, Utrecht School of Economics.
  4. Marga Peeters & Loek Groot, 2012. "Demographic Pressure in the European Union," EERI Research Paper Series EERI_RP_2012_11, Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI), Brussels.
  5. Groot, Loek & Peeters, Marga, 2011. "A global view on demographic pressure and labour market participation," MPRA Paper 32057, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Marga Peeters & Loek Groot, 2011. "Demographic Change Across The Globe Maintaining Social Security In Ageing Economies," EERI Research Paper Series EERI_RP_2011_18, Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI), Brussels.
  7. J. Ferwerda & M.A.C. Kattenberg & H.-S. Chang & B. Unger & L.F.M. Groot & J.A. Bikker, 2011. "Gravity Models of Trade-based Money Laundering," Working Papers 11-16, Utrecht School of Economics.
  8. L.F.M. Groot, 2008. "The Contest for Olympic Succes as a Public Good," Working Papers 08-34, Utrecht School of Economics.
  9. Loek Groot, 2008. "Competitive Balance in European Football and US Team Sports, the Role of the Referee and the Scoring Context," IASE Conference Papers 0813, International Association of Sports Economists.
  10. L.F.M. Groot, 2008. "Carbon Lorenz Curves," Working Papers 08-33, Utrecht School of Economics.
  11. L.F.M. Groot, 2007. "The welfare optimal distribution of Olympic Success considered as a public good," Working Papers 07-13, Utrecht School of Economics.
  12. Loek Groot, 2005. "European football: Back to the 1950s," Industrial Organization 0505003, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  13. Loek Groot, 2005. "De-Commercializzare Il Calcio Europeo E Salvaguardarne L'Equilibrio Competitivo: Una Proposta Welfarista," Public Economics 0510012, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  14. Loek Groot & Koen Breedveld, 2004. "Time over the Life Course: Preferences, Options and Life Course Policy," Public Economics 0410005, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  15. Loek GROOT, 2004. "Basic income, unemployment and job scarcity," Discussion Papers (REL - Recherches Economiques de Louvain) 2004025, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES).
  16. L.F.M. Groot & R. Van der Veen, 2003. "Basic income on the agenda: Introductory chapter," Public Economics 0302003, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  17. Loek Groot & Paul de Beer, 2003. "Why Launch a Basic Income Experiment," Public Economics 0304003, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  18. Loek Groot, 2003. "Roger Caillois, Games of Chance and the Superstar," Public Economics 0303003, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  19. Loek Groot, 2003. "Basic Income confronted with some popular ideas of justice," Public Economics 0302007, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  20. Loek Groot, 2003. "Criteria to Evaluate Voting Indicators and a Recipe for a New One," Public Economics 0311001, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  21. Loek Groot, 2003. "Basic Income and Rawlsian Justice," Public Economics 0302006, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  22. Borghans L. & Groot L., 1999. "Educational presorting as a cause of occupational segregation," ROA Research Memorandum 003, Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA).
  23. Groot, L.F.M. & Peeters, H.M.M., 1997. "A model of conditional and unconditional social security in an efficiency wage economy: the economic sustainability of a basic income," MPRA Paper 23594, University Library of Munich, Germany.


  1. Loek Groot & Thijs Oostveen, 2019. "Welfare effects of energy subsidy reform in developing countries," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 23(4), pages 1926-1944, November.
  2. Groot, Loek & van der Linde, Daan & Vincent, Charlotte, 2018. "Inequality of opportunity in the United Kingdom, 1991–2008," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 40(6), pages 1255-1271.
  3. Loek Groot & Julia Swart, 2018. "Climate change control: the Lindahl solution," Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Springer, vol. 23(5), pages 757-782, June.
  4. Loek Groot & Daan van der Linde, 2017. "The Labor-Managed Firm: Permanent or Start-Up Subsidies?," Journal of Economic Issues, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 51(4), pages 1074-1093, October.
  5. Loek Groot & Daan Linde, 2016. "Income inequality, redistribution and the position of the decisive voter," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 14(3), pages 269-287, September.
  6. Joras Ferwerda & Mark Kattenberg & Han-Hsin Chang & Brigitte Unger & Loek Groot & Jacob A. Bikker, 2013. "Gravity models of trade-based money laundering," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 45(22), pages 3170-3182, August.
  7. Loek Groot & Erik Zonneveld, 2013. "European Union Budget Contributions and Expenditures: A Lorenz Curve Approach," Journal of Common Market Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 51(4), pages 649-666, July.
  8. Loek Groot, 2012. "The Contest for Olympic Success as a Public Good," Journal of Income Distribution, Ad libros publications inc., vol. 21(1), pages 102-117, March.
  9. Marga Peeters & Loek Groot, 2012. "Demographic Change Across the Globe," World Economics, World Economics, 1 Ivory Square, Plantation Wharf, London, United Kingdom, SW11 3UE, vol. 13(2), pages 75-98, April.
  10. Marga Peeters & Loek Groot, 2012. "A Global View On Demographic Pressure And Labour Market Participation," Journal of Global Economy, Research Centre for Social Sciences,Mumbai, India, vol. 8(2), pages 165-194, June.
  11. Loek Groot, 2012. "An Olympic Level Playing Field? The Contest for Olympic Success as a Public Good," Journal of Economics and Econometrics, Economics and Econometrics Society, vol. 55(2), pages 25-50.
  12. Groot, Loek, 2010. "Carbon Lorenz curves," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 45-64, January.
  13. Loek Groot & Vincent van den Berg, 2009. "Inequality In Military Expenditures And The Samuelson Rule," Defence and Peace Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(1), pages 43-67.
  14. Loek Groot, 2009. "Competitive Balance in Team Sports: The Scoring Context, Referees, and Overtime," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 165(3), pages 384-400, September.
  15. Loek Groot, 2008. "Redesigning the Welfare State: Germany’s Current Agenda for an Activating Social Assistance, by H.W. Sinn, C. Holzner, W. Meister, W. Ochel, and M. Werding," Journal of Income Distribution, Ad libros publications inc., vol. 17(3-4), pages 115-118, September.
  16. Groot Loek, 2006. "Reasons for Launching a Basic Income Experiment," Basic Income Studies, De Gruyter, vol. 1(2), pages 1-7, December.
  17. Van Der Veen, Robert & Groot, Loek, 2006. "Post-Productivism and Welfare States: A Comparative Analysis," British Journal of Political Science, Cambridge University Press, vol. 36(4), pages 593-618, October.
  18. Loek Groot, 2005. "De-commercializzare il calcio europeo e salvaguardarne l'equilibrio competitivo: una proposta welfarista," Rivista di Diritto ed Economia dello Sport, Centro di diritto e business dello Sport, vol. 1(2), pages 63-91, Agosto.
  19. Loek Groot, 2004. "Basic income, unemployment and job scarcity," Recherches économiques de Louvain, De Boeck Université, vol. 70(3), pages 369-387.
  20. L. F.M. Groot, 2000. "Book Review," Journal of Income Distribution, Ad libros publications inc., vol. 9(2), pages 6-6, December.
  21. Borghans, Lex & Groot, Loek, 1999. "Educational presorting and occupational segregation," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 6(3), pages 375-395, September.
  22. Lex Borghans & Loek Groot, 1998. "Superstardom and Monopolistic Power: Why Media Stars Earn More Than Their Marginal Contribution to Welfare," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 154(3), pages 546-546, September.
  23. L. F. M. Groot & H. M. M. Peeters, 1997. "A Model of Conditional and Unconditional Social Security in an Efficiency Wage Economy: The Economic Sustainability of a Basic Income," Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(4), pages 573-597, July.
  24. Groot, Loek F. M. & De Grip, Andries, 1991. "Technological change and skill formation in the bank sector," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 10(1), pages 57-71, March.
  25. A de Grip & L F M Groot & J A M Heijke, 1991. "Defining occupational groupings by educational structure," Environment and Planning A, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 23(1), pages 59-85, January.

Software components

  1. Loek Groot, 2005. "Criteria to Evaluate Voting Indicators and a Recipe for a New One," Computer Programs 0505002, University Library of Munich, Germany.


  1. Brigitte Unger & Loek Groot & Daan van der Linde, 2017. "Introduction," Chapters, in: Brigitte Unger & Daan van der Linde & Michael Getzner (ed.), Public or Private Goods?, chapter 1, pages 1-17, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Loek Groot, 2013. "Money laundering, drugs and prostitution as victimless crimes," Chapters, in: Brigitte Unger & Daan van der Linde (ed.), Research Handbook on Money Laundering, chapter 5, pages 57-67, Edward Elgar Publishing.


  1. Loek Groot, 2008. "Economics, Uncertainty and European Football," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 12924.

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NEP Fields

NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 15 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-SPO: Sports & Economics (4) 2005-05-14 2005-10-15 2008-12-07 2014-12-29
  2. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (3) 2011-07-13 2011-12-13 2012-07-23
  3. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (3) 2003-02-10 2011-07-13 2011-12-13
  4. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (3) 2003-11-16 2007-05-19 2008-12-07
  5. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2011-12-13 2012-07-23
  6. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (2) 2008-12-07 2015-10-04
  7. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (2) 2008-12-07 2015-10-04
  8. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (2) 2011-09-22 2011-10-01
  9. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2015-10-04
  10. NEP-ARA: MENA - Middle East & North Africa (1) 2011-12-13
  11. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2003-11-16
  12. NEP-CUL: Cultural Economics (1) 2005-05-14
  13. NEP-EEC: European Economics (1) 2012-07-23
  14. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2005-05-14
  15. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2003-03-19
  16. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 2011-09-22
  17. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2011-09-22
  18. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2003-03-25
  19. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2003-02-10
  20. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2003-11-16
  21. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2008-12-07
  22. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2007-05-19


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