David Sonnewald

David Sonnewald

PhD Student and Researcher in Economics

UCLouvain Saint-Louis - Bruxelles

Biography

David Sonnewald is a PhD student in economics at UCLouvain Saint-Louis - Bruxelles. He is a researcher at the Center for Applied Public Economics (CAPE) and a member of the Center for Research in Economics (CEREC).
His research interests include labour and education economics, microsimulation modelling, and data science. As personal interests, he is also fond of behavioral economics and economic history, with a particular focus on the evolution of social inequalities.
David Sonnewald is currently working on the Beamm project, an online open-acces comprehensive tax-benefit microsimulation model for Belgium.

Interests
  • Labour and education economics
  • Microsimulation modelling
  • Data science
  • Behavioral economics
  • Economic history and social inequalities
Education
  • PhD in Economics

    UCLouvain Saint-Louis - Bruxelles

  • MSc in Economics and Management of Government and International Organizations, 2020

    Bocconi University

  • Exchange Program, 2018

    EMLyon Business School

  • Bachelor in Economics and Social Sciences, 2017

    Bocconi University

Projects

 
 
 
 
 
Beamm project
Researcher
Beamm project
Mar 2020 – Present Brussels

Beamm is

  • a comprehensive tax-benefit microsimulation model
  • available online and in open-access
  • running on mostly administrative data
  • and a platform for scientific research and policy support
 
 
 
 
 
Beamm.brussels
Researcher
Beamm.brussels
Mar 2020 – Present Brussels

Beamm.brussels is

  • a project to built a comprehensive tax-benefit microsimulation model for the Brussels Capital Region
  • available online and in open-access at beamm.brussels (coming soon)
  • running on a micro-dataset representing the population of the Brussels Capital Region
  • focussing on tax-benefit competences of the Region
  • beamm.brussels is funded by Innoviris in the Prospective Research for Brussels program

Contact

  • +32 2 211 79 56
  • UCL Saint-Louis, office E2, Boulevard du Jardin Botanique 43, Brussels, 1000