Willem Pieter De Groen


Willem Pieter is a Research Fellow & Heading the Financial Markets and Institutions Unit at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels and an associate researcher at the International Research Centre on Cooperative Finance (IRCCF) of HEC Montréal. He has (co)-authored studies and coordinated projects on EU and Near East financial institutions regulation, diversity in bank ownership and business models, retail financial services and financial instruments. Moreover, he also works on small and medium-sized enterprises obstacles to growth and access to finance as well as collaborative economy and taxation. As an associate researcher of the IRCCF, Willem Pieter contributes to research on financial systems.

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An example from the on-demand economy
4 Apr 2016

This case study provides a snapshot of the dynamics in the digital market for locally provided personal services. Based on a case study for a Belgium platform with 14,113 identified workers and 9,459 posted tasks, the findings suggest that the current intermediation is inefficient. Only...

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