The research group Economics & Public Policy (PEC) of Hasselt University is part of the Department of Economics. Part of the research performed by the group focuses on evidence-based evaluation of public policies and programs. Another part of the research focuses on applied microeconomics, micro econometrics and law & economics. We strive to provide in-depth analysis of relevant issues at the intersection of economics and policy. Part of the research performed by the group serves as support to policy makers and businesses.