Portrait of Dr Kaat Iterbeke

Dr Kaat Iterbeke : Consultant

Kaat is a member of Oxera’s Analytics Centre of Excellence. Her work at Oxera involves applying econometric analysis to develop insights based on large and complex datasets. Kaat is particularly interested in the use of (quasi-)experimental data. Since joining Oxera, she has worked on several high-profile cases ranging across various sectors, such as the energy and transport industries.

Kaat joined Oxera in March 2022 after completing a PhD in Economics at KU Leuven. During her PhD, she specialised in the evaluation of programmes, interventions and policies using various econometric techniques. She ran multiple randomised experiments in the field of behavioural economics.

Kaat speaks English, Dutch, and French.

Tel: +32 (0) 2 793 07 08

Kaat's specialisms include:

professional experience

  • Assessing the extent of pass-on for a defendant in a cartel damages case (2022–)

  • Quantifying the damages from a cartel in the transport industry (2022–)

  • Advising a distribution network operator at the electricity distribution price control in the UK (2022–)

  • Evaluating a renewable energy support scheme (2022–)

  • Assessing the damage from a German technical building services cartel (2022)

  • Advising a large mobility-as-a-service provider in the context of a commercial dispute in relation to contractual arrangements (2022)


  • ·   Iterbeke, K., De Witte, K., Declercq, K. and Schelfhout, W. (2020), ‘The Effect of Ability Matching and Differentiated Instruction in Financial Literacy Education. Evidence from Two Randomised Control Trials’, Economics of Education Review, 78, 101949.


  • PhD Economics, KU Leuven, Belgium

  • MSc Economics, KU Leuven, Belgium

  • BSc Economics, KU Leuven, Belgium

Latest Insights:  Dr Kaat Iterbeke

Navigating Merger Control

Together with Skadden and ThoughtLeaders4, Oxera is delighted to invite you to join us on Tuesday 4 June, along with senior members of the EU and UK judiciary and competition authorities, to discuss the current complexities in navigating merger control. Click here to register for the… Read More

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