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  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 221, Montesquieu Building, room M 222

    5037 DE Tilburg

    Netherlands

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19992020
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Personal profile

Research interests

Research interests: European coordination, EU economic governance; European labour market policies and social policies; Europe 2020; Dutch labour market developments; flexicurity; youth and exclusion; labour market segmentation and the position of vulnerable groups.

Career

 

  • 2017-Jean Monnet professor European Social Policy and Employment Relations;
    Associate professor Department Labour Law and Social Polictics.
  • 2015-2016 Assistant professor European Social Policy
  • 2010-april 2015 Senior researcher, ReflecT research centre.
  • 2010- august 2013 Labour market expert for the SYSDEM network of the European Commission
  • 2005-2010PhD candidate at ReflecT research centre, Tilburg University. Research theme: Dealing with the flexibility-security nexus in European law and policy-making
  • 2003-2005Junior researcher at the Institute for Labour Studies (OSA), Tilburg, the Netherlands

 

Visiting researcher:

  • October 2019: Copenhagen Business School - inequality platform
  • 2017-2018 member scientific board IREC conference Leuven 2018
  • Oktober 2015: Milan University
  • Sept-dec 2012 WZB Social Science Research Centre in Berling
  • May-July 2007 Observatoire Social Européen, Brussels

 

Current courses

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PhD supervision

Eleni Balamoti - EU socioeconomic governance

Wendy Wesseling - Youth unemployment

Ásta Berglind Verheul - Family policies for non-standard families

Keywords

  • Social Law
  • Social Security
  • Flexibility
  • European Politics
  • Flexicurity
  • Labour Market Policy
  • Labour Market
  • Europe
  • European Economics
  • Europe 2020
  • Labour Market Issues
  • Labour Market Segmentation

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Research Output 1999 2019

Alle jongeren in beeld: Onderzoek en expositie

Bekker, S., Wilthagen, T., Verheul, A. & Schoots, M., 2019, Tilburg: Tilburg University. 60 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingPopular

Open Access

Een flexibelere arbeidsmarkt geeft niet altijd uitzicht op stabiliteit en gezondheid

van Deurzen, I., Bekker, S. & van der Meijden, M., 2019, Alle jongeren in beeld: Onderzoek expositie. Wilthagen, T., Bekker, S., Berglind Willemsdóttir Verheul, A. & Schoots, M. (eds.). Tilburg: Tilburg University, p. 20-22 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterPopular

Open Access

European Union regulations and governance of part-time work

Bekker, S. & Ghailani, D., 2019, Dualisation of part-time work: The development of labour market insiders and outsiders. Nicolaisen, H., Kavli, H. & Jensen, R. (eds.). Policy Press, p. 35-54 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

part-time work
equality
EU
governance
regulation

Nederland in internationaal perspectief

Bekker, S., 2019, Alle jongeren in beeld: Onderzoek en expositie. Wilthagen, T., Bekker, S., Berglind Willemsdóttir Verheul, A. & Schoots, M. (eds.). Tilburg: Tilburg University, p. 32-35 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterPopular

Open Access

Photographs of young generations on the Dutch labour market

Bekker, S. & van Deurzen, I., 2019, In : International Labour Review. 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
labor market
standard employment relationship
Netherlands
career
worker

Activities 2005 2016

  • 12 Oral presentation
  • 3 Invited talk

EGPA conference, Utrecht 2016

S. Bekker (Speaker)
24 Aug 201626 Aug 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

ECPR 8th Pan-European Conference on the European Union, Trento

S. Bekker (Speaker)
15 Jun 201618 Jun 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

The Constitutional Dimension of the European Semester

S. Bekker (Invited speaker)
27 Jun 201628 Jun 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

ECPR, Sixth Biennial Conference, Tilburg

S. Bekker (Speaker)
6 Jul 20168 Jul 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

De toekomst van de arbeidsverhouding

S. Bekker (Speaker)
21 Jan 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Projects 2018 2020

Jongeren in een veerkrachtige samenleving

Bekker, S., Wilthagen, T. & Verheul, A.

31/12/181/10/19

Project: Research project

Prizes / Recognition

Entrepreneurial skills

Jean Monnet Chair

S. Bekker (Recipient), Aug 2017

Prize: Other marks of recognition

European social policy
Teaching