Pieter-Paul Verhaeghe

Pieter-Paul Verhaeghe

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email Pieter-Paul.Verhaeghe@vub.be
location_on Pleinlaan 5, Room 2.04


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Pieter-Paul Verhaeghe is assistant professor in Sociology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium. In 2012 he successfully defended his PhD about the (re)producing role of social capital for ethnic and socio-economic inequalities in health and in the labour market entrance. His current research interests include discrimination, social (im)mobility, evidence-based policy making, , residential segregation and urban planning. Pieter-Paul Verhaeghe is an invited expert member for two official governmental committees (in Flanders and Brussels) to provide policy advise about tackling discrimination on the housing and labour markets. In addition, he is regularly invited as a speaker in (inter)national debates, symposia or panel discussions about discrimination, migration and social inequality.

discrimination, migration, poverty, social inequality, segregation and housing

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Related projects:
Huurdiscriminatie in de mijngemeenten van Limburg
Cities and newcomers: arrival infrastructure, multi-scalar statehood and professional intermediaries
Air-BRU – Inequalities of Shared Short-Term Rentals in Brussels
Discriminatie op de huurmarkt in Leuven
Praktijktesten tegen discriminatie op de professionele huurmarkt en de arbeidsmarkt op sectorniveau in de Stad Antwerpen
Expertenadvies bestrijding discriminatie en racisme op de arbeidsmarkt: ontwikkeling van een onafhankelijk en academisch monitoringsinstrument voor toepassing in sectoren.’
Discriminatie op de private huurwoningmarkt in Mechelen
PhD Dounia Bourabain
Is higher education ready for equality? Perceptions of managers on equality at higher education institutions
EdisTools. Developing training tools for explaining and reducing ethnic discrimination in the fields of education, health care, housing and labour
Juridische praktijktesten naar discriminatie op de private huurwoningmarkt in Gent: de proactieve fase
Juridische praktijktesten naar discriminatie op de private huurwoningmarkt in Gent: de reactieve fase
Discriminatie van homoseksuele en lesbische koppels op de huurwoningmarkt in Gent