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CAPABLE – Enhancing Capabilities? Rethinking Work-life Policies and their Impact from a New Perspective


Dr Mara Yerkes

Mara Yerkes is principal investigator and project leader of the CAPABLE project. She is Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Social Science at the Department of Interdisciplinary Social Science, Utrecht University, the Netherlands. She obtained her…

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Carla Brega MSc

Carla Brega is a PhD candidate in the CAPABLE project and will focus on work-life balance policies in Spain. Carla completed her BSc in Sociology at the University of Chile…

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Samuel Briones MSc

Samuel Briones is a PhD candidate in the CAPABLE project and will focus on the Slovenian case study. Samuel holds a BSc in Social Anthropology from the University of Chile…

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Dr Robin Buning

Robin Buning is project assistant in the CAPABLE project. He is responsible for the project’s administration and for the external communication channels, and acts as a point of contact for external…

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Silvia Filippi MSc

Silvia Filippi completed a BSc in Psychology in 2017 and a MSc in Psychology of Community, Wellness Promotion and Social Change in 2019, both at the University of Padua. Her…

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Bryn Hummel BSc

Bryn Hummel completed the Bachelor Interdisciplinary Social Science in 2019, and she is currently enrolled in the Master’s program Social Policy and Public Health, both at Utrecht University. Her research…

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Roosmarijn Knopper BSc

Roosmarijn Knopper is an Interdisciplinary Social Sciences student at Utrecht University. As a student assistant for Mara Yerkes, she will be focusing on data analysis and other research related tasks…

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Dr Katharina Meitinger

Katharina Meitinger is an assistant professor in methods and statistics at Utrecht University. Before joining Utrecht University, she worked as a senior researcher at GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim,…

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