Professor of Economics at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)
Invited professor at the University of Strasbourg (France)
Supervisor of the research team on labour economics of the Department of Applied Economics of the University of Brussels
BA in Economics 1972
Master in Econometrics 1973
PH.D in Economics 1980
Quantitative and comparative research, econometric techniques and work on data, labour
economics, feminist economics, comparative analysis of public policies.
Research networks and activities
“She Figures 2009” (August 2008 – June 2009) - The objective of this project is to continue
previous methodological developments and data gathering and processing so as to yield the statistics
and indicators necessary for monitoring the progress towards gender equality in science.
Coordinator of the project “Belgian Gender and Income Analysis (BGIA)” (September 2007 -
December 2009), AGORA research project financed by the Federal Public Service for Scientific
Director of the project “Public Policies towards Employment of Parents and Social
Inclusion (PEPSI)” (December 2005 – December 2008), a research sponsored by the Federal
Public Service for Scientific Policy under the pluri-annual research programme “Society and Future”
Co-ordination of the MOCHO project (“The Rationale of Motherhood Choices”), funded
by the European Commission under the Fifth framework programme, from November 2001
till November 2004.
Books and published reports
- Women in industrial research. Analysis of statistical data and good practices of companies, Meulders, D., R. Plasman, M. Cincera, S. Lemière, S. Danis, S. O'Dorchai, I. Tojerow, M. Jepsen, A. Gangji, D. Moreno, M. Caprile, K. Kruger, EUR20814, Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 172 p.Luxembourg 2003
- Alma Mater, Homo Sapiens ? quel genre pour la recherche universitaire ?, avec J. de Hénau, Brussels Economic series, Ed. du DULBEA, Bruxelles, 2003, 218 p.
- Home Sweet Home. Au chevet des politiques de maintien à domicile dans la région de Bruxelles Capitale, avec J. de Hénau e E. Zadunayski, Brussels Economic Series, Ed. du DULBEA, Bruxelles, 2003, 193 p.
- The rationale of Motherhood Choices: Influence of Employment Conditions and Public Policies, MOCHO , D. Meulders et Siv Gustavsson eds, European Commission, Community Research, EUR22025, Luxembourg 2006