6th IAP-Day

6th IAP-Day

The 6th IAP-Day was hosted by the CIRTES (UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve) on May 8, 2015. It brought together over 30 researchers.

The day started with a plenary session during which Lesley Hustinx, from Ghent University, presented her work on “Organizational hybridity in a post corporatist welfare mix: The case of the third sector in Belgium”.

During the rest of the day, eight current research projects were presented during parallel sessions by researchers from the four universities involved in the IAP-SOCENT Programme. 

  • Workshop 1A:

Exploring the reciprocity-emancipation nexus in social enterprises from a gender perspective
Presentation by Florence Degavre and Magalie Saussey (UCL)

The resource-securing strategies of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations in a complex and uncertain environment: The case of waste picker organizations in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso”, by Catherine Dal Fior and Benjamin Huybrechts
Presentation by Catherine Dal Fior (ICHEC & ULg)

  • Workshop 1B

Social capital and the repayment performance of microfinance group lending”, by Luminita Postelnicu, Niels Hermes and Roselia Servin-Juarez
Presentation by Luminita Postelnicu (ULB)

Capital structure of social purpose companies - A panel data analysis”, by Aleksandra Szymanska, Stijn Van Puyvelde and Marc Jegers 
Presentation by Marc Jegers (VUB)

  • Workshop 2A

Social entrepreneurship as a multidimensional process: A theoretical model”, by Stijn Van Puyvelde, Aleksandra Szymanska and Marc Jegers 
Presentation by Stijn Van Puyvelde (VUB)

Work integration of people suffering from psychiatric disorders inside social enterprise: Promoting job satisfaction and social inclusion
Presentation by Patrizia Villotti (UCL)

  • Workshop 2B

Unveiling the supply side of microsavings”, by Anastasia Cozarenco, Marek Hudon and Ariane Szafarz
Presentation by Anastasia Cozarenco (ULB)

Strategy for financing foundations: How do they create value?”, by Amélie Mernier, Sybille Mertens and Anne-Claire Pache
Presentation by Amélie Mernier (ULg)

A meeting of the IAP-SOCENT promoters concluded the day.

The programme of the day is available here.