Wike Been


Wike Been is a PostDoctoral researcher at the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

She obtained her PhD at Utrecht University within the Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS). Her research focuses on labor relations, (the interaction between) national, sectoral and HR policy formulation and work-life policies.

Maarten Keune


Maarten Keune is Co-Director of the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) and Professor of Social Security and Labour Relations appointed of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

He obtained a PhD in Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute in Florence. He worked seven years for the International Labor Organization in Latin America and Eastern Europe. Prior to his appointment in Amsterdam, Keune worked as a senior researcher at the European Trade Union Institute in Brussels. He also carried out assignments for the European Commission, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, the European Economic and Social Committee and the United Nations.

Maarten Keune conducts research in the field of labor relations, labor market and social security.