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Eric Marlier has been the International Scientific Coordinator of the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER, former CEPS/INSTEAD) since 2002. Before joining LISER, he worked for the Belgian Government (Private office of the Minister for Social Affairs and Pensions), the European Commission (Eurostat), and the private sector.
Since he started his career (1988), Eric has been involved in a number of research projects commissioned by the European Commission, the United Nations (UNDESA, UNESCO, UNICEF), the OECD, the World Bank, the Council of Europe and various national Governments. He is used to managing large-scale research networks in the fields of social policy and social statistics. Between 2005 and 2014, he coordinated the “European Network of Independent Experts on Social Inclusion” (ENIESI) and since 2014 he has managed the “European Social Policy Network” (ESPN). Between 2008 and 2020, he was in charge of the EU-funded “Network for the analysis of the EU Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC)” (Net-SILC). He was a member of the World Bank’s Commission on Global Poverty chaired by Sir Tony Atkinson (2015-2016). He was a member of the scientific board of the French “National Observatory for Poverty and Social exclusion (ONPES)” until it was merged, in 2020, with the French National Council for poverty against poverty and social exclusion (CNLE); he has now joined the scientific committee of CNLE.
Eric’s strong commitment to better understanding and improving the situation of children has led him to chair the EU Task-Force on Child Poverty and Well-Being (2007), to take part in the drafting of the 2012 “SPC Advisory Report” that helped the European Commission prepare the 2013 EU Recommendation on Investing in children, to co-author (with Hugh Frazer) two European reports relating to this Recommendation (the 2013/4 ENIESI Synthesis Report and the 2017 ESPN Synthesis Report), to contribute to some UNICEF Report Cards, etc. In 2018-2019, he was the Project Manager of the first phase of the EU “Feasibility Study for a European Child Guarantee”; and in 2019-2020, the Project Manager of the second phase of this study.
Eric has written widely (books, papers and reports) on the development of social indicators and their use in the policy process (at national, EU and global levels), on comparative socio-economic analysis (especially on income, poverty and living conditions) and on international comparative social policy. For a full reference of these publications, see: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Eric_Marlier
Eric has, in addition, organised many international conferences in these various areas of research, and is regularly called on as an international advisor in social policy and in the implementation of comparative social surveys.
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- social exclusion
- income distribution
- comparative analysis
- policy analysis
- social statistics
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Sologon, D., Valentova, M., Symonds, J., Pollock, G., Ecchia, G., Babarovic, T., Salmela-Aro, K., Panico, L., Walper, S., Spiess, K., Weber, W., Das, M., Currie, C., Nicaise, I., Mortelmans, D., Saar, E., Koronaiou, A., Csoba, J., Stasulane, A., Cefai, C., Skalicka, V., de Almeida Alves, N., Mihalik, J., Gornik, B., Bousselin, A., Guio, A., Marlier, E., Kruten, T., Lomos, C. & Peluso, E.
28/11/22 → 31/05/26
Marlier, E., Guio, A., Baeten, R., Baptista, I., Fondeville, N., Haagdorens, L., Liberati, F., Peña-Casas, R., Schoukens, P., Sementini, L., Siarova, H., Spasova, S., Vandenbroeck, M., Vanhercke, B., Ward, T., Jorgoni, E., Fink, M., Van Lancker, A., Obradović, N., Kirov, V., Bežovan, G., Kantaris, M., Sirovátka, T., Kvist, J., Melesk, K., Kangas, O., Chevalier, T., Hanesch, W., Capella, A., Tóth, I. G., Olafsson, S., Norris, M., Jessoula, M., Haxhikadrija, A., Kļave, E., Navicke, J., Urbe, R., Vassallo, M., Lozan, O., Kaludjerović, J., Anderson, K. M., Gerovska Mitev, M., West Pedersen, A., Chłoń-Domińczak , A., Perista, P., Pop, L., Gerbery, D., Stropnik, N., Rodriguez Cabrero, G., Nelson, K., Adaman, F., Bornukova, K., Bennett, F., Burazeri, G., Musabelliu, E., Riedel, M., Cantillon, B., Macq, J., Schols, J., Jusić, M., Markova, E., Yordanova, G., Babić, Z., Sućur, Z., Andreou, S. N., Koutsampelas, C., Lalioti, V., Jahoda, R., Maly, I., von Nordheim, F., Kadarik, I., Laurimäe, M., Öeren, M., Sepper, M., Kalliomaa-Puha, L., Legros, M., Martin, C., Fachinger, U., Gerlinger, T., Economou, C., Konstantinidou, D., Theodoroulakis, M., Bernát, A., Gábos, A., Kalotai, B. D., Medgyesi, M., Tomka, Z. B., Stefansson, K. H., Collins, M., Cousins, M., McMahon, D., Pierce, M., Natili, M., Pavolini, E., Raitano, M., Mustafa, A., Rajevska, F., Rajevska, O., Lazutka, R., Siarova, H., Zalimiene, L., Baumann, M., Bouchet, M., Dibben, A., Galea-Curmi, E., Vella, S., Dnestrean, T., Timotin, A., Golubovic, V., Vukotic, M., Tuytens, P., van der Zwan, N., Van Vliet, O. P., Gjorgjev, D., Skevik Grodem, A., Sowa-Kofta, A., Szarfenberg, R., Cardoso, A., Perista, H., Farcasanu, D. O., Urse (Pescaru), D., Arandarenko, M., Bajec, J., Bednárik , R., Polačková, Z., Majcen, B., Prevolnik Rupel , V., Gonzáles de Durana , A. A., Marbán Gallego , V., Montserrat Codorniu, J., Moreno Fuentes, F. J., Fritzell, J., Heap, J., Palme, J., Aslan, D., Burcay Erus, B., Sayan, S., Nikolaieva, O. & Vakhitova, G.
25/10/22 → 24/10/23
FSCG2: Study on the economic implementing framework of a possible EU Child guarantee scheme including its financial foundation
20/12/19 → 19/03/21
27/09/18 → 26/03/20
Access for children in need to the key services covered by the European Child Guarantee: An analysis of policies in the 27 EU member States - 2023.Baptista, I., Guio, A-C., Marlier, E. & Perista, P., 20 Sept 2023, Brussels: European Commission. 103 p. (European Social Policy Analysis Network (ESPAN))
Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned report › peer-reviewOpen Access
De Schutter, O., Frazer, H., Guio, A-C. & Marlier, E., 17 Oct 2023, Policy Press. 216 p. (Policy Press Shorts Research)
Research output: Book/Report › Book › peer-reviewOpen Access
Guio, A. C., Marlier, E., Vandenbroucke, F. & Verbunt, P., Dec 2022, In: Child Indicators Research. 15, 6, p. 2363-2388 26 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Social protection for people with disabilities in Europe. An analysis of policies in 35 countries. European Social Policy Network (ESPN)Baptista, I. & Marlier, E., Dec 2022, Brussels: European Commission. 158 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned reportOpen Access
About the book, its policy context and the EU-SILC instrument: Improving the understanding of poverty and social exclusion in EuropeGuio, A-C., Marlier, E. & Nolan, B., 17 Oct 2021, Improving the understanding of poverty and social exclusion in Europe. Guio, A-C., Marlier, E. & Nolan, B. (eds.). Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, p. 23-38 (Eurostat Statistical Working Papers).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter › peer-reviewOpen Access