Marie Valentova

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  • 11, Porte des Sciences, Maison des Sciences Humaines

    L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette/Belval

    Luxembourg

20022021

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Research summary

Marie Valentova is a research fellow at the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER, formerly CEPS/INSTEAD). She holds PhD in Sociology from the Masaryk University and the Advanced Master in European Social Policy Analysis (MESPA) from the Tilburg University (NL) and the Bath University (UK).  She is a member the Network of International Review of Leave Policies and Related Research. She also acted as a country member of the Expert’s Forum of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) and an independent expert in the Peer Review in Social Protection and Social Inclusion and Assessment in Social Inclusion. She has led and contributed to various externally funded research and policy-oriented projects, both at the EU as well as the national level.  Her current research interests include: social policy analyses and evaluation, reconciliation of family and paid work, integration and perception of immigrants and social cohesion. Her research papers were published in leading international peer-reviewed journals such as: Journal of European Social Policy, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, International Journal of Intercultural Relations, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Work Employment and Society, International Review of Sociology, Journal of International Migration and Integration, Social Indicators Research, Survey Research Methods, Journal of Social Policy etc.

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CURRICULUM  VITAE 

E-mail contactmarie.valentova@liser.lu

Computer skills: Word, Excel, SPSS, STATA, Power Point, Atlas, intermediate: MPLUS

Language skills: English – fluent, Czech – native, French – very good, Luxembourgish - intermediate           

Research interests: social policy analyses and evaluation, reconciliation of family and paid work, parental leave,  integration and perception of immigrants, social cohesion.

 

Education

1998-2002      PhD in Sociology at the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University Brno,  CZ

1999 -2000     Master in European Social Policy Analysis (MESPA), University of Tilburg, NL and                              University of Bath, the UK 

1996-1998       Master in Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work at Masaryk University in Brno, CZ

1993-1996      Bachelor in Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Masaryk University, CZ

 

Work Experience

2008- present  Researcher at Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER), LU.

-        2007-2010 involved in the European Value Study (EVS) project:  coordinating and managing translation procedures and finalization of local EVS questionnaires in 47 European countries in cooperation with the University of Tilburg, GESIS Cologne and Gallup Europe. Responsible of the permanent helpdesk and validation check of the queistionnaire translation of waves 1990 and 1999

-        2008-2011 participating in the research project granted by Fonds National de la Recherche: Values and Social Cohesion (the VALCOS project).

-        October 2013 – August 2014 Maternity leave and parental leave

-        2016-2018 Team leader of the unite “Childhood, Family and Education Policies”

-        2015-present member of the Conceil de Concertation at LISER.

 2002- 2007    Assistant Professor, International Master in Social Policy Analysis (IMPALLA), at CEPS/INSTEAD, Luxembourg.

2000-2002      Full-time researcher at the Research Institute for Labour and Social Affairs ( VUPSV) granted by the Czech Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, CZ. Projects:

-        Social Indicators: Legitimacy of the Czech Welfare State – Trends and International Comparisons,ttps://www.leavenetwork.org/introducing-the-network/ 

1998-1999     Marketing researcher in the marketing and public opinion agency Ave Marketing, CZ.

1998-2000      Student assistant at the Faculty of Social Studies at the Masaryk University, CZ.

 

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

 2015-present   Country representative of Luxembourg at the the Generations and Gender                                        Programme (GGP) UNECE

2015-present   Country representative of Luxembourg at the International Network of Leave                                   Policies and Related Research  

2013–2016      Alternate member of the Expert’s Forum of the European Institute for Gender                                  Equality (EIGE).

2011-2016       Country expert – Luxembourg at Peer Review in Social Protection and Social                                   Inclusion and Assessment in Social Inclusion, www.peer-review- social-inclusion.eu

2009-2013      Visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Applied Social Studies, Slovenia, PhD workshop:                            The Methods of Triangulation. Subjective and Objective Social Indicators

2007-2010       Member of the Methodology group of the European Value Study (EVS) network,                               collaborating with EVS national representatives in 47 countries, GESIS Cologne,                               the Gallup Europe and the Tilburg university. 

2007-2015      Unpaid Visiting Professor at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.

 

Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Valentova, M., Justiniano-Medina, A.C. (2019) Comparing Voluntary Activities Among Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Youths. Focus on Third Country Nationals.  Child Indicators Research. doi:10.1007/s12187-019-09694-8

Callens, M.S., Meuleman, B., Valentová, M. (2019) Perceived threat and attitudes toward integration of immigrants. Evidence from Luxembourg. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022022118817656

Valentova M. (2019) The impact of parental leave policy on the intensity of  labour-market participation of mothers. Do the number of children and pre-birth work engagement matter? Journal of European Social Policy.  29 (3): 428-445. http://journals.sagepub.com/ doi/10.1177/0958928718776826

Valentová, M, Callens, M.S. (2017): Did the escalation of the crisis of 2008 affect the perception if immigraion-related threat? A natural experiment. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studieshttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2017.1329650

Valentová, A., Alieva, A. (2017) Do non-EU immigrants exhibit different patterns of participation in voluntary associations to those of natives and EU immigrants? Ethnic and Racial Studies. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2017.1297844

Valentová, M. (2016): Generation and the propensity of long career interruptions due to childcare under different family policy regimes. A multilevel approach. International Sociology, DOI: 10.1177/0268580916662387. 

Valentová, M. (2016) How Do Traditional Gender Roles Relate to Social Cohesion? Social Indicators  Research. 127 (1): 153–178, DOI 10.1007/s11205-015-0961-2. 

Valentová, M., Alieva, A. (2014) Gender Differences in the Perception of Immigration-Related Threats. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0147176713000928DOI information: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2013.08.010 

 

Mikucka, M., Valentová, M. (2013) Does parental leave matter? Cross-national differences in coding of parental leave beneficiaries in the European Labour Force data. Survey Research Methods, 7 (3):169-179. 

Valentová, M. (2013) Sex and Age Differences in Gender Role Attitudes in Luxembourg Between 1999 and 2008. Work, Employment and Society (Sage journal), 27(4):639-657. 

Callens, M.S., Valentová, M., Meuleman, B. (2013) Do attitudes toward integration of immigrants change over time? A comparative study of natives, second-generation immigrants and foreign-born residents in Luxembourg. Journal of International Migration and Integration. Vol.15, No. 1, pp. 135-157. 

Valentová, M., Berzosa, G. (2012) Attitudes toward immigrants in Luxembourg.  Do contacts matter? International Review of Sociology. Vol 22, No. 2., pp. 341-363. 

Valentová, M. (2012) Employment Breaks due to Childcare in the Czech Republic. Before and After 1989. Work, Employment and Society. Vol.26, No.2, pp. 262-278.

Dickes, P., Valentová, M. (2012) A multidimensional assessment of social cohesion in 47 European countries. Social Indicators Research.  Vol. 113, No. 13, pp. 827-846. DOI : 10.1007/s11205-012-0116-7. 

Valentová, M., Zhelyazkova, N. (2011) Women’s Perceptions of Career Interruptions due to Childcare in Central and Eastern Europe. Journal of Social Policy (Cambridge University Press), Vol.40, No.1. pp.89-112. 

Valentová, M. (2011) Anticipated Parental Leave Take up in Luxembourg. Social Policy and Society (Cambridge University Press). Vol.10, No.2, pp. 123-138. 

Dickes, P., Valentová, M., Borsenberger, M. (2009) Construct Validation and Application of a Common Measure of Social Cohesion in 33 European Countries.  Social Indicators Research. Vol.98, No.3, pp. 451-473. 

Valentová, M. (2008) Between family and the labour market. Perception of gender roles in Luxembourg. JSSP Journal (Journal of Social and Societal Policy), Vol.7. No.3, pp. 81-96.

Dickes, P., Valentová, M., Borsenberger, M. (2008) Social Cohesion: Measurement Based on the EVS Micro Data. Italian Journal of Applied Statistics (Statistica Applicata). Vol. 20, No.2, pp.1-16.

Valentová, M., Šmídová, I., Katrňák, T. (2007) Gender Segregation in the Labour Market Placed in the Context of Educational Segregation: Cross-National Comparison. Slovak Sociological Review. Volume 39, No. 3, pp: 214-244.

 Valentová, M. (2006) Labour Market Inactivity Due to Family Care in Luxembourg. Equal Opportunities International (currently published as Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal). Vol.25, No.5, pp.389-406. 

Valentová, M. (2005) The Czech Women in the Labour Market. A European Comparison. Special Issue: Developments in Gender and Management in Central and Eastern Europe, Women in Management Review (currently published as Gender in Management: An International Journal). Vol. 20, No.5, pp. 312-328. 

Valentová, M. (2003) Tradice na prodej aneb Obraz domorodce a turismus do třetího světa  Biograf. No. 32. pp. 55-69.

Valentová, M. (2003) Postoj české veřejnosti ke vztahu daní a sociálních opatření (Attitude of the Czech Population towards Taxes and Social Policy Arrangements). Socialní politika, Vol. 10, pp.10-13.

Sirovátka, T., Valentová, M. (2002) Legitimita redistribuce: Česká republika v mezinárodním  srovnání (Legitimacy of Redistribution:  the Czech Republic in International Comparison). Czech Journal of Economics and Finance (Finance a úvěr). Vol. 55, No.2, pp. 23-35.

Valentová, M.(2001) Turismus a  autenticita (Tourism and Authenticity). Biograf, No.25, pp. 105-115.

Valentová, M. (2001) Old Age Pension System Reforms in the Czech Republic and Slovenia – Similarities and Differences. Prague Economic Papers. Vol.4, pp.373-385. 

Fairweather, A., Roncevic, B., Rydbjerg, M., Valentová, M., Zajc, M. (2001) Reconceptualisation of Social Quality. International Journal of Social Quality. Vol.3, No.1/2, pp. 109-134. 

 

Book chapters

Fairweather, A., Roncevic, B., Rydbjerg, M., Valentová, M., Zajc, M. (July 2015) Reconceptualisation of Social Quality. In: Social Quality Theory. A New Perspective on Social Development. Ka Lin and Peter Herrmann (Eds.) ISBN  978-1-78238-897-5 Pb eISBN 978-1-78238-898-2 eBook.

Contributor to the book: Luxembourg: has inequality grown enough to mater? In  Brian Nolan, Wiemer Salverda, Daniele Checchi, Ive Marx, Abigail McKnight, István György Tóth, and Herman G. van de Werfhorst (eds). Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries Thirty Countries' Experiences, Chapter 19, pp. 437-458 Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Valentová, M., Mikucka, M.,  (2012) The ILO concept measuring parental leave across countries. In J. Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik and U. Warner (Eds.) Demographic Standards for Surveys and Polls in Germany and Poland – National and European Dimension. Köln: GESIS Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Scientific Series.

Valentová, M., Šmídová, I., Katrňák, T.  (2010) Genderová segregace na trhu práce v kontextu segregace ve vzdělání v mezinárodním srovnání.  In L. Jarkovska et al. (Eds.) (2010) S genderem na trh. Rozhodování o dalším vzdělání patnáctiletých. Prague: Sociologické Nakladatelství (SLON).

Valentová, M. (2006) Postoje veřejnosti k opatřením rodinné politiky (mezinárodní srovnání) (Attitudes towards family policy arrangements. An international comparison) In. Sirovátka, T. (Eds.) (2006) Zaměstnání, rodina a sociální politika,  Boskovice: František Šalé - ALBERT, pp.169-205.

 

Book reviews

Towards a Democratic Division of Labour in Europe?, 2009, by Walter Van Dongen, the Policy Press, Bristol: University of Bristol, 288 pp. In: International Journal of Sociology of Modern Family (2010), Vol. 36, No.2.

Why Do We Need a Welfare State, 2002, by  Gosta Esping Andersen, Duncan Gallie, Anton Hemerijck, John Myles. In Sociální studia  (2003), Vol. 8.

Social Quality: A Vision for Europe,2000, Ed. by Wolfgang Beck, Laurent J.G. van der Maesen, Fleur Thomése, Alan Walker, The Hague: Kluver Law International. In: Sociální studia (2001), Vol.5, pp.163.

 

Research reports

Valentova, M., Amjahad, A., Genevois, A.S., Leduc, K., Maas, R. (December 2019) L’évaluation Court-terme des résultats de la réforme du congé parental de 2016. Rapport financé par le Ministère de la Famille, de l’Intégration et à la Grande Région, 266 pages. Available at : https://mfamigr.gouvernement.lu/fr/publications/rapport-etude-analyse/minist-famille-integration-grande-region/rapport-liser.html

Zhelyazkova, N., Loutsch, M., Berger, F. and Valentova, M. (2019) ‘Luxembourg country note’, in Koslowski, A., Blum, S., Dobrotić, I., Macht, A. and Moss, P. (eds.) International Review of Leave Policies and Research 2019. Available at: http://www.leavenetwork.org/lp_and_r_reports/

Zhelyazkova, N., Loutsch, M. M., Berger,  and Valentova, M. (2018) ‘Luxembourg country note’, in: A. Koslowski, S. Blum, P.  Moss  (eds.) International  Review    of  Leave   Policies  and  Research    2018.   Available  at: http://www.leavenetwork.org/lp_and_r_reports/review_2018/

Zhelyazkova, N., Loutsch, M. and Valentova, M. (2017) ‘Luxembourg country note’, in: A. Koslowski, S. Blum, P.  Moss  (eds.) International  Review    of  Leave   Policies  and  Research    2017.   Available  at: http://www.leavenetwork.org/lp_and_r_reports/review_2017/

Zhelyazkova, N., Loutsch, M. and Valentova, M. (2016) ‘Luxembourg country note’,in:  P.  Moss (ed.) International Review    of  Leave   Policies  and  Research    2015.   Available  at: http://www.leavenetwork.org/lp_and_r_reports/

Valentova, M., Alieva, A. (2015) Intégration structurelle et sociale des ressortissants de pays tiers et d’autres immigrants au Luxembourg. Relations sociales et participation civique. Rapport pour le Fonds européen d'intégration des ressortissants de pays tiers et par l'Office luxembourgeois d'accueil et d'intégration . LISER : Esch sur Alzette.

Alieva, A., Valentova, M. (2015) Intégration structurelle et sociale des ressortissants de pays tiers et d’autres immigrants au Luxembourg. L'accès à une éducation de qualité. OLAI. LISER : Esch sur Alzette.

Zhelyazkova, N., Loutsch, M. and Valentova, M. (2014) ‘Luxembourg country note’, in: P.  Moss (ed.) International  Review    of  Leave   Policies  and  Research    2014.   Available  at: http://www.leavenetwork.org/lp_and_r_reports/

Valentova, M., Bia, M. (2013) Le congé parental chez les parents d’enfant unique. Analyse du recours au congé parental par les mères et les pères d’enfant unique, et de son impact sur l’engagement des mères sur le marché du travail. Rapport rédige pour le compte du Ministère de la Famille at de l’Intégration. Liser, Luxembourg. 74 pages

Zhelyazkova, N., Loutsch, M. and Valentova, M. (2013) Luxembourg country note, in:  P.  Moss   (ed.) International   Review   of  Leave   Policies  and  Research    2013.  Available  at: http://www.leavenetwork.org/lp_and_r_reports/.

Aigul Alieva, Luna Bellani, Alessio Fusco, Anne-Catherine Guio, Iryna Kyzyma, Kristell Leduc, Philippe Liégeois, Eric Marlier, Maria Noel Pi Alperin, Anne Reinstadler, Eva Sierminska, Denisa Sologon, Patrick Thill, Marie Valentova, Philippe Van Kerm, Bogdan Voicu (2012) Growing Inequalities’ Impacts (GINI), Luxembourg Country report. Seventh Framework Programme Cooparation.THEME 8 SOCIO-ECONOMIC SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES, SSH-2009 - 2.2.1 Social inequalities, their implications and policy options. GINI Growing INequalities’ Impacts. http://www.gini-research.org/articles/cr

Dominique, T., Valentová, M. (2011) Effects of life courses on women's pensions – country report. Peer Review: Effects of life courses on women's pensions.  European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion. Peer Review in Social Protection and Social Inclusion and Assessment in Social Inclusion, pp. 83-91. http://www.peer-review-social-inclusion.eu/peer-reviews/2011/effects-of-life-courses-on-women2019s-pensions

Valentová M. (2006) Postoje veřejnosti k opatřením rodinné politiky státu ve vztahu k postojům  k demografickému vývoji a situaci na trhu práce. Mezinárodní srovnání (Attitudes towards family policy arrangements in context of demographic developments and situation in the labours market. An international comparison).  VUPS (Rearch Institute for Labour and Social Affairs) research  paper, Brno, 35 pages.http://www.vupsv.cz/index.php?p=publications&site=default&kateg=vupsv&pracovnik=vse&klasif=vse&rok=2006

Valentová M. (2005) Začlenění žen na trhu práce. (Inclusion of women in the labour market in the context of Lisbon Strategy).In: Sirovátka, T. et al Směřování české sociální politiky s důrazem na agendu Lisabonské strategie. VUPSV report, Brno, pp. 130-150http://www.vupsv.cz/index.php?p=publications&site=default&kateg=vupsv&pracovnik=vse&klasif=vse&rok=2005

Valentová M. (2004) Rovnováha mezi rodinným životem a pracovní kariérou v kontextu ženské zaměstnanosti. Mezinárodní srovnávací studie. (Reconciliation of Family Life and Job Career in the Context of  Women’s Employment – An International Comparative Study). VUPSV research  paper, Brno, 65 pages. http://www.vupsv.cz/index.php?p=publications&site=default&kateg=vupsv&pracovnik=vse&klasif=vse&rok=2004

Valentová, M. (2002) Evropský sociální monitoring: Jak uchopit sociální kvalitu? (European Social Monitoring: How to Capture Social Quality?).  VUPSV research  paper, Brno, 107pages. http://www.vupsv.cz/index.php?p=publications&site=default&kateg=vupsv&pracovnik=vse&klasif=vse&rok=2002

Sirovátka, T., Valentová, M. (December 2001) Legitimita sociální politiky. (Legitimacy of the Social Policy). VUPSV (the Research Institute for Labour and Social Affairs) research report, Brno, 83pages. http://www.vupsv.cz/index.php?p=publications&site=default&kateg=vupsv&pracovnik=vse&klasif=vse&rok=2001

 

 

ReSEARCH SUPERVISION

2017                obtained the Authorization to supervise PhD at University of Luxembourg

                        (“ADR” Autorisation à diriger des Recherches)

2003 - present  co-supervisor and supervision of IMPALLA Master Theses

2008 - present  co-supervision or supervision of FNR PhD candidates (if not indicated otherwise, holders of AFR grants):

Nevena Zhelyazkova: Labour market trajectories after child birth in Luxembourg (LISER and Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, the Netherlands) - PhD succesfully finished 2015

Marie-Sophie Callens: Attitudes toward integration and perceived ethnic threat; a case-study of G.D Luxembourg and crosscultural comparisons within and outside of Europe (LISER and KU Leuven, Belgium) – defended in May 2018

Carole Blond-Hanten: Place et role de partenairs sociaux dans la mise en   oeuvre de l‘égalité entre les hommes et femmes au Luxembourg : une approche sociologique (LISER and University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) – part-time PhD project

Adda Carla Justiniano Medina: Integration and civic engagement of immigrants (LISER and University of Luxembourg, MINlab PhD School) - started in January 2018

-  Merve Uzunalioglu: Fathers and Parental Leave in Luxembourg: The interplay between workplace characteristics and fathers' behavior. Focus on research sector. (LISER and University College London) - started in October 2018

 

2010 – 2012  scientific contact of the FNR post-doc researcher (AFR grant): Malgorzata Mikucka, theme”: Women, work and well-being and its changes. Determinants and well-being consequences of women’s labour market status.  

 

Member of PhD examination or evaluation committees:

-        Carmen Petrovici (2013, University of Tilburg, Tilburg, the Netherlands),

-        Mukasa Norman (2014, Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao, Spain),

-        Marie-Sophie Callens (2018, KU Leuven, Belgium; LISER PhD candidate supervised by Marie Valentova),

-        Maximilian SCHIELE (2018-present, CET MINlab PhD school at the University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg),

-        Adda Justiniano (2018 – present, CET MINlab PhD school at the University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg – candidate supervised by Marie Valentova),

-        Merve Uzunalioglu (2018 – present, CET LISER PhD candicate, joint supervision with the University College London, the UK.

 

Member of the scientific committee:

Workshop entitled Femme et logement organized by the Centre d’Etudes en Habitat Durable, Charleroi, Belgium, May 14, 2019. 

 

Organisation of national and/or international scientific or other conferences or seminars:

 09/03/2015    Expert Round Table: "Intégration structurelle et sociale de ressortissants pays tiers et d’autres immigrants au Luxembourg", Esch Sur Alzetter, Luxembourg - co-organizer

22/08/2013   Expert Round Table: "Intégration structurelle et sociale de ressortissants pays tiers et d’autres immigrants au Luxembourg - L'accès à une éducation de qualité", Esch Sur Alzetter, Luxembourg - co-organizer

  07/10/2011 nnual Meeting 2011 The European Network on Regional Labour Market Monitoring.

                       CEPS/INSTEAD. Esch Sur Alzette - session chair

 

 

mEMBErship

International Sociological Association, European Sociological Association, Social Policy Association, International Review of Leave Policies and Related Research

 

ReFEREEING

Socio-Economic Review (Oxford Academic)

Social Policy and Society (Cambridge University Press)

Journal of Social Policy (Cambridge University Press)

Social Inidicators Research (Springer)

Czech Sociological Review

International Journal of Sociology of the Family

Civil Society Journal

Journal of Gender, rovné příležitosti a výzkum (Gender, equal opportunities and research) Sociologický Ústav Akademie ČR (Institute of Sociology of the Academy of Science of the Czech Republic)

Data a výzkum – SDA Info[Data and Research – SDA Info] http://dav.soc.cas.cz

Ashgate Publishing Limited, Gower House, Croft Road, Aldershot, Hampshire, Great Britain

 

 

GRANTS/ EXTERNAL FUNDING

 

01/01/2020 – 01/01/2024 team member, project “Measuring intense migrant-native contact and its consequences” (MNcontact) funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark (IRFD). Budget: 5.891.103 Danish Crowns (€ 788.300)

 

January 2021 – January 2024, LISER (project partner) team member, H2020-SC6-TRANSFORMATIONS-2018-2019-2020:  Pioneering policies and practices tackling educational inequalities in Europe (PIONEERED), European Commission. Budget: €3,500,000.00

 

January 2018-January 2021 principal investigator, project for the Ministry of Family and Integration in Luxembourg. The evaluation of short-term outcomes of the parental leave reform of 2016. Budget: : € 301.570,10

21/04/17 - 20/04/21 team member, project COST Action "International Ethnic and Immigrant Minorities' Survey Data Network" (ETHMIGSURVEYDATA),  European Commission.

1/08/16 - 31/01/23 team member, project Migration, Inequalities and Labour Markest (MINLAB) Fonds National de la Recherche-FNR. Budget 2,155,584.00

 

September 2017- 2022  principal inverstigator, CORE projects funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR):  PARENT: Evaluation of parental leave in Luxembourg, focus on couples' strategies and the role of workplace characteristics - Réf.: 16/SC/11324101. Budget: € 540.000, 00

 

2013-2015 principal investigator, project Structural and social integration of the  third country nationals and other immigrants in Luxembourg (part 2). Funded by European Fund for Integration of Third Country Nationals (European Commission) and Ministry of Family and Integration of Luxembourg (OLAI office). Budget: € 108.430

 

2013   principal investigator, Ministry of Family and Integration of Luxembourg: Analysis of parental leave take up in Luxembourg among men and women and policy impact on female labour market participation using administrative records data. (Policy output and outcome evaluation). Budget: € 138.814,13 (HVAT)

 

2012-2013  participating  (team member) in the project Structural and social integration of the  TCN and other immigrants in Luxembourg (part 1). Funded by European Fund for Integration of Third Country Nationals (European Commission) and Ministry of Family and Integration of Luxembourg (OLAI office) -  € 79.519

 

2010-2012  participating (team member)   in  the  GINI  project   (Growing   Inequalities ’ Impact) funded under the Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities theme  of the EU 7th framework programme. Project coordinators: Prof. W. Salverda & Prof. B. Nolan. Budget: € 15.000

 

2007-2011 participating (team member) in the VALCOS project supported by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) - contract FNR/VIVRE/06/01/09). Budget: € 289.547,04

 

AFR PhD competitive grants:

 

2009 - 2012  Nevena Zhelyazkova: Labour market trajectories after child birth in Luxembourg (LISER and Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, the Netherlands)

 

2011 - 2016   Marie-Sophie Callens: Attitudes toward integration and perceived ethnic threat; a case-study of G.D Luxembourg and crosscultural comparisons within and outside of Europe (LISER and KU Leuven, Belgium)

 

2011 - present  Carole Blond-Hanten: Place et role de partenairs sociaux dans la mise en   oeuvre de l‘égalité entre les hommes et femmes au Luxembourg : une approche sociologique (LISER and University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) – part-time PhD project

 

2015    Lien Castelein: The causal effect of youth social capital on youth civic knowledge in European countries, (LISER and KU Leuven)

 

2018 -  present Merve Uzunalioglu: Fathers and Parental Leave in Luxembourg: The interplay between workplace characteristics and fathers' Behavior. Focus on research sector. (LISER and University College London)

 

 

Presentation of research results to non-academic/ broader public or invited expert

 

Valentova, M., Amjahad, A., Genevois, A.S., Leduc, K., Maas, R. (26/02/2020) Presentation of the results of the report L’évaluation court terme des résultats de la réforme du congé parental de 2016. (Rapport financé par le Ministère de la Famille, de l’Intégration et à la Grande Région) at Hearing at the Luxembourg Parliament.

Valentova, M., Amjahad, A., Genevois, A.S., Leduc, K., Maas, R. (14/02/2020) Presentation of the results of the report L’évaluation court terme des résultats de la réforme du congé parental de 2016. (Rapport financé par le Ministère de la Famille, de l’Intégration et à la Grande Région) to the Minister Ms. Cahen at the Ministry of Family, Integration and the Great Region.

Valentova, M., Amjahad, A., Genevois, A.S., Leduc, K., Maas, R. (05/12/2019) Presentation of the results of the report L’évaluation court terme des résultats de la réforme du congé parental de 2016. (Rapport financé par le Ministère de la Famille, de l’Intégration et à la Grande Région) to the mixed committee represented by the representatives of the Ministry of Family, Integration and the Great Region and the Caisse pour l’Avenir des Enfants at the Ministry of Family, Integration and the Great Region.

Valentova M. (November 8 2019) Invited expert at the international conference: A Century of maternity protection: Transforming leave and care policies for a better future of work for all. Headquaters of ILO, Generva, Switzerland.

Guadaramma, M., Valentova, M., Justiniano Medina, A.C. (2019) Implication des jeunes étrangers dans des activités bénévoles au Luxembourg,  Femmes Magazine, Decembre 2019.  

Valentova, M.  (2019)Attitudes par rapport  à l’intégration des immigrés  au Luxembourg,Femmes Magazine, n°207, Octobre 2019,  p. 60.

Valentova, M. (2019) The impact of parental leave policy on the intensity of labour-market participation of mothers. Do the number of children and pre-birth work engagement matter? Delano.lu (online) 20 janvier 2019.

Valentova, M. The impact of parental leave policy on the intensity of labour-market participation of mothers. Do the number of children and pre-birth work engagement matter? Delano.lu (online) 27.10. 2018.

Valentová, M., Anissa Amjaha, Anne-Sophie Genevois (2018) Quels sont les effets du congé parental sur les parents au Luxembourg ? Femmes Magazine, December 05, 2018, p. 58.

Valentová, M. (2018) Radio Ara Interview on Café-Debat “Science and Societe” Migration : quelle(s) politique(s) d'intégration au Luxembourg ?, November 6 2018.

Organizor (wand panel member of the public debate roundtable Café-Debat “Science and Societe” Migration : quelle(s) politique(s) d'intégration au Luxembourg ?, November 6 2018, Kulturfbarik’s Café Ratelach in Esch-sur-Alzette, funded by FNR Luxembourg.

Callens M.-S., Amjahad A., Valentova M.  (2018) Migration : quelle(s) politique(s) d'intégration au Luxembourg ? Framing document (document de encadrage) for the Café-Debat “Science and Societe”. Pp 13.

Valentová, M. (2011) Perception of marriage in Luxembourg. Les Cahiers du CEPS/INSTEAD n°2011-03.

Hartung, A., Valentová, M. (2011) Women in construction industry and men in day-care? Gender role attitudes of Luxembourg’s contemporary youth.CEPS/INSTEAD, coll. Vivre au Luxembourg n°2011.

Valentová, M., Berzova, G.  (2010) Do men and women perceive immigrants differently? Analysis of gender gaps in attitudes toward immigrants among different groups of Luxembourg residents. Les Cahiers du CEPS/INSTEAD n°2010-26.

Berzosa, G., Valentová, M. (2010)  Does age influence attitudes toward immigrants among different groups of Luxembourg residents? Les Cahiers du CEPS/INSTEAD n°2010-29.

Valentová, M. (May 2007) Gender gap in duration of active labour market participation among residents at the retirement age.Vivre au Luxembourg. Chronique de l´enquete PSELL-/2005. Luxembourg: CEPS/INSTEAD Research Report No.34.

Valentová, M. (May 2006) Gender segregation in the labour market. Vivre au Luxembourg. Chronique de l´enquete PSELL-/2004. Luxembourg: CEPS/INSTEAD Research Report No. 2.

Valentová, M. (February 2005) Female Labour Inactivity. Vivre au Luxembourg. Chronique de l´enquete PSELL-3/2003. Luxembourg: CEPS/INSTEAD Research Report No.8.

 

 

Public lectures/ other teaching

Valentová, M. (August 14, 2012) Comparative research in practice. Applications regarding perception of immigrants in a highly multinational society.Summer School on Fuzzy Sets and Comparative Analysis of the Data. School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia.

Valentová, M. (December 10, 2008) Europe: 46 countries and 37 languages. The importance of translation in the European Value Study (EVS) surveys. Hearing at the European Parliament dedicated to European Values, Regional Identity and Intercultural Dialogue, Brussels, Belgium.

Valentová, M. (November 13, 2007)  The EVS translation procedure:
general outlines. European Value Study (EVS) Meeting of the EVS Methodological Group, Brno, Czech Republic.

Valentová, M. (August 2, 2007) Female Labor Market Inactivity in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Policy Responses to it. Focus on the Parental Leave Scheme. Institute for Employment Research (INstiture fur Abeitsmarkt und Berufsforschung – IAB Bundesagentur fur Arbeit, Nurnberg, Germany.

Valentová, M. (May 31, 2006) Female labour market inactivity in Luxembourg in the light of the Lisbon Employment Strategy Targets. The Network (Professional Bussiness and Professional Network Luxembourg), Quartier Européen, Kirchberg, Luxembourg.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD

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