Sybille Mertens

Individual researcher

Associate professor at HEC-Management School, University of Liege & holder of the Cera Chair in Social Entrepreneur

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Social entrepreneurship, Management of the social economy, Funding of social enterprises, Economic theories of the social economy, Statistics of the social economy

  • PhD in Economics, University of Liege (1997-2002), under the direction of Professor Jacques Defourny. PhD thesis subject: “Towards a satellite account of non-profit institutions in Belgium” (Vers un compte satellite des institutions sans but lucratif en Belgique) – Graduation with Highest Distinction. Winner of the ARCO award for scientific research in the social and non-market economy (1999-2002).
  • BA and Master of Economics, Université Catholique de Louvain (September 1991) – Participation in the ERASMUS exchange programme with Trinity College, Dublin.
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