Welcome to Curving Normality, the personal webpage of Rense Nieuwenhuis: a sociologist answering the question how the interplay between (a.) changing processes of family formation and (b.) social policy innovations produces inequality. His research explains why trends in inequality are different across OECD countries.
I am very pleased to announce that I received research funding for a project titled “No Activation without Reconciliation?”. This project will be my main focus in the whole of 2015. From the proposal: This research proposal seeks to complement the strong micro-econometric tradition in evaluating out- comes of active labour market programs (ALMP) with… Continue Reading