Getting Rid of Fossil Fuels

December 21, 2021
A few weeks ago, Dutch pension giant ABP decided to divest from fossil fuels. But is this actually going to help the climate? DEEPEN team members Natascha van der Zwan […]

New article in Journal of European Social Policy

December 6, 2021
In a new article recently published online by the Journal of European Social Policy, DEEPEN team member Natascha van der Zwan (Leiden University) and Ville-Pekka Sorsa (University of Helsinki) argue […]

Webinar on Sustainable Investing by Pension Funds

November 16, 2021
At the invitation of Netspar, DEEPENproject team member Natascha van der Zwan and colleague Arjen van der Heide recently gave a flash webinar on sustainable investment by Dutch pension funds. Their webinar was part […]

Team Leiden at Dutch Pension Federation Roundtable Event

September 22, 2021
DEEPEN researchers Dr. Natascha van der Zwan and Dr. Philipp Golka, together with junior researcher Aalt-Jan Smits, will present research finding at a Roundtable Event organized by the Monitoring Commission […]

New video highlights the importance of pension sharing on divorce

September 20, 2021
Researchers at the University of Manchester, in collaboration with the Pension Advisory Group and Law for Life/Advice Now, have found that in the UK, men within couples have substantially more […]


August 20, 2021
Karen Anderson, Project Leader for the DEEPEN-project, is the new Chair of the Council for European Studies (CES). Karen, who works as an Associate Professor of Social Policy at University […]

Meet the DEEPEN team: Karen Anderson

August 3, 2021
Karen Anderson is an associate Professor at University College Dublin and a project leader in the DEEPEN team. In this interview, Karen tells us about her role in the project, […]

Meet the DEEPEN team: Juan Fernández

July 28, 2021
Juan Fernández is Associate Professor of Sociology (Profesor Titular) in the Social Science Department at the University Carlos III of Madrid and earned his PhD in Sociology at the University […]

Meet the DEEPEN team: Thomas Mayer

July 19, 2021
Thomas Mayer is a pre-doc teammember for the DEEPEN-project. Thomas holds a double degree (Master of Social Sciences, MSSc) at the University of Linz, Austria and Tampere University, Finland. In […]

Meet the DEEPEN team: Abdelkarim Megaiz

July 14, 2021
Abdelkarim Megaiz studies Public Administration at Leiden University and is a student-assistant for the DEEPEN-project. In this interview, Abdelkarim tells about the kind of work he does, what Public Administration […]