Jean-Michel Bonvin

Jean-Michel Bonvin is Professor of Socioeconomics and Sociology at the University of Geneva (Switzerland). His main fields of expertise include social and labour market policies, with a special focus on the issue of social investment, and theories of justice with a wide expertise of Amartya Sen’s capability approach. He has extensively published on these issues in leading peer-reviewed journals. He is presently project coordinator in the NCCR LIVES project “Overcoming Vulnerability: Life Course Perspectives” funded by the Swiss National Fund and principal investigator and project leader in the Re-INVEST European project “Rebuilding an Inclusive, Value-based Europe of Solidarity and Trust Through Social Investments” (H2020). He was also main investigator and project leader of numerous other collaborative EU research projects, such as SocIEtY “Social Innovation – Empowering the young for the common good” (FP7) or CAPRIGHT “Resources, rights and capabilities: in search of social foundations for Europe” (FP6).

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