Axel van den Berg


Department of Sociology
McGill University
Stephen Leacock Building, room 816
855 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2T7

Tel.: 514-398-6846
E-Mail: axel.vandenberg [at]
Office: Stephen Leacock Building, room 816

Departmental Profile

Axel van den Berg is Professor of Sociology at McGill University. His research interests include labour markets and labour market policy, sociological theory and the relation between economics and sociology. He has done work on the effect of labour market policies on labour flexibility in Sweden and Canada and collaborated in several EU-funded research networks conducting cross-national comparative research on current transformations of the welfare state. His most recent work has focused on the evolution of labour market and social policies and outcomes in Canada and the largest Canadian provinces in comparison with other major advanced countries.

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