Agathe Osinski joined the WISD and City4CoEN projects at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) in April 2017 as doctoral researcher focusing on transdisciplinary and participative research for social and ecological transition. Previously, she was working for a public policy consultancy contributing to policy evaluations and other research projects related to food safety and consumer protection. She holds master’s degrees in Comparative Politics (London School of Economics) and Economics (UCLouvain).
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Research assistant at UCLouvain
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Research Areas

Social inequality
Just sustainability
Collaborative economy


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WEF publishes report on the sharing economy

The World Economic Forum (WEF), organiser of the annual Davos meeting, published a white paper on the sharing economy. The report, titled Collaboration in Cities: From Sharing to ‘Sharing Economy’ distinguishes between the myriad of oft-confused concepts and terms: collaborative consumption, the peer-to-peer economy, collaborative economy, gig economy, on-demand economy and crowd economy. It maps […]

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City4coEN – Steering Committee meeting

The Collaborative Cities for Collaborative Entrepreneurs (City4coEN) project held its Steering Committee meeting on Tuesday, 16 January. In the first part of the afternoon, project promoter Tom Dedeurwaerdere introduced the project, outlined the team’s view of the collaborative economy and the work conducted to date.   Researchers Elisabetta Severi and Louise Lambert respectively presented the mapping of […]

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8 March – Debate on the Sharing Economy

In partnership with Full Circle, the Brussels-based Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR) is set to host a debate on the sharing economy on 8 March 2017. Three guest speakers – Juliet Schor (Boston College), Michel Bauwens (P2P Foundation) and Steve Keen (Kingston University London) – will take the floor to discuss the issues that lie behind […]