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Education

Mariska completed her PhD at Utrecht University in 2014. Her dissertation is entitled 'Gender, Aspirations, and Achievements: Relating Work and Family Aspirations to Occupational Outcomes'. This thesis was part of the High Potential program 'Interdependences between work and family life: an interdisciplinary approach of the work-family interface' of Professor Tanja van der Lippe and Dr Esther Kluwer. Before that, she did the Research Master Sociology and Social Research and the Bachelor Interdisciplinary Social Science.

Research

Mariska's research focusses on a variety of labour market issues. For example, she is interested in the combination of paid work and other life domains, employment of disadvantaged groups such as individuals with a handicap, employment of older workers, etc. Her current research projects reflect these interests. She is further interested in research methods and the opportunities these bring for social science research.

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Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Mariska van der Horst is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

part-time work Social Sciences
Ageism Medicine & Life Sciences
labor market Social Sciences
career Social Sciences
overtime Social Sciences
women's employment Social Sciences
occupational status Social Sciences
pessimism Social Sciences

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Research Output 2012 2020

  • 11 Article
  • 2 Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary
  • 1 Chapter

Extended Working Lives: Feasible and Desirable for All?

Lain, D., van der Horst, M. & Vickerstaff, S., 2020, Current and Emerging Trends in Aging and Work. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, p. 101-119

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Internalised ageism and self-exclusion: Does feeling old and health pessimism make individuals want to retire early?

van der Horst, M., 29 Jul 2019, In : Social Inclusion. 7, 3, p. 27-43 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Ageism
pessimism
Emotions
exclusion
retirement age

Flexible working and unpaid overtime in the UK: The role of gender, parental and occupational status

Chung, H. & van der Horst, M., 26 Nov 2018, In : Social Indicators Research. p. 1-26 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
overtime
occupational status
worker
gender
Appointments and Schedules

Women’s employment patterns after childbirth and the perceived access to and use of flexitime and teleworking

Chung, H. & van der Horst, M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Human Relations. 71, 1, p. 47-72 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
women's employment
working hours
work-life-balance
labor market
Personnel

Activities 2018 2019

GSA 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting

Mariska van der Horst (Participant)
13 Nov 201917 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference

Mariska van der Horst (Participant)
10 Jul 201912 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

14th European Sociological Association Conference

Mariska van der Horst (Participant)
20 Aug 201923 Aug 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

Ageing Bodies and Work - Sandpit meeting

Mariska van der Horst (Organiser)
10 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

Work, Aging and Retirement (Journal)

Mariska van der Horst (Reviewer)
11 Oct 2019

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workPeer reviewAcademic

Press / Media

Trapped in an extending working life

Mariska van der Horst

17/12/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other