Ive Marx took degrees in Economics and in Political and Social Sciences.

He is professor at the University of Antwerp and Chair of the Department of Sociology there. At the Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy at Antwerp University, he directs research on minimum income protection and poverty, especially in relation to labour market change and migration.

His main research interest is labour market change in relation to the distribution of income, with a particular focus on poverty. He has published extensively on the issue of in-work poverty and minimum income protection.

He has published books and book chapters with Amsterdam University Press, Oxford University Press, Routledge, Edward Elgar and other publishers. Journal articles have appeared in International Labour Review, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Social Policy, European Journal of Industrial Relations, Journal of Common Market Studies, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Ethical Perspectives, European Journal of Social Security, Journal of European Social Policy, IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, Social Forces among others.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2011.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11905
revised version published as 'Double Jeopardy: How Refugees Fare in One European Labor Market' in: IZA Journal of Development and Migration, 2019, 10 (1) [online]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10665
Forthcoming in Lohmann, H. and I. Marx (eds) Handbook of Research on In-Work Poverty, Edward Elgar
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10638
Lane Kenworthy, Ive Marx
Forthcoming in Lohmann, H. and I. Marx (eds) Handbook of Research on In-Work Poverty, Edward Elgar
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10391
Sarah Kuypers, Ive Marx
Published in Social Indicators Research, December 2016
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10365
Forthcoming in European Journal of Industrial Relations
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9390
published in: Journal of European Social Policy, 2018, 28 (1), 18 - 33
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8717
published in: Carbonnier, C. and N. Morel (eds.), The political economy of household services in Europe, Palgrave MacMillan, 2015
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8154
published in: A. Atkinson and F. Bourguignon (eds.): Handbook of Income Distribution, 2, 2015, 2063-2139
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7414
Ive Marx, Lina Salanauskaite, Gerlinde Verbist
revised version published in: Social Forces, 2016, 95 (1), 1-24
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6510
published in Marx, I. and K. Nelson (eds.), Minimum Income Protection in Flux, Palgrave MacMillan, 2012, pp. 54-80
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6264
revised version published as "The great wake-up call? Social citizenship and minimum income provisions in Europe in times of crisis" in: Journal of Social Policy, 2014, 43 (2), 247-267
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6068
revised version published in: Journal of European Social Policy, 2012, 22 (5) 472– 486
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6067
published in: Journal of Social Policy, 2012, 41 (1) 19-41