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Huybrechts Benjamin

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Main Referenced Co-authors
Dufays, Frédéric  (12)
Nicholls, Alex (8)
Soetens, Aurélie  (8)
Xhauflair, Virginie  (5)
Defourny, Jacques  (4)
Main Referenced Keywords
commerce équitable (22); social enterprise (21); fair trade (16); entreprise sociale (15); cooperative (10);
Main Referenced Unit & Research Centers
CES - Centre d'Économie Sociale - ULiège [BE] (73)
Laboratoire d'Etudes sur les Nouvelles Technologies de l'Information, la Communication, l'Innovation et le Changement - LENTIC (1)
Main Referenced Disciplines
Social economics (72)
General management, entrepreneurship & organizational theory (53)
Strategy & innovation (6)
Finance (1)
Political science, public administration & international relations (1)

Publications (total 83)

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Huybrechts, B., & Nicholls, A. (2012). Social Entrepreneurship: Definitions, Drivers and Challenges. In C. K. Volkmann, K. O. Tokarski, ... K. Ernst (Eds.), Social Entrepreneurship and Social Business: An Introduction and Discussion With Case Studies (pp. 31-48). Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer-Gabler. https://hdl.handle.net/2268/99644

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Dufays, F., & Huybrechts, B. (2014). Connecting the dots for social value: A review on social networks and social entrepreneurship. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 5 (2), 214-237. doi:10.1080/19420676.2014.918052 https://hdl.handle.net/2268/156132

Savarese, C., Huybrechts, B., & Hudon, M. (In press). The influence of interorganizational collaboration on logic conciliation and tensions within hybrid organizations: insights from social enterprise-corporate collaborations. Journal of Business Ethics. doi:10.1007/s10551-020-04557-7
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Huybrechts, B., & Nicholls, A. (2021). Le rôle de la certification dans le développement de collaborations entre acteurs aux logiques partiellement distinctes : le cas du commerce équitable. Management International, 25 (2), 141-158.
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Huybrechts, B., Haugh, H., Rijpens, J., & Soetens, A. (2020). Building Legitimacy for Hybrid Organisations. In D. Billis & C. Rochester, The Handbook of Hybrid Organisations (pp. 407-422). Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar.
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Huybrechts, B., Fabbri, J., & Furnari, S. (2020). Cross-pollinating in the beehive: embracing hybridity at a social entrepreneurship coworking space. Academy of Management Proceedings.
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Huybrechts, B., Nelson, D., Nelson, T., Dufays, F., & O'Shea, N. (2020). Staying out while fitting in: the paradox of collectively quantifying alternative organizations [Paper presentation]. EGOS Annual Colloquium.

Bauwens, T., Huybrechts, B., & Dufays, F. (2020). Understanding the diverse scaling strategies of social enterprises as hybrid organizations: the case of renewable energy cooperatives. Organization and Environment, 33 (2), 195-219. doi:10.1177/1086026619837126
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Dufays, F., O'Shea, N., Huybrechts, B., & Nelson, T. (2020). Resisting colonisation: Worker cooperatives’ conceptualisation and behaviour in a Habermasian perspective. Work, Employment and Society, 34 (6), 965–984. doi:10.1177/0950017019895936
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Huybrechts, B., Dufays, F., & Bauwens, T. (2019). Debate: How social enterprises can help rethink business growth. The Conversation.

Huybrechts, B., & Haugh, H. (July 2018). The Roles of Networks in Institutionalizing New Hybrid Organizational Forms: Insights from the European Renewable Energy Cooperative Network. Organization Studies, 39 (8), 1085-1108. doi:10.1177/0170840617717097
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Huybrechts, B., Pichault, F., & Xhauflair, V. (2018). De l’artiste plasticien au chauffeur Uber, réinventer l’accompagnement des travailleurs autonomes. The Conversation.

Soetens, A., & Huybrechts, B. (22 March 2018). Resisting the tide: The roles of organizational ideology in sustaining distinctive self-management practices [Paper presentation]. 7th LAEMOS Colloquium, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Xhauflair, V., Huybrechts, B., & Pichault, F. (2018). How can new players establish themselves in highly institutionalized labour markets? A Belgian case study in the area of project-based work. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 56 (2), 370-394. doi:10.1111/bjir.12281
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Aliaga Isla, R., & Huybrechts, B. (2018). From “Push Out” to “Pull In Together": An Analysis of Social Entrepreneurship Definitions in the Academic Field. Journal of Cleaner Production, 205 (1), 645-660. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.09.133
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Huybrechts, B., Creupelandt, D., & Vansintjan, D. (2018). Networking Renewable Energy Cooperatives – the experience of the European Federation REScoop.eu. In L. Holstenkamp & J. Radtke, Handbuch Energiewende und Partizipation (pp. 847-858). Springer.
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Soetens, A., & Huybrechts, B. (01 December 2017). Resisting throughout the decades: the roles of ideology in sustaining workers’ participation in a self-managed co-operative [Paper presentation]. VI Conférence de Recherche Internationale sur l'Economie Sociale et Solidaire – CIRIEC, Manaus, Brazil.

Soetens, A., & Huybrechts, B. (19 September 2017). Decades of self-management: A story of distinctiveness and ideology [Paper presentation]. EqualDiv@work meeting, Heerlen, Netherlands.

Soetens, A., & Huybrechts, B. (07 July 2017). Creating and sustaining a radically distinctive organizational ideology: institutional nonconformity in a self-managed workers’ cooperative [Paper presentation]. 33rd EGOS Colloquium, Copenhague, Denmark.

Soetens, A., & Huybrechts, B. (04 July 2017). Institutional distinctiveness: Creating and sustaining a radically distinctive organizational ideology [Paper presentation]. 6th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

Hudon, M., & Huybrechts, B. (May 2017). From distant neighbours to bedmates: Exploring the synergies between the social economy and sustainable development. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 88 (2), 141-154. doi:10.1111/apce.12170
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Nicholls, A., & Huybrechts, B. (2017). Fair Trade and Co-operatives. In J. Michie, J. Blassi, ... C. Borzaga (Eds.), The Handbook of Co-operative and Mutual Businesses (pp. 470-479). Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
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Dufays, F., & Huybrechts, B. (2017). Entrepreneurial teams in social entrepreneurship: When team heterogeneity facilitates organizational hybridity. In C. Ben-Hafaïedh & T. Cooney (Eds.), Research handbook on entrepreneurial teams: Theory and practice (pp. 273-287). Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar.
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Giovannini, M., & Huybrechts, B. (2017). How inclusive is inclusive recycling? Recyclers’ perspectives on a cross-sector partnership in Santiago de Chile. Local Environment, 22 (12), 1497-1509. doi:10.1080/13549839.2017.1363727
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Huybrechts, B., Nicholls, A., & Edinger, K. (2017). Sacred Alliance or Pact with the Devil? How and Why Social Enterprises Collaborate with Mainstream Businesses in the Fair Trade Sector. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 29 (7-8), 586-608. doi:10.1080/08985626.2017.1328905
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Soetens, A., & Huybrechts, B. (July 2016). Different together: How cooperative networks contribute to sustaining workers’ participation as an institutional differentiation [Paper presentation]. 32nd EGOS Colloquium, Naples, Italy.

Nicholls, A., & Huybrechts, B. (June 2016). Sustaining Inter-Organizational Relationships across Institutional Logics and Power Asymmetries: the Case of Fair Trade. Journal of Business Ethics, 135 (4), 699-714. doi:10.1007/s10551-014-2495-y
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Soetens, A., & Huybrechts, B. (May 2016). Different together: How cooperative networks contribute to sustaining workers’ participation as an institutional differentiation [Paper presentation]. ICA 2016 Almería International Research Conference, Almería, Spain.

Huybrechts, B. (2016). Social enterprises and their eco-systems: A European mapping report. Updated country report: Belgium. Brussels, Belgium: European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion.

Huybrechts, B. (2016). La empresa social en Bélgica: diversidad de fuentes, modelos y campos. Revista de la Academia, 21, 129-155.
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Dufays, F., & Huybrechts, B. (2016). Where do hybrids come from? Entrepreneurial team heterogeneity as an avenue for the emergence of hybrid organizations. International Small Business Journal, 34 (6), 777-796. doi:10.1177/0266242615585152
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Nelson, T., Nelson, D., Huybrechts, B., Dufays, F., O'Shea, N., & Trasciani, G. (2016). Emergent identity formation and the co-operative: Theory building in relation to alternative organizational forms. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 28 (3-4), 286-309. doi:10.1080/08985626.2016.1155744
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Huybrechts, B. (2015). Social Enterprise in Belgium: A Diversity of Roots, Models and Fields. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/183267.

Huybrechts, B. (2015). Fair Trade and Social Enterprise. In L. Raynolds & E. Bennett (Eds.), The Handbook of Research on Fair Trade (pp. 230-246). London, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar.
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Bauwens, T., & Huybrechts, B. (December 2014). Les coopératives d'énergie renouvelable à la croisée de l'ESS et de la transition énergétique. CLER Infos-Réseau pour la Transition Energétique, 103, p. 12.

Dufays, F., & Huybrechts, B. (20 November 2014). Collective hybrid entrepreneurship: Imprinting heterogeneity of the entrepreneurial team [Paper presentation]. XXVIII RENT research conference, Luxemburg, Luxembourg.

Dufays, F., & Huybrechts, B. (03 July 2014). The emergence of hybrids: Imprinting from the entrepreneurial team heterogeneity [Paper presentation]. 30th EGOS Colloquium, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Xhauflair, V., Huybrechts, B., & Pichault, F. (July 2014). From art to project: the cross-border diffusion of a social innovation on the Belgian labor market [Paper presentation]. 30th EGOS Colloquium.

Huybrechts, B., Mertens de Wilmars, S., & Rijpens, J. (2014). Explaining stakeholder involvement in social enterprise governance through resources and legitimacy. In J. Defourny, L. Hulgard, ... V. Pestoff (Eds.), Social Enterprise and the Third Sector: Changing European Landscapes in a Comparative Perspective. New York, United States - New York: Routledge.
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Dufays, F., & Huybrechts, B. (2014). Connecting the dots for social value: A review on social networks and social entrepreneurship. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 5 (2), 214-237. doi:10.1080/19420676.2014.918052
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Huybrechts, B., & Mertens de Wilmars, S. (2014). The relevance of the cooperative model in the field of renewable energy. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 85 (2), 193-212. doi:10.1111/apce.12038
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Dufays, F., & Huybrechts, B. (02 September 2013). Connecting the dots for social value: A review on social networks and social entrepreneurship [Paper presentation]. 2013 International Social Innovation Research Conference, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Dufays, F., & Huybrechts, B. (02 September 2013). On the way to hybrid organizations? When worlds collide through collective entrepreneurship [Paper presentation]. 2013 International Social Innovation Research Conference, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Dufays, F., & Huybrechts, B. (2013). L'entrepreneur, plus solidaire que solitaire. La Libre Belgique.

Niyungeko, T., & Huybrechts, B. (2013). La gouvernance des coopératives en situation de conflit et de post-conflit. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/167067.

Dufays, F., & Huybrechts, B. (July 2013). On the way to the hybrid organization? When worlds collide through collective entrepreneurship [Paper presentation]. 4th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise, Liège, Belgium.

Xhauflair, V., Huybrechts, B., & Pichault, F. (July 2013). From Art to Project. Diffusing social innovation through blurring professional identities and field boundaries [Paper presentation]. 4th EMES Conference, Liège, Belgium.

Huybrechts, B., & Nicholls, A. (June 2013). The Role of Legitimacy in Social Enterprise-Corporate Collaboration. Social Enterprise Journal, 9 (2), 130-146.
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Pollet, I., & Huybrechts, B. (2013). Trickle-Up in Politics. In I. Pollet & J. Van Ongevalle (Eds.), The Drive to Global Citizenship. Motivating people - Mapping public support - Measuring effects of global education (pp. 115-126). Garant.
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Huybrechts, B. (2013). Social Enterprise, Social Innovation and Alternative Economies: Insights from Fair Trade and Renewable Energy. In H.-M. Zademach & S. Hillebrand (Eds.), Alternative Economies and Spaces. New Perspectives for a Sustainable Economy (pp. 113-130). Bielefeld, Germany: Transcript.
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Rijpens, J., Riutort, S., & Huybrechts, B. (2013). REScoop Action Guide. REScoop.eu.

Rijpens, J., Riutort, S., & Huybrechts, B. (2013). Report on REScoop Business Models. REScoop.eu.

Doherty, B., & Huybrechts, B. (2013). Connecting producers and consumers through fair and sustainable value chains. Social Enterprise Journal, 9 (1), 4-20.
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Huybrechts, B. (2012). L'économie sociale et solidaire. In V. Blanchet & A. Carimentrand (Eds.), Dictionnaire du commerce équitable (pp. 94-102). Paris, France: Quae.
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Huybrechts, B. (2012). Organisation du commerce équitable. In V. Blanchet & A. Carimentrand (Eds.), Dictionnaire du commerce équitable (pp. 186-199). Paris, France: Quae.
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Huybrechts, B. (2012). Fair Trade Organizations and Social Enterprise. Social Innovation through Hybrid Organization Models. New York, United States: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203121917

Campi, S., Grégoire, O., Defourny, J., & Huybrechts, B. (2012). Les entreprises sociales d'insertion : des parties prenantes multiples pour des objectifs multiples ? In L. Gardin, J.-L. Laville, ... M. Nyssens (Eds.), L’insertion par l’économique au prisme de l'entreprise sociale : un bilan international (pp. 72-95). Paris, France: Desclée De Brouwer.
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Huybrechts, B., Nicholls, A., & Mouchamps, H. (2012). Entrepreneuriat social : définitions, ressorts et défis. In E. Bayle & J.-C. Dupuis (Eds.), Management des entreprises de l'économie sociale et solidaire (pp. 89-106). Bruxelles, Belgium: De Boeck Université.
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Huybrechts, B., & Nicholls, A. (2012). Social Entrepreneurship: Definitions, Drivers and Challenges. In C. K. Volkmann, K. O. Tokarski, ... K. Ernst (Eds.), Social Entrepreneurship and Social Business: An Introduction and Discussion With Case Studies (pp. 31-48). Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer-Gabler.
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Huybrechts, B. (07 July 2011). Managing Hybridity: (Inter-)Organizational Strategies in the Fair Trade Field [Paper presentation]. 27th EGOS Colloquium, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Huybrechts, B., & Mertens de Wilmars, S. (July 2011). Renewable Energy Source Cooperatives (REScoops): Assets, Obstacles and Diffusion Strategies [Paper presentation]. 3rd EMES Research Conference on Social Enterprise, Roskilde, Denmark.

Huybrechts, B., & Defourny, J. (2011). Explorando a diversidade do comércio justo na economia social. Ciências Sociais Unisinos, 47 (1), 44-55.
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Huybrechts, B., & Nicholls, A. (13 September 2010). Caught on the Boundary: The Micro-Processes of Social Movement-Corporate Relationships [Paper presentation]. 2nd International Social Innovation Research Conference, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Huybrechts, B. (16 June 2010). Exploring the collaborations between social enterprises and corporations: the case of Fair Trade [Paper presentation]. Research Seminar, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Huybrechts, B., & Reed, D. (April 2010). Introduction: Fair Trade in Different National Contexts. Journal of Business Ethics, 92 (2), 147-150. doi:10.1007/s10551-010-0574-2
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Huybrechts, B. (April 2010). Fair Trade Organizations in Belgium: Unity in Diversity? Journal of Business Ethics, 92 (2), 217-240. doi:10.1007/s10551-010-0580-4
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Huybrechts, B. (13 March 2010). Explaining Organizational Diversity in Fair Trade Social Enterprises [Paper presentation]. Research Seminar, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.

Huybrechts, B. (2010). Explaining Organisational Diversity in Fair Trade Social Enterprises [Doctoral thesis, HEC-Ecole de Gestion de l'Université de Liège]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/71117

Huybrechts, B., & Defourny, J. (2010). Exploring the Diversity of Fair Trade Social Enterprises. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/69664.

Huybrechts, B. (2010). The governance of fair trade social enterprises in Belgium. Social Enterprise Journal, 6 (2), 110-124.
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Huybrechts, B. (2010). Innovation sociale et diversité organisationnelle : le cas du commerce équitable. In F. Degavre, D. Desmette, E. Mangez, M. Nyssens, ... P. Reman (Eds.), Transformations et innovations économiques et sociales en Europe : quelles sorties de crise ? Regards interdisciplinaires (pp. 113-130). Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: Presses Universitaires de Louvain.

Huybrechts, B. (2010). Les organisations de commerce équitable entre solidarité et marché. In M.-F. Turcotte & C. Hervieux (Eds.), Mettre en marché pour une cause : Enjeux commerciaux et impacts du commerce équitable (pp. 53-61). Montréal, Canada: Presses de l'Université du Québec.

Huybrechts, B. (2009). L'importance des coopératives dans le commerce équitable. Leuven, Belgium: Chaire CERA.

Huybrechts, B. (September 2009). Does Social Innovation vary with the Organisational Form? Exploring the Diversity of Fair Trade Social Enterprises in Europe [Paper presentation]. 1st International Social Innovation Research Conference, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Huybrechts, B. (09 July 2008). Fair Trade organizations as examples of social enterprises? Evidence from four European regions [Paper presentation]. ISTR Eighth International Conference and 2nd EMES-ISTR European Conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Huybrechts, B. (26 June 2008). Fair Trade Organisations in Europe: A Significant Field of Social Enterprise? [Paper presentation]. 5th Annual Social Enterprise Research Conference, London, United Kingdom.

Huybrechts, B. (05 June 2008). Le positionnement des organisations de commerce équitable entre l’économique, le social et le politique : essai de typologie et illustrations en Belgique, en France et au Royaume-Uni [Paper presentation]. 3ième Congrès du Réseau International de Recherche sur les Organisations et le Développement Durable, Lyon, France.

Huybrechts, B. (14 May 2008). The evolution of the Fair Trade organisational landscape in France and in Belgium [Paper presentation]. 3rd Fair Trade International Symposium, Montpellier, France.

Huybrechts, B., & Defourny, J. (2008). Are Fair Trade Organizations necessarily Social Enterprises? Social Enterprise Journal, 4 (3), 186-201.
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Becchetti, L., & Huybrechts, B. (2008). The Dynamics of Fair Trade as a Mixed-form Market. Journal of Business Ethics, 81 (4), 733-750. doi:10.1007/s10551-007-9544-8
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Huybrechts, B. (2007). The Governance of Fair Trade Organizations. A Focus on Stakeholders' Representation. HEC Working Paper, 200706/02.

Huybrechts, B. (2007). Fondements et implications de la diversité organisationnelle au sein du commerce équitable. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 78 (2), 195-218. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8292.2007.00332.x
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Huybrechts, B., Mertens de Wilmars, S., & Xhauflair, V. (2006). Les interactions entre l’économie sociale et la responsabilité sociale des entreprises. Illustration à travers la filière du commerce équitable. Revue Internationale de Gestion, 31 (2), p. 65-74.

Huybrechts, B. (2005). L'impact du commerce équitable sur les producteurs. Le cas de coopératives de café et de cacao en Bolivie [Specialised master, ULiège - Université de Liège]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/70946

Huybrechts, B. (2003). Etude de la création du partenariat Oxfam-Wereldwinkels & Covica ; lancement en Belgique d’un vin biologique équitable chilien [Master’s dissertation, UCL - Université Catholique de Louvain]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/70937

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