Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Dr. h. c. Hans-Peter Blossfeld

Room: F21/00.17a

E-mail: hans-peter.blossfeld(at)uni-bamberg.de
Phone: +49 (0)951/863-3146

Consultation hour: Consultation by appointment.

 

Curriculum Vitae and Recent Publications 

 

Prof., Dr. rer. pol. Dr. h. c. Hans-Peter Blossfeld holds the Chair of Sociology I at the Faculty for Social Sciences, Economics, and Business Administration, Otto Friedrich University, Bamberg, Germany since 2002. In 2012-2017, he was on leave to take over the Chair of Sociology at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

Born in Munich (Germany) in 1954, he studied Sociology, Economics, Social Statistics, and Computer Science at the University of Regensburg, Germany (1976-1980). He received his Doctorate in Economics from the University of Mannheim (Dr. rer. pol., 1984), Germany, and his Habilitation (and Venia Legendi, 1987) in Sociology from the Free University of Berlin, Germany. Hans-Peter Blossfeld started to work as a research scientist at the University of Mannheim, Germany (1980-1984) and then as a senior research scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Education in Berlin, Germany (1984). In the academic year 1988/89, he was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for the Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS) in Wassenaar, the Netherlands. 1989-1992, he held the Chair in Empirical Sociology and Statistics at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy. Afterwards, he moved back to Germany to the Chair in Social Statistics and Sociological Research Methods at the University of Bremen (1992-1998) and then moved to the Chair in Theory and Empirical Analysis of Social Structures and Economic Systems at Bielefeld University (1998-2002).

Blossfeld has published 44 books and over 320 articles on life-course research, social inequality, youth, family, educational sociology, labor market research, demography, social stratification and mobility, modern methods of quantitative social research, and statistical methods for longitudinal data analysis. These have been cited more than 28,800 times (H-Index = 72; I10-Index = 236; see Google Scholar, January 2019).

Blossfeld has taught and held visiting positions at Harvard and Cornell University, the Nuffield College in Oxford, and the University of Southampton, the Universities of Haifa and Tel Aviv, the Karl-Franzens University in Graz and the University of Vienna, the Universidad Complutense in Madrid and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen, the Université de Genève, the Universities of Utrecht, Nijmegen, and Groningen, the Universities of Trento and Torino, the Université de Montréal, and the State University in St. Petersburg.

Over the last 25 years, Blossfeld has directed several large-scale research projects in the social sciences, among them the European Research Council (ERC) funded project “Education as a Lifelong Process. Comparing Educational Trajectories in Modern Societies" (eduLIFE) (2012-2016) (funding: 2.5 Mio. Euro); the “National Educational Panel Study” (NEPS), supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany (2006-2012) (funding: annually about 23 Mio. Euro); the cross-national comparative Globalife project, supported by the Volkswagen Foundation (1999-2006) (funding: 1.5 Mio. Euro); Co-Director (together with Hans-Günther Rossbach, Gabriele Faust and Sabine Weinert) at the DFG Interdisciplinary Research Center on “Educational Processes, Competence Development, and Formation of Educational Decisions in the Early Educational Career” („Bildungsprozesse, Kompetenzentwicklung und Formation von Selektionsentscheidungen im Vor- und Grundschulalter“, BiKS) (2005-2014) (funding: about 8.3 Mio. Euro); and the TransEurope project supported by the European Science Foundation (ESF) (2006-2011) (funding: 1. Mio. DM). Blossfeld has received research funding for numerous projects by the German Research Foundation (DFG), the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the United States, the European Commission in Brussels (DG5 and DG12), the German-Israeli Foundation, the Anglo-German Foundation, via the Descartes Prize of the European Commission, and the European Science Foundation.

Together with Prof. Sabine Weinert, Blossfeld is currently coordinating the DFG Priority Research Programme 1646 (2012-2021) (funding about 1.1 Mio Euro). Since 2012 he is also the director of the project DFG project ‘Determinants of the emergence of gender-specific patterns of competencies and decision making over the educational career in Germany’, which is part of the DFG Priority Programme 1646 (funding about 0.5 Mio Euro). Finally, together with Professor Rolf Becker (University of Bern) he is conducting long-term empirical analyses on the impact of the modernization process on entry into the labor market and job career processes of men and women born 1945-2008.

Currently, Blossfeld is a member of the Editorial Board of the Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft (ZfE) (Journal for Educational Research), the journal Studies of Transition States and Societies (STSS), the journal Društvena istraživanja (Journal for General Social Studies), the Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology (JSSA), and the Portuguese journal Revista Sociologia. In 1990-2012, Blossfeld was Editor-in-Chief of the European Sociological Review (ESR), in 2003-2012, he also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Zeitschrift für Familienforschung (ZfF) (Journal of Family Research), and in 2005-2013, he was Co-Editor of International Sociology (IS). Over a period of more than 15 years, he served on the scientific advisory board of the Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie (KZfSS) and the Zeitschrift für Soziologie (ZfS).

Blossfeld is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina) in Germany, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW) in Berlin, the Bavarian Academy of Sciences (BAW) in Munich, and the European Academy of Sociology, currently in Utrecht. In 2004-2009, he was the Chairman of the European Consortium of Sociological Research (ECSR), and in 2014-2016, he was President of the Society for Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies (SLLS), London.

In 2010, Blossfeld was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Tallinn, Estonia, and in 2012, he received the “Honorary Badge with Ribbon" from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia. In 2012, he was appointed IAB Research Fellow of the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg, Germany, and ROA Fellow by the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) at Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

During his career, Blossfeld has received offers to become (1) the President of the Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences (GESIS) (which was connected with a Research Professorship in Sociology at the University of Mannheim or the University of Cologne, Germany) (in 2008); (2) the Professor of Educational Sciences/School Research, University of Bern, Switzerland (in 2003); (3) the Canadian Research Chair in Social Statistics, Université de Montréal, Canada (in 2002); (4) the Professor (and Chair) in Sociology, University of Vienna, Austria (in 2002); (5) Research Professor and Official Fellow in Sociology at Nuffield College, Oxford University, United Kingdom (in 2001); (6) the Professor of Sociology (Chair in Social Statistics and Sociological Methods) at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA (in 1999); (7) the Director of the Institute for Labour Market and Employment Research („Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung“, IAB), Bundesanstalt für Arbeit, Nuremberg, Germany (in 1996); (8) the Professor and Chair in Social Policy, University of Leipzig, Germany (in 1992); (9) the Associate Professor of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Wuppertal, Germany (in 1989); and (10) the Scientific Director at the Center for Surveys, Methods, and Empirical Analysis (“Zentrum für Umfra­gen, Methoden und Analysen”, ZU­MA), Mann­heim, Germany (in 1989).

 

Publications since 2014

 

1.      Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Social background and children’s cognitive skills. The role of early childhood education and care in a cross-national perspective (together with J. Skopek, N. Kulic & M. Triventi), Annual Review of Sociology, 2019.

Conditions and consequences of unequal educational opportunities in the life course: Results from the cross-national comparative eduLIFE project (together with N. Kulic, J. Skopek, M. Triventi, E. Kilpi-Jakonen, D. Vono de Vilhena & S. Buchholz). Special Issue of the Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 2019, 1: 1-30.

Soziale Ungleichheiten und Bildungsentscheidungen im Lebenslauf: die Perspektive der Bildungssoziologie (together with G. J. Blossfeld & P. N. Blossfeld).  Journal for Educational Research Online (JERO), 2019, 11: 16-30.

Linking the macro to the micro: a multidimensional approach to educational inequalities in four European countries (together with E. Bukodi, F. Eibl, S. Buchholz, S. Marzadro, A. Minello, S. Wahler, R. Erikson & A. Schizzerotto). European Societies, 2018, 20: 26-64 (online first: DOI: 10.1080/14616696.2017.1329934).

Entry of men into the labor market in West Germany and their career mobility (1945-2008). A long-term longitudinal analysis identifying cohort, period, and life-course effects (together with R. Becker). 2017, Journal of Labour Market Research, 2017, 50: 113–130 (online first: , 1-18).

Evidence of Causation—The Contribution of Life Course Research, Part I: Dominant Models of Causal Inference and Their Limitations in Life Course Research. Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 1-20 (2017). ISBN 978-1-118-90077-2.

Evidence of Causation—The Contribution of Life Course Research, Part II: Causation as Generative Process. Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 1-15 (2017). ISBN 978-1-118-90077-2.

From parents to children: the impact of mothers’ and fathers’ educational attainments on those of their sons and daughters in West Germany (together with A. Minello). British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2017, 38: 686-704, (online first: doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2016.1150156).

Введение к проекту «Edulife» (Introduction to a research project “Edulife”) (together with S. Buchholz). ЖУРНАЛ СОЦИОЛОГИИ И СОЦИАЛЬНОЙ АНТРОПОЛОГИИ (The Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology), 2016, 19: 5-14.

ЕОПРАВДАННЫЕ НАДЕЖДЫ? ДОШКОЛЬНОЕ ОБРАЗОВАНИЕ И ВОСПРОИЗВОДСТВО СОЦИАЛЬНОГО НЕРАВЕНСТВА В ЗЕРКАЛЕ МЕЖДИСЦИПЛИНАРНЫХ СРАВНИТЕЛЬНЫХ ИССЛЕДОВАНИЙ (High Expectations? Lessons Learned from a Cross-National and Multidisciplinary Study on the Role of Childcare and Early Education in Social Inequality) (together with N. Kulic, J. Skopek, M. Triventi, J.  Dämmrich & H.-P. Blossfeld. ЖУРНАЛ СОЦИОЛОГИИ И СОЦИАЛЬНОЙ АНТРОПОЛОГИИ (The Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology), 2016, 19: 15-38.

Дифференциация в среднем образовании и неравенство образовательных возможностей: результаты крупномасштабного международного сравнения (Differentiation in secondary education and social inequality in educational opportunities: Results from a large-scale international comparison) (together with M. Triventi, J. Skopek, N. Kulic, P. McMullin & S. Buchholz). In: ЖУРНАЛ СОЦИОЛОГИИ И СОЦИАЛЬНОЙ АНТРОПОЛОГИИ (The Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology), 2016, 19: 54-75.

Гендер и начало трудового пути: Результаты международного сравнительного исследования (Gender and the transition from school to work: Results from an international comparative study) (together with J. Skopek, M. Triventi, Y. Kosyakova &, S. Buchholz). ЖУРНАЛ СОЦИОЛОГИИ И СОЦИАЛЬНОЙ АНТРОПОЛОГИИ (The Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology), 2016, 19: 98-126.

Образование взрослых в контексте жизненного пути: международное сравнение (An International Comparison of Adult Learning from a Life-Course Perspective) (together with E. Kilpi-Jakonen, D. Vono de Vilhena, S. Schührer & H.-P. Blossfeld. ЖУРНАЛ СОЦИОЛОГИИ И СОЦИАЛЬНОЙ АНТРОПОЛОГИИ (The Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology), 2016, 19: 146-161.

Women’s disadvantage in holding supervisory positions. Variations among European countries and the role of horizontal gender segregation (together with J. Dämmrich). Acta Sociologica, 2016, 60: 262–282 (online first: doi.org/10.1177/0001699316675022, 1–21).

Participation in formal adult education and its impact on inequality over the life course in contemporary Russia (together with Y. Kosyakova & J. Dämmrich). World Studies in Education, 2016, 17: 5–26.

Gender and job-related non-formal training: A comparison of 20 countries (together with J. Dämmrich & Y. Kosyakova).  International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 2016, 20: 1-27.

Changes in the division of labor within highly educated German couples when the first child is born (together with A. Dechant).  Journal of Family Research, 2015, 27: 373-396.

Educational expansion and inequalities in educational opportunity: Long-term changes for East and West Germany (together with P. N. Blossfeld & G. J. Blossfeld). European Sociological Review, 2015, 31: 144-160.

Gender inequalities at labor market entry: A comparative view from the eduLIFE project (together with M. Triventi, J. Skopek, Y. Kosyakova, & S. Bucholz). Comparative Social Research, 2015, 31:25-51.

Adult learning and social inequalities: Processes of equalization or cumulative disadvantage? (together with E. Kilpi-Jakonen & D. Vono de Vilhena). International Review of Education, 2015, 61: 529-546.

Horizontal and vertical gender segregation in Russia – Changes upon labor market entry before and after the collapse of the Soviet Regime (together with Y. Kosyakova & D. Kurakin). European Sociological Review, 2015, 31: 573-590.

From mother to daughter: changes in intergenerational educational and occupational mobility in Germany (together with A. Minello). International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2014, 24: 65–84.

 

2.      Books

Event History Analysis with Stata, 2nd Edition (together with G. Rohwer & T. Schneider), Oxford: Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group) (Paperback: 9781138070851 (pub: 2019-04-30); Hardback: 9781138070790 (pub: 2019-04-30)) 2019.

Education as a Lifelong Process: The German National Educational Panel Study (NEPS), 2nd  revised edition (edited together with Hans-Günther Roßbach). Edition ZfE (Book 3), Wiesbaden: Springer VS (part of Springer Nature) (Paperback: ISBN-13: 978-3658231613 or ISBN-10: 3658231610, pub: 2019-04-15), 2019.

Digitale Souveränität und Bildung. Gutachten (together with W. Bos, H.-D. Daniel, B. Hannover, O. Köller, D. Lenzen, N. McElvany, H.-G. Roßbach, T. Seidel, R. Tippelt & L. Wößmann). Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e.V., Münster: Waxmann Verlag. 2018.

Childcare, early education and social inequality. An international perspective (together with N. Kulic, J. Skopek, & M, Triventi).  eduLIFE Lifelong Learning Series, Vol. 4, Cheltenham, UK & Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2017.

ОБРАЗОВАНИЕ КАК НЕПРЕРЫВНЫЙ ПРОЦЕСС В ТЕЧЕНИЕ ЖИЗНИ: СРАВНИТЕЛЬНЫЕ ОБРАЗОВАТЕЛЬНЫЕ ТРАЕКТОРИИ В СОВРЕМЕННЫХ ОБЩЕСТВАХ (Education as a Lifelong Process: Comparing Educational Trajectories in Modern Societies) (edited together with Y. Kosyakova, J. Skopek, D. Kurakin & G. Yastrebov). In: ЖУРНАЛ СОЦИОЛОГИИ И СОЦИАЛЬНОЙ АНТРОПОЛОГИИ (The Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology), Vol. 19, No. 5, 2016.

Models of secondary education and social inequality. An international comparison (together with S. Buchholz, J. Skopek & M. Triventi). eduLIFE Lifelong Learning Series, Vol. 3, Cheltenham, UK & Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2016.

The relevance of population-based longitudinal studies for science and social policies (together with A. Börsch-Supan,  M. Breteler, J. Brüderl, G. Doblhammer-Reiter, W. Hoffman, K. U. Mayer, B.  Rammstedt,  J. Siegrist & G. Wagner). Halle (Saale): Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften Leopoldina. 2016.

Integration durch Bildung. Migration und Flüchtlinge in Deutschland. Gutachten (together with W. Bos, H.-D. Daniel, B. Hannover, O. Köller, D. Lenzen, M., Roßbach, H.-G., T. Seidel, R.  Tippelt, & L. Wößmann). Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e.V., Münster: Waxmann Verlag. 2016.

Methodological issues of longitudinal surveys (edited together with J. von Maurice, M. Bayer & J. Skopek), New York (NY): Springer, 2016.

Wissenschaftliche und gesellschaftspolitische Bedeutung bevölkerungsweiter Längsschnittstudien (together with A. Börsch-Supan,  M. Breteler, J. Brüderl, G. Doblhammer-Reiter, W. Hoffman, K. U. Mayer, B.  Rammstedt,  J. Siegrist & G. Wagner).Halle (Saale): Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften Leopoldina. 2016.

Gender, education and employment: an international comparison of school-to-work transitions (edited together with S. Buchholz, J. Skopek & M. Triventi). eduLIFE Lifelong Learning Series, Vol. 2, Cheltenham (UK) & Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2015.

Bildung. Mehr als Fachlichkeit. Gutachten (together with W. Bos, H.-D. Daniel, B. Hannover, D. Lenzen, M. Prenzel,  H.-G. Roßbach, H.-G., R. Tippelt & L. Wößmann), Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e. V. , Münster: Waxmann Verlag, 2015.

Adult learning in modern societies: An international comparison from a life-course perspective (edited together with E. Kilpi-Jakonen, D. Vono de Vilhena & S. Buchholz). eduLIFE Lifelong Learning Series, Vol. 1, Cheltenham (UK) & Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2014.

Socialisation in early childhood. Biological, psychological, linguistic, sociological and economic perspectives (together with J. Baumert, T.  Cremer, A. D. Friederici, M. Hasselhorn, G. Kempermann, U. Lindenberger, J. Meisel, M.M. Nöthen, B. Röder, F. Rösler, F. Spinath, C. K. Spieß, E. Stern & G. Trommsdorff). Halle: German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, 2014.

Psychische Belastungen und Burnout beim Bildungspersonal. Empfehlungen zur Kompetenz- und Organisationsentwicklung (together with W. Bos, H.-D. Daniel, B. Hannover, D. Lenzen, M. Prenzel, H.-G. Roßbach, H.-G., R. Tippelt, L. Wößmann & D. Kleiber). Gutachten. Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e.V., Münster: Waxmann Verlag 2014.

 

3.      Articles in edited volumes

A sociological perspective on education as a lifelong process (together with Gwendolin J. Blossfeld and Pia N. Blossfeld). In: Rolf Becker (ed.): Research handbook of education, Cheltenham, UK & Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2019 (in print).

Studienfachwahl MINT durch Frauen – Einfluß von Leistung in Mathematik, Lebenszielen und familialem Hintergrund (together with W. Uunk, L. Beier, and A. Minello). In: E. Schlemmer and M. Binder (eds.): MINT oder Care? Eckpunkte einer gendersensiblen Berufsorientierung. Weinheim & Basel: Beltz/Juventa, 2019 (in print).

Горизонтальная и вертикальная гендерная сегрегация в России на этапе выхода на рынок труда в России до и после распада Советского Союза [Horizontal and vertical gender segregation in Russia at the labor market entery in Russia before and after the collapse of the Soviet Union (together with Kosyakova, Y. & D. Kurakin)]. In Karnoy, M., D. Froumin & N. Karmajeva (eds.) Образование и социальная дифференциация [Education and social stratification]. Moscow: HSE. 2018. (ISBN 978-5-7598-1734-5 (Book) and ISBN 978-5-7598-1690-4 (E-book)). Pp. 310-346.

Is there more or less inequality in the age of globalization? Changing social classes in Europe and the US. In: Pepka Boyadijieva, Martin Kanoushev, and Martin J. Ivanov (eds.): Inequalities and social (dis)integration: In search of togetherness, Sofia: Netok. 2018 (ISBN: 978-619-01-0188-8). Pp. 23-34.

Berufseinstieg und Mobilitätsprozesse im Modernisierungsprozess und im Auf und Ab der Arbeitsmarktlage. Eine A-P-K-Analyse von Männern in Westdeutschland (together with R. Becker). In: S. Lessenich (ed.): Geschlossene Gesellschaften. Verhandlungen des 38. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie in Bamberg, 2017 (ISSN: 2367-4504). Pp. 1-11.

Childcare, early education, and social inequality: Perspectives for a cross-national and multidisciplinary study (together with N. Kulic, J. Skopek, and M. Triventi). In: H.-P Blossfeld, N. Kulic, J. Skopek, & M. Triventi (eds.): Childcare, early education and social inequality. An international perspective. eduLIFE Lifelong Learning Series, Vol. 4, Cheltenham, UK & Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2017. Pp. 3-28.

The role of childcare and early education in creating and compensating educational (dis)advantages – Evidence from a multidisciplinary and international project. In: H.-P Blossfeld, N. Kulic, J. Skopek, & M. Triventi (eds.): Childcare, early education and social inequality. An international perspective. eduLIFE Lifelong Learning Series, Vol. 4, Cheltenham, UK & Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2017. Pp. 287-313.

 

Can adult education compensate for early disadvantage? The role of adult education in reducing inequalities for German men and women (together with A. Minello). In: J. Erola & E. Kilpi-Jakonen (eds.): Social inequality across generations. The role of compensation and multiplication in resource accumulation. Cheltenham, UK & Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishing.2017. Pp. 161-180.

The speed of educational expansion and changes in inequality of educational opportunity (together with P. N. Blossfeld & G. J., & Blossfeld). In T. Eckert & B. Gniewosz (eds.), Bildungsgerechtigkeit. Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. 2017. (http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-15003-7_6). Pp. 77–92.

Secondary school systems and inequality of educational opportunity in contemporary societies (together with M. Triventi, N. Kulic & J. Skopek). In: Blossfeld, H.-P., Buchholz, S., Skopek, J., & Triventi, M. (eds.). Models of secondary education and social inequality. An international comparison. Cheltenham, UK & Northhampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishing. 2016. Pp. 3-24.

Varieties of secondary education models and social inequality – Conclusions from a large-scale international comparison (together with M. Triventi, J. Skopek, N. Kulic & S. Buchholz). In: Blossfeld, H.-P., Buchholz, S., Skopek, J., & Triventi, M. (eds.). Models of secondary education and socialiInequality. An international comparison. Cheltenham, UK & Northhampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishing. 2016. Pp. 377-400.

Changes in educational inequality in cross-national perspective (together with P. N. Blossfeld & G. J. Blossfeld). In M. Shanahan, J. Mortimer, & M. Kirkpatrick Johnson (eds.), Handbook of the life course. 2016. (http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-20880-0_10). Pp. 223–247.

The National Educational Panel Study: Milestones of the years 2006 to 2015 (together with J. von Maurice & H.-G. Roßbach. In H.-P. Blossfeld, J. von Maurice, M. Bayer, & J. Skopek (eds.), Methodological issues of longitudinal surveys. Wiesbaden: Springer, 2016. Fachmedien Wiesbaden. (http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-11994-2_1 ). Pp. 3–18.

RemoteNEPS—An innovative research environment (together with J. Skopek & J., Koberg). In H.-P. Blossfeld, J. von Maurice, M. Bayer, & J. Skopek (eds.), Methodological issues of longitudinal surveys. Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. 2016. (http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-11994-2_34). Pp. 611–626.

Life course and event history analysis (together with G. J.  Blossfeld). In: J. D. Wright (ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Second edition, Vol. 14, Oxford: Elsevier. 2015. Pp. 51-58.

Persisting barriers: Changes in educational opportunities in thirteen countries (together with Y. Shavit). In: Arum, R., I. R. Beattle & K. Ford (eds.): The structure of schooling. Readings in the sociology of education. 3rd edition, Sage: Thousand Oaks et al. 2015. Pp. 274-287.

Gender differences at labor market entry: The effect of changing educational pathways and institutional structures (together with S. Buchholz, J. Dämmrich, E. Kilpi-Jakopnen, Y. Kosyakova, J. Skopek, M. Triventi, M. & D. Vono de Vilhena. In: Blossfeld, H.-P., S. Buchholz, J. Skopek, and M. Triventi (eds.): Gender, education and employment: an international comparison of school-to-work transitions, eduLIFE Lifelong Learning Series, Vol. 2, 2015, Cheltenham (UK): Edward Elgar Publishers. Pp. 3-35.

Gender, education and employment: Lessons learned from the comparative perspective (together with J. Skopek, Y. Kosyakova, M. Triventi & S. Buchholz. In: Blossfeld, H.-P., S. Buchholz, J. Skopek, and M. Triventi (eds.): Gender, education and employment: an international comparison of school-to-work transitions, eduLIFE Lifelong Learning Series, Vol. 2, 2015, Cheltenham (UK): Edward Elgar Publishers. Pp. 347-381.

Der Einfluss der Familie auf die Bildungsverläufe der Kinder. Ausgewählte Thesen und Befunde aus der modernen Bildungsforschung. In: Rupp, M., O. Kapella & N. F. Schneider (eds.): Zukunft der Familie. Anforderungen an die Familienpolitik und Familienwissenschaft. Opladen, Berlin & Toronto: Barbara Budrich Verlag. 2014. Pp. 113-129.

Social inequality and mobility (together with S. Buchholz. In: M. Sasaki, E. Zimmermann, J. Goldstone & S. K. Sanderson (eds.): Concise Encyclopedia of Comparative Sociology. 2014. Leiden and Boston: Brill (ISBN 978 90 04 20624 3). Pp. 113-120.

Bildung im Lebenslauf. Ausgewählte Thesen und Befunde aus der modernen Bildungsforschung. In: Güntürkün, O. &J. Hacker (eds.): Geist – Gehirn – Genom – Gesellschaft. Wie wurde ich zu der Person, die ich bin? 2014. Stuttgart: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, Pp. 143-161.

Schulverläufe während der Sekundarstufe (together with M. Zielonka & L. Beier). In: M. Mudiappa & C. Artelt (eds.): BiKS – Ergebnisse aus den Längsschnittstudien. Praxisrelevante Befunde aus dem Primar- und Sekundarschulbereich, Schriften aus der Fakultät Humanwissenschaften der Universität Bamberg, 2014, Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press, Bd. 15. Pp. 119-130.

Event history analysis (together with G. J. Blossfeld. In: Best, H. & Ch. Wolf (eds.): Regression analysis and causal inference, 2014. Los Angeles et al.: Sage. Pp. 359-385.

Stichwort “Lebensverlaufsforschung” (together withz K. Kolb & S. Buchholz). In: G. Endruweit, G. Trommsdorff & N. Burzan (Eds.): Wörterbuch der Soziologie, 3. Auflage, 2014. Konstanz: UVK Verlagsgesellschaft. Pp. 266-269.

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