Dr. Alexander Patzina

Room: F21/00.17 d

E-Mail: alexander.patzina(at)uni-bamberg.de
Phone: +49 (0) 951/863-3145

Biography

Alexander Patzina (https://sites.google.com/view/alexanderpatzina/home) studied geography and economics (B.A.) as well as social economics (M.Sc.) at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg. Afterwards, he was a researcher at the Institute for Employment Research from 2014 to 2022. In spring 2018, he was invited for a research stay at the Centre for Quantitative Social Science at the University College London (UCL) and was Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute of Education at UCL between 2019 and 2022. In 2019, he received his doctorate at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (first advisor: Prof. Dr. Monika Jungbauer-Gans, second advisor: Prof. Dr. Brigitte Schels). Since April 2022 he is an assistant professor ("Akademischer Rat") at the Chair of Sociology, with special emphasis on Social Inequality at the University of Bamberg.

 

Scientific publications

Collischon, M., & Patzina, A. (2022). COVID-19 and Gender Differences in Social Trust: Causal Evidence from the First Wave of the Pandemic. Socius, Vol. 8: 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1177/23780231221117910 

Sandner, M., Patzina, A., Anger, S., Bernhard, S., & Dietrich, H. (2022). The COVID-19 pandemic, well-being, and transitions to post-secondary education. Review of Economics of the Household. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11150-022-09623-9

Patzina, A., Dietrich, H., & Barabasch, A. (2022). Health, personality disorders, work commitment and training to employment transitions. Social Inclusion, Vol. 10: 369-382. https://doi.org/10.17645/si.v10i2.5103

Patzina, A., & Dietrich, H. (2022). The social gradient in COVID-19 vaccination intentions among adolescents. SSM - Population Health, Vol.17 (March 2022). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmph.2022.101054

Bähr, S., Frodermann, C., Kohlruss, J., Patzina, A., Stegmeier, J., & Trappmann, M. (2022). COVID-19, subjective well-being and welfare benefit receipt in Germany. Journal of Social Policy Research, Vol. 68 No.1: 85-117. 10.1515/zsr-2022-0005

Patzina, A. (2022). The increasing educational divide in the life course development of subjective well-being across cohorts. Acta Sociologica, Vol. 65 No.3: 293-312. https://doi.org/10.1177/00016993211055678

Dietrich, H., Patzina, A., Chesters, J., & Reissner, V. (2022). School-to-Work transition and subjective wellbeing in Australia. The British Journal of Sociology, Vol. 73 No.1. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-4446.12895

Ambrosetti, E., Dietrich, H., Kosyakova, Y., & Patzina, A. (2021). The role of pre- and post-arrival mechanisms for health and life satisfaction of refugees in Germany. Frontiers in Sociology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsoc.2021.693518

Dietrich H., Patzina, A., & Lerche, A. (2021). Social inequality in the homeschooling efforts of German high school students during a school closing period. European Societies, Vol. 23 No.sup1: 348-369. https://doi.org/10.1080/14616696.2020.1826556

Patzina, A., & Wydra-Sommagio, G. (2020). The early labor market career of dropouts: signals, human capital formation, and training firms. European Sociological Review, Vol. 36 No.5. https://doi.org/10.1093/esr/jcaa011

Kratz, F., & Patzina, A. (2020). Endogenous selection bias and cumulative inequality over the life course: evidence from educational inequality in subjective well-being. European Sociological Review, Vol. 36 No.3: 333-350. https://doi.org/10.1093/esr/jcaa003 

Dietrich, H., Patzina, A., & Kretschmer, S. (2019). Soziale Herkunft, Lebensverlaufsereignisse und verspätete Bildungsentscheidungen formal Geringqualifizierter. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Vol. 71 No.3: 357-383. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11577-019-00637-3

Kratz, F., Patzina, A., Kleinert, C., & Dietrich, H. (2019). Vocational education and employment: explaining cohort variations in life course patterns. Social Inclusion, Vol. 7 No.3: 224-253. https://doi.org/10.17645/si.v7i3.2045

Working Papers

Patzina, A., Dietrich, H., & Barabasch, A. (2021). Health, Personality Disorders, Work Commitment and Training to Employment Transitions. https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/fhj95/download

Sandner, M., Patzina, A., Anger, S., Bernhard, S., & Dietrich, H. (2021). The COVID-19 pandemic, well-being, and transitions to post-secondary educationhttps://ftp.iza.org/dp14797.pdf 

 

Transfer Publications

Unemployment and the mental health of young people during the second phase of the Covid-19 pandemic in Germany. Together with Hans Dietrich, and Laura Brunner. Link: https://www.iab-forum.de/en/unemployment-and-the-mental-health-of-young-people-during-the-second-phase-of-the-covid-19-pandemic-in-germany/

Abiturjahrgang 2020: Ohne Abiball zum Studium - allein am Bildschirm bricht die Lebenszufriedenheit ein. Together with Silke Anger, Sarah Bernhard, Hans Dietrich, Adrian Lerche, Malte Sandner and Carina Touissant, IAB-Kurzbericht, 19/2021, Nürnberg, 8p. http://doku.iab.de/kurzber/2021/kb2021-19.pdf

Ausbildungsabbrüche und -unterbrechungen im Vergleich: Ohne Abschluss ist der Verdienst geringer und die Dauer der Beschäftigung kürzer. Together with Gabriele Wydra-Somaggio, IAB-Kurzbericht, 18/2021, Nürnberg, 11p. http://doku.iab.de/kurzber/2021/kb2021-18.pdf

Youth unemployment in Germany and the United Kingdom in times of Covid-19. Together with Hans Dietrich, Golo Henseke, Juliane Achatz, Silke Anger and Bernhard Christoph, IAB-Forum. https://www.iab-forum.de/en/youth-unemployment-in-germany-and-the-united-kingdom-in-times-of-covid-19/

Early careers of dropouts from apprenticeship training: https://faculti.net/early-careers-of-dropouts/

Der Abiturjahrgang 2021 in Zeiten von Corona: Zukunftssorgen und psychische Belastungen nehmen zu. Together with Silke Anger, Sarah Bernhard, Hans Dietrich, Adrian Lerche, Malte Sandner and Carina Touissant, IAB-Forum. https://www.iab-forum.de/der-abiturjahrgang-2021-in-zeiten-von-corona-zukunftssorgen-und-psychische-belastungen-nehmen-zu/

Bildungswege nach dem Abitur: Warum die Bildung der Eltern immer noch den Unterschied macht. Together with Antje Drobner, IAB-Forum. https://www.iab-forum.de/bildungswege-nach-dem-abitur-warum-die-bildung-der-eltern-noch-immer-einen-unterschied-macht/

Schulschließungen wegen Corona: Regelmäßiger Kontakt zur Schule kann die schulischen Aktivitäten der Jugendlichen erhöhen. Together with Silke Anger, Sarah Bernhard, Hans Dietrich, Adrian Lerche, Malte Sandner and Carina Touissant, IAB-Forum. https://www.iab-forum.de/schulschliessungen-wegen-corona-regelmassiger-kontakt-zur-schule-kann-die-schulischen-aktivitaten-der-jugendlichen-erhohen/ [English version: https://www.iab-forum.de/en/school-closings-during-the-covid-19-pandemic-findings-from-german-high-school-students/ ]

Aktuelle Studienformen im Vergleich: Ein duales Studium begünstigt den Berufseinstieg. Together with Kerstin Ostermann, IAB-Kurzbericht, 25/2019, Nürnberg, 10p. http://doku.iab.de/kurzber/2019/kb2519.pdf

Bogus self-employment in Germany. Also a question of definition. Together with Hans Dietrich, IAB-Forum. http://www.iab.de/389/section.aspx/Publikation/k180328302

Entwicklung des Bildungsniveaus. In: J. Möller & U. Walwei (Hrsg.), Arbeitsmarkt kompakt. Analysen, Daten, Fakten. Together with Silke Anger, IAB-Bibliothek, 363; 201), Bielefeld: Bertelsmann, S. 92-93. http://www.iab.de/en/publikationen/weitere-publikationen/weitere-publikationen-details.aspx/Publikation/k170427j03

Scheinselbständigkeit in Deutschland: Vor allem Geringqualifizierte und Berufseinsteiger gehören zu den Risikogruppen. Together with Hans Dietrich, IAB-Kurzbericht, 01/2017, Nürnberg, 8p. http://doku.iab.de/kurzber/2017/kb0117.pdf

 

Funding

“The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students' transition from high school to post-secondary education? (Project number 470280514), funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). In cooperation with Dr. Malte Sandner (IAB). Total funding: 104.900 Euro. Project duration Jan. 1, 2022, through Dec. 31, 2022.

„COVID-19 und gesellschaftliche Polarisierung - Vertiefende Analysen zur Entwicklung des Wohlbefindens und Vertrauens vulnerabler Gruppen“. (accepted) Full proposal at Hans-Böckler-Stiftung (HBS). In cooperation with Dr. Matthias Collischon (IAB).Total funding: 174.000 Euro. Planned project duration: 1.1.2023 to 31.12.2024.

 

Ad hoc Reviews

Acta Sociologica, Advances in Life Course Research, British Journal of Social Work, Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, European Societies, European Sociological Review, Frontiers in Public Health, Journal for Educational Research Online, Journal for Labour Market Research, Journal of Adolescent Health, Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Soziale Welt, Zeitschrift für Soziogie