Jonas Radl

Social stratification, family, education and life cycle
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Jonas Radl is an Associate Professor of Sociology and "Ramón y Cajal" Fellow at the Department of Social Sciences of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. He obtained his PhD at the European University Institute in Florence. His research interests include the fields of social stratification and the life course. He is the Principal Investigator of the EFFORT Project, funded by a Starting Grant by the European Research Council, and leads a Research Group at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center related to this interdisciplinary project.

Selected Publications

Salazar, Leire, Héctor Cebolla-Boado & Jonas Radl (2019): “Educational Expectations in the Great Recession: Has the Impact of Family Background Become Stronger?”,Published online on 9 January 2019, Socio-Economic Review. (*).

Henkens, Kène; Harry van Dalen; David Ekerdt; Douglas Hershey; Martin Hyde; Jonas Radl; Hanna van Solinge; Mo Wang; Hannes Zacher (2018): “What We Need to Know about Retirement: Pressing Issues for the Coming Decade”. The Gerontologist, 58(5): 805–812. (*)

Bernardi, Fabrizio & Jonas Radl (2014): “The Long-Term Consequences of Parental Divorce for Children’s Educational Attainment”. Demographic Research, 30(Article 61): 1653–1680.

Radl, Jonas (2013): “Labour Market Exit and Social Stratification in Western Europe: The Effects of Social Class and Gender on the Timing of Retirement”. European Sociological Review, 29(3): 654-668

Radl, Jonas (2012): “Too Old to Work, or Too Young to Retire? The Pervasiveness of Age Norms in Western Europe”. Work, Employment & Society, 26(5): 755–771


“Social Stratification II”