Education and occupational attainment

Journal articles

Bellani, Daniela & Ortiz-Gervasi, L (2022)  'Parental Time Preferences and Educational Choices: the Role of Children's Gender and of Social-Origin', Rationality and Society, 34(1): 96-125

Ortiz-Gervasi, L. (2021) ‘The advantage of daughters in hypogamous families: Parental heterogamy and educational outcomes among children of highly educated parents’, European Societies, 23(5): 644-674.

Ortiz-Gervasi, L. (2020) “What Shape Great Expectations? Gender and social-origin effects on expectation of university graduation”, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Vol.69

McGuiness, S. & Ortiz, L. (2016) “Skill gaps in the workplace: measurement, determinants and impacts”, Industrial Relations Journal,  47(2):

Ortiz, L. & Rodriguez-Menés, J. (2016) “The Positional Value of Education and its Effect on General and Technical Fields of Education: Educational Expansion and Occupational Returns to Education in Spain”, co-authored with Jorge Rodriguez, European Sociological Review, Vol.32(2): 216-237.

Barone, C. & Ortiz, L. (2011) “Over-education among European University Graduates: A comparative analysis of its incidence and the importance of higher education differentiation”, Higher Education. Vol.61, No.3, pp. 325-337. DOI: 10.1007/s10734-010-9380-0

Ortiz, L. (2010) “Not the right job, but a secure one: over-education and temporary employment in France, Italy and Spain”, Work, Employment & Society, Vol. 24 (1), pp. 47-64.

Book chapters

“Evaluation of the ISCED-97 for the Spanish system of education”, en Silke L. Schneider (ed.) (2008) The International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED-97). An Evaluation of Content and Criterion Validity in 14 European Countries. Mannheim: Mannheimer Zentrum fúr Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES).


Industrial relations and labour

Journal articles

Pulignano, V., Ortiz, L. & de Franceschi, F. (2015) “Union responses to precarious work: Italy and Spain compared”, European Journal of Industrial Relations.

Cebolla-Boado, H. & Ortiz, L. (2014) “Extra-representational types of political participation and models of trade unionism: a cross-country comparison”, co-authored with Héctor Cebolla (UNED), Socio-Economic Review Vol.12, No.4, pp. 747-778.

Ortiz, L. & Coller, X. (2010) “’Safe enclaves'? American multinationals and Spanish trade unionism’”, Labor History, Vol.51, No.2, pp.139-209.

Royle, T. & Ortiz, L. (2009) “Dominance Effects from Local Competitors: Setting Institutional Parameters for Employment Relations in Multinational Subsidiaries”, British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol.47, No.4, pp. 653-675.

Alós, R., Jodar, P., Martí, J., Martín-Artiles, A. & Ortiz, L. (2009) “Diversity in Trade Union Membership: A Typology Based on the Study of a Spanish Trade Unio”, Industrial Relations Journal Vol.40 (2),  pp.100-121.

Edwards, T., Coller, X., Ortiz, L., Rees, C. & Wortmann, M. (2006) “National Industrial Relations Systems and Cross-border Restructuring: Evidence from a Merger in the Pharmaceuticals Sector”, European Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 12, No.1, pp. 69-87.

Ortiz, L. (2002) “Unions’ Response to Teamwork at FASA-Renault: the resilience of a local system of industrial relations”, European Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol.8, No.3, pp. 277-299.

Ortiz, L. (1999) "Unions' Response to Teamwork: Differences at National and Workplace Level", European Journal of Industrial Relations, Volume 5, Number 1, pp. 49-69.

Ortiz, L. (1998) “Unions’ Reaction to Teamwork: The Case of Opel Spain”, Industrial Relations Journal, Vol.29, No.1, pp. 42-57.


Book chapters

“Institutionalisation of Trade Union Activity: Four Indexes and Their Ability to Explain Cross-National Differences in Strike Rate”, co-authored with Clara Riba, in Sean O’Riain  et al. (eds.) (2015) The Changing Worlds and Workplaces of Capitalism . Palgrave Macmillan, cap.7 (pags.118-143). [ISBN: 978-11-374-2707-6]

“Two Failed Attempts and One Success: The Introduction of Teamwork at SEAT-Volkswagen”, in John Lawler (ed.) (2008) The Global Diffusion of Human Resource Practices: Institutional and Cultural Limits. Bingley: Emerald (Advances in International Management Series Vol. 21), co-authored with Francisco Llorente.

“Modelos de Sindicalismo y Movilización Política: Sur de Europa en Perspectiva Comparada”, in Mariano Torcal (ed.) (2010) Comportamiento Político Comparado de los Ciudadanos Europeos del Siglo XXI. Madrid: Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas. Co-authored with Hector Cebolla, pags. 317-343. [ISBN: 978-84-7476-419-2]

“Gestión de RRHH en el sector privado de servicios”, en González Menéndez y otros (coords.) (2011) Gestión de Recursos Humanos. Contexto y Políticas. Pamplona: Thompson-Civitas, pp.279-303 [ISBN: 978-84-470-3590-8]