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Dr. Pablo Gracia

Assistant Professor (Sociology)
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Dr. Pablo Gracia is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Trinity College Dublin. He obtained a PhD in Sociology at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, while receiving parallel doctoral education and training at the University of Oxford. Dr. Gracia has previously been a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies from the University of Amsterdam and Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. He has been a visiting researcher or guest lecturer at leading institutions in his research fields, including the University of Oxford, New York University, University College London (Institute of Education), University of Antwerp (Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy), National Institute for Demographic Studies in Paris (INED), and the Centre for Demographic Studies in Barcelona (CED-UAB). As a lecturer and researcher, Dr. Gracia's main areas of academic interest include Family Sociology, Social Stratification, Social Demography, Cross-National Research, and Research Design. Dr Gracia has recently received the Provost PhD Project Award (2017), Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund (2018) and Enterprise Ireland Project Grant (2018) to support his research on intergenerational inequalities and child development. His main ongoing projects (including grants and international collaborations) focus on three areas: (1) Socioeconomic inequalities in parenting and child development; (2) Child and adolescent daily activities (i.e., digital activities, educational time, family activities) across different micro-macro contexts; (3) Impacts of the 24/7 economy on family life and child well-being. Dr. Gracia's research has been published at the European Sociological Review, Journal of Marriage of Family, Demographic Research, Social Science Research and Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, among other international peer-reviewed journals.
  ADOLESCENCE   CHILDREN   CROSS-NATIONAL ANALYSIS   EDUCATION   ETHNICITY   FAMILY   GENDER   Life Course   PARENT-CHILD RELATIONS   PARENTING   Quantitative Research   social demography   Social Inequality   Social Policy   Social Stratification/Mobility   Work-family interface
 CHILDTIMES - Inequalities in Children's Activities and Development: A Multi-Method, Longitudinal and Cross-Country Approach
 Social Inequalities, Time Use and Child Development in Ireland: A Longitudinal Approach
 Social Inequalities in Girls' and Boys' Daily Activities and Skills Accumulation in Ireland and Australia
 Parental Conditions, Family Relations, and Work: Implications for Families and Children.
 Family Conditions and Child Outcomes

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Details Date From Date To
American Sociological Association 2010 2012
Dutch/Flemish Association of Sociology 2013 2014
EqualSoc Network of Excellence 2008 2012
European Association of Population 2016 to date
European Consortium for Sociological Research 2012 to date
Global Research Network on Children in the 24/7 Economy (GRNCE) 2017 to date
International Association for Time Use Research 2010 to date
Max Weber Fellows Programme, European University Institute 2015 2017
Population Association of America 2013 to date
RC28 on Social Stratification and Mobility (ISA) 2010 to date
Spanish Sociological Association 2013 2014
Trinity Research in Childhood Centre (TRiCC) 2018 to date
Children's Time Use: Past, Present and Future in, editor(s)Cook, D. , The SAGE Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood Studies, Sage, 2018, [Gracia, P.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Gracia, P. & Garcia-Román, J., Child and Adolescent Developmental Activities and Time Use in Spain: The Gendered Role of Parents' Work Schedules and Education Levels, European Sociological Review, 5, (1), 2018, p518 - 538, Notes: [doi.org/10.1093/esr/jcy023], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gil-Hernandez, C. & Gracia, P., Adolescents' Educational Aspirations and Ethnic Background: The Case of Students of African and Latin American Migrant Origin in Spain, Demographic Research, 2, 2018, p1 - 32, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gracia, P., Ghysels, J., Educational inequalities in parental care time: Cross-national evidence from Belgium, Denmark, Spain, and the United Kingdom, Social Science Research, 63, 2017, p166-180 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gracia, P. & Gil-Hernandez, C., Adolescents' educational aspirations and ethnicity: evidence on children of African and Latin American migrants in Spain. EUI Working Paper Series. MWP/15., 2017, Working Paper, PUBLISHED
Gracia, P. & Garcia-Roman, J, Parents' Nonstandard Work Hours and Children's Time Use in Spain: The Intersection of Parental Work Schedules, Gender, and Education.SSRN Working Paper, 2924016. , 2017, Working Paper, PUBLISHED
Roeters, A., Gracia, P., Child Care Time, Parents" Well-Being, and Gender: Evidence from the American Time Use Survey, Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25, (8), 2016, p2469-2479 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gracia, P., Vázquez-Quesada, L., Van de Werfhorst, H.G., Ethnic penalties? The role of human capital and social origins in labour market outcomes of second-generation Moroccans and Turks in the Netherlands, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 42, (1), 2016, p69-87 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gracia, P., Kalmijn, M., Parents' Family Time and Work Schedules: The Split-Shift Schedule in Spain, Journal of Marriage and Family, 78, (2), 2016, p401-415 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gracia, P., Social Stratification and Parental Care: An Analysis of the Spanish Case, La Caixa Obra Social Foundation, 2016, Report, PUBLISHED
  

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Gracia, P., Does the Spanish work schedule hurt family life, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, München, Population Europe, 2016, Report, PUBLISHED
Gracia, P., Educational inequalities in parents' time with children. , UK-based blog., Inequalities: Research and reflection from both sides of the Atlantic , 2013, Report, PUBLISHED

  

Award Date
Visiting Researcher. Pompeu Fabra University 2018
Visiting Researcher. New York University 2018
Enterprise Ireland Project Grant. Enterprise Ireland/IRC. 2018
Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund. Trinity College Dublin 2018
Provost Award Competition (for PhD Project Supervision). Trinity College Dublin 2017
Visiting Researcher & Lecturer. University College London, Institute of Education 2017
Visiting Researcher. Institut National d'Études Démographiques 2017
Max Weber Fellowship Prize. European University Institute 2015
Visiting Researcher. Autonomous University of Barcelona, Centre for Demographic Studies 2015
Visiting Researcher. University of Antwerp, Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy 2014
ECSR Project Grant. European Consortium for Sociological Research 2014
Aage Sorensen Travel Award. Research Committee 28 on Social Stratification and Mobility (ISA) 2011
Visiting PhD Researcher. University of Oxford 2010/12
Fundacion Alternativas Youth Prize. Alternativas Foundation. 2009
FPU Doctoral Project Scholarship. Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation 2008
Dr. Pablo Gracia's main research areas include family, social stratification, social demography and cross-national research. His main ongoing projects (including grants and international collaborations) focus on three main areas: (1) Socioeconomic inequalities in parenting and child development; (2) Child and adolescent daily activities (i.e., digital activities, educational time, family activities) across different micro-macro contexts; (3) Impacts of the 24/7 economy on family life and child well-being.