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Molina Oscar

Oscar Molina is lecturer at the Department of Sociology and researcher at Centre d’Estudis QUIT / Institute for Labour Studies, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He holds a degree in Economics at Pompeu Fabra University 1998. He obtained his PhD in Social and Political Science at the European University Institute (EUI-Florence), in 2004. His dissertation studied the changes in collective bargaining systems of Italy and Spain since the early 1980s. After working as research assistant at the Robert Schuman Centre, he has been Government of Ireland post-doctoral researcher at the Industrial Relations and Human Resources Group, University College Dublin (2005-2007) and Junior ICREA Researcher at QUIT, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. He has taught courses on globalization and industrial relations, industrial relations in Europe and sociology of work.

Recent Publications (2011-2014)

Martin, A. and Molina, O. (forthcoming 2014) Por qué los afiliados sindicales tienen actitudes menos restrictivas hacia la inmigración?, Revista Migraciones Internacionales, nº 26

Molina, O. (forthcoming 2014) Self-regulation and the State in Industrial Relations in Southern Europe: Back to the Future?, European Journal of Industrial Relations

Molina, O. And López-Roldan, P. (forthcoming 2014) Occupational Growth and Non-Standard Employment in the Spanish Service Sector: From Upgrading to Polarization, in Werner Eichhorst and Paul Marx (eds.), Non-standard employment in a comparative perspective, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar

Molina, O.; Godino, A. (2013) Economic Reforms and the Labor Market: Zapatero’s Endless Period in the Wilderness, in Field, B. And Botti, A. (eds.) Politics and Society in Contemporary Spain: From Zapatero to Rajoy, London: Palgrave Macmillan

Prat, M. and Molina, O. (2013) State Corporatism and Democratic Industrial Relations in Spain: A Reappraisal, Labour History, DOI: 10.1080/0023656X.2013.852823

Molina, O. and Miguelez, F. (2013) From Negotiation to Imposition: Social Dialogue in Austerity Times in Spain, Governance and Tripartism Departament, WP n. 51, Geneva: International Labour Organization

Molina, O.; Godino, A. (2013) Riforme economiche e mercato del lavoro: la fase interminabile di Zapatero nel deserto, in Botti,A. and Field, B. (eds.) La Spagna di Rajoy, Bologna: IL Mulino

Madsen, P; Molina, O.; Moller, J.; Lozano, M. (2013) Labour Market Transitions of Young Workers in Nordic and Southern European Countries: The Role of Flexicurity, Transfer. European Review of Labour and Research, 19(3)

Martin, A.; Molina, O.; Meardi, G. (2013) Incertidumbre Socioeconómica y Actitudes hacia la Inmigración en Europa, Cuadernos de Relaciones Laborales, 31(1), pp. 167-194

Miguélez, F; Alòs, R.; López-Roldán, P.; Martín, A.; Molina, O.; Moreno, S. (2012) Immigrant Career Paths and Social Structure. The Case of Spain, Cambio. Rivista sulle trasformazioni sociali, II, 3, 63-77.

Miguélez, F.; Martín, A.; de Alós-Moner, R.; Esteban, F.; López-Roldán, P.; Molina, O.; Moreno, S. (2012) Trayectorias laborales de los inmigrantes en España. Barcelona: Obra Social "la Caixa".

Martín, A.; López, P.; Molina, O; Moreno, S.; Esteban, F.O.(2011) Trayectorias laborales y asimilación ocupacional de la inmigración, Sociología del Trabajo, Nº 72, pp. 41-62.

Molina, O. (2011) Policy Concertation, Trade Unions and the Transformation of the Spanish Welfare State, en Guillén, A.M.; León, M. (eds.) The Spanish Welfare State in European Context, Ashgate: Farnham, pp.77-96

Molina, O. (2011)  La Regolazione della Flessicurezza e il suo Impatto sul Mercato del Lavoro a Livello Regionale. Il Caso della Catalogna, in Leonardi, L. (ed.)  Flessicurezza/Flexiseguridad: contesti nazionali e locali a confronto in Italia e Spagna, Firenze: Firenze University Press, pp. 75-94

Molina, O.; Rhodes, M. (2011) Spain: From Tripartite to Bipartite Pacts, en S. Avdagic, M. Rhodes, and J.Visser (eds.) Social Pacts in Europe. Emergence, Evolution, and Institutonalization. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 174-202.

Martin,A. and Molina, O. (2011) Crisis, economic uncertainty and union members' attitudes towards immigration in Europe, Transfer – European Review of Labour and Research, 17(4), pp. 453-469

Martin, A.; López, P.; Molina, O.; Moreno, S.; Esteban, F.O. (2011) Movilidad ascendente de la inmigración en España: ¿asimilación o segmentación ocupacional?, PAPERS Revista de Sociologia, 96 (4), pp. 1311-1338.

Leonardi, L.; Martin, A.; Molina, O.; Calenda, D. (2011) ¿Es exportable la flexiguridad? Un estudio comparado de Italia y España, Cuadernos de Relaciones Laborales, 29(2), pp. 417-443

Godino, A.; Molina, O. (2011) Failed Remedies and Implications of the Economic Crisis in Spain, Observatorie Social Européen RP n.6, http://www.ose.be/files/publication/OSEPaperSeries/Godino_Molina_2011_OSEResearchPaper6.pdf