Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. Juan J. Fernández, Gema M. García Albacete, and Antonio M. Jaime Castillo & Jonas Radl (forthcoming): “Priming or Learning? The Influence of Pension Policy Information on Individual Preferences in Germany, Spain and the United States”, Journal of European Social Policy. (*)

  3. Birkelund, Gunn Elisabeth, Bram Lancee, Edvard Nergård Larsen, Javier G. Polavieja, Radl, Jonas and Ruta Yemane (2022): “Gender discrimination in hiring. Evidence from a cross-national harmonized field experiment”, European Sociological Review, 38(3), 337–354. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcab043. [Download] (*)

  5. Radl, Jonas & Juan J. Fernández (2022): “Pension policy literacy and retirement expectations. A cross-country survey experiment.”, Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 77(4), 739–749. [Download] (*)

  7. Platt, Lucinda , Javier G. Polavieja & Jonas Radl (2022): “Which integration policies work? The heterogeneous impact of national institutions on immigrants’ labor market attainment in Europe”, International Migration Review, 56(2), 343–375. (*)

  9. Radl, Jonas & Luis Miller (2021): “Conceptual and Methodological Considerations on Effort: An Interdisciplinary Approach”, American Behavioral Scientist, 65(11), 1447–1456. (*)

  11. Apascaritei, Paula, Simona Demel & Jonas Radl (2021): “The Difference Between Saying and Doing: Comparing Subjective and Objective Measures of Effort Among Fifth Graders”, American Behavioral Scientist, 65(11), 1457–1479. (*)

  13. Salazar, Leire, Héctor Cebolla-Boado & Jonas Radl (2020): “Educational Expectations in the Great Recession: Has the Impact of Family Background Become Stronger?”, Socio-Economic Review, 18(2): 465–491. [Download] (*)

  15. Lössbroek, Jelle & Jonas Radl (2019): “Teaching older workers new tricks. Workplace practices and gender training differences in nine European countries”, Ageing & Society, 39(10): 2170-2193. . [Download] (*)

  17. 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. [Download] (*)

  19. Heisig, Jan Paul, Bram Lancee & Jonas Radl (2018): “Ethnic Inequality in Retirement Income: A Comparative Analysis of Immigrant-Native Gaps in Western Europe”, Ageing & Society,  38(10): 1963-1994. doi: [Download] (*) Friends of the WZB Award

  21. Fernández-Reino, Mariña, Jonas Radl & María Ramos (2018): “Employment Outcomes of Ethnic Minorities in Spain: Towards Increasing Economic Incorporation among Immigrants and the Second Generation?”, Social Inclusion, 6(3): 48–63 [open access]. [Download] (*)

  23. Heisig, Jan Paul & Jonas Radl (2017): “Adding Scars to Wrinkles? Long-run Effects of Late-Career Job Loss on Retirement Behavior and Personal Income”, Work, Aging & Retirement, 3(3): 257–272. (*)

  25. Radl, Jonas, Leire SalazarHéctor Cebolla-Boado (2017): “Does Living in a Fatherless Household Compromise Educational Success? A Comparative Study of Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills”, European Journal of Population, 33(2): 217-242 [Open Access], doi: 10.1007/s10680-017-9414-8. (*)

  27. Cebolla-Boado, Héctor, Jonas Radl & Leire Salazar (2017): “Preschool Education as the Great Equalizer? A Cross-Country Study into the Sources of Inequality in Reading Competence”, Acta Sociologica, 60(1): 41–60. (*)

  29. Ebbinghaus, Bernhard & Jonas Radl (2015): “Pushed Out Prematurely? Comparing Objectively Forced Exits and Subjective Assessments of Involuntary Retirement across Europe”, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 41(September): 115–130, doi:10.1016/j.rssm.2015.04.001. (*)

  31. Radl, Jonas & Ralf K. Himmelreicher (2015): “The Influence of Marital Status and Spousal Employment on Retirement Behavior in Germany and Spain”, Research on Aging, 37(4): 361–387.  doi:10.1177/0164027514536403. (*)

  33. Lancee, Bram & Jonas Radl (2014): “Volunteering over the Life Course”, Social Forces, 93(2):  833–862, doi:10.1093/sf/sou090. Download pdf.  (*)

  35. Bernardi, Fabrizio & Jonas Radl (2014): “The Long-Term Consequences of Parental Divorce for Children’s Educational Attainment”. Demographic Research, 30(Article 61): 1653–1680. doi: 10.4054/DemRes.2014.30.61. (*)

  37. Gerber, Theodore P. & Jonas Radl (2014): “Pushed, Pulled, or Blocked? The Elderly and the Labor Market in Post-Soviet Russia”. Social Science Research, 45(May): 152–169. doi: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2013.12.006. (*)

  39. 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): 654–668doi: 10.1093/esr/jcs045. (*)

  41. Radl, Jonas (2013): “Why do women in Spain retire later than men?” [“¿Por qué las mujeres en España se jubilan más tarde que los hombres?”]. Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas, 142: 109–122. doi:10.5477/cis/reis.142.133. (*)

  43. 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, doi: 10.1177/0950017012451644. (*)

  45. Lancee, Bram & Jonas Radl (2012): “Social Connectedness and the Transition from Work to Retirement”. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences,  67(4), 481–490 doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbs049 . download pdf (*)

  47. Albertini, Marco & Jonas Radl (2012): “Intergenerational Transfers and Social Class: Inter-vivos Transfers as Means of Status Reproduction?”. Acta Sociologica, 55(2), 107–123. doi:10.1177/0001699311431596. download draft version (*)

  49. Radl, Jonas (2007): “Individuelle Determinanten des Renteneintrittsalters – Eine empirische Analyse von Übergängen in den Ruhestand”, Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 36(1), 43–64. download pdf (*)

(*) Journal listed in Clarivate Journal Citations Report (Web of Science).


Other Journal Articles

  • Radl, Jonas (2010): “Salida del mercado de trabajo y estratificación social. Los determinantes de la edad de jubilación en España”. Panorama Social, 11, 163–180. download pdf
  • Radl, Jonas (2006): “Pfade in den Ruhestand und die Heterogenität des Renteneintrittsalters – Eine Analyse auf Datenbasis des Scientific Use Files Versichertenrentenzugang 2004 des Forschungsdatenzentrums der Rentenversicherung”,Deutsche Rentenversicherung, 9-10/2006, 641–660. download pdf



Book Chapters

  • Kröger, Lea, Alberto Palacios-Abad & Jonas Radl (forthcoming):  “Non-cognitive Skills and Intergenerational Inequality: Reviewing the Power of Personality”. In:  Jil Blanden, Jani Erola, Elina Kilpi-Jakonen, Lindsey Macmillan (Eds.). Research Handbook on Intergenerational Inequality. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Radl, Jonas (2008): “Zwischen Frühverrentung und Regelaltersrente: Die Sozialstruktur des Rentenzugangs”. In: Karl Siegbert Rehberg (eds.): Die Natur der Gesellschaft. Verhandlungen des 33. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie in Kassel. CD-ROM. Opladen: Campus, 5022–5036. download pdf


Other Publications

  • Radl, Jonas (2007): “Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Sandra Buchholz, and Dirk Hofäcker (eds.), Globalization, Uncertainty and Late Careers in Society. Abingdon: Routledge, 2006, 383 pp” (Book Review), Sociologica, 1, 3/2007. download pdf


Dissemination/in the media

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