Articles in peer-reviewed journals (last 10 years)

Bernardi, F. and Triventi, M. (2020), “Compensatory advantage in educational transitions. Trivial or substantial? A simulated scenario analysis”, Acta Sociologica, 63, 1: 40-62 

Bernardi, F., Boertien, D. and Geven, K., (2019), “Childhood Family Structure and the Accumulation of Wealth across the Life Course”, Journal of Marriage and Family, 81: 230-247

Boertien, D. and Bernardi, F. (2019), “Same-Sex Parents and Children’s School Progress: An Association That Disappeared over Time”, Demography, 56: 477-501. 

Bernardi, F. and Comolli, C. (2019), “Parental separation and children’s educational attainment: Heterogeneity and rare and common educational outcomes”, Journal of Family Research, 1, 3-26.

Bernardi, F., Hertel, F., Yastrabov, G., (2018), “A U-turn in inequality in college attainment by parental education in the US?”, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 58: 33-43 

Bernardi, F. and Boertien, D. (2017), “Explaining Conflicting Results in Research on the Heterogeneous Effects of Parental Separation on Children’s Educational Attainment According to Social Background”, European Journal of Population, 33, 2: 243-266.

Härkönen, J., Bernardi, F. and Boertien, D. (2017), “Family Dynamics and Child Outcomes: An Overview of Research and Open Questions”, European Journal of Population, 33, 2: 163-184.

Bernardi, F. and Boertien, D. (2017), “Non-intact families and diverging educational destinies: A decomposition analysis for Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States”, Social Science Research, 63, 181-191.

Bernardi, F., Chakhaia, L. and Leopold, L. (2017), “Sing Me a Song With Social Significance”:  The (mis)use of statistical significance testing in European sociological research”, European Sociological Review, 33, 1:1-15.

Bernardi, F. and Boertien, D. (2016), “Understanding Heterogeneity in the Effects of Parental Separation on Educational Attainment in Britain: Do Children from Lower Educational Backgrounds Have Less to Lose?”, European Sociological Review, 32, 6: 807-819.

Comolli, C. and Bernardi, F. (2015), “The causal effect of the great recession on childlessness of white American women”, IZA, Journal of Labour Economics, 4: 21.

Bernardi, F. and Graetz, M. (2015), “Making Up for an Unlucky Month of Birth in School: Causal Evidence on the Compensatory Advantage of Family Background in England”, Sociological Science, 2: 235-251.

Triventi, M., Panichella, N., Ballarino, G., Barone, C. and Bernardi, F. (2015), “Education as a positional good: Implications for social inequalities in educational attainment in Italy”, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 43, 39-52.

Bernardi, F. (2014), “Compensatory Advantage as a Mechanism of Educational Inequality. A Regression Discontinuity Based on Month of Birth”, Sociology of Education, 87, (2), 74-88. Winner of the International Sociological Association Research Committee 28 Significant Scholarship Award for the year 2017

Bernardi, F. and Cebolla-Boado, H. (2014), “Previous school results and social background: Compensation and imperfect information in educational transitions”, European Sociological Review, 30, (2), 207-217. 

Bernardi, F. and Ballarino, G. (2014), “Participation, equality of opportunity and returns to tertiary education in contemporary Europe”, European Societies, 16, (2), 422-442.

Bernardi, F. and Radl, J. (2014), “The long-term consequences of parental divorce for children’s educational attainment”, Demographic Research, 30, 1653-1680.

Bernardi, F. and Cebolla-Boado, H. (2014), “Clase social de origen y rendimiento escolar como predictores de las trayectorias educativas”, Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas, 146, 3-22.

Bernardi, F. (2012), “Unequal transitions: selection bias and the compensatory effect of social background in educational careers”, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 30, (2), 159–174.

Martínez-Pastor, J.I and Bernardi, F. (2011), “La flexibilidad laboral: significados y consecuencias”, Política y Sociedad, 48(2),  381-402.

Bernardi, F. and Martínez-Pastor, J.I (2011), “Female education and marriage dissolution: is it a selection effect?”, European Sociological Review, 26, (6), 693-707. 

Bernardi, F. and Martínez-Pastor, J.I (2011), “Divorce risk factors and their variation over time in Spain”, Demographic Research, 24, 771-800. 

Bernardi, F., Garrido, L. and Miyar, M. (2011), “The recent fast upsurge of immigrants in Spain and their employment patterns and occupational attainment”, International Migration, 49, (1), 148-187. 

Bernardi, F. and Requena, M. (2010), “Inequality in Educational Transitions: the case of post-compulsory education in Spain”, Revista de Educación, numero extraordinario, 93-118

Bernardi, F. and Martínez-Pastor, J.I (2010), “Falling at the bottom: Unskilled jobs at entry in the Labour Market in Spain over time and in a comparative perspective”, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 51 (4) 289-307.

Books

Bernardi, F. and Ballarino, G. (2016) (eds), Education, Occupation and Social Origin. A Comparative Analysis of the Transmission of Socio-Economic Inequalities, Cheltenham and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Escobar, M., Fernández, E. and Bernardi, F. (2010), Análisis de datos con Stata (Data analysis with Stata), Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas, Colección de Cuadernos Metodológicos del CIS, n. 45.

Blossfeld, H.-P., Mills, M. and Bernardi, F. (eds) (2006), Globalization, Uncertainty and Society: Men’s Occupational Careers in Modern Societies, Cheltenham and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Bernardi, F. (2006), Análisis de la historia de acontecimientos (Event history analysis). Madrid, Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas, Colección de Cuadernos Metodológicos del CIS, n. 38.

Bernardi, F. (1999), Donne fra famiglia e carriera. Strategie di coppia e vincoli sociali. Milano: Franco Angeli.

Book chapters

Gil-Hernandez, C., Bernardi, F. and Luijkx, R. (2020), Intergenerational Social Mobility in Spain between 1945 and 2006: Social Fluidity without Educational Equalization?, in R. Breen and W. Mueller (Eds),  Education and Social Mobility in Europe and the United States. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Holtmann, AC and Bernardi, F. (2019), The equalizing effect of schools and its limits, in R. Becker (Ed), Research Handbook on the Sociology of Education, Edward Elgar Cheltenham and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Bernardi, F. (2016), Is education the great equalizer for the chances of social mobility in Spain?, in F. Bernardi and G. Ballarino (Eds), Education, Occupation and Social Origins. A Comparative Analysis of the Transmission of Socio-Economic Inequalities, Cheltenham and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Ballarino, G. and Bernardi, F. (2016), The intergenerational transmission of inequality and education in fourteen countries: a comparison, in F. Bernardi and G. Ballarino (Eds), Education, Occupation and Social Origins. A Comparative Analysis of the Transmission of Socio-Economic Inequalities, Cheltenham and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Ballarino, G., Bernardi, F. and Panichella, N. (2016), Education Systems and Inequality Based on Social Origins: The Impact of School Expansion and Design, in A. Hadjar and C. Gross (Eds.), Education Systems and Inequalities. International comparisons, Bristol: The Policy Press.

Radl, J. and Bernardi, F. (2011), Pathways from work to retirement and old age inequality in Spain, in Blossfeld, H.-P., Bucholz, S. and Kurz, K. (eds), Aging Populations, Globalization And The Labor Market. Comparing Late Working Life and Retirement in Modern Societies, Cheltenham and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, pp. 121-147.