ZiF Research Group

In Search of the Global Labour Market

Actors, Structures and Policies

October 2017 - July 2018

Convenors: Ursula Mense-Petermann (Bielefeld, GER), Thomas Welskopp (Bielefeld, GER), Anna Zaharieva (Bielefeld, GER)
Publications in journals
  • Aspers, Patrik (2018). Comment on 'The Complex Market: Communications of Exchange, Observing Competitors, and Prices' by Pascal Goeke and Evelyn Moser" Sociologica, International Journal for Sociological Debate (1), 101-104.
  • Aspers, Patrik (2018). "Forms of uncertainty: decision, evaluation, valuation, and contest", Theory and Society, 47 (2), 133-149.
  • Clegg, Stuart; Geppert, Mike; Hollinshead, Graham (2018). Politicization and Political Contests in and around Contemporary MNCs- An Introduction'. Human Relations 7(6), 745-765.
  • Freudendal-Pedersen, Malene; Kesselring, Sven (2018). Sharing mobilities. Some propaedeutic considerations. In: Applied Mobilities 3 (1), 1-7. DOI: 10.1080/23800127.2018.1438235.
  • Freudendal-Pedersen, Malene; Kesselring, Sven (2018): Special issue on Sharing mobilities'. In: Applied Mobilities 3 (1).
  • Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick und Richard Hyman (eds.) (2020). Special Issue: Labour Markets across Borders. The Journal of Industrial Relations, 62, 2, 2020
  • Hefeker, Carsten; Neugart, Michael (2019). Policy Coordination Under Model Disagreement and Uncertainty. Open Economies Review.
  • Kesselring, Sven; Armin Himmelrath. (2017). Mobility as a distinctive practice. A conversation between Armin Himmelrath and Sven Kesselring on mobile media work, speed, the communication overflow and socio-technical change. In: Applied Mobilities Vol. 2 (1), 100-105.
  • Mense-Petermann, Ursula: Eastern European Service Contract Workers in the German Meat Industry – A Case Study in Market Making of a Transnational Labour Market, ZiF-Mitteilungen 2|2018, 23-31
  • Ursula Mense-Petermann (ed.) (2020). Special Theme: Theorizing Transnational Labour Markets: Economic-Sociological Approaches. Global Networks: a journal of transnational affairs, 20, 3, 2020
  • Zaharieva, Anna (2018). On the Optimal Diversification of Social Networks in Frictional Labour Markets with Occupational Mismatch. Labour Economics, 50 (special issue on search and matching models), 112-127.
  • Zaharieva, A., & Iftikhar, Z. (2019). General Equilibrium Effects of Immigration in Germany: Search and Matching Approach. Review of Economic Dynamics (31), 245-276.

Submitted working papers and articles under revision
  • Alaverdyan, Sevak; Zaharieva, Anna (2019). Immigration, Social Networks and Occupational Mismatch (Universität Bielefeld Working Papers in Economics and Management, 04-2019). Bielefeld: Bielefeld University, Department of Business Administration and Economics.
  • Kesselring, Sven; Freudendal-Pedersen, Malene; Servou, Eriketti. (in review). What is smart for the future city? - Mobilities and automation. In: Sustainability. Special Issue on Smart Mobility for Future Cities; edited by Hussein Dia (Smart Cities Research Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia).
  • Neugart, Michael; Zaharieva, Anna (2018). Social Networks, Promotions, and the Glass-Ceiling Effect (Universität Bielefeld Working Papers in Economics and Management, 07-2018). Bielefeld: Bielefeld University, Department of Business Administration and Economics.

Books and book chapters
  • Aspers, Patrik; Ahrne, Göran; Brunsson, Nils (2018). The Organization of Markets, In N. Brunsson and M. Juttersström, Market Organization (17-31). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Aspers, Patrik; Darr, Asaf (2018). Organization of Market Places: The Constitution of Trade Fairs in Cutting Edge industries, In N. Brunsson and M. Jutterström, Market Organization (210-220), Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Freudendal-Pedersen, Malene; Kesselring, Sven (eds.) (2018). Exploring networked urban mobilities. Theories, concepts, ideas. 1st. New York, NY: Routledge (Networked urban mobilities series, volume 1).
  • Freudendal-Pedersen, Malene; Sven Kesselring. (2018). Networked Urban Mobilities. In: Freudendal-Pedersen, Malene; Sven Kesselring (eds.). Networked Urban Mobilities - Theories, Concepts, Ideas. Forthcoming.
  • Jensen, Ole B.; Kesselring, Sven; Sheller, Mimi (eds.) (2018). Mobilities and Complexities. London & New York: Routledge.
  • Kjaerulff, Aslak Aamot; Kesselring, Sven; Peters Peter; Hannam, Kevin (ed.) (2018). Envisioning networked urban mobilities. Art, creativity, performance. New York, NY: Routledge (Networked urban mobilities, volume 3).
  • Mense-Petermann, Ursula; Welskopp, Thomas; Zaharieva, Anna (eds.) (2022). In Search of the Global Labour Market. Leiden/NL: Brill.

Conference slides
  • Hyman, Richard (2018). Is forced labour the new normal?, Industrial Relations in Europe Conference (IREC), Plenary Session III, Looking Forward : The Future of Work, Leuven, 10th to 12thSeptember.
  • Hollinshead, Graham & Kesselring, Sven (2018) 'The World is Bumpy; Labour Hierarchy and Global Value Chains in the International Software Development Industry', 30th Annual Conference of the Society for Advancement of Social Economics (SASE), Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, 23rd to 25th June.
Interviews and materials