Dr Marti Lopez Andreu

Honorary Senior Lecturer

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Research interests


My current areas of interest are focused on:

  • Trajectories and careers (transitions, promotions, etc.)
  • Changes in employment regulation institutions and the impact of neo-liberal policies.
  • Industrial relations, including union practices and emerging forms of protest/collective action at workplace level
  • Precarious work, precarious workers and insecurity in the workplace
  • Life-course analysis
  • Mix-methods designs

Current research projects

"The price of bogus self-employment: Analysing the impact of the individualisation of risks on working lives", BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants 2017-18 Round, May 2018-May 2020, PI.

Previous research projects (selection)

‘The fissuring of the Employment relationship in the Hotel industry’, Director of Labour Market Enforcement (BEIS), 09/2018-12/2018.

“Gender pay-gap as a multidimensional phenomenon. Analysis of the institutional, organisational and cultural barriers” (La brecha salarial como fenómeno multidimensional. Análisis de barreras institucionales, organizacionales y culturales), Recercaixa Program, 15/02/2016-15/02/18. Co-Investigator, PI: Pilar Carrasquer (UAB).

“Lost in transition: Employment insecurity and its effects in younger adult’s life courses in times of austerity in the UK and Spain”, Beatriu de Pinós Fellowhsip (Marie Curie Cofund, contract number 600385), 7th Framework programme, European Commission - Government of Catalonia, October 2015-October, PI.

Labour trajectories in UK and Spain. Analysis of capabilities in transitions using a mixed-method approach (TRANSICAP), Marie Curie Intra European Fellowship, 7th Framework programme, European Commission, ref. FP7-328223, May 2013-May 2015, PI (supervisor: Prof. Jill Rubery)


Research and projects

No current projects are available for public display