Prof. Dr. Bram Lancee

Portrait Foto Prof. Dr. Bram Lancee (Foto: privat)
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Former Staff Member of the Research Unit

Research fields

Ethnic inequality in the labour market | Social Capital | Ethnic Diversity | Attitudes towards Immigrants


See also

Since February 2014

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Utrecht University 

2013  Senior Researcher, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB)

2012 Associate Member, Nuffield College, University of Oxford.

2011 - 2013 Humboldt Research Fellow at Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB)

2010 – 2011 Postdoctoral Researcher int the Department of Institutions, Inequalities, Internationalization, Faculty of Sociology, University of Amsterdam

2006 – 2010 Doctoral candidate, European University Institute, Florence, Italy.

Dissertation: The Economic Returns of Immigrants’ Bonding and Bridging Social Capital’

2002 – 2006 Junior teacher at University of Amsterdam, Department of Communication Science

2005 MSc in Human Geography - International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam.

2002 MA in Social Cultural Sciences - Policy, Communication and Organisation,VU University Amsterdam.

1999  – 2001 Student assistant, Department of Research Methods, VU University Amsterdam

Selected Publications

Bol, T., Lancee, B. and Steijn, S. (2014). Income inequality and gambling. A panel study in the United States (1980-1997). Sociological Spectrum.

Pardos-Prado, Sergi/Lancee, Bram/Sagarzazu, Inaki (2014): "Immigration and Electoral Change in Mainstream Political Space". In: Political Behavior, Vol. 36, No. 4, S. 847-875. (Vorab online publiziert 6. August 2013)
Lancee, Bram/Seibel, Verena (2014): "Does Rural Origin Affect Immigrants' Contact with Natives? A Study of Turks in Six European Countries". In: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 40, No. 9, S. 1331-1351. (Vorab online publiziert 14. November 2013)
Dewilde, Caroline/Lancee, Bram (2013): "Income Inequality and Access to Housing in Europe". In: European Sociological Review, Vol. 29, No. 6, S. 1189-1200. (Vorab online publiziert 23. April 2013)
Lancee,   Bram/Pardos-Prado, Sergi (2013): "Group Conflict Theory in a Longitudinal Perspective. Analyzing the Dynamic Side of Ethnic Competition". In: International Migration Review, Vol. 47, No. 1, S. 106-131.
de Vries, Catherine E./Hakhverdian, Armen/Lancee, Bram (2013): "The Dynamics of Voters' Left/Right Identification. The Role of Economic and Cultural Attitudes". In: Political Science Research and Methods, Vol. 1, No. 2, S. 223-238.
Lancee, Bram/Van de Werfhorst, Herman G. (2012): "Income Inequality and Participation. A Comparison of 24 European Countries". In: Social Science Research, Vol. 41, No. 5, S. 1166-1178.
Lancee,  Bram (2012): Immigrant Performance in the Labour Market. Bonding and Bridging Social Capital. IMISCOE Research Series. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 184 S.
Lancee, Bram/Radl, Jonas (2012): "Social Connectedness and the Transition From Work to Retirement". In: The Journals of Gerontology - Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, Vol. 67, No. 4, S. 481-490.
Lancee, Bram/Hartung, Anne (2012): "Turkish Migrants and Native Germans Compared. The Effects of Inter-Ethnic and Intra-Ethnic Friendships on the Transition from Unemployment to Work". In: International Migration, Vol. 50, No. 1, S. 39-54. (Vorab online publiziert 19. Januar 2012)
Lancee, Bram (2012): "The Economic Returns of Bonding and Bridging Social Capital for Immigrant Men in Germany". In: Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol. 34, No. 4, S. 664-683. (Vorab online publiziert 19. Juli 2011)
Lancee, Bram/Dronkers, Jaap (2011): "Ethnic, Religious and Economic Diversity in Dutch Neighbourhoods. Explaining Quality of Contact with Neighbours, Trust in the Neighbourhood and Inter-ethnic Trust". In: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 37, No. 4, S. 597-618.

Lancee, B. (2010). The economic returns of immigrants’ bonding and bridging social capital. The case of the Netherlands. International Migration Review, 44(1), 202-226. 

Lancee, B. and Ter Hoeven, C. (2010). Self-rated health and sickness-related absence: the modifying role of civic participation. Social Science & Medicine, 70(4), 570-574 .

Lancee, B. and Dronkers, J. (2008). Etnische diversiteit, sociaal vertrouwen in de buurt en contact van allochtonen en autochtonen met de buren. Migrantenstudies, 24(4), 224-249. [Ethnic diversity, social trust in the neighborhood and contact of immigrants and native residents with neighbors.]


GINI Growing Inequalities’ Impacts

Duration: 2010 – 2013
Funding: EU 7th Framework Programme 

Immigrant Performance in the Labour Market.
The Role of Bonding and Bridging Social Capital

Duration: 2011-2013
Funding: Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung 

Portrait Foto Prof. Dr. Bram Lancee (Foto: privat)
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