A Short Bio Note
Dr. Irma Mooi-Reci (Tirana, 1978) is a University Senior Lecturer at the School of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS) at the University of Melbourne in Australia.
Previously she worked as Assistant Professor and Programme Director of the VU-Graduate School of Social Sciences (VU-GSSS) at the VU University in Amsterdam. Irma is a quantitative sociologist with research interests on the intra -and intergenerational dynamics of unemployment, social inequality and quantitative research methodology. She completed her PhD studies on the effects of unemployment (insurance benefits) on workers' re-employment opportunities and subsequent wages in December 2008. The impact of her research has resulted in a large Dutch media attention and a significant university prize, "The Junior Societal Impact Award" for the dissertation with the most societal impact that was written in 2008 at the VU University.
In 2010, Mooi-Reci was awarded a Faculty Fellowship to pursue additional research on unemployment and she visited the Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin-Madison as an Honorary Fellow in 2010, 2011 and 2012. She has worked together with different (international) renowned researchers and has published on a variety of topics on unemployment (insurance benefits), flexible labor markets and life course (sequences) in various books and journals. Over her career Mooi-Reci has taught various courses at undergraduate, graduate and PhD level on both quantitative as well as substantive topics. At the University of Melbourne she will be responsible for three central courses on (i) the implications of changing labour market and social inequality; (ii) comparative social policy and (iii) research designs.
Dr. Irma Mooi-ReciSchool of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS)
The University of Melbourne
Grattan Street, Parkville, VIC 3010
Visiting Address: John Medley (Building 191), Room-528, Level 5, East Tower.
New publication at British Journal of Industrial Relation
Fixed Term Contracts: Short-term Blessings or Long-Term Scars? Please download the article here if you want to read more about this.
Dutch publication attracts attention of the Dutch Senate
The media attention around the Dutch publication on flexible contracts, has led to some critical policy questions in the Dutch Senate. Read more (in Dutch) here