Please consult the Institutional Repository of the University of Basel for a full list of downloadable publications prior to 2019.



Imdorf, C., Ilieva‐trichkova, P., Stoilova, R., Boyadjieva, P., & Gerganov, A. (2022). Regional and Ethnic Disparities of School‐to‐Work Transitions in Bulgaria. Education Sciences, 12(4), [233].

Leemann, R. J., Brändli, A. P., & Imdorf, C. (2022). Access to Baccalaureate School in Switzerland: Regional Variance of Institutional Conditions and Its Consequences for Educational Inequalities. Education Sciences, 12(3), [213].

Basler, A., Kriesi, I., & Imdorf, C. (2021). The development of gendered occupational aspirations across adolescence: examining the role of different types of upper-secondary education. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 12(2), 173-199.

Michelsen, S., Høst, H., Leemann, R. J., & Imdorf, C. (2021). Training agencies as intermediary organisations in apprentice training in Norway and Switzerland: general purpose or niche production tools? Journal of Vocational Education & Training.

Bertogg, A., Imdorf, C., Hyggen, C., Parsanoglou, D., & Stoilova, R. (2020). Gender Discrimination in the Hiring of Skilled Professionals in Two Male-Dominated Occupational Fields: A Factorial Survey Experiment with Real-World Vacancies and Recruiters in Four European Countries. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und

Sozialpsychologie, 72, 261-289.

Esposito, R. S., Leemann, R. J., & Imdorf, C. (2019). Establishment of a School-Based Pathway to Universities of Applied Sciences in Switzerland. Conventions of Higher Education Access in Vocational and General Education. Swiss Journal of Sociology, 45(3), 337 - 358.,

Heiniger, M., & Imdorf, C. (2018). The role of vocational education in the transmission of gender segregation from education to employment: Switzerland and Bulgaria compared. Journal for Labour Market Research, 52(1), [15].

Imdorf, C. (2018). Enno Aljets, Der Aufstieg der Empirischen Bildungsforschung. Ein Beitrag zur institutionalistischen Wissenschaftssoziologie. Wiesbaden: Springer VS 2015, 350 S., br., 49,99 €. Soziologische Revue, 41(1).

Shi, L. P., Imdorf, C., Samuel, R., & Sacchi, S. (2018). How unemployment scarring affects skilled young workers: evidence from a factorial survey of Swiss recruiters. Journal for Labour Market Research, 52(1), [7].

Imdorf, C., Koomen, M., Murdoch, J., & Guegnard, C. (2017). Do vocational pathways improve higher education access for women and men from less privileged social backgrounds? A comparison of vocational tracks to higher Education in France and Switzerland. Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia, 58(2), 283-314.


Imdorf, C., Leemann, R. J., & Gonon, P. (Hrsg.) (2019). Bildung und Konventionen: Die „Economie des conventions“ in der Bildungsforschung. (Soziologie der Konventionen). Springer VS Wiesbaden.

Leemann, R. J., Imdorf, C., Powell, J. J. W., & Sertl, M. (2016). Die Organisation von Bildung: Soziologische Analysen zu Schule, Berufsbildung, Hochschule und Weiterbildung. (Bildungssoziologische Beiträge). Beltz Juventa.

Imdorf, C. (Hrsg.), Hegna, K., & Reisel, L. (2015). Gender Segregation in Vocational Education. (Comparative Social Research; Band 31). Emerald Publishing Limited.


Leemann, R. J., Esposito, R. S., & Imdorf, C. (2022). Governance mechanisms in the institutionalisation of upper secondary education in Switzerland: Insights from the policy debates on the status of VET and general education. in R. Bürgi, & P. Gonon (Hrsg.), Governance Revisited: Challenges and Opportunities for VET (S. 243-271). (Studies in Vocational and Continuing Education ). Peter Lang.

Leemann, R. J., Brändli, A. P., Imdorf, C., & Hafner, S. (2022). Lehramtsstudierende in der Schweiz: Zur Bedeutung der Zugangswege Gymnasium, Fachmittelschule und berufliche Grundbildung in Geschlechterperspektive. in Geschlecht, Bildung, Profession: Ungleichheiten im pädagogischen Berufsfeld (S. 190-217). Verlag Barbara Budrich.

Imdorf, C. (2020). Bildungspolitik. in J-M. Bonvin, P. Maeder, C. Knöpfel, V. Hugentobler, & U. Tecklenburg (Hrsg.), Wörterbuch der Schweizer Sozialpolitik (Dictionnaire de politique sociale suisse) (S. 112-114). Seismo.

Leemann, R. J., Esposito, R. S., & Imdorf, C. (2020). On the Dominance of the Apprenticeship-System in Switzerland: Insights into Governance Mechanisms in the Institutionalisation of Upper-Secondary-Education. in C. Nägele, B. E. Stalder, & N. Kersh (Hrsg.), Trends in Vocational Education and Training Research, Vol. III. : Proceedings of the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Vocational Education and Training Network (VETNET) (S. 186-193)

Helbling, L. A., Sacchi, S., & Imdorf, C. (2019). Comparing long-term scarring effects of unemployment across countries: The impact of graduating during an economic downturn. in Negotiating Early Job Insecurity: Well-being, Scarring and Resilience of European Youth (S. 68-89). Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd..

Imdorf, C., Leemann, R. J., Esposito, R. S., & Hafner, S. (2019). Die Fachmittelschule als «Mädchenschule»!? Eine Bildungsinstitution der Sekundarstufe II zwischen Reproduktion und Transformation der geschlechtertypischen Berufswahl. . in E. Makarova (Hrsg.), Gendersensible Berufsorientierung und Berufswahl. Beiträge aus Forschung und Praxis. Hep Verlag.

Imdorf, C., Shi, L. P., Sacchi, S., Samuel, R., Hyggen, C., Stoilova, R., Gabriela, Y., Boyadjieva, P., Ilieva‐Trichkova, P., Parsanoglou, D., & Yfanti, A. (2019). Scars of early job insecurity across Europe: Insights from a multi-country employer study. in Youth Unemployment and Job Insecurity in Europe: Problems, Risk Factors and Policies (S. 93-116). Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd..

Imdorf, C. (2019). Sélection, discrimination et reproduction sociale par les entreprises formatrices. in L. Bonoli, J-L. Berger, & N. Lamamra (Hrsg.), Enjeux de la formation professionnelle en Suisse: Le «modèle» suisse sous la loupe (S. 181-198). Seismo.

Kriesi, I., & Imdorf, C. (2019). Gender segregation in education. in R. Becker (Hrsg.), Research Handbook on the Sociology of Education (S. 193-212). (Research Handbooks in Sociology series). Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd..

Leemann, R. J., & Imdorf, C. (2019). Das Potenzial der Soziologie der Konventionen für die Bildungsforschung. in Bildung und Konventionen (S. 3-45). VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften | GWV Fachverlage GmbH, Wiesbaden.