Emilio J Castilla

Associate Professor of Management

Biography | Selected Publications

Social Networks and Employment. Sociological Compass (2013)

Gender, Race, and the New (Merit-based) Employment Relationship. Industrial Relations (2012)

Bringing Managers Back In: Managerial Influences on Workplace Inequality. American Sociological Review  (2011)

“Mérito y Discriminación dentro de las Organizaciones: Diferencias enla Evaluación y Retribución de Empleados/as según Género y Origen Étnico.” Emilio J. Castilla. RevistaEspañola de Investigaciones Sociológicas 129: 61-105. Winner of the 2010 Best ArticlePublished in Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas Award (Centro deInvestigaciones Sociológicas, Madrid, Spain).

"The Paradox of Meritocracy in Organizations." Emilio J. Castilla and Steve Benard. Administrative Science Quarterly 55 (4): 543-576. [Winner of the 2010 Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior Award, presented by the OB Division of the Academy of Management].

"Gender, Race, and Meritocracy in Organizational Careers." Emilio J. Castilla. American Journal of Sociology 113 (6): 1479-1526. (2008)

Dynamic Analysis in the Social Sciences. Academic Press & Elsevier (2007)

"Social Capital at Work: Networks and Employment at a Phone Center." Roberto M. Fernández, Emilio J. Castilla and Paul Moore. American Journal of Sociology 105 (5): 1288-1356. [Winner of the 2001 W. Richard Scott Award for Distinguished Scholarship presented by the Organizations, Occupations, and Work Section of the American Sociological Association]. (2005)

"How Much is That Network Worth? Social Capital in Employee Referral Networks” Social Capital: Theory and Research (2001)

Social Capital at Work: Networks and Employment at a Phone Center. American Journal of Sociology (2000)

"Social Networks in Silicon Valley” The Silicon Valley Edge: A Habitat for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (2000)

Análisis Dinámico  The Methodology of the Social Sciences Series. Madrid: Centro de Investigaciones Sociol√≥gicas (1998)


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General Expertise
Benefits; Career development; Changing work environments; Changing workforce; Compensation; Employment relations; Future of work; Gender/race issues, workplace; Hiring; Human resource management; Industrial relations; Labor market policy; Managing diversity; Organizations; Recruitment; Social networks; Sociology; Turnover; Worker / Management relations; Workplace inequality and diversity