Emilio J Castilla

NTU Professor of Management

Biography | Selected Publications

“Accounting for the Gap: A Firm Study Manipulating Organizational Accountability in Pay Decisions.” Castilla, Emilio J. (February 2015). Organization Science, 26(2): 311-333.

“House of Green Cards: Statistical or Preference-based Accounts of Inequality in the Employment of Foreign Nationals.” Rissing, Ben A., and Emilio J. Castilla (2014). American Sociological Review, 79(6): 1226-1255. (2014)

“Social Networks and Employment: Mechanisms (Part 1).” Castilla, Emilio J., George J. Lan, and Ben A. Rissing (December 2013). Sociology Compass, 7(12): 999-1012.

"Social Networks and Employment: Outcomes (Part 2).” ​Castilla, Emilio J., George J. Lan, and Ben A. Rissing (December 2013). Sociology Compass, 7(12): 1013-1026.

“Gender, Race, and the New (Merit-based) Employment Relationship.” Castilla, Emilio J. (2012). Industrial Relations, 51(2): 1-35. (2012)

“Off to a ‘Green’ Start? How State Agents Shape the Employment Outcomes of Foreign Nationals by Citizenship.” Rissing, Ben A. and Emilio J. Castilla. Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings. (2012)

“Bringing Managers Back In: Managerial Influences on Workplace Inequality.” Castilla, Emilio J. (2011). American Sociological Review 76(5): 667-694. (2011)

“Mérito y Discriminación dentro de las Organizaciones: Diferencias en la Evaluación y Retribución de Empleados/as según Género y Origen Étnico.” Castilla, Emilio J. (2010). Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas, 129: 61-105. (2010)

“Mérito y Discriminación dentro de las Organizaciones: Diferencias enla Evaluación y Retribución de Empleados/as según Género y Origen Étnico.” Castilla, Emilio J. Revista Española 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." Castilla, Emilio J., and Steve Benard (2010). Administrative Science Quarterly, 55(4): 543-576. (2010)

“The Institutional Production of National Science in the 20th Century.” Castilla, Emilio J. (2009). International Sociology, 24(6): 833-869. (2009)

"¿Incentivos Salariales por Rendimiento? Parcialidad en los Procesos de Evaluación y Retribución según Sexo y Raza.” Castilla, Emilio J., in Mujeres, Trabajos y Empleos en Tiempos de Globalización, edited by Pilar Rodríguez. Barcelona: Icaria Libros, 2008: 165-208.

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

Dynamic Analysis in the Social Sciences. Castilla, Emilio J. San Diego, California: Elsevier/Academic Press, 380 pp. 2007.

"Book Review: The Embedded Corporation: Corporate Governance and Employment Relations in Japan and the United States by Sanford M. Jacoby," published in Administrative Science Quarterly 50 (1): 143-148. 2005.

“Gender, Race, and Meritocracy in Organizational Careers.” Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings. [Finalist Paper for the 2005 Harlow Award (Academy of Management: Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division)].

“Social Networks and Employee Performance in a Call Center.” Castilla, Emilio J. (2005). American Journal of Sociology, 110(5): 1243-1283. (2005)

"Organizing Health Care: A Comparative Analysis of National Institutions and Inequality over Time.” Castilla, Emilio J. (2004). International Sociology, 19(4): 403-435. (2004)

“Networks of Venture Capital Firms in Silicon Valley.” Castilla, Emilio J. (2003). International Journal of Technology Management, 25(1/2): 113-135. (2003)

“Social Networks and Employee Performance.” Castilla, Emilio J. (July 2002). Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Sociology, Stanford University.

“How Much is That Network Worth? Social Capital in Employee Referral Networks.” Fernandez, Roberto M., and Emilio J. Castilla. In Cook, Karen, Nan Lin, and Ronald S. Burt (eds.) Social Capital: Theory and Research. Chicago: Aldine-deGruyter, 2001: 85-104.

"Social Capital at Work: Networks and Employment at a Phone Center." Fernández, Roberto M., Emilio J. Castilla and Paul Moore (2000). American Journal of Sociology, 105(5): 1288-1356. (2000)

“Social Networks in Silicon Valley.” Castilla, Emilio J., Hokyu Hwang, Mark Granovetter, and Ellen Granovetter. In Lee, Chong-Moon, William F. Miller, Henry Rowen, and Marguerite Hancock (eds.) The Silicon Valley Edge: A Habitat for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000: 218-247. (2000)

“Sistemas Sanitarios Públicos: Análisis Comparativo de Organizaciones Sanitarias y Desigualdades Sociales.” Castilla, Emilio J. Gestión y Análisis de Políticas Públicas 13-14: 29-49. (1999)

Análisis Dinámico. Castilla, Emilio J. The Methodology of the Social Sciences Series. Madrid: Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas, 1998.

“Análisis Comparativo de los Sistemas de Nacionales de Desigualdad Social.” Castilla, Emilio J., in Metodología del Análisis Comparativo, Jordi E. Caïs, ed. Madrid: Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas, 1997: 121-157.

La Sociedad Transversal. de Miguel, Jesús M., Emilio J. Castilla, and Jordi E. Caïs. Barcelona: Fundación La Caixa, 312 pp. 1994.

"Democratic Imbalances between Countries of the Mediterranean Basin." de Miguel, Jesús M., Emilio J. Castilla, Jordi E. Caïs, and Juan Salcedo. Strasburg: CDPO, European Council, 1993. Official document CDPO8R.97E presented as item 5 on the Agenda of the 17th meeting of the European Population Committee.

"Desigualdad y Morbilidad.” Castilla, Emilio J., Jordi E. Caïs, and Jesús M. de Miguel, in Desigualdades ante la Salud. Madrid: Fundación Argentaria, 1993: 7-64.

"Book Review: La Profesión de Economista: El Auge de Economistas, Ejecutivos y Empresarios en España by Mauro F. Guillén," Castilla, Emilio J., Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas 59: 379-395. (1992)

“Para la Investigación de Estructuras Grandes, Procesos Amplios y Comparaciones Enormes.” Castilla, Emilio J. Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas 60: 129-145. (1992)


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