Zoltán Lippényi is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He is a member of the Inter-university Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS) and the ISA RC28 Social stratification and Mobility. He obtained his Phd (2014) in sociology at Utrecht University focusing on long-term trends in inter-generational social mobility in Hungary. Between 2014 and 2018, he worked as post-doctoral researcher within the ERC-financed Sustainable Workforce project, a multi-country investigation of organizational investments in employees in Europe.
He focused on the consequences of organizational employment practices, and in particular adoption of flexible work and employment arrangements, for workplace inequality and employee outcomes. Since 2015, he represents the Netherlands in the Comparative Organizations and Inequality Network (COIN), a research collaboration studying workplace wage inequality from an international perspective. In this collaboration, focuses the consequences of organizational change for gender inequality in wages, using register-based linked-employer employee datasets. His work is published in the European Sociological Review, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, History of the Family, and Social Science Research. He is currently co-editing (with Tanja van der Lippe) a multi-country comparative book on organizational policies for workforce sustainability titled Investments in Sustainable Employment in Europe (will be published at Routledge in 2019).