** Mühlböck M / Steiber N / Kittel B (2020) 'Learning to keep the fairth? Further education and perceived employability among young unemployed.' Economic and Industrial Democracy. Online First, DOI: 10.1177/0143831X20944211

** Steiber N (2019) 'Intergenerational Educational Mobility and Health Satisfaction Across the Life Course: Does the Long Arm of Childhood Conditions Only Become Visible Later in Life?' Social Science & Medicine, Vol 242, DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112603

** Tosun J, Arco-Tirado JL, Caserta M, Cemalcilar Z, Freitag M, Hörisch F, Jensen C, Kittel B, Littvay L, Lukes M, Maloney WA, Mühlböck M, Rainsford E, Rapp C, Schuck B, Shore J, Steiber N, Sümer N, Tsakoglou P, Vancea M, Vegetti F (2019) 'Perceived Economic Self-Sufficiency: A Country- and Generation-Comparative Approach'European Political Science 18(3), 510-31. DOI:10.1057/s41304-018-0186-3

** Steiber N and Haas B (2018) 'Too much or too little work? Couples’ actual and preferred employment patterns and work hours mismatches in Europe'. Journal of Family Research, Vol 30, No. 3, pp. 269-292. DOI: 10.3224/zff.v30i3.03

** Mühlböck M, Steiber N, Kittel B (2018) Reaching the unreachables: A panel survey among unemployed young adults in Austria and recommendations on how to decrease nonresponse and attrition. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, Vol .47, No. 2, pp. 35-48. DOI: 10.15203/ozp.2029.vol47iss2

** Steiber N, Berghammer C, Haas B (2016) 'Contextualizing the Education Effect on Women’s Employment: A Cross-National Comparative Analysis'. Journal of Marriage and Family, Vol. 78(1): pp. 246-261. DOI: 10.1111/jomf.12256

** Bordone V, Scherbov S, Steiber N (2015) 'Smarter Every Day: The Deceleration of Population Ageing in Terms of Cognition'. Intelligence, Vol. 52, pp.90-96.

** Muttarak R, Steiber N, Gallus S (2015) 'Smoking ban in Austria: a long overdue step but still a lot to be done'. The Lancet, Vol. 385, No. 9972, pp. 941-942.

** Dieckhoff M, Gash V, Steiber N (2015) 'Measuring the Effect of Institutional Change on Gender Inequality in the Labour Market'. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Vol. 39, pp. 59–75.

** Steiber N and Pichler F (2015) 'Trends in Work Stress and Exhaustion in Advanced Economies'. Social Indicators Research, Vol. 121, No. 1, pp. 215-239. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-014-0633-7

Eichhorst W, Boeri T, De Coen A, Galasso V, Kendzia M, Steiber N (2014) How to Combine the Entry of Young People in the Labour Market with the Retention of Older Workers? The IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, Vol 19, No. 3, pp. 1-23. Abstract.

Steiber N (2014) 'Aging Workers and the Quality of Life'. In: Michalos, A. C. (ed). Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, pp. 111-116. Link.

Steiber N (2014) 'Retirement Effects, Quality of Life'.In: Michalos, A. C. (ed). Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, pp. 5555-9. Link.

** Dieckhoff M and Steiber N (2012) 'Institutional Reforms and Age-Graded Labour Market Inequalities in Europe'. International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Vol. 53, No. 2, pp. 97-119.

** Steiber N and Haas B (2012) 'State of the Art. Advances in Explaining Women's Employment Patterns'. Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 343-367. Abstract.

Steiber N (2011) 'Review Article: Gøsta Esping-Andersen: The Incomplete Revolution. Adapting to Women’s New Roles'. Czech Sociological Review, Vol. 3, pp. 591-593. Link.

** Dieckhoff M and Steiber N (2011) 'A Re-Assessment of Common Theoretical Approaches to Explain Gender Differences in Continuing Training Participation'. British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 49, pp. s135-s157. Abstract.

** Steiber N and Haas B (2010) 'Begrenzte Wahl – Gelegenheits-strukturen und Erwerbsmuster in Paarhaushalten im europäischen Vergleich' [Structures of Opportunity and Employment Patterns in European Couple Households]. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Empirische Sozialforschung, Vol. 62, No. 2, pp. 247-276. Abstract.

** Steiber N and Haas B (2009) ‘Ideals or Compromises? The Attitude-Behaviour Relationship in Mothers’ Employment’. Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 639-668. Abstract.

** Steiber N (2009) 'Reported Levels of Time-based and Strain-based Conflict Between Work and Family Roles in Europe: A Multilevel Approach'. Social Indicators Research, Vol. 93, No. 3, pp. 469-488.

** Haas B, Steiber N, Hartel M, Wallace C (2006) 'Household Employment Patterns in an Enlarged European Union'. Work, Employment and Society, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 751-771. Abstract.


Steiber N / Haas B (Forthcoming) 'Working conditions and retirement preferences: The role of health and subjective age as mediating variables in the association of poor job quality with early retirement'. In: Burnay N / Krekula C / Ogg J / Vendramin P (eds): Older workers and exclusion processes on the labour market: a life course perspective. Life Course Research and Social Policies, Springer

Haas B and Steiber N (2011) 'Einstellungen und Frauenerwerbstätigkeit im Ländervergleich. Ein sozioökonomischer Ansatz'. In: Mikl-Horke G (Ed.): Soziökonomie - die Rückkehr der Wirtschaft in die Gesellschaft, Metropolis Verlag, pp 291-317. Link.

Scherer S and Steiber N (2007) 'Work and Family in Conflict? The Impact of Work Demands on Family Life in Six European Countries'. In Gallie, D. (ed.); Employment Regimes and the Quality of Work, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 137-78. Link.

Working papers

Mühlböck M / Kalleitner F / Steiber N / Kittel B (2020) 'Information, Reflection, and Successful Job Search: A Nudging Experiment. Available at

Bordone V, Scherbov S, Steiber N (2014) 'Is Population Ageing Decelerating in Terms of Cognition?' IIASA Interim Report IR-14-015, Laxenburg: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis. Link.

Eichhorst W, Boeri T, De Coen A, Galasso V, Kendzia M, Steiber N  (2013) How to Combine the Entry of Young People in the Labour Market with the Retention of Older Workers? IZA Discussion Paper No. 7829, Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). Link.

Steiber N (2008) 'How Many Hours Would You Want to Work a Week?’ Job Quality and the Omitted Variables Bias in Labour Supply Models..

SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, Paper No. 121, Berlin, August 2008.

Research and policy papers

'Combining the Entry of Young People in the Labour Market with the Retention of Older Workers'.

IZA Report No. 53 based on a study conducted for the European Parliament, Bonn 2013 (142 pages)
[together with Werner Eichhorst, Michael J. Kendzia, Tito Boeri, Christine Mayrhuber, Michela Braga, Jakob Louis Pedersen, An De Coen, Ricarda Schmidl, Vincenzo Galasso, and Maarten Gerard]

Steiber N with Zaccharia D (2009) 'The Role of Institutions in Shaping Transitions to Retirement in Europe' in:.

Dieckhoff, M.; Gebel, M.; Steiber, N.; Zaccharia, D. 'State-of-the-Art Report for the EqualSoc Project Varieties of Life Course Patterns.