Class and Class Mobility

Yaish, M. and Kraus, V., (2020). "On Class and Life Earnings". Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 70. 100507. [pdf].

Andersen, R. and Yaish, M. (2018), ‘Preferences for the distribution of incomes in modern societies: The enduring influence of social class and economic context.’ Canadian Public Policy, 44 (2): 190-205. [pdf]

Yaish, M., (2015). “Equality of Opportunity.” In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 7. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 903-905. [pdf]

Yaish, M. and Andersen, R. (2012), ‘Explaining Cross-national Variation in Social Mobility: The Role of Economic and Political Context,’ Social Science Research, 41(3): 527-38 [pdf].

Yaish, M. and Talmud, I. (2006), ‘Social Stratification,’ in Ram U. and Berkovitch N. (eds.), In / Equality, Beer-Sheva: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Press, pp. 370-7 [Hebrew]. [pdf].

Yaish, M. (2004), ‘Opportunity, Little Change: Class Mobility in Israeli Society, 1974-1991,’ in Breen R. (ed.), Class Mobility in Europe, Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp 315-44 [pdf]

Yaish, M. (2004), ‘Israel’s Class Structure’, Megamot,43 (2): 267-286 [Hebrew]. [pdf].

Yaish, M. (2004), Class Mobility Trends in Israeli Society, 1974-1991, Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press. pp 316

Andersen, R. and Yaish, M. (2003), ‘Social Cleavages, Electoral Reform and Party Choice: Israel’s ‘Natural’ Experiment,’ Electoral Studies, 22 (3): 399-423 [pdf].

Yaish, M. (2003), ‘Class Ethnicity and Party in Israel,’ Israeli Sociology, 5 (2): 341-64 [Hebrew]. [pdf].

Yaish, M. (2002), ‘The Consequences of Immigration for Social Mobility: The Experience of Israel,’ European Sociological Review, 18 (4): 449-471. [pdf].

Yaish, M. (2001), ‘Class Structure in A Deeply Divided Society. Class and Ethnic Inequality in Israel, 1974-1991,’ British Journal of Sociology, 52 (3): 409-39. [pdf]

Yaish, M. (2000), ‘Old Debate New Evidence: Class Mobility Trends in Israeli Society, 1974-1991,’ European Sociological Review, Vol. 16 (2): 159-183. [pdf].

Goldthorpe, J.H. Yaish, M. and Kraus, V. (1997), ‘Class Mobility in Israeli Society: A Comparative Perspective’, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Vol. 15: 3-28. [pdf].

Reprinted in Semyonov, M. and Lewin-Epstein, N. (eds.) (2004), Stratification in Israel. Class Ethnicity and Gender, London: Transaction Publishers, pp. 119-142. 

COVID-19 and Inequality

Herzberg-Druker, Efrat, Kristal Tali, and Meir Yaish (2022). “Does the Pandemic Affect Inequality Within Families? The Case of Gender Division of Unpaid Work among Israeli Dual-Earner Couples.” Gender and Society.  36 (6): 895-921 [pdf].

Yaish, M., Mandel, H. and Kristal, T. (2021), “Has the economic lockdown following the COVID-19 pandemic changed the gender division of labor?” Gender and Society, 35 (2): 256-270.  [pdf].

Herzberg-Druker, E., Yaish, M, and Kristal, T.  (2021), “Work and Families in Times of Crisis: The Case of Israel in the Coronavirus Outbreak.” Israeli Sociology, 21 (2): 143-151. [pdf].

Mundlak, G., Kristal, T., Haberfeld, Y., Cohen Y., and Yaish, M. (2021), “Not all are equal: the consequences of employment relations for employment during the corona crisis” Israeli Sociology, 21 (2): 122-135. [pdf].

Kristal, T., and Yaish, M. (2020). “Does the Coronavirus Pandemic Level the Gender Inequality Curve? (It Doesn’t).” Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 68. 100520. [pdf].

Educational Mobility

Birkelund, J.F., Karlson, K.B., and Yaish, M., (2022), "Life-Cycle Economic Returns to Educational Mobility in Denmark." Sociology, 56 (6): 1121-39. [pdf].

Hällsten, M. and Yaish, M., (2022), "Intergenerational Educational Mobility and Life Course Economic Trajectories in a Social Democratic Welfare State." European Sociological Review, 38 (4): 507-526. [pdf].

Yaish, M. Shiffer-Sebba, D. Gabay-Egozi, L. and Park, H. (2021), "Intergenerational Educational Mobility and Life Course Earnings in the USA." Social Forces, 100 (2): 765-793[pdf].

Gabay-Egozi, L. and Yaish, M., (2021), "Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Israel: 1980s-2000s." British Journal of Sociology of Education, 42 (5-6): 752-774[pdf].

Gabay-Egozi, L. and Yaish, M. (2019). "Intergenerational Educational Mobility and Life Course Earnings in Israel." Social Science Research, 83. 102302. [pdf].

Educational Stratification and Inequality

Gabay-Egozi, L. and Yaish, M. (forthcoming), "Intra- and Inter-Cohort Trends in Returns to Education in Israel", in E. Saar and P. Róbert (eds.), Handbook on Education and the Labour Market, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA.: Edward Elgar.

Barselai-Shaham, Y. and Yaish, M. (2024), "Who are the students of the technological colleges? Differentiation for practical engineering studies in Israel", The Economic Quarterly. [Hebrew].  [pdf].

Gabay-Egozi, L. and Yaish, M. (2021), "Short and long-term consequences of high-school tracks for earnings attainment in Israel." Acta Sociologica, 64 (3): 294-313 [pdf].

Blank, C. Shavit, Y. and Yaish, M. (2016), 'Tracking and Attainment in Israeli Secondary Education', in Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Jan Skopel, Moris Triventi and Sandra Buchholtz (eds.), Secondary Education Models and Social Inequality: An International Comparison, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA.: Edward Elgar, pp. 361-77.  [pdf].

Reprinted: Blank, C. Shavit, Y. and Yaish, M. (2015), 'Tracking and Attainment in Israeli Secondary Education', in Dov Chernichovsky and Avi Weiss (eds.), State of the Nation Report 2015: Society, Economy and Policy in Israel, Jerusalem: Taub Centre, pp. 469-489 [English]; pp. 413-435 [Hebrew]. 

Barselai-Shaham, Y. and Yaish, M. (2015), ‘Academic institution and graduates employment opportunities,’ Israeli Sociology, 16 (2): 56-75[Hebrew]. [pdf].

Bar-Haim, E. Yaish, M. and Shavit, Y. (2008), ‘Up the Down Escalator: Expansion and Stratification in Education’ Israeli Sociology, 10(1): 61-79 [Hebrew]. [pdf].

Shavit, Y. Yaish, M. and Bar-Haim, E., (2007), ‘The Persistence of Persistent Inequality’, in Stefani Scherer, Reinhard Pollak, Gunnar Otte and Markus Gangl (eds.), From Origin to Destination. Trends and Mechanisms in Social Stratification Research, Campus: Frankfurt a. M. and New York. [pdf].

Katz-Gerro, T. and Yaish, M. (2003), ‘Higher Education: Is More Better? Gender Differences in Labour Market Returns to Tertiary Education in Israel,’ Oxford Review of Education, 30 (1): 571-592. [pdf].

Kraus, V. Shavit, Y. and Yaish, M. (1998), ‘Gender and Ethnic Differences in the Transition from School to Work in Israel,’ in Shavit Y. and Muller W. (eds.), From School to Work: A Comparative Study of Educational Qualifications and Occupational Destinations, Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp 221-251 [pdf].

Educational Choice

Barselai-Shaham, Y. and Yaish, M., (2024), “Short-cycle Tertiary VET as a First Step to an Academic Degree: A stackable credentials pathway in Israel.” Journal of Vocational Education and Training. 76:1, 223-244 [pdf].

Perelman, Y., Yaish, M., and Bental, B. (2019). 'The Price of Religiosity: Enticing Young Haredi Men into Secular Academic Studies.' Rationality and Society, 31 (2): 129-151. [pdf].

Berebbi, A. and Yaish, M., (2019) "Parental perceptions about the rise in LD diagnosis and accommodations in Israel" in Shavit, P. and Gilor O. (eds), To be a parent to a child with disability: Family as an active agent for social change in community and society. Kfar Byalik: Ach Publishing House, pp. 293-326. [Hebrew]. [pdf].

Gabay-Egozi, L. Shavit, Y. and Yaish, M. (2015), ‘Gender Differences in Fields of Study: The Role of Significant Others and Rational Choice Motivations,’ European Sociological Review, 31 (3): 284-297. [pdf].

Gabay-Egozi, L. Shavit, Y., and Yaish, M. (2010), ‘Hedging Risk in Curricular Choice: A Test of a Rational Choice Model of Education’, European Sociological Review, 26(4): 447-63 [pdf].

Jackson, M. Erikson, R. Goldthorpe, J.H. and Yaish, M. (2007), ‘Primary and Secondary Effects in Class Differentials in Educational Attainment: the Transition to A-Level Courses in England and Wales,‘ Acta Sociologica, 50 (3): 211-229. [pdf].

Breen, R. and Yaish, M. (2006), ‘Testing the Breen-Goldthorpe Model of Educational Decision Making’, in Stephen L. Morgan, David B. Grusky, and Gary S. Fields (eds.), Mobility and Inequality: Frontiers of Sociology and Economics, Stanford: Stanford University Press, pp 232-58. [pdf].

Erikson, R., Goldthorpe, J.H., Jackson, M., Yaish, M., and D.R., Cox, (2005), ‘On class differentials in educational attainment‘, Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences, 102 (27): 9730-9733. [pdf].

Stratification and Inequality in Israel

Perelman, Y., Goldberg, H., and Yaish, M., (Accepted), “Why don’t ultra-Orthodox Jewish men go to work in Israel? A Social Cognitive Career approach to study the determinants of labor force participation of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men in Israel,” Sociology of Religion: A Quarterly Review 

Federman, S. Sarid, A., and Yaish, M., (2023), “Intragenerational Mobility of the Top Earners in Israel before and after the 2008 Global  Financial Crisis,” Advances in Life Course Research, 58. 100565 [pdf].

Yaish, M., and Gabay-Egozi, L. (2021), "Cumulative Disadvantage Dynamics for Palestinian Arabs in Israel's Economy." Sociology, 55 (5): 906-926. [pdf].

Yaish, M., and Gabay-Egozi, L. (2019), "Intra-cohort trends in ethnic Earnings Gaps in Israel." Socius, 5: 1-14. [pdf].

Yonay, P.Y. Yaish, M. and Kraus, V. (2015), ‘Religious Heterogeneity and Cultural Diffusion: The Impact of Christian Neighbors on Muslim and Druze Women's Participation in the Labor Force in Israel,’ Sociology, 49 (4): 660-678. [pdf].

Yaish, M. and Katz-Gerro, T. (2012), ‘Disentangling ‘Cultural Capital’: The Consequences of Parental Cultural Capital for Cultural Taste and Participation,’ European Sociological Review, 28 (2): 169-85. [pdf].

Raz, S. Yaish, M. and Katz-Gerro, T. (2012), ‘The Application of a New Measure of Status in the Israeli Context,’ Megamot, 48 (2): 366-88 [Hebrew]. [pdf].

Katz-Gerro, T. Raz, S. and Yaish, M. (2009), ‘How do Class, Status, Ethnicity, and Religiosity Shape Cultural Omnivorousness in Israel?’, Journal of Cultural Economics, 33(1): 1-17. [pdf].

Katz-Gerro, T. Raz, S. and Yaish, M. (2007),‘Class, Status, and Intergenerational Transmission of Musical Tastes in Israel,’ Poetics, 35 (2-3): 152-167. [pdf].

Altruism and the Holocausts

Kroneberg, C., Yaish, M., and Stocké, V. (2010), ‘Norms and Rationality in Electoral Participation and the Rescue of Jews in WWII: An Application of the Model of Frame Selection’, Rationality and Society, 22(1): 3-36. [pdf].

Varese, F. and Yaish, M. (2005), ‘Resolute Heroes: the Rescue of Jews during the Nazi Occupation of Europe. European Journal of Sociology (Archives Européennes de Sociologie), 46 (1): 153-68. [pdf].

Varese, F. and Yaish, M. (2000), ‘The Importance of Being Asked. The Rescue of Jews in Nazi Europe’, Rationality and Society, Vol. 12 (3): 307-334. [pdf].

Gender Inequality

Stier, H. and Yaish, M. (2014), ‘Occupational Segregation and Gender Inequality in Job Quality: A Multi-Level Approach,’ Work, Employment and Society, 28 (2): 225-46. [pdf].

Yaish, M. and Stier, H. (2009), ‘Gender Inequality in Job Authority: A Cross-National Comparison of 26 Countries,’ Work and Occupation, 36(4): 343-66. [pdf].

Stier, H. and Yaish. M. (2008), ‘The Determinants of Women’s Employment Dynamics: The Case of Israeli Women’, European Sociological Review, 24(3):   363-377. [pdf].

Yaish, M. and Kraus, V. (2003), ‘The Consequences of Economic Restructuring for the Gender Earnings Gap in Israel, 1972-1995’, Work Employment and Society, 17 (1): 5-28. [pdf].