Michael Grätz is a lecturer (Maître assistant Ambizione) in sociology at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, where he conducts a research project financed by an Ambizione grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation. The project estimates the effects of demographic behaviour on the intergenerational transmission of advantage. He is also an associate professor (docent) at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University.
In the past, he worked at Nuffield College, University of Oxford and received my PhD in Political and Social Sciences from the European University Institute (EUI) in 2015.
His research interests are in the fields of child development, social stratification, and social demography. A major aim of his research is to understand the intergenerational transmission of advantage.