Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Familia
Fotografía del professor


Marc Grau-Grau is a Researcher at Joaquim Molins Figueras Childcare and Family Policies Chair and a WAPPP Research Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School. He has a PhD in Social Policy from the University of Edinburgh. Using mix methods, he explored the benefits of fatherhood involvement for fathers themselves and their jobs. He has obtained a MA in Political and Social Sciences from University Pompeu Fabra and a degree in Business Administration from ESADE Business School. His research interests focus on work-family balance, gender equality, fatherhood involvement and flexible policies. He is a coeditor of the forthcoming books: The New Ideal Worker (Springer) and Elevating Fatherhood (Springer).

Formación Académica del Dr. GRAU GRAU, Marc

  • PhD in Social Policy (2016)
    University of Edinburgh.
  • BA in Business Administration
    ESADE (2004).
  • Master in Political and Social Science
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2009).

Publicaciones del Dr. GRAU GRAU, Marc


  • Tanquerel, S.; Grau-Grau, M., 2019, "Unmasking work-family balance barriers and strategies among working fathers in the workplace", Organization.
  • Grau-Grau, M., 2019, "Pierre Bourdieu, Manet: A Symbolic Revolution", International sociology, 34, 161-163.
  • Grau-Grau, M., 2019, "Family and Sustainable Development", Social science journal, 56, 137-138.
  • Grau-Grau, M., 2018, "Ferdinand Tönnies (1855-1936). Vida y sociología.", RES. Revista Española de Sociología, 27, 357-360.
  • Bosch, M.; Las Heras, M.; Russo, M.; Rofcanin, Y.; Grau-Grau, M., 2018, "How context matters: The relationship between family supportive supervisor behaviours and motivation to work moderated by gender equality", Journal of business research, 82, 46-55.
  • Cavallotti, Rita; Grau-Grau, M.; Marimon, Frederic; Gas Aixendri, M., 2017, "Design and validation of a measurement scale of intergenerational family solidarity", TPM - Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 24, 107-125.
  • Grau-Grau, M.; León Llorente, Consuelo, 2017, "Cómo llegar a ser una empresa responsable con la conciliación", Harvard Deusto Business Review, 20-30.
  • Grau-Grau, M., 2014, "La política familiar a Catalunya: És la implicació paterna una prioritat?", Quaderns de Polítiques Familiars, 2, 2-12.
  • Chinchilla, N.; Grau-Grau, M., 2013, "Corporate family responsibility e ambienti di lavoro flessibili: un "must" per le aziende del XXI secolo", Sociologia e politiche sociale, 16, 43-65.
  • Grau-Grau, M., 2013, "Clouds over Spain: work and family in the age of austerity", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 33, 579-593.
  • Idrovo, S.; León Llorente, Consuelo; Grau-Grau, M., 2012, "Comparing work-life balance in Spanish and Latin-American countries", European journal of training and development, 36, 286-307.
  • Las Heras, M.; Grau-Grau, M., 2011, "Having an Impact: Learning From Those Who Have Done It", Industrial and organizational psychology: perspectives on science and practice, 4, 422-425.


  • Las Heras, M.; Chinchilla, N.; Grau-Grau, M., 2019, "The New Ideal Worker: Organizations Between Work-Life Balance, Gender and Leadership", Springer.
  • Las Heras, M.; Chinchilla, N.; Grau-Grau, M., 2019, "The New Ideal Worker: Organizations Between Work-Life Balance, Gender and Leadership", Springer.
  • Las Heras, M.; Chinchilla, N.; Grau-Grau, M., 2017, "The Work-Family Balance in Light of Globalization and Technology", Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • Grau-Grau, M., 2015, "Recompensas invisibles: Los beneficios de la paternidad en los propios padres", Barcelona.

Capítulos del libro

  • Chinchilla, N.; Grau-Grau, M., 2018, "Family-Friendly Corporation", In The SAGE Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society. Sage, 1346-1348.
  • Las Heras, M.; Grau-Grau, M., 2017, "Women in the labor force: women’s labor force participation in Spain,", Women in management worldwide: Signs of progress. Routledge, 78-90.
  • Grau-Grau, M., 2015, "El enriquecimiento trabajo-familia: Una teoría útil para los padres y las empresas.", Hacia un nuevo pacto entre trabajo y familia. IAE Publishing, 45-59.
  • Las Heras, M.; Chinchilla, N.; Grau-Grau, M., 2013, "Corporate Family Responsibility in Latin America", Inclusiveness, Sustainability and Human Resource Development. McGraw-Hill, 74-85.
  • Cruz, H.; León Llorente, Consuelo; Grau-Grau, M.; Aguirre, M., 2010, "Situación laboral de la mujer y balance trabajo-familia en España y América Latina", Mujer y Liderazgo en España y Latín América. LID Editorial, 145-161.

RDI no competitivo del Dr. GRAU GRAU, Marc

  • Childcare and Family Policies Chair (2017-2020).
  • Elevating Fatherhood: Policies, Organizations and Health and Wellbeing.
  • IFSINDEX Intergenerational Family Solidarity Index.