Perfil profesor

Professor Investigador

Formación Académica

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

Intereses en investigación

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).



  • (2019), "The New Ideal Worker: Organizations Between Work-Life Balance, Gender and Leadership". Springer. ISBN: 978-3-030-12476-2.
  • (2017), "The Work-Family Balance in Light of Globalization and Technology". Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-4438-7337-6.
  • Grau-Grau, M., (2015), "Recompensas invisibles: Los beneficios de la paternidad en los propios padres". Barcelona. ISBN: 978-84-608-1369-9.

Capítols de llibre

  • Grau-Grau, M., (2020), "Return-to-work for fathers. A group with specific needs?", Navigating the Return-to-Work Experience for New Parents, Routledge. ISBN: 9780367223014.
  • Chinchilla, N.; Grau-Grau, M., (2018), "Family-Friendly Corporation", In The SAGE Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, pp. 1346-1348, Sage. ISBN: 978-1483381527.
  • 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, pp. 78-90, Routledge. ISBN: 978-1472462718.
  • 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, pp. 45-59, IAE Publishing. ISBN: 978-987-46012-0-9.
  • Las Heras, M.; Chinchilla, N.; Grau-Grau, M., (2013), "Corporate Family Responsibility in Latin America", Inclusiveness, Sustainability and Human Resource Development, pp. 74-85, McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 2015-05-08T04:46:20Z.
  • 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, pp. 145-161, LID Editorial. ISBN: 9786077610151.


XXXII Congreso Internacional ALAS (Asociación Latinoamericana de Sociología)

Ponència "Paternidad, masculinidad y equilibrio trabajo-familia entre padres trabajadores en México", 2019.

International Conference for Work and Family

Ponència "Work family balance and caregiving ambition: A motivational perspective", 2019.

Work Family Research Network Conference

Ponència "Opening Alternatives to the "Ideal Worker" Norm: The Impact of Age, Job Position & Family Status,", 2018.

Gender, Work & Organisation Conference

Ponència "Detecting work-family balance barriers among men in the workplace,", 2018.

American Sociological Association Annual Meeting

Ponència "Do Dads Want to Be There? Men’s Intended Use of Unpaid Parental Leave in Spain", 2018.

Annual Meeting of the International Association for Time Use Research

Ponència "Paternal domestic work: When fathering is more than time with children", 2018.

American Men's Studies Association Conference

Ponència "Explaining paternal time with children in Catalonia: Associations with demographic variables and working conditions,", 2017.

International Conference of Work and Family

Ponència "Breaking the “ideal worker” norm: the impact of age, job position & family status,", 2017.

International Conference of Work and Family

Ponència "Men’s perceptions about work-family balance barriers in the workplace: Empirical evidences from Spain,", 2015.

International Conference Family and Society

Ponència "La figura del padre y su contribución en el hogar: algunas evidencias empíricas,", 2015.