Biography

Andreas Cebulla joined NILS in March 2012 from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) in London, where he continues to hold a position as Visiting Research Fellow. He started his career as a Research Officer at the Northern Ireland Economic Research Centre in Belfast in 1990. From 1996 to 2003 he worked at the Centre for Research in Social Policy at Loughborough University (UK), including the last two years as Assistant Director. Between 2004 and 2011, Andreas was Research Director at the National Centre for Social Research in London. He was appointed a Visiting Research Associate at the UK Commission of Employment and Skills from October 2010 to March 2012. Between February 2010 and 2014, Andreas was also a Research Theme Director and member of the Senior Management Team of the Centre for Understanding Behaviour Change at the University of Bristol (UK).

Qualifications

  • Diplom in Sozialwissenschaften (BA hons in Social Sciences) University of Bremen, Germany, 1986
  • MA in Regional Planning Coventry Polytechnic, Coventry, UK, 1988
  • Certificate in Community Development University of Ulster at Jordanstown. UK, 1990

Honours, awards and grants

Recent Research Grants and Commissions (2008- 2015)

Evaluation of the trial of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Social Services (DSS). ($5m)

Housing (in)stability during apprenticeship. Commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Social Services (then FaHCSIA).Research implementation only.

Perceptions of and aspirations for employment and social participation of people with disabilities and their carers. Commissioned by the Australian Government Department Social Services (then FaHCSIA). ($250k).

Mobilizing the Potential of Active Ageing in Europe (MOPACT). Commissioned by the European Commission under its 7th Framework Programme. (€5.9m)

Children and Young People in Gangs.Commissioned by the Nuffield Foundation, UK. (£70k)

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2009. Commissioned by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills. (£30k)

Labour Market Movement Study. Commissioned by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills. (£30k)

Drug System Change Pilots. Commissioned by the National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse, UK. (£250k)

Career aspirations and frustrations- a local area analysis. Commissioned by the Nuffield Foundation, UK. (£10k)

Labour Market Intermediary Service (LEMIS) Evaluation. Commissioned by the Department for Employment and Learning, UK; advisor to FGS McClure Watters, the lead contractor on this evaluation. (£40k)

Educational attainment of blind and partially sighted pupils. Commissioned by the Royal National Institute of Blind People, UK. (£30k)

Longitudinal Analysis of the Survey of New Refugees. Commissioned by the UK Border Agency. (£80k)

Risky Behaviour and Positive Attitudes. Commissioned by the (then) UK Department for Children, Schools and Families. (£60k)

Homelessness in London. Commissioned by then UK Department of Communities and Local Government. Collaboration with homelessness charity Broadway (London). (£50k)

Evaluation of the Northern Ireland Pathways to Work Pilots. Commissioned by the Northern Ireland Department for Employment and Learning to evaluate the Pathways to Work pilots. (£50k)

Research interests

  • Labour market research and policy
  • Economic development and regeneration policy
  • Poverty and social exclusion
  • Education policy and pupil performance, risky behaviour
  • Behavioural economics, sociology of behaviour change
  • Evaluation (including experimental and quasi-experimental techniques)

Publications

  • Smyth, J. and Cebulla, A. (2008). The glacier moves? Economic change and class structure. In C.Coulter and M.Murray, ed. Northern Ireland after the troubles: a society in transition. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, pp. 175-191.
  • Adelman, L. and Cebulla, A.J. (2003). The dynamics of poverty and deprivation in the UK. In The Dynamics of Social Exclusion in Europe: Comparing Austria, Germany, Greece, Portugal and the UK. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 139-163.
    [10.4337/9781781009628.00015]
  • Cebulla, A. and Goodwin-Smith, I. (2013). Housing (In)stability during Apprenticeship training. Adelaide: National Institute of Labour Studies, Flinders University.
    [Web Link]
  • Cebulla, A. and Lucchino, P. (2012). Making fair financial decisions: An assessment of HM Treasury’s 2010 Spending Review conducted under Section 31 of the 2006 Equality Act. United Kingdom: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
  • Cebulla, A., Daniel, M. and Zurawan, A. (2010). Spotlight on refugee integration: findings from the Survey of New Refugees in the United Kingdom. United Kingdom: Home Office, UK.
  • Cebulla, A. and Tomaszewski, W. (2009). Risky behaviour and social activities: Research Report DCSF-RR173. London: Department for Children, Schools and Families.
  • Kotecha, M., Graham, J. and Cebulla, A. (2008). Feeling able to influence local decision making; understanding, barriers, facilitators and strategies for increasing empowerment. London: Department for Communities and Local Government, UK.
  • Cebulla, A., Flore, G. and Greenberg, D. (2008). The New Deal for Lone Parents, Lone Parent Work Focused Interviews and Working Families' Tax Credit: A Review of Impacts. UK: Department for Work and Pensions, UK.
  • Cebulla, A. (2012). Leaping off the track: comparing the experiences of first jobs of young people in disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Britain. Queensland, Australia: The University of Queensland. TASA conference. Nov 2012.
  • Cebulla, A. and Lucchino, P. (2012). An assessment of HM Treasury's 2010 spending review conducted under Section 31 of the 2006 Equality Act.
    [Web Link]
  • Cebulla, A. and Tomaszewski, W. (2012). The demise of certainty:shifts in aspirations and achievement at the turn of the century. Working paper no 189, National Institute of Labour Studies. Working Paper No 189
  • Cebulla, A. (2011). Mid-Sized Businesses in Finland, France, Germany, Sweden and the UK - General Statistics.
    [Web Link]
  • Cebulla, A. (2010). Spotlight on refugee integration: findings from the Survey of New Refugees in the United Kingdom.
  • Cebulla, A., Daniel, M. and Zurawan, A. (2010). Spotlight on refugee integration:findings from the Survey of New Refugees in the United Kingdom. Home Office Research Report 37.
  • Chanfreau, J. and Cebulla, A. (2009). Educational attainment of blind and partially sighted pupils. Report prepared for the Royal National Institute of Blind People, UK.
    [Web Link]
  • Cebulla, A., Rice, B., Tomaszewski, W. and Hough, J. (2009). Profiling London's Rough Sleepers. A longitudinal analysis of CHAIN data.
    [Web Link]
  • Cebulla, A., Tomaszewskia, W., Hough, J. and Rice, B. (2009). Profiling London's Rough Sleepers. A longitudinal analysis of CHAIN data.
  • Cebulla, A. and Tomaszewski, W. (2009). Risky behaviour and social activities. Research Report DCSF-RR173.
  • Cebulla, A. and Goodwin-Smith, I. (2015). Apprenticeships in homelessness: a quantitative study. Australian Journal of Social Issues, 50(3) pp. 277-296.
    [Scopus] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Cebulla, A.J. and Zhu, R. (2015). Disability, and social and economic inclusion: who is in and out of the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research, pp. 1-13.
    [10.1080/15017419.2015.1064026] [Scopus]
  • Tomaszewskia, W. and Cebulla, A. (2014). Jumping off the track: comparing the experiences of first jobs of young people living in disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Britain. Journal of Youth Studies, 17(8) pp. 1029-1045.
    [10.1080/13676261.2014.888407] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Olofsson, A., Zinn, J., Griffin, G., Nygren, K., Cebulla, A. and Hannah-Moffatf, K. (2014). The mutual constitution of risk and inequalities: intersectional risk theory. Health Risk and Society, 16(5) pp. 417-430.
    [10.1080/13698575.2014.942258] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Ariza, J.J.M., Cebulla, A., Aldridge, J., Shute, J. and Ross, A. (2013). Proximal Adolescent Outcomes of Gang Membership in England and Wales. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 51(2) pp. 168-199.
    [10.1177/0022427813496791] [Scopus]
  • Cebulla, A.J. and Tomaszewskia, W. (2013). The demise of certainty: shifts in aspirations and achievement at the turn of the century. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 18(3) pp. 141-157.
    [10.1080/02673843.2013.767743] [Scopus]
  • Predelli, L.N. and Cebulla, A. (2011). Perceptions of labour market risks: Shifts and continuities across generations. Current Sociology, 59(1) pp. 24-41.
    [10.1177/0011392110385968] [Scopus]
  • Cebulla, A. (2011). A Convergence of Attitudes? Perceptions of Social Inequality and Work in Post-communist and Traditional European Market Economies. Sozialer Fortschritt, 60(3) pp. 43-50.
    [10.3790/sfo.60.3.43]
  • Cebulla, A. and Stephens, M. (2010). Public Perceptions of the Police: Effects of Police Investigation and Police Resources. Internet Journal of Criminology,
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Taylor-Gooby, P. and Cebulla, A. (2010). The risk society hypotheses: An empirical test using longitudinal survey data. Journal of Risk Research, 13(6) pp. 731-752.
    [10.1080/13669877.2010.488744] [Scopus]
  • Cebulla, A.J. (2010). The Final Instance - Unemployment Insurance Going Private? A Study of a Future Social Security Scenario in the UK and Germany. Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research, 13(4) pp. 389-400.
    [10.1080/13511610020017363]
  • Cebulla, A. (2009). Risk through the Years - a statistical portrait of young people's risk perceptions and experiences relative to those of older generations. Journal of Youth Studies, 12(1) pp. 39-56.
    [10.1080/13676260802392932] [Scopus]
  • Greenberg, D. and Cebulla, A. (2008). US Welfare-to-Work Programs: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. International Journal of Public Administration, 31(10) pp. 1354-1379.
    [10.1080/01900690801973535] [Scopus]
  • Greenberg, D. and Cebulla, A. (2008). The Cost-Effectiveness of Welfare-to-Work Programs: A Meta-Analysis. Public Budgeting & Finance, 28(2) pp. 112-145.
    [10.1111/j.1540-5850.2008.00907.x] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Cebulla, A. (2007). Class or individual? A test of the nature of risk perceptions and the individualisation thesis of risk society theory. Journal of Risk Research, 10(2) pp. 129-148.
    [10.1080/13669870601066948] [Scopus]
  • Cebulla, A., Butt, S. and Lyon, N. (2007). Working beyond the state pension age in the United Kingdom: the role of working time flexibility and the effects on the home. Ageing and Society, 27(6) pp. 849-867.
    [10.1017/S0144686X07006320] [Scopus]
  • Smith, N., Cebulla, A.J., Cox, L. and Davies, A. (2006). Risk Perception and the Presentation of Self: Reflections from Fieldwork on Risk. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 7(1)
    [Scopus]
  • Greenberg, D., Ashworth, K., Cebulla, A.J. and Walker, R. (2005). When Welfare-to-Work Programs Seem to Work Well: Explaining Why Riverside and Portland Shine So Brightly. INDUSTRIAL & LABOR RELATIONS REVIEW, 59(1) pp. 34-50.
    [10.1177/001979390505900103]
  • Cebulla, A.J. (2004). Risk events and learning from error: when are assessments of the risk of unemployment revised? Risk, Decision and Policy, 9(4) pp. 297-315.
    [10.1080/14664530490896555]
  • Greenberg, D., Ashworth, K., Cebulla, A.J. and Walker, R. (2004). Do Welfare-to-Work Programmes Work for Long? FISCAL STUDIES, 25(1) pp. 27-53.
    [10.1111/j.1475-5890.2004.tb00095.x]
  • Cebulla, A.J., Smith, N. and Sutton, L. (2004). Returning to normality: Substance users' work histories and perceptions of work during and after recovery. British Journal of Social Work, 34 pp. 1045-1054.
    [10.1093/bjsw/bch128]
  • Cebulla, A.J. (2002). Funding Supported Accommodation: Financial and Administrative Implications of Reforming Housing Benefit. Public Administration, 79(2) pp. 457-468.
    [Scopus]
  • Cebulla, A.J. (2000). Trusting community developers: the influence of the form and origin of community groups on residents' support in Northern Ireland. Community Development Journal, 35(2) pp. 109-119.
    [10.1093/cdj/35.2.109]
  • Cebulla, A.J., Berry, J. and McGreal, S. (2000). Evaluation of community-based regeneration in Northern Ireland: between social and economic regeneration. Town Planning Review, 71(2) pp. 169-189.
    [10.3828/tpr.71.2.tr8312321034m4k3]
  • Cebulla, A.J. (1999). A geography of insurance exclusion: perceptions of unemployment rish and actuarial risk assessment. AREA, 31(2) pp. 111-121.
    [Scopus]
  • Cebulla, A.J. (1996). Urban Policy and Local Economic Interests in Northern Ireland: A City Comparison. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF URBAN AND REGIONAL RESEARCH, 20(3) pp. 466-479.
    [10.1111/j.1468-2427.1996.tb00328.x]
  • Cebulla, A.J. and Smyth, J. (1996). Disadvantage and New Prosperity in Restructured Belfast. Capital and Class, 20(3) pp. 39-59.
    [10.1177/030981689606000103]
  • Cebulla, A.J. (1995). Property-led regeneration and job creation: The Belfast case. Local Economy, 10(1) pp. 21-32.
    [10.1080/02690949508726260]
  • Cebulla, A. and Tomaszewski, W. (2009). Risky behaviour and social activities: Research Report DCSF-RR173. London: Department for Children, Schools and Families.
  • Smyth, J. and Cebulla, A. (2008). The glacier moves? Economic change and class structure. In C.Coulter and M.Murray, ed. Northern Ireland after the troubles: a society in transition. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, pp. 175-191.
  • Adelman, L. and Cebulla, A.J. (2003). The dynamics of poverty and deprivation in the UK. In The Dynamics of Social Exclusion in Europe: Comparing Austria, Germany, Greece, Portugal and the UK. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 139-163.
    [10.4337/9781781009628.00015]
  • Cebulla, A.J. and Zhu, R. (2015). Disability, and social and economic inclusion: who is in and out of the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research, pp. 1-13.
    [10.1080/15017419.2015.1064026] [Scopus]
  • Cebulla, A. and Goodwin-Smith, I. (2015). Apprenticeships in homelessness: a quantitative study. Australian Journal of Social Issues, 50(3) pp. 277-296.
    [Scopus] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Olofsson, A., Zinn, J., Griffin, G., Nygren, K., Cebulla, A. and Hannah-Moffatf, K. (2014). The mutual constitution of risk and inequalities: intersectional risk theory. Health Risk and Society, 16(5) pp. 417-430.
    [10.1080/13698575.2014.942258] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Tomaszewskia, W. and Cebulla, A. (2014). Jumping off the track: comparing the experiences of first jobs of young people living in disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Britain. Journal of Youth Studies, 17(8) pp. 1029-1045.
    [10.1080/13676261.2014.888407] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Cebulla, A.J. and Tomaszewskia, W. (2013). The demise of certainty: shifts in aspirations and achievement at the turn of the century. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 18(3) pp. 141-157.
    [10.1080/02673843.2013.767743] [Scopus]
  • Ariza, J.J.M., Cebulla, A., Aldridge, J., Shute, J. and Ross, A. (2013). Proximal Adolescent Outcomes of Gang Membership in England and Wales. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 51(2) pp. 168-199.
    [10.1177/0022427813496791] [Scopus]
  • Predelli, L.N. and Cebulla, A. (2011). Perceptions of labour market risks: Shifts and continuities across generations. Current Sociology, 59(1) pp. 24-41.
    [10.1177/0011392110385968] [Scopus]

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