Yaël Brinbaum is a sociologist, researcher at the Research Centre of Employment (CEE). She's associate researcher at the National Institute of Demographic Studies (INED) and at the Institute of Research in Education (IREDU, CNRS). Since 2003, she has been associate professor at University of Burgundy.
She has been working on the school careers of the children of immigrants in France and then in comparison with European countries and United States. Her current work is focused on the transitions from school to work and employment trajectories of the second generation youth in a comparative perspective.
Her research interests are: educational careers, labour market transitions and employment of the second generation youth; discriminations at school and on the labour market, relationships of immigrant families in school.
She's using international and national quantitative surveys, in particular the French "Trajectories and Origins" survey (Ined, Insee, 2008). She has been involved in several international comparative projects such as "the children of immigrants in Schools" (CIS) between Europe and the United States, coordinated by Richard Alba (funded by the NSF and the Nuffield foundation) and coordinated the comparative project "Ethnic inequalities in Education in comparative perspective (EEI) with Anthony Heath (University of Oxford)., funded by the Equalsoc network. Some publications emerging from these projects are forthcoming.
Brinbaum Y, Guégnard, 2012, « Parcours de formation et d'insertion des jeunes issus de l'immigration au prisme de l'orientation:», Formation Emploi n°118, la Documentation française.
Brinbaum Y., Guégnard C., 2012, « Le sentiment de discrimination des descendants d'immigrés : reflet d'une orientation contrariée et d'un chômage persistant », Agora débats /jeunesses Jeunesse, n°61, p.7-20
Brinbaum Y., Moguérou L., Primon J.L., 2010, « Educational trajectories and experiences of young descendants of immigrants in France », p.45-52, In. Trajectories and Origins. Survey, Initial findings, TeO team (dir.), Working paper, n° 168, INED, 152 p.
Brinbaum Y., Kieffer A., 2009, « Trajectories of Immigrants' Children in Secondary Education in France: Differentiation and Polarization », Population-E, INED, vol. 64, n°3, p. 507-554.
Kirszbaum T., Brinbaum Y., Simon P., 2009, "The Children of Immigrants in France: The Emergence of a Second Generation", Innocenti Working Paper, Florence, UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre 63p
Heath A., Brinbaum Y., 2007, "Explaining Ethnic Inequalities in Educational Attainment", Ethnicities, Sage, vol. 7, n°3, p. 291-304
Brinbaum Y., Cebolla-Boado, 2007, "The school careers of ethnic minority youth in France: success or disillusion?", Ethnicities, Sage, vol. 7, n°3, p.445-474
Brinbaum Y., Kieffer A., 2005, "D'une génération à l'autre, les aspirations éducatives des familles immigrées : ambition et persévérance", Éducation et formations, 72, pp. 53-75