Personal profile


Martí is Lecturer in HRM and Employment Relations. He has previously worked in two European Framework projects (RESORE and CAPRIGHT) at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and he has been Lecturer at the UAB, the University of Huddersfield and the University iof Leicester.

His research intrestes are in the field of employment relations and Human Resource Management, with a especial interest on institutional and organisational changes and their effects on working lives, the state and organised labour. In 2013 he was awarded with a Marie Curie IEF (Intra-European Fellowship) at the Manchester Business School to carry out a research about the effects of recession in labour market trajectories and in the life course in the UK and Spain (TRANSICAP). His research has been funded by the British Academy and the Director of Labour Market Enforcement, among others.

Research interests


My current areas of interest are focused on:

  • Trajectories and careers (transitions, promotions, etc.)
  • Changes in employment regulation institutions and the impact of neo-liberal policies.
  • Industrial relations, including union practices and emerging forms of protest/collective action at workplace level
  • Precarious work, precarious workers and insecurity in the workplace
  • Life-course analysis
  • Mix-methods designs

Current research projects

"The price of bogus self-employment: Analysing the impact of the individualisation of risks on working lives", BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants 2017-18 Round, May 2018-May 2020, PI.

Previous research projects (selection)

‘The fissuring of the Employment relationship in the Hotel industry’, Director of Labour Market Enforcement (BEIS), 09/2018-12/2018.

“Gender pay-gap as a multidimensional phenomenon. Analysis of the institutional, organisational and cultural barriers” (La brecha salarial como fenómeno multidimensional. Análisis de barreras institucionales, organizacionales y culturales), Recercaixa Program, 15/02/2016-15/02/18. Co-Investigator, PI: Pilar Carrasquer (UAB).

“Lost in transition: Employment insecurity and its effects in younger adult’s life courses in times of austerity in the UK and Spain”, Beatriu de Pinós Fellowhsip (Marie Curie Cofund, contract number 600385), 7th Framework programme, European Commission - Government of Catalonia, October 2015-October, PI.

Labour trajectories in UK and Spain. Analysis of capabilities in transitions using a mixed-method approach (TRANSICAP), Marie Curie Intra European Fellowship, 7th Framework programme, European Commission, ref. FP7-328223, May 2013-May 2015, PI (supervisor: Prof. Jill Rubery)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities


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