Prof. Hadas Mandel

Department of Sociology and Anthropology
חוג לסוציולוגיה ואנתרופולוגיה סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Hadas Mandel
Phone: 03-6407922
Office: Naftali - Social Sciences, 624a

General Information

Ph.D., Tel-Aviv, 2004 

Hadas Mandel is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Tel Aviv University. Her research focuses on cross-country variations in gender inequality and their relationship to class inequality and the role of the welfare state. Selected publications on this topic appeared in the American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, Social Forces and The British Journal of Sociology. Her current research project deals with the role of gender in the determination of wage inequality between occupations. The empirical focus is on the relationship between occupational feminization and the occupational wage structure in the USA, from a longitudinal perspective.

Research Interests

 Welfare state policies, Stratification and Inequality, Gender, Labor Market.

Selected Publications

Mandel Hadas and Moshe Semyonov. 2005. “Family Policies, Wage Structures, and the Gender Gaps: Sources of Earnings Inequality in 20 Countries”. American  Sociological Review,70 (6):949–967.


Mandel Hadas and Moshe Semyonov. 2006. “A Welfare State Paradox: State Interventions and Women’s Employment Opportunities in 22 Countries”. American Journal of Sociology, 111(6):1910-49.


Mandel Hadas and Shalev Michael. 2009. “How Welfare States Shape the Gender Pay Gap: A Theoretical and Comparative Analysis”. Social Forces, 87(4): 1873-1912.


Mandel Hadas and Shalev Michael. 2009. “Gender, Class, and the Varieties of Capitalism Perspective”. Social Politics, 16(2): 161-181.  


Stier Haya and Hadas Mandel. 2009. “Inequality in the Family: The Institutional Aspects of Women’s Earning Contribution”. Social Science Research 38: 594–608.


Mandel Hadas. 2009. “Configurations of Gender Inequality: The Consequences of Ideology and Public Policy”. The British Journal of Sociology 60(4): 693-719.


Mandel Hadas. 2011. “Rethinking the Paradox: Tradeoffs in Work-family Policy and Patterns of Gender Inequality”. Community, Work & Family 14(2): 159 – 176.


Mandel Hadas. 2012. “Winners and Losers: The Consequences of Welfare State Policies for Gender Wage Inequality”. European Sociological Review 28 (2): 241–262.


Mandel Hadas. 2012. “Occupational Mobility of American Women: Compositional and Structural Changes”. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 30 (1): 5- 16.


Mandel Hadas. 2013. “Up the Down Staircase: Women’s Upward Mobility and the Wage Penalty for Occupational Feminization, 1970-2007”. Social Forces 91 (4):  1183-1207.


Mandel Hadas. 2014. “Family Policy, Wives’ Contribution to Family Income, and Diversity among Women.” Pp. 485-507, in: Treas Judith, Jacqueline Scott and Martin Richards (eds.), The Sociology of Families, Wiley-Blackwell Press.


.Mandel Hadas and Moshe Semyonov. 2014. “Gender Pay Gap and Employment Sector: Sources of Earnings Disparities in the U.S., 1970-2010”. Demography, 51:1597–1618


Mandel Hadas. 2016. “The Role of Occupational Attributes in Gender Earnings Inequality, 1970-2010”. Social Science Research, 55: 122-138.


Mandel Hadas and Debora P. Birgier. 2016. “The Gender Revolution in Israel: Progress and Stagnation.”  Pp. 153-184 in Socioeconomic Inequality in Israel: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis, edited by Nabil Khattab, Sami Miaari and Stier Haya. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Press.


Mandel Hadas and Moshe Semyonov. 2016. “Going Back in Time? Gender Differences in Trends and Sources of the Racial Pay Gap, 1970-2010”. American Sociological Review, 81(5): 1039-1068.


Mandel, Hadas. 2018. “A Second Look at the Process of Occupational Feminization and Pay Reduction in Occupations”. Demography55(2): 669-690.


Mandel, Hadas, Amit Lazarus and Maayan Shaby. 2020. “Economic Exchange or Gender Identities? Housework Division and Wives’ Economic Dependency in Different Contexts”. European Sociological Review, 36(6): 831-851.


Mandel, Hadas and Amit Lazarus. 2021. “Contextual Effects on the Gendered Division of Housework: A Cross-Country and Cross-Time Analysis”. Sex Roles, 85(3): 205-220.


Mandel, Hadas and Moshe Semyonov. 2021. “The Gender-Race Intersection and the ‘Sheltering-effect’ of public-sector employment”. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 71: 100581.


Mandel, Hadas and Assaf Rotman. 2021. “Revealing the Concealed Effect of Top Earnings on the Gender Gap in the Economic Value of Higher Education in the United States, 1980–2017”. Demography, 58(2): 551–570.


Yaish, Mair, Hadas Mandel and Tali Kristal. 2021. “Has the Economic Lockdown Following the Covid-19 Pandemic Changed the Gender Division of Labor in Israel?” Gender & Society, 35(2): 256-270.


Mandel, Hadas and Assaf Rotman. 2022. "The Stalled Gender Revolution and the Rise of Top Earnings in the United States, 1980 to 2017". Sociological Science, 9: 136-158.


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